Travel Guru Rick Steves Donates Apartment Complex To Homeless Women And Kids

You probably know Rick Steves for this European travel specials that run all over public television. While you’re watching him show you a quaint inn in Austria or walk a picturesque trail in France, you probably don’t realize that there is one generous heart who has his other passion—giving back. Steves long ago invested in a $4 million apartment complex back home in Washington state. He explains on his website, “One of my pet social causes has long been affordable

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Paramedic Helps Teen Tie His Tie Before Prom

Chances are they didn’t cover this in paramedic training. That didn’t stop one kind man from helping out a teenager in Pennsylvania. Jared Bryer’s partner caught the moment in a photo and posted it on Facebook. Mary Terrinoni explains how she and Bryer were in their truck when the high schooler came up and asked for help. She told Fox5, “He was getting ready for his high school prom and didn’t know how to tie his tie,” Terrinoni said. “My heart was pretty

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Country Superstar Faith Hill Sings ‘Mississippi Girl’ Duet With Tiny Fan

You can take Faith Hill out of Mississippi but you can’t take the Mississippi out of this country superstar. Hill shared a super sweet video to her Instagram feed which shows her singing an impromptu duet with a little girl she refers to as, “Rosie.” Was so sweet to meet & sing with Rosie, a fellow Mississippi Girl. #soul2soul #speaktoagirl A post shared by Faith Hill (@faithhill) on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:52am PDT You can hear their new single,

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Off-Duty Pilot Helps Out Overwhelmed Mother-Of-Four By Feeding Her Baby

Captain Tom Nystrom is not only a pilot for Finnair, he’s also a dad. As such, he knows you’re never really off-duty when you’re a parent. That’s why when he was flying off-duty as a pilot, he was more than happy to be an extra set of hands for an overwhelmed mom who was traveling alone with four young children on a flight most probably to the Helsinki Airport. One of the crew snapped a picture of Nystrom with a contented

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Delta Airlines Makes Crazy Travel Delays Easier To Swallow With Pizza Delivery

United Airlines could take some PR and customer service lessons here. Delta Airlines knows it’s been one crazy, frustrating travel week for Atlanta. First, there was the collapse of I 85, making driving incredibly tough throughout the city. Wednesday, intense storms across the Southeast caused a ground stop for hours canceling about 300 flights and leaving some folks stranded sitting on planes. The airline couldn’t make the weather clear up, but they could order pizza! WSB-TV reports the airline ordered more

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IHOP Waiter’s Act Of Kindness Goes Viral Creating Celebration Of Nice

You go to IHOP for all you can eat pancakes, but how about a giant serving of kindness. That’s what one woman witnessed last week in an IHOP in Springfield, Illinois. She watched as waiter Joe Thomas sat down with an older couple that included a woman who had medical issues. Thomas sat down and helped the woman eat her meal. Apparently, the couple are regular customers and Thomas was familiar with the challenges the woman faces. Her husband usually

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College Student Wins $100,000 Prize And Gives Away All The Money

Many college students will tell you they are strapped for money. Can barely afford tuition, books, and fees, let alone beer and pizza money. So many would dream of winning $100,000. That was a dream come true for Emory University student, Rostam Zafari. $100K was the cash prize that came along with winning the Cyrus Prize, a genius grant that goes to young Iranian inventors. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Zafari and his partner, Brian Goldstone, developed Rapid Ebola Strips (REDS), a

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What Happens When Reporter Names This County ‘The Worst Place To Live In America?’

You have to be careful when you call someplace “the worst place to live in America.” That’s what Washington Post reporter Chris Ingraham found out. He thought he was completing a simple assignment in 2015, writing about a US Department of Agriculture study that ranked counties in the country on scenery and climate. Ingraham took the data and concluded that Red Lake County, Minnesota was the worst place to live in America. He could never anticipate the reaction that one

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Chick Fil A Serving Up Free Breakfast Following I 85 Collapse

Chick Fil A is doing its part to make Atlanta’s nightmare commute a little more palatable by offering free breakfast! This follows the collapse of the I 85 interstate Thursday in Atlanta. The fire that brought down a huge span of the highway will basically put Atlanta in a stranglehold for months until the road is fixed. The famous chicken chain can’t fix the highway, but they can offer something to make the ride a little better. Here’s the free

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World Traveler Gets Creative To Let Mom Know He Is Fine

Any traveler knows it’s great to see the world, but someone is home wondering if you’re okay. Often that means your mom, no matter how old you are. No matter what country you come from. Johnathan Quinonez found that out after he quit his job as an accountant in Brussels, Belgium and took off for an extended adventure. He’s 27 years-old, but his mom was still worried, especially since his first stop was Cuba and phone and internet service there

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