Monthly Archives: May 2013

“I am Really Appreciative”

In early November 2012, Alice Lynch lost her driver’s license while she was going about doing her civic duty. Fortunately, someone from zip code 24022 (Roanoke, Virginia, found it and mailed it to her. Ms. Lynch wrote in a letter … Continue reading

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Tortoise helps friend who’s flipped over

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“Everyone Worked to Stop These Two TGVs [French High-Speed Trains] for a Woman in Distress”

In May 2013, an elderly woman climbed abroad the wrong TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse — French high-speed train) in Paris and soon realized that she was going in the wrong direction. She had intended to go to the city … Continue reading

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“You Can’t Target a Whole Community for What One or Two People have Done”

Source of Photo: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/may/27/york-mosque-protest-tea-biscuits On 22 May 2013, two men murdered British Army soldier Lee Rigby near the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich, southeast London, England. The two murderers told passersby that they had killed the soldier to avenge the killings … Continue reading

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Beer Thief Confesses

In May 2013, Leo and Dee Samad of Villa Hills, Kentucky, received a confession from the person who had been stealing beer from their 12-foot bar in their backyard by the in-ground swimming pool. For several years, Leo and Dee … Continue reading

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Lena Horne

Money was tight for lots of people during the Great Depression, including the family of 16-year-old Lena Horne, who in 1933 auditioned as a chorus girl at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York. She passed the audition and started … Continue reading

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“Christ Came to Take Away Our Sins, Not Our Minds”

On 21 May 2013, a tornado devastated many homes in Moore, Oklahoma, and 24 people died — ten were children. When natural disasters occur, often some people survive and some people die. Often, one or more survivors thank God for … Continue reading

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A Caring Professor

When Joan Oliver Goldsmith decided to earn an MBA degree at the University of Minnesota, she ran into some major problems trying to understand statistics, and so she went to Professor Norm Chervany and said, “I’m going to need some … Continue reading

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Big Macs for the Homeless

Source of Photo: http://imgur.com/Qn6iaqa In May 2013, the Canadian ice hockey team the Ottawa Senators scored a goal in the last minute of the third period, and because of a promotion by McDonalds, every fan who presented their ticket stub at … Continue reading

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“Am I Counting This Right? Did They Think Those were Five $10s?”

On 3 July 2013, Kristen Ruggiero waited on a couple at Uncle Tony’s Pizza and Pasta restaurant in Cranston, Rhode Island. She got to talk them a little, and she learned that the man was 50 and the woman was … Continue reading

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