Guardian Angel Plumber Sends Kids Of Incarcerated Parents To College

You’re probably thinking a plumber doesn’t make a ton of money. Karl Winsness will tell you you’re right. He makes about $30,000 a year. That’s barely enough to get by, you figure. Let alone make a difference in the world. That’s where you’re wrong. With his modest income, Karl sends kids to college. Lots of them. He does it awarding what he calls, “Willy The Plumber” scholarships to kids in Utah. Kids who probably would find it hard to go

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Iowa Football Fans Wave At Children’s Hospital Starting Awesome New Tradition

University of Iowa football fans have launched one of the newest and most awesome traditions in college football. At Saturday’s season opener against Wyoming, the fans stood at the end of the first quarter, turned around and waved. Everyone waved. One fantastic group of kids were on the receiving end of that big hello. Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is right across the street from Kinnick Stadium. Young patients and their families were on the top floor taking in the

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17,000 Pounds Of Cheese On Its Way To Texas From Wisconsin Companies

Cheese is the best way to show the love when you’re from Wisconsin. Showing it, they are, as a number of companies are sending 17,000 pounds of dairy love to folks now trying to rebuild lives in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. String cheese. Cheese curds. Cheddar. How do you like your cheese? Chances are it’s on a truck that left Madison, Wisconsin Friday and is making it’s way to the Houston Food Bank. Oh, and just for good measure, there

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Bakers Trapped In Houston Bakery For Two Days Make Tons Of Bread For Hurricane Harvey Shelters

Four bakers in Houston sure did rise to the occasion when they found themselves trapped inside the bakery where they work. The Daily Mail reportsWorkers at the El Bolillo Bakery in Houston, Texas, had been working the night shift on Friday when they realized they couldn’t leave the shop because of the rising floodwater. In the spirit of when life serves you lemons, you make lemonade, these four men made the best use of their time. They go to work.

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Houston Mattress Store Owner Opens His Business To Hundreds Of Hurricane Evacuees

He’s known around Houston as, “Mattress Mack.” Long before Hurricane Harvey ravaged his hometown, Jim McIngvale, was known throughout the region for his good works. This week is a huge cherry on top. Without anyone asking him to do it, McIngvale opened his stores, turning them into evacuation centers for anyone who needed a safe, dry place to stay. Even better, he sent his store’s trucks to pick up folks who might be stranded. No, No one asked. McIngvale would

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CNN Correspondent Ed Lavandera And Crew Help Rescue Elderly Couple In Texas Floods

CNN correspondent Ed Lavandera is just one of the many reporters, producers and photographers in Texas covering the devastating floods. They are there to do a job. Report the news. And, And, They are human beings first. None finer than the folks who work for CNN. Ed was in the middle of a live shot with anchor Ana Cabrera when they came upon a house with an elderly couple that needed rescuing. There was never a question of what was

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Professor’s Special Talent Helps Man With Alzheimer’s Capture Beautiful Music Before It Disappears Forever

A beautiful thing is happening with a musician with Alzheimer’s in Portland, Oregon. Three years ago, Steve Goodwin was diagnosed with the awful disease. There is so much that he is losing. None more heartbreaking than the music he has spent almost 50 years composing and playing for his beloved wife, Joni. It has been the soundtrack of their long and happy marriage. The problem is Steve never wrote any of the songs down. Always played from memory. His disease

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The Awesome Reason Football Star Leonard Fournette Helped To Melt Down 700 Trophies

Leonard Fournette knows what it is to achieve greatness on the football field. He was an All-American running back at LSU and the fourth pick in the most recent NFL draft. No doubt a ton of accolades have been showered on him in the run up to what is about to be his rookie season in the NFL. With accolades come trophies. Lots and lots of trophies. Which are good for stroking your ego and collecting dust. At least that’s

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New Wedding Photos For Couple 38 Years After Originals Lost In A House Fire

Wedding photos. Few things are more precious to a happily married couple. That’s why Ashleigh Bing’s heart broke for her parents. Jennifer and Timothy Bing’s wedding photos were lost in a house fire only two weeks after they were married. That was almost four decades ago! With her parents’ anniversary coming up this summer, Ashleigh came up with a brilliant idea: Recreate the photos! How very convenient that Ashleigh happens to be a wedding photographer. She told ABC7.com that she

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Shocking News Inspires Son To Fulfill His Mother’s Bucket List Of Joy

One son figured fulfilling his mother’s bucket list of joy was the best thing he could do. The best way to help her heal from losing her job. The best way to make up for being a tough kid growing up. The best way to tell a wonderful, heartfelt mother-son adventure story. CBS News’ Steve Hartman says the adventure began with Rebecca Danigelis getting the news that she was losing her longtime job. She’d worked in housekeeping for years at a

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