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Parker's Picks - A look back at memorable stories of 2013

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Over the course of the past year, thousands of stories have come and gone. Issues and events that are in the news one day, gone the next.

But at FOX 5, we believe many of the people we meet and the stories they tell are worth another look. They are that amazing! So this year, we have put together a holiday special. It is called “Parker's Picks.”

FOX 5 Reporter Beth Parker chose some of her favorite stories of 2013. Some are funny. Some are emotional. We share them with you here and give you an update on where these fascinating folks are today.

Parker's Picks:

1. Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy returns home from hospital, receives big surprise

2. Surgery allows volunteer firefighter to replace lost thumb with toe

3. 'Cancer Boy' and his classmates write book about his condition

4. Selfless day on 'Giving Tuesday'

5. Woman shows her Redskins spirit on nine+ inch nails

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