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Army Official Saves Abused Cat

Army Official Saves Abused Cat

When army staff sergeant Jesse Knott, of Oregon City, saved a stray cat from abuse during his tour in Afghanistan, he didn’t realize they would become inseparable. Koshka was only a kitten when he met Knott in June 2010 in the Southern region of Afghanistan, according to the Clackamas Review.  Knott began to notice signs […]
Animal Stories,Humanitarian Stories

Write a Letter, Save a Life

Write a Letter, Save a Life

Fat. Ugly. Annoying. Loser. These are just a few of the tormenting words that led 13-year-old Noah Brocklebank, of Columbia Maryland, to post a suicide note on the social media platform Instagram. February 8th 2013, Noah’s 13th birthday, was the scheduled suicide date. Prior to this, Noah posted a photograph of self-inflicted cut wounds to […]
Inspiring Stories

Mom Hears 6-Year-Old Son Speak for the First Time

Mom Hears 6-Year-Old Son Speak for the First Time

26 years: that is how long Amy has gone without being able to hear the sounds of the world. Born with sensorineural bilateral hearing loss in 1986, Amy has gone her whole life unable to hear her parents’ voices, her sister’s voice, and even her 6 year old son’s voice. Deciding to get the implants, […]
Inspiring Stories

Siblings Find Hundreds of Dollars on the Street

Siblings Find Hundreds of Dollars on the Street

It was a Monday. Siblings Ryan, 25, and Katie Moi, 21, were driving down Coburg Road in Eugene, Oregon when they caught sight of a bag on the road. Looking more closely, they realized the bag came from the bank.  They picked it up and looked inside to find a stack of hundred-dollar bills. Ryan […]
Humanitarian Stories

Lawyer Donates House to Homeless Family

Lawyer Donates House to Homeless Family

We all make New Years’ resolutions. Lose weight. Be healthier. Be happier. Be more generous. Be more philanthropic. Spend less on frivolous things. Smile more. But come February, our drive seems to sizzle away and we seem to fall back in to the same old, tired habits. However, people like Tony Tolbert keep the fire […]
Humanitarian Stories

Making A Difference

Making A Difference

So many today feel our generation is “Generation X.” We don’t stand for much. We don’t stand out for much. We just sip away on our Starbucks, watch some reality television, swipe that credit card to make another high-end designer purchase, and work those forty mediocre hours at the office. It seems we’ve lost the […]
Humanitarian Stories

Officer Buys Shoes for Homeless Man

Officer Buys Shoes for Homeless Man

Shoes are something most of us take for granted.  But for some people they are a luxury. Larry DePrimo, 25, a New York City Police officer encountered a barefoot man sitting on the pavement outside of a busy Times Square shoe store on a cold, frigid night. DePrimo said that even while wearing two pairs […]
Humanitarian Stories

A Forever Heartbeat

A Forever Heartbeat

After 9 heart surgeries and 15 different medications, Andy Mackie, from Port Townsend, Washington, decided he was finished wasting his days, and finances, on pills. He decided that he would spend his “final” days doing something he had always wanted to do: give children the joy of music. Mackie decided to take the money that […]
Inspiring Stories

What’s Small to Some is Big to Others

What’s Small to Some is Big to Others

Angelina Loglisci is truly an inspiration to anyone who wants to make a positive lifestyle change, even after 30 years of marriage and raising two children. She has proven that it’s never too late to make positive, healthy lifestyle choices.  As far back as she can remember, losing weight and keeping it off had always […]
Inspiring Stories,Success Stories

A Special Bond Makes the Long Brothers Champions

A Special Bond Makes the Long Brothers Champions

To most, just completing a triathlon is an enormous accomplishment. To complete the three legged race of swimming, biking, and running, most athletes train for months at a time and still struggle to finish. Now, try doing all three of these things while pushing another person for the entire race. Most people would suggest it […]
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