Monthly Archives: April 2013

In Death, Still Holding Hands

Source of Photos: http://www.brentjes.com/van%20meurs.htm In the past, the people of the Netherlands were very aware of differences in religion and class. In a cemetery in Roermont is a cemetery that is divided into sections. The biggest section is for Catholics, but … Continue reading

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“You Again? How Many Times am I Going to Have to Beat the Tar Out of You Tonight?”

A woman was working the night shift at a convenience store in France when two men who had been in a fight — one had a black eye and a split lip, and the other had a nosebleed and a … Continue reading

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“Acts like THIS are What We Middle Easterners Know Our Homeland For”

Someone calling him- or herself Humans of New York was impressed by the customer service at Al Pasha Restaurant and Juice Bar at 1178 Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, New York. Humans of New York wrote, “I wanted to … Continue reading

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“We’re Very Proud She Decided to Do the Right Thing, and Didn’t Hesitate for a Second”

On 18 January 2013, while walking home from Beverly Hills Middle School in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, Aniyah Butler, an 11-year-old sixth-grader, found a black purse with a new iPhone inside. Aniyah saw Police Sergeant James Reif walking to nearby Bywood … Continue reading

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“You Know, Mom, I Love You and Thank You for Giving Me Another Mom. You’ll Always be My Mom, But Thank You for Giving Me Her”

Dr. Roseanna Means, a physician who trained at Harvard and now works at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, helps homeless women. For example, she will approach a homeless woman sitting on a park bench and say, “I have … Continue reading

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“I Thought I was a Lone Wolf. I Just Stuck by Myself. And as It Turns Out, I Actually Fit In”

In April 2013 at Miller High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, Tyrell Clay was elected Prom King, but he gave the crown to a long-time friend, Adam Chadwick, and let him be king. Tyrell is a popular athlete who plays … Continue reading

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$1 eBook: The Funniest People Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes

Some samples: 1) Ohio State University football coach Woody Hayes spent a lot of time visiting ill children in Children’s Hospital. One day, he got a telephone call from a woman he didn’t know, but who had a daughter—an Ohio … Continue reading

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$1 eBook: 250 Anecdotes About Opera

This book contains 250 anecdotes about opera, including these anecdotes: 1) When Pierre Monteux started working at the Metropolitan Opera, he decided to buy a shiny Ford touring-car. He paid $300 for the car, which he was proud of at … Continue reading

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“CHAINSAW PANDA. BE AFRAID … BE VERY AFRAID”

Source of Photo: http://imgur.com/a/tvS1V#yGgkzK8 Reddit user Bushytailswisher has a 12-year-old daughter named Eliza who likes an illustration depicting Chainsaw Panda that was created by an artist at the online youth-oriented clothing store “Pause Designs — Malls Suck, Support Underground.” Eliza wanted … Continue reading

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“It was a Lusciously Smooth Ride from What I Can Remember”

On 24 April 2013, Reddit user Seenic made a post with this title: “3 nights ago my bike was stolen. It just turned up back in my yard this morning with this note … Ain’t even mad.” Of course, Seenic … Continue reading

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