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Stephany Fal, shown in 2008, had driven hundreds of times to her daughter Lesia Day's house in Connecticut. But one day when Fal was supposed to come visit, she didn't show up. Suffering from Alzheimer's she had driven to Rhode Island instead. Lesia Day hide caption

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Lesia Day's 'Unsung Hero' is Jason who helped her lost mother get home

In stressful times, it's helpful to be reminded of the good people willing to help out. That's the theme of a new podcast from the team at Hidden Brain. It's called: My Unsung Hero.

Stephany Fal, shown in 2008, had driven hundreds of times to her daughter Lesia Day's house in Connecticut. But one day when Fal was supposed to come visit, she didn't show up. Suffering from Alzheimer's she had driven to Rhode Island instead. Lesia Day hide caption

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Lesia Day's 'Unsung Hero' is Jason, who helped her lost mother get home

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National Guard Specialist Austin Alt stands as he fills in as a substitute teacher due to staffing shortages caused by the coronavirus disease pandemic and other non-illness related absences at Pojoaque Valley Middle School in Pojoaque, N.M. Adria Malcolm /Reuters hide caption

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New Mexico asks National Guard to work as substitute teachers to keep classrooms open

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The IRS considered using selfies to verify the identities of people seeking to set up an account with the IRS to see their past returns or get information about child tax credit payments. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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IRS has second thoughts about selfie requirement

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