Young Entrepreneur Given a Hand
Posted on : 06-16-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
There is an inspirational story on the ABC News website about a young boy who was given a helping hand by some strangers recently. Q'yaron Gadson, 11, asked a man in Fayetteville, North Carolina, if he needed someone to mow his lawn. The man didn't, but he was struck by the ambition of the boy, who didn't even own a lawnmower himself yet was ready to get to work. To assist Gadson, the man reached out to his friends, husband and wife Bobby and Kimi West, who own a lawnmower…
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California Man Proves Himself a Hero
Posted on : 06-14-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
A man in Citrus Heights, California, has proven himself to be a hero by helping to extinguish a fire at a church. CJ Sparks was driving past a Lutheran Church when he noticed flames coming from one of the windows and immediately called the fire department. Then, instead of waiting around for them to arrive or leaving, he got busy fighting the fire himself.   Sparks rushed inside the church itself to grab some fire extinguishers and then turned them against the flames. Inspired by his example, a woman who…
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Man Saves Burning Church
Posted on : 06-13-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
A 20-year-old man from Roseville, California is being hailed a hero in his local community. Last week local resident CJ Sparks had noticed some black smoke and what appeared to be the start of a fire. He discovered that the fire was at the Advent Lutheran Church in Citrus Heights. A portion of the exterior as well as several nearby pallets were going up in flames. The fire department had not arrived yet and CJ knew he had to do something to stop the fire from spreading.   CJ jumped…
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Irishman Learned to Read and Write at Age 53
Posted on : 06-12-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Tony Moloney, a former taxi driver from Ireland, moved the media after confessing that he was an illiterate for decades.   Moloney, now 60, spent many years of his life in fear. He had a secret. He did not know how to read or write. He was an illiterate and was ashamed because of it. But the brave Irishman also did not know about his dyslexia, learning disorder which affects millions of individuals. And like other dyslexics, Moloney struggled in school.   But Moloney was good at maths, and he…
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Mom Earns Honorary Degree After Attending Classes with Son
Posted on : 06-11-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
In 2012 Marty O’Connor suffered a terrible accident, which changed his life forever. The young man had just finished his undergrad degree from the University of Colorado and was beginning his career. However his life was altered when he became a quadriplegic after suffering a fall down the stairs at his workplace. Marty did not let that stop him from achieving one of his goals- receiving his Masters in Business Administration.   Thanks to his mom Judy O'Connor, Marty was able to take classes for his MBA degree at Chapman…
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