Custodian Sends Kids to Boston College for Free
Posted on : 07-23-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
There's nothing out of the ordinary about Fred Vautour's job - he's a night custodian at Boston College. What is extraordinary is how he's used a perk for Boston College employees - free admission for children, providing that they qualify - to send all five of his children to the prestigious private university. The first of Vautour's children to qualify was his daughter Amy, in 1998, and he was so proud that her acceptance letter is now framed and hanging from a wall at his home. His other four children…
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A Little Girl Finds a Medal and Shows Her Mettle
Posted on : 07-22-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
While all that glitters may not be gold, it turned out the sparkle that caught the eye of 6-year-old Chloe Smith was exactly that. While taking a walk with her father down an Atlanta street, Chloe saw some trash on the side of the road. In it, what looked like a gold medal caught her eye. A few weeks earlier in Atlanta, Olympic gold medalist Joe Jacobi lost his gold medal when someone broke into his car. The thief stole several of his possessions, including the 1992 gold medal he…
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Man Finds His Mom With The Help Of Google Earth
Posted on : 07-20-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Saroo Brierley lived more than 25 years without his Mother. Knowing that there was still hope, he spent much of his time in recent years trying to locate her only to be told it would be impossible. At the ripe young age more than 26 years ago, Saroo was with his Mother and brother at the train station with the parent and brother telling Saroo to wait at the station. Falling asleep and waking up on a train by himself, he had no idea where he went. Eventually he was…
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