Girl Uses Google Translate To Invite Lonely New Classmate To Lunch

A big thanks to a fifth grade girl and Google Translate for this splash of kindness. Amanda Moore noticed a new boy in her class at Paloma Elementary School in Temecula, California. Her mom, Kimber Kinard, told CBS News, “I always say, ‘Find the new kid.’ Always. Find the new kid. They may not stay your friend, but they won’t forget that you made them welcome in that school.” When it came to this new boy, including the new kid was easier

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Professor Insists Young Mom Bring Her Newborn Son With Her To Class

Having a newborn and going for your college degree. It doesn’t sound like an easy match. It certainly has its challenges. One college student, Sarah Thompson, started a math course at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, just days before she was due to give birth. Professor Josie Ryan wanted to do everything she could to support her student and keep her from dropping out. So a week before Sarah’s due date, Dr. Ryan told her to bring her baby

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The Shocking Reason Teachers Are Pulling Certain Students Out Of Class

There are so many reasons teachers could pull a student out of class. Probably the first three or four that come to mind our negative ones. The folks at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri want to change that. They came up with the Oak Park Positivity Project. Teachers were asked to come up with at least one student who inspires them to come to work each day. They pulled the kids out of class and shot video

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Heart-Melting Reason Boy Asked Mom To Pack Two School Lunches

It wasn’t that big of a deal for Josette Duran to pack two school lunches. She started doing it when her son, Dylan, asked her to. She figured she had a growing boy who wanted more food. Until the day she asked him, “Are you not getting full?” That’s when Dylan shared the extra food wasn’t for him. It was for another boy at school who couldn’t afford to buy or bring lunch. When the other boy’s mother found out

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Cop Who Saved Baby’s Life Becomes Her Godfather

Lt. Kenneth Knox of Meriwether, Georgia can now add, “Godfather” to his title. Knox shared on his Facebook page that he’s been a cop for 25 years. He answered a call late last month that changed his life forever. Young parents called 911 because their baby girl was choking. They had tried CPR, nothing was working until Lt. Knox showed up. He was able to dislodge what was choking the baby. He describes how hearing baby Ma’Yavi Parham cry was

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Tennis Star Rafael Nadal Stops Match So Distraught Mother Can Find Lost Child

Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal showed he a superstar human being, as well. Nadal was playing an exhibition doubles match with Simon Solbas against Carlos Moya and John McEnroe in Mallorca when a commotion broke out in the crowd. Everyone could hear a panicked mother’s cries. Somehow, she’d become separated from her young daughter. Yahoo Sports reports that Nadal was about to serve, but instead halted the match so that everyone in the arena could help look for the little girl. Here’s

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Stolen Gold Medal Leads To Unlikely Friendship

The Olympic gold medal Joe Jacobi won at the Barcelona Olympics in kayaking has brought him a lot of joy since 1992. No wonder he was devastated when it was stolen from his car a few weeks ago. Little did Joe realize, that incident, that loss was about to bring him a wonderful gift and a friendship he never expected. Six-year-old Chloe Smith thinks the story is pretty special, too. Another fine story of friendship from CBS News’ Steve Hartman.

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Now Separated Conjoined Twins Excited To Start School

Doctors were not optimistic when Ruby and Rosie Formosa were born as conjoined twins four years ago. The tiny girls were born connected at their abdomens and shared one intestine. Doctors gave them a 25% chance of survival. The girls’ parents could hardly imagine this week, when their daughters would be smiling, giggly girls ready to go to school for the first time. The Guardian has the story as these precious girls get ready to launch the next big chapter

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High School Cross Country Team Trains With Shelter Dogs

Talk about the best idea for a high school cross country workout ever! Students from St. Joseph’s High School in Santa Maria, CA took shelter dogs out for their morning run. The idea is the brainchild of Coach Luis Escobar. Coach Escobar explained on Facebook, “Each team member was assigned a dog and we went out for a couple miles around the shelter. I am not sure who was more excited and having the most fun…the dogs or the kids.”

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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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