Blind, Autistic Teen Chosen as Homecoming King
Posted on : 12-10-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
High school usually isn’t a place for uplifting news. Students at Florida’s South Plantation High are defying stereotypes with their treatment of a fellow student with several disabilities. Robert Woodruff is autistic and blind, but his jovial attitude and large group of friends have brought him the  homecoming crown  this year.   Robert is a familiar face around campus. He frequently delivers cookies to his fellow classmates, performed in a high school musical and voices daily announcements at the school. He attends every athletic, performing arts and academic event at…
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Blind High School Student With Autism Becomes A King
Posted on : 12-09-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
It's a common misconception that high school kids are mean. That's because many of us look back on our experiences and see that maybe we weren't treated the best or maybe we didn't treat others the best. That's not the case for all high schools, however. There are great kids out there who are becoming an inspiration to even us, adults, each and every day. They are the ones who are doing the right thing even if it's not the most popular things. A generation that is kinder and more…
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Walnut The Whippet Gets His Final Walk
Posted on : 12-08-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
There's nothing more powerful than seeing a group of strangers come together for someone in need. That's exactly what happened on a beach in Cornwall. It was all for one special whippet named Walnut.   According to Reddit, Walnut is 18-years-old. He's reached an age where his health has started failing. Although sad, Walnut lead a very good life. He had owners who loved him and went on lots of adventures. His owners loved him so much that they planned something special. Mark Woods posted on social media that he…
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21-Year-Old Elected to Office in Michigan
Posted on : 12-07-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
In an ugly election season, it’s important to find uplifting news wherever possible. Dearborn, Michigan, delivered exciting political news on Tuesday by electing the youngest state rep in the history of the Great Lake State. Jewell Jones is headed to the Statehouse at age 21 after a decisive victory with  66%  of the vote.   Mr. Jones is a senior studying political science and finance at the University of Michigan’s Dearborn campus. He has not yet said if he’ll be taking a break from college to focus on his legislative…
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Daycare Provider Falls Ill: Mounties to the Rescue!
Posted on : 12-05-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Imagine you own a daycare in suddenly feel so awful you are frightened for your health. You call 911 and the ambulance arrives and believes you must be taken to the hospital. It is near the end of the day and your helpers have already gone for the day, but there are still four sweet little tots entrusted to care. What would you do? That is exactly what happened to a daycare provider in Langford, B.C. who suddenly suffered a medical emergency with children in her care. Thankfully the ambulance…
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