Reporter Interrupts Facebook Live Report To Save Therapy Dog From Hurricane Florence Flooding

Hurricane Florence flooding presented a big challenge TV reporter Julie Wilson. She was focused on her Facebook Live streaming report in New Bern, North Carolina. Wilson was doing a very good job describing all the dangers surrounding her as the flood waters continued to rise. But when she came across a woman determined to save her daughter’s therapy dog, she immediately shifted to what was most important–saving the dog. Julie Wilson, a reporter for WTVD, helps save a dog when

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What Do You Keep If Your Entire Life Had To Fit In Five Boxes?

Daria and Jim are a nightmare. At least to certain forces we face every day. The companies and marketers who bombard us with romance of stuff. No matter how much you have, you need more. Clothes, shoes, boats, houses, trinkets. Daria, especially, gets that. Stuff-loving hoarder. That’s how she described herself. So much stuff it led her to having one of those “How’d we get here?” moments. “We looked up and realized we had lived in the same house for

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Grieving Capital Gazette Newspaper Staff ‘Put Out The Damn Paper’ Hours After Massacre

No one inspires me more today than the Capital Gazette Newspaper staff. Hours after a sick, twisted gunman burst into their newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland and started firing, they put out their newspaper. This #$)#% doesn’t get to stop them from doing what journalists around the world do so bravely every single day. Telling the story. This time, telling their story. How better to honor their five co-workers and friends who were massacred Thursday? How better to encourage the other

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Passenger Shares Beautiful Moment Of Sign Language Kindness On Alaska Airlines Flight

What a gift to get to witness a beautiful moment of kindness aboard an Alaska Airlines flight. That is what a woman named, Lynette Scribner, has done and shared with the world on Facebook. She shares how she was traveling from Boston’s Logan Airport after visiting her sister. There was a man named, Tim, seated in her row. It appeared he was both blind and deaf. This is a story about how one man can inspire a wave of kindness.

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Voiceless Radio Reporter Jamie Dupree Reinvents Career With Cutting Edge Technology

The affliction has been like a bad joke for accomplished radio reporter Jamie Dupree. He has a hugely important job. He covers Washington for all COX radio stations across the country. About two years ago he lost his voice. Not lost his voice like a bad case of laryngitis or screamed too loud at a concert lose your voice. No, he came to discover he has a rare neurological disorder called, “tongue protrusion dystonia.” He explains in the Atlanta Journal Constitution

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High Tech Glasses Let Blind Woman See Her Guide Dog For First Time

High tech glasses are making big wishes come true for Mary Sedgwick. She has a condition called bilateral optic neuritis and has been legally blind since 2003. She was in medical school when she was diagnosed and her condition led her to realize she couldn’t become a doctor like she’d always dreamed. Fox5 reports these new glasses have a high-speed and high-definition camera that shows the user what’s before them on two, near-to-the eye displays. The first thing Sedgwick wanted

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The One Who Cured The Worst Pity Party Of My Life

This week I have the story of one lucky girl.      A story that starts with a pathetic pity party.      Mine.      On a Sunday night, long ago.      What is it about Sunday nights?      How they magnify lonely and sad.      Which is what I cried to my best friend.      It wasn’t the first time we’d had this talk.      Which is probably why she cut short the empathy and sent me a link.      With a simple note.      “I think you need to do this.”      It

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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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Dog Has Operation For Cancer; Shocked Vet Finds Remains Of Stuffed Teddy Bears

Everyone loves teddy bears. Apparently, a dog in England loves them a little too much. The BBC reports a St. Bernard named, Maisy, was looking quite sick so her humans took her to the vet. An scan showed what looked like a mass throughout her abdomen. No doubt is was cancer and doctors would have to operate. During an operation to remove the spleen, Dr. Nick Blackburn found the soft toys in her stomach. Dr. Blackburn said “this was not

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