Teen Faces Cancer Like A Champion
Posted on : 02-04-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
According to a recent article in the Huffington Post, Jason Garskiewicz is just as much a hero off the field as he is playing lacrosse. The 13-year-old plays for his team in Haddonfield, NJ. While his fans are used to him scoring lacrosse goals, they were even more inspired when he beat cancer and overcame the amputation of most of his right leg, says the article.   In December of last year, says the article, Jason was experiencing some ankle pain after basketball practice. Since bumps, bruises, and pain are…
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Helping Hands: Volunteers In Singapore Come Together For The Common Good Of Those In Need
Posted on : 12-11-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
When most people think of Thailand, they think of the sunshine and beautiful coasts with tropical climates. In the northern part of the country in Chiang Rai, however, the temperature can drop to around 35 degrees in the late seasons. This is a big issue for the less fortunate who cannot afford winter clothing.   The number of children and adults who fall into illness from lack of proper clothing is disheartening. This is where the group of Singaporean volunteers comes in to help these people out. To date, they…
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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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