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Philadelphia Pizza Restaurant Pays It Forward, Feeds Homeless

Philadelphia Pizza Restaurant Pays It Forward, Feeds Homeless

Mason Wartman, owner of Rosa’s Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has made a huge difference in the lives of those in need. Wartman decided to start a “pay it forward” system to help the many homeless people populating the area around his restaurant. As a part of this system, anyone can come into Rosa’s and […]
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Photo of Boy Studying on Street Inspires Kindness

Photo of Boy Studying on Street Inspires Kindness

Daniel Cabrera is a young boy from the Philippines who dreams of becoming a policeman. Despite his dire situation, he has every intention of doing whatever is necessary in order to make his dreams come true. When a passerby happened to snap a photo of Daniel doing his homework on a street corner by the […]
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Innovative TV Set Starts with a Smile

Innovative TV Set Starts with a Smile

The Smile TV has brought a new meaning to enjoying your favorite shows in High Definition. David Hedberg, Royall College of Art graduate, created an innovative television that becomes clear and free of static only when a person smiles. “Bad reception used to be associated with the poor technical performance of an antenna. Just a […]
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Peg It Forward Is HelPIN the World

Peg It Forward Is HelPIN the World

While washing machines have decreased the need for clothespins, the people at Peg It Forward have given the small peg a new purpose to inspire positivity around the world. The rules are simple: decorate a clothespin with a positive message on one side and PegItForward.com on the other, secretly pin a stranger, and then wait […]
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Man with Autism Surfs His Way into the Heart of Southern California

Man with Autism Surfs His Way into the Heart of Southern California

Whether at work, home, or in the ocean, Curt Harper, a 49-year-old surfer with autism, fully dedicates himself, and is making waves through the Southern California surfing community. “Curt” is a documentary, directed by Brendan Hearne, that follows the local surfer’s inspiring story. “I have friends that got me into it so I just started […]
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Courageous Canine Calls 9-11 to Save Owner

Courageous Canine Calls 9-11 to Save Owner

As the smoke began to fill Maria Colon’s home, her golden Labrador service dog, Yolanda, took action by calling 9-11 and saving her blind owner. The fire broke out in Colon’s home in Philadelphia as Colon was sleeping. Colon awoke and said the dog’s trigger word “danger” to prompt her to call authorities. “I said […]
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Wizards’ Point Guard Scores Big Donating School Supplies to Kids

Wizards’ Point Guard Scores Big Donating School Supplies to Kids

Washington Wizards John Wall slam-dunked with nearly 300 hundred kids as he handed out backpacks filled with school supplies at the Boys & Girls Club in Washington. According to WTOP, Wall took time with each child as he gave them their supplies for school, and spoke briefly at the event expressing his gratitude and love […]
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Random Acts of Kindness Foundation Making a Difference in Schools

Random Acts of Kindness Foundation Making a Difference in Schools

“You can’t sit with us.” A notorious quote that summarizes most middle school and high school student culture, but with the help of the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, schools are quickly changing student life into a more positive, happy environment. Schools like the Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen are encouraged by RAK to teach […]
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‘For The Troops’ Gives Soldiers a Taste of Home

‘For The Troops’ Gives Soldiers a Taste of Home

It is the simple things in life that we take for granted the most, even items like a toothbrush. For The Troops, a non-profit, volunteer based organization, collects the simple necessities of life and sends them to the heroes fighting for our country. It was in fact a toothbrush that started the organization in 2005. […]
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Five Ways Video Games Can Be Good For Us

Five Ways Video Games Can Be Good For Us

They’ve been called time wasters and the bane of parents who want to see their kids finish their homework, but there’s evidence that playing video games can be beneficial to our physical and mental health. How? 1. They can improve your vision A 2009 study by the University of Rochester showed that participants who played […]
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