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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Newborn Saves Life Of Her Mother In A Near-Fatal Coma

A coma is the last thing Shelly Cawley expected when she went in to give birth to her daughter. Yet, a lot went very wrong during the c-section to deliver baby Rylan. USAToday reports that doctors believe Shelly had a blood clot in her leg that traveled to her lungs. She went into a deep coma, and frankly, doctors were not very hopeful. Then a nurse came up with a brilliant idea. She understood the incredibly powerful connection between mother

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Scared Shelter Dog Blossoms When Reunited With Her Puppies-Kleenex Alert

Get ready for the best moment of your day as you watch a very scared shelter dog reunite with her puppies. The San Francisco Chronicle reports story begins on Saturday when an owner dropped off a sweet dog named Cora at the Marin Humane Society. After examining her, they could tell she recently had puppies. The Humane Society reached back to the owner who was dodgy about the puppies. He finally admitted that yes, she had given birth and he

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Loyal Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles Every Year To Reunite With Man Who Saved His Life

Because this penguin understands what it is to have a best friend. The Daily Mail reports retired bricklayer and part time fisherman Joao Pereira de Souza,  discovered the tiny bird languishing on rocks in 2011. He’s 71-years-old and from an island village just outside Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The poor little guy was covered in oil. Joao cleaned him up, nursed him back to health, and named him Dindim. When the bird appeared to be recovered, Joao released him back to sea,

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Formerly Homeless Girl Gifts The Shelter Where She Was Born

Here is a beautiful story of a girl who shows you can go home again, even when “home” meant being homeless. Lilly was born in a homeless shelter. Life got harder from there. Her mom died from breast cancer when she was three. A wonderful family adopted her and when she was old enough, her family told her the complete story of how her life began. What did this remarkable girl want to do? Raise money, buy gifts, and go

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