85-Year-Old Navy Veteran Takes Up Tap Dancing

Who knew  85-year-old Navy veteran Arne Mayala had tap dancing on his bucket list? Sure came as a surprise to his wife and dance studio owner Robin Lind? One impromptu visit to Dance Tech in Forest Lake, Minnesota is now creating all sorts of smiles for Arne, other dancers and thousands that are now celebrating his passion online. KARE-TV has this sweet story that shows it’s never too late to go after your dream. For some of my own uplifting

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Can Puppies Cure Boredom?

SoulPancake and Puppy Chow teamed up to share the #PowerofPuppies at a preschool, retirement home, and gym. Share http://bit.ly/pwrofppys with someone that needs the power of puppies in their lives! For every video view, Puppy Chow will donate one pound of Puppy Chow Natural to Rescue Bank® (up to 500,000 pounds or until April 23, 2016). For some inspirational stories about being a mom, marriage, and finding hope, please check out my new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s

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Daughter Has Most Amazing Way To Thank Stepdad For All His Sacrifices

Kristin Russell knows one thing–her stepdad is awesome. She wrote on YouTube: “My first memories of him are playing barbies with me and reading to me. He coached every softball team I was on and came to every Karate tournament. He never had to do any of that. He gave up this awesome car to spend the money on marrying my mom. I saved up some money from my deployment and have been trying to figure out for a few years

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Cop Pulls Over Little Princess Driving Toy Car

A little princess got an early lesson in obeying traffic laws when a police officer pulled her over in a California park. The Fresno Police Department posted on their Facebook page adorable photos of Officer Erik Castillo “pulling over” Princess Avery Sanchez. Avery and her family were in the park celebrating Easter and Avery was “driving” her toy sports car. Officer Castillo could’ve given Avery her first ticket, instead he presented her with junior officer motor sticky badge and wished

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How A Burn Victim Became An Online Beauty Inspiration And Star

Shalom Nchom, is a burn victim who is known as Shalom Blac to her thousands of YouTube fans. She was severely injured and scarred when she was burned by hot oil when she was a child. Badly scarred, she used makeup as a way to protect herself from bullying. Glamour Magazine has a great piece where Shalom describes what it is to look different, how her pain inspired her to help others. Now, Shalom shares with others how to feel beautiful —

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Pilot Thankful For Plane Crash That Brought Him Incredible Riches

You have to look long and far for a pilot who wants a plane crash to happen. Don Rheinheart certainly didn’t want that 40 years ago. He’s now so thankful that it did. KARE-TV has the incredible story of Don Rheinhart. 40 years ago he was a 22-year-old pilot flying a Cessna from Dayton, Ohio when his plane crashed in Bloomington, Minnesota. The first responders were doubtful he would survive. He did more than that. Sit back for an amazing and

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Bruce Springsteen Dances With His 90-Year-Old Mom At Madison Square Garden

Here’s a dance that was years and then months in the making for superstar Bruce Springsteen. The rocker was originally supposed to play Madison Square Garden back in January. But a winter storm forced him to delay. The show went on Monday night instead. Springsteen is known for dancing with all sorts of pretty gals at his concerts over the years. This time, though, he had one very special lady in mind. While playing, “Ramrod,” he left the stage and popped

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184-Year-Old Tortoise Does Something For First Time In His Life

184-years is a long time to wait for this, but from the look on this tortoise’s face, it was worth the wait. Johnanthan the tortoise got his first bath this week. Veterinarian Joe Hollins did the honors using a loofah, soft brush and sponge. The The Daily Mail reports that Johnathan arrived on St. Helena Island when he was 50 years old. That was in 1882! In his time on St Helena he has seen 28 British governors come and go. Eight

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Boy Who Gave Soldier $20 Is Honored For His Generosity

Myles Eckert is the kind of kid you hear about, about how he helped out a soldier, about how he remembers his dad. He’s the kind of kid that sticks with you. It’s happened to a lot of folks who have heard Myles’ story. How when he was 10-year-old he found a $20 bill. How instead of keeping it for himself, he gave it to a soldier he didn’t even know A soldier who reminded Myles of his dad who

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Two Year-Old Calls 911; Deputy Respond’s To Tot’s Fashion Emergency

Little Aaliyah learned her 911 lesson well. A little too well. Just like little kids everywhere, she was taught to call for help if she is ever in trouble. When you’re two years-old there is trouble, then there is trouble. Good thing for Aaliyah, that the deputy who responded to her call for help remembers what it was to be a little girl with big plans. For some inspirational stories about being a mom, marriage, and finding hope, please check out

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