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Three Teens Give Homeless Man a Blanket

Teens have gotten ‘bad press’ in all generations – not just millennials. High energy and growing can lead to crazy activity and expression. But, overall, we do realize that there is much more positivity in this generation of millennials than not. Teens give. Here is an example of teens using their energy very positively, which…

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Five Most Philanthropic Pro Basketball Players

The Five Most Philanthropic Pro Basketball Players by Jason Gordon Just like any other professional sport, having a successful career in the NBA can be a very lucrative proposition. As with any successful career, often, success is accompanied by wealth and with the average NBA player making around $5 million per year after the 2013-14…

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George Michael’s Good Acts of Kindness

George Michael’s Good Acts There are many stores of George Michael’s good acts of kindness, which have surfaced after his death. 1. Woman on Deal or No Deal A woman on Deal or No Deal needed In vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. It was tweeted by Richard Osman that Michael secretly phone her the next day and…

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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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Flight of the Bumblebee for Fanta the Lamb

Fanta the Lamb Recovers When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel. –Harold Kushner She was just a few days old when a kindhearted passerby found her almost lifeless body dumped…

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Great-Grandmother Feeds 200 Needy Children Daily

Organization Feeds 200 Needy Children Per Day In Grays Harbor County, Washington there is a grandmother named Phyllis and her team of volunteers living with their eyes wide open. They are making sure that needy children in the county don’t go hungry. Phyllis says, “it’s a depressed area with no business, no industry. There’s no…

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Blind Man Builds His Own House

Overcoming Obstacles: I like to share stories of people overcoming obstacles. This story has at least two to note. Thomas Graham is a blind man from Tyler, Texas who didn’t let his lack of sight prevent him from building a three bedroom, two bathroom ranch – done by himself in five months. So first, be…

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Happiness for Pat Neshek is a Beautiful Thing

Pat Neshek and his wife Stephanie were like any other excited parents back in 2012 when their son, Gehrig John was born. Pat is a Major League baseball player who was playing for the Oakland A’s then. He flew in for the birth of his baby. Unfortunately, the baby died 23 hours later. It was…

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3-Year Old Saves Senior Citizen Stuck in a Hot Car

Bob King was trapped in his car on a hot Tennessee day with all the car doors automatically locked. His wife was at an event inside of the church. The temperature was said to 120 degrees inside of that car. They have been having trouble with those electronic doors since they bought the car. Health-wise,…

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Wrestler Ben Jackson is Driven By Heart through Cerebral Palsy

Think about what goes through a young person’s mind. Think about the challenges of ‘how to’ accomplish. Now, think about what Ben Jackson has had to overcome. He has spastic cerebral palsy, which is a disorder that results in stiff muscles and awkward movement. Just 20 years old, Ben says, “The world is a terrifying…

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