Kind Stranger Takes Lonely Widower On Dream Vacay After Ad For New Fishing Buddy

You don’t have to go fishing far to find a story that will melt your heart like this one. It starts with Ray Johnstone, a lonely widower in Australia who placed an ad for a new fishing buddy when his old friend passed away. Sky News reports that 22-year-old Mati Batsinilas saw that ad and his heart immediately felt for Mr. Johnstone. Fishing? He wanted a buddy to go fish with? Mati decided to up that idea to the next

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Teen Plays Hooky And Steals The Show At Bruce Springsteen Concert

Rocker Bruce Springsteen made sure one Australian teenager learned his lesson about playing hooky from school. Nathan Testa found out it was probably the best idea of his life. Testa was close to the stage during a recent concert in Brisbane, Australia. He held up a sign reading, ““Missed school, in the s—, now can I play ‘Growin’ Up’ with you?” What was the superstar to do but invite the lad up to do just that. As you’ll see, Nathan

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Australian Police Find Baby Koala Snuggled In A Backpack

Nothing like an adorable baby koala in a backpack to take your mind off the US presidential election. This story has plenty of adorableness and kind of an odd twist from the town of Wishart in Queensland, Australia. That’s where police were conducting what they thought was a routine traffic stop. NPR reports they asked the woman if she had anything to declare. That’s when she mentions, uh, yeah, I have a koala in my backpack. Uh, what? Sure enough,

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Kids Surprise With Answer To, “Who Would You Have Dinner With?”

If you like this story, please check out my new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” I just had to share a brilliant video from Australia. The folks at Masterfoods came up with a wonderful and sweet campaign. They brought couples in a room and asked them, “If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be?” The parents had some fun

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