Monthly Archives: November 2012

“A Child Can Play to Their Heart’s Content Where there are No Content Hearts”

Some impoverished children in third-world countries find great joy in kicking a ball. Unfortunately, many of the soccer balls given to these children do not last very long. Tim Jahnigen made it his mission to develop a ball that would … Continue reading

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“The Prophet Muhammad Embodied Mercy and Patience on a Daily Basis, and Taught that Killing a Single Person is Equivalent to Killing All of Humanity”

On 11 September 2012, terrorists killed Chris Stevens, the United States ambassador to Libya, in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Three other people died in the attack. The attack was at first thought to be a … Continue reading

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“You Were an Amazing Mum, Fun, Cool and Very Unnormal. You’re My Hero—It was Really Brave to Save My Beautiful Sisters’ Lives”

In October 2012 in Cardiff, South Wales, Karina Menzies, a 31-year-old hero mother, threw her daughters—Ellie, age eight, and Tiana, age 23 months—out of the path of a hit-and-run driver—but she became the victim of the hit-and-run driver and died … Continue reading

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“I Couldn’t Stay Inside Very Long, I Stunk So Bad of River Water”

On 19 October 2012, a boat accident occurred at a Front Street dock in Melbourne, Florida. Robert Vitaliano, a Brevard County sheriff’s sergeant who was on his way to a wedding reception, said, “I stepped out of my truck and … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Want to Die This Way. I Don’t Want to Die. Don’t Leave Me”

On 3 November 2012 in San Antonia, Texas, off-duty police officer Sergeant Jesse Garcia rescued two teenaged females—one 17 and one 19—from a burning car on Loop 1604 near Sulfur Springs Road. He was the first person on the scene. … Continue reading

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The Coolest Kid at Lakewood, Ohio, High School

On 4 November 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, stopped at the My Friends Restaurant before making a campaign appearance in nearby Lakewood, Ohio. As he stood at the cash register to … Continue reading

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“Did I Vote?”

On 5 November 2012 in Southfield Township, Michigan, Ty Houston, age 48, a home care registered nurse, was filling out his absentee ballot when a medical emergency occurred. He said, “I was filling out the form as were an elderly … Continue reading

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