Wednesday, October 21

Inspired

15yo Indian girl cycles over 700 miles for 8 days to bring home her stranded wounded father
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15yo Indian girl cycles over 700 miles for 8 days to bring home her stranded wounded father

After learning that her father who works as a migrant worker in the city could not return home when the government imposed the lockdown restrictions and curfews nationwide, 15-year-old Jyoti Kumari from India decided to take things in her own hands. As her father can no longer work due to coronavirus and even have injuries due to work, Kumari is determined to bring him back herself. Kumari and her father, Mohan Paswan used up all their savings to buy a 1,537 rupees (equivalent to around $20) bicycle and also for travel expenses. Equipped with only a bottle of water and a handphone for communication, Kumari took her father on a bicycle ride from Haryana to their house in Bihar. After a 1,126 kilometers ride that took 8 days, Kumari and her father safely reach their home. ...
93-year-old navy veteran speeder gets away with it by telling the judge his heroic story
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93-year-old navy veteran speeder gets away with it by telling the judge his heroic story

One mistake does not have to rule your entire life or define you in any way possible - just like this one mistake by this 93 year old man named Nicolas Manzo. Manzo was caught speeding and having a red light violation at Pleasant Valley Parkway. As he arrived at the court, Chief Judge Frank Caprio was waiting for him. Caprio asked if Manzo remembers the violation he made. "I went and investigated it four or five times, I was wrong, no question about it. I made a right-hand turn and that's the first violation I've got in 72 years of driving," said Manzo. Yes, he's been driving for 72 years. Manzo is not your average old man - he's 93 years old and a World War 2 Navy veteran. Looking at how amazingly he admitted to his mistake and proudly held his head while owning his mistak...
Girl steps up to ask teen with down syndrome to homecoming after he was rejected by others—she was awarded a brand new car for her kindness
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Girl steps up to ask teen with down syndrome to homecoming after he was rejected by others—she was awarded a brand new car for her kindness

A simple act of kindness is just what you need to change everything and this story of 17-year-old down syndrome Daniel Rivas proves that. It all started when Daniel wanted to go to homecoming with a date but he was turned down many times. This is when the kindhearted Kylie Fronius stepped in and made her sweet proposal to Daniel at school, which quickly hit the social media. "I don't think of kids with a disability as them being different. I think of them just as a normal person learning in a different way," said Kylie. "Someone took the time to take my son to homecoming, words can't describe what I'm feeling," said Tonya Rivas (Daniel's mother) whose clearly touched with the length that Kylie took to make her friend happy. Thanks to this simple act of kindness, the FOX5 Su...
Police officer bought a bike to an 18-year-old after found out he walked 7 miles just to get to work
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Police officer bought a bike to an 18-year-old after found out he walked 7 miles just to get to work

Not many people are willing to walk as far as seven miles just to get to work. When police officer Kurt Keffer discovered an 18 year old young man who walk to company, he knew he had to do something about it. It all started when officer Keffer was making his night stroll in the industrial section of Benicia, California and suddenly spotted a figure in dark hoody walking down the street. As he normally didn't see anyone out at that time, it was natural that he approached the figure who turned out to be the 18-year-old Jordan Dunkin. "I noticed it was a police officer car. Okay, I'm not going to move. I don't want anyone to think that I have any weapons," told Jordan recalling the moment. As Keffer approached him, Jordan explained that he was just walking home from work. The...
Waitress with dying husband cries after receiving $12,000 tip from complete strangers
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Waitress with dying husband cries after receiving $12,000 tip from complete strangers

When you have a sick husband, four small children, and a job to keep, going through day to day life is not easy. As Jessica, a young waiter at Chilli's concerned about the health of her husband and the thought of losing her home, there are amazing people who understand that any money that's coming in, would mean the world to this young mother. Jessica met her husband, Robert John Reboredo Jr. from mutual friends and they feel that they're meant to be right away. The couple got married, blessed with four children, and had a happy life. However, Robert was suddenly diagnosed with testicle cancer that spread to his stomach and into his lungs. He was admitted to LA Hospital. Just like that, Jessica's life changed drastically. She has to travel back and forth from LA because she can't...
The couple had conjoined twins in 2001 and took 7 months to make decision to separate them
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The couple had conjoined twins in 2001 and took 7 months to make decision to separate them

