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Runners help carry woman across the finish line of Philadelphia marathon

18 January, 2019

During a recent marathon in Philadelphia a female runner collapsed 100 yards from the finish line.  Showing the highest sportsmanship, two unidentified runners interrupted their runs, carried the exhausted runner up to the finish line, and set her down so that she could take the final step across the line on her own.  She received medical attention and soon recovered.  A video of the good deed has been viewed by millions!  Lionel Messi, the Argentine soccer player considered to be...

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Restaurant owner sets up free coat rack for the homeless

17 January, 2019

Emilia Flores, a restaurant owner in Dallas, Texas, set up a “Take one, leave one” coat rack for the homeless.  The rack, located outside her place of business, makes available free coats, hats, and scarves during frigid weather.  “This is a way of people not being embarrassed about asking,” Flores explained. “They just come and pick what they need and leave.”  Flores’ thoughtful idea has now inspired other business owners to set up similar outside coat racks!   let the Good News...

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98-Year Old bakes cakes and pies to help feed the homeless

16 January, 2019

Leo Kellner, a 98-year-old from Nebraska, has found a sweet, sweet way of lifting the spirits of those in need, those who are less fortunate than he.  He was poor and hungry during the depression, but during those difficult times his mother worked magic with flour and eggs, and Leo learned to bake.  With much time on his hands now after the passing of his wife of 72 years, Leo bakes all varieties of cakes and pies and passes them...

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Volunteers and local youth cut lawns for free for the elderly, disabled veterans and single moms

15 January, 2019

Rodney Smith Jr. of Huntsville, Alabama, was driving home one day during the summer of 2015 and saw an elderly man struggling to cut his lawn.  Rodney stopped to help and an idea was born. Rodney began recruiting local youths to help, and his group of kid volunteers currently numbers over 60.  They cut lawns for free for the elderly, disabled veterans, and single moms.  The response has been overwhelming from both the youth who participate in the program, and those...

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Bishops, Knights, and Rooks in the barbershop!

14 January, 2019

Bishops, Knights, and Rooks in the barbershop!  12-year-old Cahree Myrick practices chess in a local Baltimore barbershop run by Sundiata Osagie.   Osagie described chess as a “staple” at his barbershop.  “That’s just the culture we’ve developed around here.  People will just stop in and say: ‘Who’s playing chess?  Who's the chess players around here?’” Last May, Cahree made local history after winning first place in his division at the United States Chess Federation Super Nationals in Nashville, Tennessee.  According...