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List of celebrities performing charitable acts. These inspirational stories about famous people doing good deeds will touch your heart. Some of Hollywood's biggest stars have also been known to be the kindest, especially when they are lending a hand to those in need. A perfect example of a real-life hero just happens to be an actor who plays one onscreen! Batman star Christian Bale showed he had a huge heart after visiting victims and families of the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado. A few months later, he flew out a young leukemia patient with his family so that he can meet Bale and hang out at Disneyland. Helen Mirren won a role for playing the Queen of England on film, but her most memorable act was making a dying boy's wish come true by meeting him, fully dressed as Her Majesty, after performing in a play.

Making a difference in other people's lives doesn't have to cost anything at all, but it's impact can be priceless. Even something as simple as visiting a sick child in the hospital or volunteering to spend time with the less fortunate truly are acts of heroism. Celebs like Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Ryan Reynolds have all cheered up sick kids by dropping by the hospital and hanging out with them. There are times when stars find themselves in a situation where they are able to help in an emergency, such as Jennifer Lawrence tending to a girl who fainted or Ryan Gosling saving a woman's life in New York. These charitable celebrity tales are sure to inspire you to make a difference in the world by helping others.

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When Beyonce heard about a teen fan with a rare form of cancer who was in the hospital, she knew she had to reach out. Ebony Banks missed her graduation because she was in the hospital, and her school district in Houston held a special ceremony in her honor. As a present to Banks, her friends started using #ebobmeetsbeyonce and got the singer's attention. The singer called Ebony to give her well wishes, with Beyonce telling the teen she loves her. 

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Kristen Bell gave an exciting gift to a six-year-old Frozen fan suffering from an inoperable brain tumor. Avery Huffman got a voicemail from her favorite Frozen character, Princess Anna (who is voiced by Bell). In the message, Bell lets Avery know that she's been made an honorary princess of Arendelle, and it's clear that the brave little girl is delighted with the news.

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Robert Downey Jr. donned his Tony Stark persona to present a seven-year-old fan with a prosthetic arm. Alex Pring was born with a partially developed left arm and had been working with Limitless Solutions to create a new prosthetic. RDJ partnered with the company to present the arm to Alex at no cost to his family.

In the video, "bionics expert Tony Stark" shows Alex two models: one of his new arm and one of Iron Man's. The two try out their new tech together. When Limitless Solutions founder Albert Manero asks Alex if he knows who he's talking to, Alex says "Iron Man!" with a huge smile.

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There are some things worse than getting your car stolen, but when your car gets stolen WHILE YOU'RE ON A DATE, it probably doesn't feel like things could get much worse. Brandon Henderson, a 24-year-old team personnel intern with the Memphis Grizzlies, had his 1993 Chrysler New Yorker stolen recently in downtown Memphis, TN and probably never fathomed what would come of the incident. 

When word of Henderson's loss made its way to the locker room, several members of the NBA team chipped in and surprised the young man by buying him a brand new Nissan Altima. Comparing it to something you'd see on TV, Henderson was all smiles as the team presented him with his new ride.
 
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