Pregnancy can be overwhelming when it's our first time. This is particularly true when we realize that the mom will be spending the next 40 miraculous weeks with the baby, growing inside you. When Emily and James Stark got pregnant for the first time, she somehow knew that she would have twins. “I just always knew in my heart that we would have twins”. During her second ultrasound, the doctors confirmed that she had conceived twins and also told them something that would change the course of their lives, thereon. “They are joined, somewhere in the lower region”, the doctor said. Even though the term ‘conjoined twins’ is something that they understood immediately but what they didn’t realize was the fact that about 35% of conjoined twins live only one day. On March 9, 2001, ...
Community buys out donuts so this shop owner can go home early and spend time with sick wife
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Community buys out donuts so this shop owner can go home early and spend time with sick wife

Life can be difficult sometimes but with the encouragements and helps from people around us can bring new hopes. When this donut shop owner’s wife fall sick, people in the communities came to offer their supports and the story went viral.  John Chan and his wife, Stella are refugees from Cambodia now living in Seal Beach, southern California. They've been a part of the community here and the couple started selling donuts, generations after generations, for more than 28 years now. Since the 1990s, the couple has been behind the counter of Donut City, 7 days a week. But one day, Chan's beloved wife of more than 30 years falls ill and now recovering from a brain aneurism. Her sister stepped in to help out but the customers immediately missed Stella. "She's always smiling, ful...
Hardworking 10yo boy sells mango juice to earn money to buy PS4 himself
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Hardworking 10yo boy sells mango juice to earn money to buy PS4 himself

Kids usually asked parents to buy them all sorts of things, especially toys. The same goes for this 10-year-old Danish Izzuddin from Malaysia, but what sets him apart is what he did after. One day, Danish asked for a game console from his parents, but they told him that they would only buy him if he got first place in his school examinations. Probably thinking that getting first place is rather hard for him, Danish finds other ways to get his dream PlayStation 4 (PS4). That was when Danish took his father's suggestion to start a small business of selling mango juice to earn money, in the same footsteps as his mother who is selling pickled mango. Danish blended the juice himself using fresh mangoes, bottled it up, and then ready to be couriered to customers. With his 17-...
Filipino students create a US$4 device that can convert noise into electricity
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Filipino students create a US$4 device that can convert noise into electricity

Noise is something annoying and we try to avoid at all course, but imagine if you could turn noise into something useful and practical like electricity! Recently, a group of innovative students from the Philippines has managed to turn it into reality as they came up with a device that could actually turn noise into electricity. While the idea of turning noise into electricity has been around for quite a while, there has been no practical inventions created so far to convert noise into electricity. That was what inspired the young investors to create a device that could transform noise from being just a waste product of human activity into a useful source of energy. The innovative device named The Sound – Light or S-Light was invented by a group of Grade 11 students from the Phi...
Autistic girl confuses bride with Cinderella, so the lady raises funds to take her to Disney World
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Autistic girl confuses bride with Cinderella, so the lady raises funds to take her to Disney World

Just like any other girls her age, six-year-old autistic Layla Lester from New York loves Disney Princesses. One day, Lester was enjoying her day at the park when she suddenly comes across a beautiful lady in a wedding dress that she mistakenly takes her as a real-life princess! Lester has autism and loves princesses. Lester sees a bride that she thinks that the lady is a real-life princess!   The soon-to-be bride named Olivia Spark together with her husband, was at that time taking their wedding photos at the Akron Falls Park in New York when she was surprised by Lester who confused her with Princess Cinderella. Lester is clearly amazed by the 'princess'. Looking at how happy and sweet Lester was, Spark decided to play along and behaved with poise and...