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Boy Embarrassed by Skin Condition Overjoyed to Meet Dog With the Same

Boy Embarrassed by Skin Condition Overjoyed to Meet Dog With the Same

Carter Blanchard was always embarrassed by his skin condition, but now thanks to a Labrador pup with the same disease, he doesn’t mind so much. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Carter and Rowdy the dog were both diagnosed in 2015 with vitiligo, a rare auto-immune condition that causes certain areas of the skin to have different pigments. […]

4 Young Girls on GoFundMe Have Done More for the World Than Most Adults

4 Young Girls on GoFundMe Have Done More for the World Than Most Adults

The old saying “girls rule, boys drool” may not be exactly true, but these four young females are making a huge difference in their communities despite their age. From providing supplies to the local homeless people or promoting literacy amongst fellow youngsters, these girls are kicking butt in ways that some adults may never achieve. […]

Firefighter Rescues Blind Dog Lost in Woods for 8 days, Refuses Reward

Firefighter Rescues Blind Dog Lost in Woods for 8 days, Refuses Reward

Firefighter Dan Estrada is being hailed as a hero after he took a leisurely stroll into the woods only to emerge with a beloved blind family dog – who had been missing for eight days – slung over his shoulders. 12-year-old Sage the dog had been reported missing from his family home in San Lorenzo […]

Watch Boy’s Reaction to Finding Out He’s Finally Getting New Heart

Watch Boy’s Reaction to Finding Out He’s Finally Getting New Heart

Ari Shultz had been waiting 211 days for a new heart, so when he finally finds out that he’s receiving the transplant he so desperately needs, he can barely contain his excitement. The 5-year-old boy, who was born with critical aortic stenosis, had been living in the Boston Children’s Hospital with his parents for most […]

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments”

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments”

An emergency room visit for an illness or injury may seem like a strange time to try to motivate someone to cut back on using drugs. But a new study suggests that even a half-hour chat with a trained counselor, or a few minutes using a special tablet computer program with a “virtual therapist”, can […]

Stranger Buys $750 Plane Ticket for Distraught Father’s Child

Stranger Buys $750 Plane Ticket for Distraught Father’s Child

This woman didn’t care how large the price tag was for a last minute plane ticket – she just couldn’t stand to see a father in distress. In a Facebook post published by Love What Matters, a father and his daughter were about to check in for their flight at an airport when the employee […]

Man Saves Scraps for Decades to Raise $400K for Children’s Home

Man Saves Scraps for Decades to Raise $400K for Children’s Home

Johnny Jennings has been saving every penny and scrap of paper so he can help abused and abandoned children – and since he started his endeavor in 1985, he’s raised over $400,000. The 86-year-old earns money by collecting paper, cardboard, and cans for recycling. Over the course of the last 32 years, Jennings has saved […]

Dying Writer Pens Heartfelt Plea For Someone to Marry Her Husband

Dying Writer Pens Heartfelt Plea For Someone to Marry Her Husband

Amy Krouse Rosenthal was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2015. Now, while lying on her deathbed, she has penned a “dating profile” for her husband in order to attract him a new lover in her stead. Published as “You May Want To Marry My Husband” in the New York Times, the children’s book author says […]

Do We Look Like Our Names? New Research Says Yes

Do We Look Like Our Names? New Research Says Yes

We’re told not to judge a book by its cover, but we make instant judgments about people’s intelligence, trustworthiness or dominance based on their facial appearance. Now, researchers have investigated the reverse possibility: can the way people judge us – based on our given name – influence how we look? To answer this question, researchers […]

Suffering From Spring Allergies? Probiotics May Curb Your Symptoms

Suffering From Spring Allergies? Probiotics May Curb Your Symptoms

As we head into allergy season, you may feel less likely to grab a tissue and sneeze if you are eating a probiotic combination that has been shown to reduce hay fever symptoms. Probiotics, which are live bacteria and yeasts-in foods such as sauerkraut, pickles, live-cultured Greek yogurt, and miso soup-have already been proven in […]

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