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Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho Homeless Poet

Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho Homeless Poet Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho  is 77 years old. He had been homeless for 35 years. That is until Shalla Monteiro met him in April 2011. Shalla said that Raimundo used to live in a place that he called, “the island,” which is simply the grass on a street median. When she saw him…

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11 Health Benefits of Garlic

11 Health Benefits of Garlic Have you ever thought about eating garlic raw? I do it. Sometimes in the morning before I eat anything else, I’ll chop up a clove of garlic and eat it – wash it down with water. Okay, that is a little much for most people, but… Garlic is popular! From…

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114 Year Old Bernando LaPallo Five Foods for a Healthy Life

Bernando LaPallo: Suggestions on Healthy Living Bernando LaPallo was born in 1901, so at the time of this writing that makes him 114 years old. LaPallo commented, “they had no automobiles, no airplanes. I saw them all come about.” LaPallo sure has come a long way. He said, “well, I know you have heard the old…

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Kindness on September 11th

Kindness on September 11th You don’t need something bad to happen to perform a good act. But, September 11th, 2017 is the 16th anniversary of the attacks that changed our world forever. It’s a wound in our psyche that is hard to heal. Habits are hard to change also. Here, step out of day to…

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Dad’s Song Helps Daughter with Bullying in School

Dad Helps Daughter with Bullying in School This little girl was being bullied at school. She said that boys were mean to her and called her names. When she told her dad about it, he did something special. Instead of reacting angrily, he reacted with positive action and beautiful support. This awesome dad wrote a…

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Kindness to Senior Citizens

Kindness to Senior Citizens Here’s a great example of being neighborly and helpful. I love it. I believe that inside of each person is the ability and desire for kindness. We all know that desire can be taken away (temporarily) when we get overly engaged in our projects, tasks, goals and directions. Right? When we…

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“The Rock” Saves Puppies from Drowning

“The Rock” Saves Puppies Here is a Labor Day story that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson from his Instagram feed: “Here’s a fun Labor Day weekend story… We just decided to add two new members to our Johnson family. Baby French Bulldogs. In my right hand is BRUTUS and in my left hand is HOBBS. Bring…

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A Chicago Police Officer Helping the Hungry

A Chicago Police Officer Helping the Hungry The Chicago Police Department praised Sergeant B. Hagarty for his act of kindness. It’s really an effortless act, but heartwarming. According to a Facebook post the officer was sitting by himself in a Chipotle restaurant. He saw a man rummaging through the trash looking for food. Sergeant Hagarty knocked…

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Which Countries are the Best at Helping Others In Need?

Helping Others In Need! The World Giving Index evaluated 160 countries ranking them on three factors: Donating money Volunteering time Helping a stranger Where does your country rank? Can we improve our ranking? Helping Others In Need is GOOD For You! Improving and goodness, it turns out, is good for you. In 2010, researchers produced…

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Worst Day Ever

Worst Day Ever This is an uplifting message by a teenager in Brooklyn, NY. Her message has gone viral around the globe. Chanie Gorkin, a junior at the all-girls Lubavitch high school Beth Rivkah in Crown Heights wrote the poem for a school assignment last year. After the assignment, she posted the poem, titled “Worst…

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