How This Teenager From A Tiny African Nation Is Swimming Through Personal Pain

Swimming events at the upcoming Rio Olympics will no doubt be some of the most popular of the entire games. USA, Russia, Poland, Australia–they all have strong contenders heading into the games. But one of the best stories might be about a teenager from the small African nation of Malawi. Save your surfing over to a geography site. It’s also home to an incredibly inspiring teenager with an electric smile. Amy Montalvo of OnePass Productions has the story of Amarra

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Why It Only Took 24 Seconds For My Daughter To Make Me Cry

I might as well go ahead and tell you. Self-report. Spill. If I don’t, surely, you’ll hear about it from my daughter. Same daughter who is about to become a senior in high school. Same daughter I thoroughly embarrassed this week. It all started with an invitation I never saw coming. “My senior class pictures are Tuesday and I think you should come with me,” she casually threw out a few days before. Apparently, this is quite the deal at

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10-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Gets His Wish To Meet Former President Jimmy Carter

Forget going to Disneyland or meeting some pop singer, former President Jimmy Carter was the dream come true for 10-year-old Carter Beckhard-Suozzi. The Make-A-Wish foundation granted the boy a wish as he battled leukemia. ABC News says Carter was very clear on his wish. He wanted to meet the man he is named after and talk about all that they have in common. No matter what your politics, I think you have to agree this is a pretty special moment and

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The Incredibly Romantic Story Of How Comedian Stephen Colbert Met His Wife

TV host Stephen Colbert has a lot of things to do before he tapes his show, “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” One of those rituals, apparently is taking a few questions from the audience. On July 4th, someone asked Colbert an incredibly personal and sweet question. “How and when did he know the woman who became his wife would be the woman he would marry?” Colbert could’ve glossed over the answer or shared a short, “met cute” story. Instead,

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Lines Of Spontaneous Hugs Break Out For Dallas Police Officers

Is a long line of hugs going to heal all the wounds from this past weekend? Can hugs solve the world’s problems? Of course not. Still, I had to share this scene that warmed my heart so– Residents of Dallas, Texas spontaneously showing up at police headquarters simply to give a hug to police officers. To offer their condolences for the five officers killed Thursday and the seven others wounded. To say they appreciate them putting their lives on the line

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Something Smells Funny In My Marriage

Something smells funny in my marriage. And by something, I mean someone. And by someone, I mean my husband. He doesn’t smell bad. Rather, wonderful, I must say. But he smells funny, as in his sense of smell. He smells everything. I interrupt our upcoming fourth wedding anniversary to ask, “Why didn’t you mention this before I got married?” Of all the things we were supposed to figure out if we’re compatible—religion, politics, money, raising kids, health. No one mentioned

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Inmates Break Out Of Cell To Save Prison Guard Having A Heart Attack

What an incredible moment to see inmates bust out of their cell to save the life of an armed guard when he suddenly falls over of an apparent heart attack. And they did it while they were shackled. The lifesaving heroics took place in a jail near Dallas, Texas. WFAA reports it happened on June 23 in a holding cell in the basement of the District Courts Building in Weatherford. At least eight prisoners were behind a locked door in a

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You Won’t Believe What Leeza Gibbons Is Doing With Money She Won On “The Apprentice”

What would you do if Donald Trump gave you $700,000? TV host, Leeza Gibbons, knew exactly what she would do. Gibbons won last year’s season of Celebrity Apprentice. She said she had big plans for the prize money–she wanted to open a center for caregivers in her hometown of Irmo, SC. Gibbons has dedicated much of her life to families with Alzheimer’s and the loved ones who care for them. The cause cuts close. Her mother, Jean, died from Alzheimer’s

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Apple Making It Easier For You To Become An Organ Donor

Do your part to make the world a better place, to become an organ donor? Yep, there’s an app for that. Well, there is about to be. KTVU reports Apple’s new update to its iOs 10 operating system for the iPhone will include a simple way to register to become a donor. The option will be available in the Health app when the new update becomes available this Fall. Organ donation is very personal to the folks at Apple. Founder

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Swimsuit Supermodel And Superstar Husband Make Shocking Confession

Supermodel Chrissy Teigen shot to international fame by being gorgeous and posing in swimsuits. She has been on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit edition and graced those pages many times. Her fame lead her to meet and marry superstar singer John Legend. She recently had their first baby, a little girl named, Luna. Apparently, of all the requirements that go into being an international swimsuit model, being able to swim is not one of them. She tells People Magazine

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