Two Tiny Girls In Foster Care Inspire Wave Of Love And Kindness

Sisters Maddie and Bailey have spent the last few years in foster care. Their aunt, Lynn, has fought long and hard trying to get custody. She was constantly told she lived in the wrong county. After two years, Lynn finally accepted this wasn’t going to happen. Her youngest daughter had just moved out, ready to take on the world. Two weeks later, the phone call came. Lynn couldn’t believe who and what was on the way. The gifts just keep

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How Hugh Jackman Defied Doctor’s Orders To Get ‘The Greatest Showman’ Greenlit

Superstars don’t come much more talented than Hugh Jackman. He can act, sing, dance. He’s all around charming. You can add passionate and dedicated to the list, as well. When he finds a project he really wants to do there is no stopping him. This was the case the the current smash movie, “The Greatest Showman.” Apparently, Hollywood executives weren’t completely sold on the idea of making this movie. Producers spent months coordinating a date where they could see the

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Dancing Airport Employee Entertains Little Girls Waiting For Christmas Flight

Dancing is probably not the first impulse you have as you’re slugging through holiday travel. That’s why this video that one dad shot in a Dallas airport is such a kick. Literally. Joe Vaughn of Moore, Oklahoma shared a Facebook live video of his little girls capturing the attention and delight of a fun-spirited airport employee working on the tarmac below. KOCO.com reports that Vaughn and his family were waiting for a Southwest Airlines flight back home to Oklahoma when

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How Former Sharecropper Became Supercharged Voter Motivator In Alabama

Perman Handy knows the importance of being a voter. She is a former Alabama sharecropper who knows how to grow things. Grow crops. Grow grassroots movements. AL.com has a beautiful story of how Handy helped shaped this week’s Senate runoff election in Alabama. They make the case that she helped propel Democrat Doug Jones to victory of Republican Roy Moore. This 59-year-old dynamo has spent most of her free time for the last 25 years making sure every eligible voter

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Family’s Blessing Fence Offers Scarves And Coats To Help Keep Strangers Warm

This story about a fence warmed my heart. Which is the idea. Warmth. Helping. One family Goshen, Indiana looking out at the world. The same world we all see. The same overwhelming amount of need we all see. And instead of shutting down. Instead of saying, “What do I possibly have to give?” “How can I possibly help?” “How could I make a dent?” Instead of listening to that same tape that runs through all of our heads. Instead of

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TV News Crew Helps Rescue Horses In Middle Of Wildfire Live Shot

The horses. You can’t stop looking the horses. As KCBS reporter Kristine Lazar and photographer Marvin Stone were covering the Sunland Fire in Southern California Thursday, they came upon Gibson Ranch in Sunland. They pulled over and started doing a live shot. Lazar does a fine job describing the fast moving flames and the volunteers who showed up to try to get the 150 magnificent creatures to safety. As things get more intense, the two make a split second decision.

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Wave Of Kindness For Homeless Man Who Spent His Last $20 To Rescue Stranded Woman

An angel appeared in the form of a homeless man for one young woman after she ran out of gas on a dark Philadelphia highway. 27-year-old Kate McClure was driving late one night earlier this month when she felt her car start to chug. That dreaded chug. The out-of-gas sputter. She made it to the side of an offramp and called her boyfriend who said he would come rescue her. He was an hour away. Meanwhile, a homeless man walked

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TJ Maxx And Marshalls Still Paying Employees Of Their Closed Stores In Puerto Rico

TJ Maxx and Marshalls know more than good deals. They know how to be good to their employees. NBC Boston reports that the company is still sending paychecks to their workers in Puerto Rico, even though stores on the island have been closed since Hurricane Maria in September. The company says simply, “We believe it is the right thing for us to do under these circumstances.” Do good the right thing like this and people are going to talk.  One

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Kindergartener Empties Her Piggy Bank To Pay For Classmates’ Milk

Kindergartener Sunshine Oelfke shows wisdom and generosity know no age. Her grandmother saw her emptying out her piggy bank and counting her money. Jackie Oelfke told CBS News she asked her granddaughter what she was doing. She said, “I’m going to take it for milk money. I’m taking it for my friend Layla,” she explained. “She doesn’t get milk — her mom doesn’t have milk money and I do.” Sunshine came up with $30 for the first round. Then, grandma shared

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Dog Stranded By California Wildfire Waits For Her Family By Burned Out Home

Dog. Just save my dog. I can only imagine the heartache of one California family as they had to flee for their lives during the wildfires that have engulfed the wine country. ABC News reports the Weaver family of Santa Rosa faced broken hearts as they had moments to evacuate last week. They grabbed their beloved Bernese Mountain dog, Izzy, but in the chaos and confusion, the 9-year-old dog bolted. With flames licking their house, the Weavers had no choice

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