Faith in Humanity Restored After Rock Collection Stolen
Posted on : 04-11-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
During times of darkness, it's good to be reminded in the kindness of strangers. This is especially true when you are a young child. It really sets the tone for how you view the world if people you don't even know come to your rescue. That's exactly what happened to 13-year-old Judah Tyreman in Canada. At just 13, Judah already has his own little business. He runs a rock museum where anyone who wants to can come out and see his rare collection of rocks, gems, fossils, and more. He…
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Barber in Australia Helps Autistic Children Get Haircuts
Posted on : 04-10-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
People with disabilities have to battle situations that the average person takes for granted, but overcoming these everyday obstacles often mean the difference between having a bad day or a good day. An Australian barber found a way to relate to children with autism, making getting their haircut a little more bearable. Lisa Ann McKenzie is a talented barber, but when a 10-year-old with autism, named Jordie Rowland, came into the barbershop for a regular haircut, it was a disaster. Jordie was frightened and would not sit still. McKenzie was…
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The Return of the Guaimaro Tree
Posted on : 04-09-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Since 2011, Envol Vert, a French organization devoted to protecting biodiversity and forests throughout the world, has been working with Columbian farmers and villagers to resuscitate 20 tree species, most notably the endangered guaimaro tree. The guaimaro (Brosmium alicastrum) is an evergreen that can grow anywhere from Mexico to Brazil and has consequently picked up a lot of names: Campeche, ramon, mewu, and ojoche. English-speakers call it the Maya nut. Throughout its range, the guaimaro has been able to adapt to different climates, altitudes, and soil conditions. The tree is…
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Dominos Delivery Girl Receives Tip from Chicago Church of Over $1800
Posted on : 03-31-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
On February 25, a Dominos delivery driver in Humboldt Park in Chicago received the surprise of her life when she delivered a pizza to the New Covenant Christian Church on Sunday morning. The pastor of the church, Pastor Wilfredo De Jesús, was in the midst of the service when he ordered a pizza to make his point. He had been teaching on honoring people in their every day lives, and he challenged his people to do that. Pastor De Jesus used a tangible example when he ordered a pizza, and…
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Police Offers Attends Birthday Party for Baby He Delivered
Posted on : 03-30-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Deputy Constable Mark Diebold was heading to work in Texas when he noticed that a vehicle was whizzing past him. He signaled to the car and that's when the driver, Caleb Hall, let Diebold know that his wife's water broke and she was about to give birth. Hall and Diebold then pulled over at a nearby gas station, and the police officer helped Caleb and his wife Destiny welcome a baby girl into the world. Officer Diebold even caught the newborn and helped to ensure her airway was clear. The…
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