Slowest Swimmer In The Boat Inspires Coveted Award

Slowest swimmer Sam Land showed doubters what a real winner looks like Sam Land knew one thing. It was time to get on the boat.     This is a story that starts with a group of very dedicated triathletes in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Guess who is coming to town In 2014, the folks who run the Ironman Triathlon announced they were bringing their event to town. We’re not talking some easy peasy weekend dip your toe in the triathlon waters kind of

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Yale University Offering Free Course On African American History

African American history that chances are you didn’t learn in school Free way to fill in glaring gaps Yale University is offering a free course on African American history. No matter where you went to school in the US, chances are this is a subject that your school shortchanged. Here’s a perfect opportunity to learn what you missed. The course is called, “African American History: From Emancipation to The Present.” What you will learn The course features themes such as

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Ferguson, Missouri Elects First African American Mayor In City’s History. Ella Jones Is Also First Woman Mayor

Ella Jones is also first woman mayor of Ferguson, six years after Michael Brown’s death Soon-to-be Mayor Ella Jones is making history in Ferguson, Missouri. She won the historic election Tuesday becoming the first woman and first African American to become mayor of the city outside St. Louis. The country zeroed in on Ferguson six years ago after police shot and killed Michael Brown. He was a black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer. Riots erupted around

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Strangers Clean Up CNN Center Atlanta Following Night of Out of Control Riots

Strangers picked up glass and scrubbed graffiti at CNN Atlanta The worst and best of Atlanta CNN Center Atlanta has seen the worst and best of this city in a span of less than 20 hours. People began to gather Friday afternoon in Downtown Atlanta protesting a number of police officer shootings including the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Things were peaceful for many hours. They eventually got out of control. Someone set a police car on fire.

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Man Who Grew Up Without A Father Goes Viral With His Dadvice ‘Dad, How Do I?’ YouTube Channel

Rob Kenney knows what it is to grow up without ‘Dadvice,’ guidance and love An unexpected star shines Dadvice. It’s what new YouTube star Rob Kenney is sharing. He would tell you he is the most unlikely viral star ever. He was simply looking to do his part to make the world a slightly better place. He knows what it is to grow up without a dad. A rough childhood He was the youngest of eight kids in a dysfunctional

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Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 37 Years Wows On ‘Americas Got Talent’ With Audition Simon Will Never Forget

Archie Williams was wrongly imprisoned for 37 years. Now he’s inspiring the world with his singing. Archie Williams was wrongly imprisoned for 37 years for a crime he did not commit. The Innocence Project helped him win his freedom. Now, Williams is making the most of his new life, going after a dream he long held while behind bars. He told the judges on “America’s Got Talent,” that he used to watch the show while he was in prison and

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Magic Johnson Offering $100 Million In Loans To Women And Minority Owned Businesses

Magic Johnson wants to help out women and minority owned businesses left out of PPP loans NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson wants to help out women and minority owned businesses who haven’t been able to secure PPP loans. These company owners missed out on the early loans during the coronavirus pandemic economic crisis because they might have not had relationships with big banks.  EquiTrust Life Insurance Company will fund the loans. Johnson is a majority shareholder.  The Small Business

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Cancer Survivor Therapy Dog “Moose” Awarded Honorary Veterinary Degree from Virginia Tech

“Moose” is a mental health therapy dog and cancer survivor One awesome therapy dog “Moose” is one awesome therapy dog who is getting big honors from Virginia Tech. He’s worked at Virginia Tech’s Cook Counseling Center since 2014. Moose has been in more than 7,500 counseling sessions, making him one awesome mental health advocate. Overcoming obstacles He’s had some challenges of his own. Earlier this year, doctors diagnosed Moose with prostate cancer. He’s made it through aggressive rounds of chemotherapy

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Girl Creates Plastic Curtain With Arm Holes To Hug Her Grandparents

Plastic curtain with arm holes is genius hack to get to hug grandparents A plastic curtain with armholes brought 10-year-old Paige Okray the thing she’s really been missing during this coronavirus lockdown. A hug with her grandparents. She and her mom, Lindsay, created the curtain using a shower curtain, paper plates, Ziploc bags and a hot glue gun. ‘You get to hug me!’ Paige Okray to her grandparents on the other side of plastic curtain Mom Lindsay is a nurse

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Grandpa Uses Drone To Deliver Doughnuts To Grandsons

Drone to the rescue when grandpa lives so close, but lockdown means he’s so far What happens when Gramps misses is boys? It was a drone to the rescue when Grandpa Kevin was missing his beloved grandsons. Milo, Emet and Oren live less than a mile away, so in regular times, Gramps got to see his favorite boys all the time. A sweet, brilliant idea is launched But with the coronavirus lockdown situation, they haven’t been able to see each

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