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Fierce Competition to Be the Kindest Inmate Inside a Women’s Prison

Typically, kindness doesn't top the list of survival skills needed in a women's prison. But last week, inmates around the world who call themselves "compassionistas" teamed up to see who could perform the most acts of compassion, and competed other prisons and citizens in The 2017 Compassion Games. style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-8420654331411867"

10 times Dumbledore nailed it with kindness

I came to the Harry Potter books late in life. I was in my early 40s when Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published and to me, at that time, they were books meant for children. And although I have never actually left my childhood, my literary tastes were

Youth Risks His Life to Crawl After Suicidal Woman and Talk Her Down

A situation that could have ended in tragedy took an inspiring turn last weekend when a Good Samaritan risked his own life to comfort a suicidal woman and talk her down from the edge. The woman was first spotted on Saturday afternoon crawling across a section of beams in the

August web watch

Lets face it, August has been a fairly rubbish month. I'm not talking about the weather here, but world events. In a month that is normally part of the silly season when news is notoriously slow we have suffered terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Denmark, Hurricane Harvey, and what was that

Warm hearts giving encouragement and support to cancer patients

Sisters Ana and Silvia Fuentes, from South Pasadena in California know from first hand experience about the toll cancer takes on both the patient and the family. When their mother was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer it came as a bolt from the blue. "In that moment we couldn’t imagine

Painting rocks? That’s this summer’s social media craze?

WEST ORANGE -- Some look like superheroes. Others look like bugs. Still, others have inspirational messages scrawled across them. There aren't any design rules to take part in the national rock-painting phenomenon that's recently taken hold in West Orange. Families hoping to participate just need to pick up rocks from