Top 10 Philly Stories On Social Media In 2013

Here's a look back at the most viewed NBC10 stories on social media in 2013.

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Social media was abuzz with a range of weird and hard news stories, including a stun gun fight at a local mall and a tsunami hitting the Jersey shore. Here's the top 10 NBC10.COM stories viewed on social media in 2013.
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#10 - Dayna Morales, a former Marine and New Jersey restaurant server, says a customer denied her a tip on a nearly $100 bill because she is gay. Morales was later let go from the restaurant after the customer came forward with their credit card statement proving a tip was left.
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#9 - A cyclist was beaten by a group of teens carrying out, what detectives initially believed was a "knockout game" attack in Philadelphia. Police later said the attack was not part of the game, which consists of random attacks in public.
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#8 - Heath Campbell wears a Nazi uniform to a court hearing and fights for visitation. " The Nazi-naming dad gave all four of his children Nazi-inspired names and had his youngest child taken away due to alleged home violence.
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#7 - Thousands were found to be buried beneath Weccecoe Park, a South Philly playground. A stone unearthed at the old Mother Bethel burial site records the death of Amelia Brown, who died April 3, 1819, and the inscription: "Whosoer lives & believeth in me thou we be dead yet shall we live."
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#6 - A tsunami hit the Jersey Shore in June. It was almost unbelievable but true, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Tide gages could be seen at various points and witnesses at Barnegat Inlet experienced it firsthand.
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#5 - An unidentified victim was shot and killed after arguing with a patrolman about a double-parking spot.
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#4 - A Ukrainian church fire brought damage and heartache. Yet, there was a sign of hope when parishioners found a miracle amidst the rubble.
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#3 - Wind propelled the flames of a massive boardwalk fire that jumped from the boardwalk in Seaside Park to neighboring Seaside Heights in Ocean County, New Jersey on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.
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#2 - Black Friday brings out the best, and worst, in people. One woman apparently used a stun gun on another after an all-out brawl inside of the Franklin Mills Mall in Northeast Philadelphia.
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#1 - In May, City Hall passed an ordinance in favor of gender-neutral bathrooms. This story was the most viewed story by NBC10 viewers in 2013 on social media.
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