This 5-year-old has always had milk with every meal – so when she noticed that one of her classmates couldn't afford to buy a carton of her own, she decided to take matters into her own hands. Two weeks ago, Sunshine Oelfke's grandmother Jackie Sue spotted the youngster emptying out
Imagine the feeling in the pit of your stomach when you realize you left your wedding ring somewhere. Now, imagine that the place is more than 5,000 miles away across the Atlantic Ocean. Sarah Gonnella realized as she arrived at the airport, ready to head back to Atlanta, Georgia, that
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"
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
Over five million people are affected by loneliness today, with more than one million saying they are often or always lonely, and this is predicted to increase by 40 per cent by 2030. Loneliness can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s and is as much of a health risk as smoking.
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
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
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
Former Royal Artillery gunner Phil Webb was sleeping on the streets, battling alcholism, and giving up on life after losing his job and the breakdown of his marriage. But a chance encounter with a good samaritan turned his life around.
Mr Webb told BBC TV's Inside out 'I didn't want to
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