Cherilyn McGraw, a special education teacher from North Carolina, is mourning the loss of her husband, U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brandon McGraw.

Brandon died in a tragic skydiving accident in Australia last weekend, a trip that Cherilyn had won on The Ellen DeGeneres Show back in January.

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Ellen DeGeneres should maybe look at changing her name to Ellen The Generous. And she should probably supply her viewers, in studio and at home, with tissues. (Hey, Kleenex, we smell a sponsorship opportunity with your name on it!)

Danielle and Norma, two co-workers who first met Ellen via Skype, have fallen on hard times since she gifted them with TVs for their workstations at a Los Angeles hospital. Both women have filed bankruptcy and it takes Norma up to 2 hours a day to get to work on the bus. 

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A waitress who picked up the tab for two National Guard soldiers affected by the government shutdown was paid back by Ellen DeGeneres - and then some.

Sarah Hoidahl of Concord, N.H., said she just wanted to do a nice thing for the soldiers she was waiting on, so she recently picked up their lunch tab of $27.75.

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Ellen DeGeneres Biography

Jason and Molly on Ellen Ellen DeGeneres was a great host of the Oscars and an often funny woman. She entertains us. She was one of the very first stars to come... More »
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Ellen DeGeneres Quotes

I’m thrilled that the California supreme court overturned the ban on gay marriage. I can’t wait to get married. We all deserve the same rights, and I believe that someday we’ll look back on this and not allowing gays to marry will seem as absurd as not allowing women to vote.

Ellen DeGeneres

You showed us something in that film that I have not seen for a very, very long time.

Ellen DeGeneres [to Jonah Hill, regarding his penis in The Wolf of Wall Street]