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A Police Officer’s Kindness

A Police Officer’s Kindness

It’s easy to fall into the belief that authority figures aren’t out there to help or assist, but rather to scold and punish. This is often how we perceive our law enforcement officers, slowing down when we see them drive next to us on the road, drinking a little less wine when they’re sitting two […]
Humanitarian Stories

Iron Man For Christmas

Iron Man For Christmas

Some kids ask Santa Clause for video games, others a new doll, but 13 year old Cameron Anderson from Corbin, Kentucky only wanted one thing for Christmas: to meet his hero Iron Man. Cameron was born with Down Syndrome, and his parents, Monica and Bryan, wanted to make their son’s Christmas wish come true. Through […]
Fun Stories

LEGO Gives Surprise Gift to 10-Year-Old Boy with Autism

LEGO Gives Surprise Gift to 10-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Passion and dedication can go a long way: take it from a young boy who refused to give up. Living in Massachusetts, 10-year-old James Groccia had his heart set on a specific LEGO toy. For over two years, James saved $100 through allowance, holiday and birthday money so he could purchase a LEGO Emerald Night […]
Inspiring Stories

14-Year-Old Hero Rescues Child from Burning Home

14-Year-Old Hero Rescues Child from Burning Home

14-year-old Marcos Ugarte from Troutdale, Oregon does not consider himself to be a hero, claiming that anyone would have done the same had they been in a similar situation.  But not just anyone would have had the instincts Marcos had on September 24, 2012, when he made it his mission to rescue his 8-year-old neighbor, […]
Inspiring Stories

Small Town, Sweet Success

Small Town, Sweet Success

Just over eight years ago in the heart of Victoria, B.C., Melinda Cownden began baking in her home kitchen. In 2003, she was given a biscotti recipe from a friend. After changing a few things about the recipe and making it her own, it wasn’t until Melinda brought her cookies to some friends at work […]
Inspiring Stories,Success Stories

Wall-E Come to Life

Wall-E Come to Life

It took more than 2 and a half years, while working 25 hours per week, to give life to Wall-E, the famous Pixar robot. Mike Senna, an engineer from California, began crafting famous movie robots in 2003, when he built Luke Skywalker’s loyal droid R2-D2.  Senna’s creation is a full-scale robot that mimics all the […]
Fun Stories

It Starts With a Single Seed

It Starts With a Single Seed

In 1979, a vicious flood washed snakes onto a sandbar near India’s Assam region.  16-year-old Jadav “Molai” Payeng found the snakes afterwards, all dying due to the combination of heat and a lack of tree covering.  Payeng contacted the forest department and asked if any trees could be planted there and they told him bamboo […]
Environmental Stories

A Lot to Be Thankful For

A Lot to Be Thankful For

Every year around this time we celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving.  Aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers, parents, and grandparents come together to celebrate all that we are thankful for, and feast on a wonderful meal. As we sit shoulder to shoulder around the table, instead of saying grace, we take turns saying what we are all thankful for. […]
Inspiring Stories

Subway Savior

Subway Savior

Calvin Havens, Pastor of Ford’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Harvest, Alabama, eats at the same Subway about once a week.  Over time, he started to develop a sort of friendship with Jessica, an outgoing manager at the sandwich chain. Jessica shared her recent life story with Havens, the difficulties she’d had to face in […]
Humanitarian Stories

Beating Cancer

Beating Cancer

In December of 2011 Kadeisha Hilliard, a 37-year-old mother with a pair of toddlers (Elijah and Yasmin) discovered she had cancer. Kadeisha chose to utilize alternative methods of treatment through a Naturopathic Doctor.  She began drinking juices, using water therapy treatment and taking a high dose of Vitamin C. By the time she had surgery in […]
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