Monthly Archives: July 2014

“Congratulations! You’re an Inspiration!”

In June 2014, Diana Benavidez left her red wallet on a shopping cart in the parking lot of the Southmost HEB grocery store in Brownsville, Texas. She said, “It was terrible.” The wallet contained “my baby’s pictures, ID’s and everything.” … Continue reading

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A Good Deed for Tourists

curtrog wrote on Instagram about a good deed that he and a friend named Patricia Ang did (apparently in San Francisco, California) after finding some backpacks that thieves had taken after breaking into tourists’ cars: “My friend @patriciapmang and I … Continue reading

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“We Saw the School Bus, and It was Smoking Real Bad, and We Knew We had to Get Those Kids Out of the Bus”

On 30 April 2014, sisters Bettye Windom and Beth Insley noticed that something was wrong with a Claiborne County school bus on Highway 28 in Copiah County, Mississippi. On the bus were 22 children, the bus driver, and three chaperones. … Continue reading

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A Good Deed for Ramadan

On a Ramadan evening in 2014, as Rasheed Pericheri, a 36-year-old Indian, was going to a mosque to pray, he found a small blue purse containing credit cards, money, and important United Arab Emirates and Italian documents lying on a … Continue reading

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A Surprise for Mom and Dad

Also: Timothy DeLaGhetto, “Surprise for Mom & Dad.” YouTube. 28 July 2014 http://tinyurl.com/q2evjlp Timothy DeLaGhetto is a popular YouTube comedy star — he has 2.5 million subscribers. Having so many subscribers, he makes a fair amount of money from his … Continue reading

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Direnkahkaha: Resist, Laugh

Source: “Results for #direnkahkaha.” Twitter. Accessed 30 July 2014 http://tinyurl.com/jvl9oao In July 2014, Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc attacked “moral corruption” in a speech and stated how a moral woman should act: The moral woman “will not laugh in … Continue reading

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Sadie doesn’t want her brother to grow up (YouTube)

Sadie doesn’t want her brother to grow up (YouTube) “Sadie just learned that her little brother will eventually grow up, and won’t always be the baby he is now. That’s an overwhelming concept for her, and she’s not taking it … Continue reading

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