Monthly Archives: March 2013

“I Think It was Something Anybody Should Have Done. I’m Just Happy the Girl is OK”

In December 2012, Paige Jackson, a seventh-grader at North Whidbey Middle School on Whidbey Island, Washington, saw a student who was injured when a pickup truck struck her while she was in a crosswalk on Whidbey Avenue. Paige ran to … Continue reading

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“Nothing in the Bible or in Catholic Teaching can be Used to Justify Prejudicial or Discriminatory Attitudes and Behaviors”

In 2013, a male student at McQuaid Jesuit High School in Brighton, New York, requested that he be allowed to attend Junior Prom with another young man. Father Edward Salmon, president of the school, decided to allow the students to … Continue reading

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Crosswalk Madness

On 3 November 2006, students at Austin High School in Austin, Minnesota, took advantage of an unusual architectural and geographical feature of the school to pull an impressive prank. Two buildings of the school are across a street from each … Continue reading

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“When I Think About It, I Get All Choked Up Because I Didn’t Think I Would See This Ring Again”

In March 2013, Susan Hrabliuk’s lost wedding ring was returned to her several weeks after she had lost it on a street in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The ring was a combination engagement ring, wedding band, and first anniversary ring — … Continue reading

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Starbucks: A Company that Supports Gay Rights

On 22 March 2013, Howard Schultz, the CEO of coffee chain Starbucks, stood up to an anti-gay investor. Tom Strobhar, head of the National Organization for Marriage, an organization that is against legalizing same-sex marriage, stated at the Starbucks annual … Continue reading

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The Story of a Broken Cheeseburger

In March 2013 at a Chili’s fast-food restaurant in Midvale, Utah, Anna MacLean, age 25, took her little sister, Arianna Hill, a seven-year-oldwho has autism, to lunch. Afterward, Arianna was going to see the Easter Bunny. However, Arianna’s cheeseburger was … Continue reading

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“In a World Full of People Looking Out for Themselves, I Wanted To Prove that There are Actually People Who Care Enough to Do the Right Thing”

Engineer David Brown lost his wallet on the side of Highway 90, near Houma, Louisiana. Fortunately, in March 2013 two Grambling State University (Louisiana) students — Alexandria Smalls and Duvar Retherford — found and returned his wallet to him. The … Continue reading

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