10-Year-Old Girl Shows How To Honor Forgotten Civil Rights Hero Edwin Pratt

Edwin Pratt. His is probably not a name you’ve heard of. Which is wrong. Because Edwin Pratt was a hero. A civil rights hero. When 10-year-old Sarah Haycox came across a random memorial with his name on it, she decided she wanted to know Pratt’s story. Once she knew his story, she became determined that he be known, honored, remembered. How did one girl work the system in her hometown of Shoreline, Washington? This is a lesson in how to

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Firefighter Baby Boom Has New Dads On Permanent Call In Oklahoma

An adorable baby boom in Oklahoma has folks asking, “What is in the water down there?” Seven of the firefighters in the Glenpool Fire Department have had babies this year. Well, their wives have done the heavy lift, of course. Still, the coincidence and joy were too much to ignore. Alyssa Shanks decided this bunch need a group photo, so soon after Baby #7 popped out, (that would be Gracie Lynn) the families gathered together for some adorable group photos.

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Miracle Volcano Baby Pulled From Ash-Covered Building After Guatemala Eruption

This baby is a much-need ray of hope and a sign of life in Guatemala. The Guatemalan police released this video of this baby girl’s rescue. The BBC reports the country’s Fuego volcano erupted about noon local time on Sunday. There are at least 69 known fatalities in the villages that surround the active volcano. The story explains Fuego is made up of alternating layers of lava, ash and rock. When a stratovolcano erupts, the rock layer is smashed into

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Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Becomes A First Time Mom Adopting Baby Girl

Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser knows big things are possible. After all, she became mayor of the city she grew up in. At the age of 45, she had never married or had kids. Last year, she decided she wanted to change that and started looking into adoption. She has announced that she is now a mom, adopting a baby girl. Mayor Bowser says she started the adoption process thinking it might take longer than it actually did. The lessons

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Amazing Royal Wedding Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason Comes From One Incredible Family

Teenaged cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason created Saturday what many might think impossible. His solo during the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was a standout moment in a long list of unforgettable moments. Who is this young man? He’s only 19 years old. That is incredible. So is his backstory. At home, he’s not that special. Rather, one member of an incredible family. CBS Sunday Morning‘s Lee Cowan introduces us. This super talented young man had the world watching

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Golden Buzzer Moment For Father Son Duo Reminds Us We Are The Lucky Ones

I watched this Golden Buzzer moment on “Britain’s Got Talent” YouTube channel and thought, “This.” This is what I need. This might be what you need this weekend. Odd to feature a father-son duo on Mother’s Day weekend? Perhaps. But it was the feeling that got me. On this, A weekend that is hard for a lot of folks. Stomp your feet that, “Mother’s Day is a made up holiday. Whatever. It can just be hard. Hard if you don’t

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Kindergartener Carden Corts Gives Adorable Weather Report

Kindergartener Carden Corts is the answer to your early Springtime blues if the weather in your area hasn’t yet blossomed to your liking. Carden’s dad, Charlie, explains that this started as a school project. He told the Tennessean “I work at Rated Red, a design studio in Nashville, and we have a green screen video in our office so when I saw this assignment I felt like I had been waiting my whole life for this,” he said then laughed. “No seriously, I thought it

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Stranger Gets Instant Grandma Status When She Takes In Dad And Newborn Baby Unable To Fly

What does it take to be a grandma? A kind heart and a child to love make for a great start. That’s what Joy Ringhofer knows. She’s a volunteer at Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix. That’s where she met a new dad with an unusual story. Rubin Swift had flown in from Cleveland for the birth of his daughter. He’s taking full custody of her and expected to be able to fly back home when his new daughter, Ru-Andria,

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Teenager Uses Lego To Build His Own Prosthetic Arm

18-year-old David Aguilar has been Lego obsessed since he was a little boy. He has always loved building things with the little plastic blocks. The usual little boy stuff–helicopters, boats, buildings. Never mind that he was born without a fully formed right arm. That never stopped David. In fact, it inspired him to go for his most inspiring Lego projects. He built himself a prosthetic arm. And then another one. He calls his invention, “MK2.” See how it works. Brilliance

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Mom Launches Business To Save Her Daughter From Bullies; It’s Now Worth $65 Million

No one thinks bullies are a good thing. Though, just like other circumstances that you would never pick to happen to you or your child, that awful situation can get turned inside out to create something remarkable. That’s what happened with Julie Deane. She was so upset when bullies targeted her daughter at school in England. She instantly wanted to pull her kid and put her in a private school. But how to pay for it? That’s how the Cambridge

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