Failing Best Thing Ever Happened To These Losers

Failing is no fun. Just in case you’re wondering if it’s worth getting back up and trying again, I want to share this great piece by Today Show’s Craig Melvin. He features four people with big dreams who some would call losers. Watch this piece and see how they look at failure. I think it might inspire you to get back up and get going. [iframe id=”http://www.today.com/offsite/so-called-losers-prove-they-are-anything-but-575872067867″ align=”left”] Jackie Reed would have my vote for her next election. See the

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Heroes Worked At Inland Regional Center Long Before Shooting

Can we please celebrate the real reason Inland Regional Center of San Bernardino should be in the news, should get our attention today, should be our focus? Amazing people have doing incredible work there for years. Kristin Metcalf tells The Washington Post that without the Inland Regional Center, she doesn’t know if her 11-year-old daughter would have ever learned to walk or talk. Since her birth, Metcalf has used the center’s services to help care for her disabled child. Kimie was born

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Teacher Begins Each Class With 10 Minutes of Kindness

Kindness. It’s what makes teacher Chris Ulmer tick. It’s what he’s teaching his students. Ulmer tells the Today Show that he spends the first 10 minutes of every class addressing each student individually to tell them how special they are. Ulmer teaches a special education class with eight students at Mainspring Academy in Jacksonville, Florida. He really stresses the “special” in special education. He makes sure each of his students hear they are a great student, they are funny, they

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Boy Braves Hiccups To Perform Entire National Anthem

Talk about a classic, “Why now?” moment! Hiccups! What a huge honor for 7-year-old Ethan Hall to get to sing the Australian national anthem before a recent baseball game between the Adelaide Bite and the Brisbane Bandits. Right before he starts to sing, poor Ethan gets a terrible case of the hiccups! So what does this sweet precious boy do? He keeps singing! Even has he appears to hiccup through every line. Even as the players, coaches and the crowd

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Widower of Paris Shooting Victim’s Defiant Message To ISIS: “Our Son Will Insult You With His Happiness & Freedom Every Day”

    The husband of a woman killed by terrorists Friday night in Paris is fighting back in the most incredible way—by denying the scum that killed his wife the gift of his hatred. Antoine Leiris has written an open letter to the terrorists on his Facebook page. He talks about his wife, Helene Muyal-Leiris. She was 30-years-old, the love of his life, the mother of their one-year-old son.  She was killed during the attack on the Bataclan concert hall.

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Stranger Teaches Younger Man To Tie A Tie

It is such a simple act of kindess. And it’s going viral. It happened Sunday on a bench in Atlanta while strangers were waiting for a MARTA subway train to arrive. That’s where an older woman spotted a young man struggling to figure out how to tie his tie. The Daily Mail reports the woman walked over and asked the young man if he knew how to tie a tie properly? He replied, “No ma’m.” The woman walked over to

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Groom Gifts Bride With Second Wedding When She Can’t Remember The First

A second wedding just a year after the first one? It sounds like a script for a cheesy romantic comedy. A newlywed is madly in love with her husband, but there’s a problem–she has no recollection of marrying him. NBC News reports this really happened to a young woman named, Justice Stamper. Last August, she married the love of her life, Jeremy. It was a picture perfect wedding. But 19 days after the wonderful day, Justice was in a terrible car

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Great Dane Helps Little Girl Walk For The First Time

11-year-old Bella Burton has been overcoming obstacles all her life. Bella was born with Morquio Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that attacks her bones.  It means most of her life she has been using crutches or using a wheelchair. Then, this year, along comes, George The Great Dane. ABC News says George the Great Dane a service dog for Bella. A walking aid. A friend. Their bond is something wonderful to watch. [iframe id=”http://abcnews.go.com/video/embed?id=34980708″ align=”left”]

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Bride Shares Dance With Man Who Saved Her Life From Cancer

There are wedding dances and then their are wedding dances. When bride Greta Hokanson was getting married last month in Minnesota, she and her groom, Tony, knew there was one person who had to be on the invite list. Danny Daniels. This story goes back to 2006 when Greta was 15-years-old and diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. No one in her immediate family was a match for a bone marrow transplant which doctors said would be Greta’s best hope for survival.

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A Broken Heart: I Need To Find An App For That

I’m wishing for a magic potion. Something. Anything. To heal my friend’s heart. My friend who has been by my side, it feels like forever. My friend, who’s husband has left. The only man she has ever loved. He’s decided he needs to go find something, someone better out there. Yeah, one of those stories. He’s taken off for what he thinks is greener pastures. Good luck to him. There’s no one better than my friend. What to do for

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