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Nicest Places

After hearing all your stories and submissions, we’ve found some of the nicest places in America. From metropolitan miracles to small-town hidden gems, our nation’s capacity for human kidness will amaze you. Did your town make the list?

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DeLand, FL

With a downtown filled with as much character as nearby Disney World, some might call DeLand a fantasy land. Or so Theresa Walker thought, until her puppy went missing. Don't worry, this fairy tale has a happy ending, as a plucky Facebook community located the pup and had the would-be orphan home within 24 hours.