Volunteer Travels Two Hours to Help Mentally Ill Man Train for Marathon
Posted on : 09-27-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Twenty-two-year-old Ryan Harris from Barry is a trainee in healthcare management who is currently training for the Cardiff Half Marathon along with 49-year-old Alwyn Humphry, according to an article on Wales Online. Alwyn is schizophrenic. Ryan has been traveling two hours a day to meet with him to help him train for the Cardiff Half Marathon. Their story has now gone viral, which makes Ryan happy. The pair are running the marathon to raise awareness for mental health and to raise £1,000 to donate to Mind, a mental health charity…
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Cancer Patient and Princess Inspiring Others
Posted on : 09-06-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
A young woman by the name of Andrea Salazar has not only beat cancer but she also has inspired thousands of people across the globe with her message. Andrea realized she had cancer when she went into the hospital to get a lump on her neck inspected. While fighting cancer, she had to take some time off of school so her mom suggested modeling. Andrea was nervous at first because of the fact that she would loose all her hair to cancer. She quickly learned that hair isn't what makes…
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Olympian Simone Manuel Inspires a New Generation Of Swimmers
Posted on : 09-04-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Olympic history was made this week when Simone Manuel of Houston, Texas, became the first African-American swimmer to win Olympic Gold. Manuel was competing in her first Olympic games in Rio, Brazil and shocked all by coming out of no where and winning the Gold medal for first place in the 100 meter final and the 4 x 100 meter relay final. Manuel also took the silver in two other events including the 50 meter final. The eyes of the United States were well focused on the performances of Ledecki…
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Little Free Pantry Provides Food to A Community
Posted on : 08-30-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Many food pantries are overstocked, overworked, and rely entirely on volunteers to supply the process. Most people feel as though they don’t get enough goods to survive based on pantries alone. One little town trying something new with the food pantry: they’re making it so residents can stock the food pantry! Inspired by the idea of give a book, take a book, this pantry is making it possible for residents in their community to eat thanks to the help of others. A woman came up with the idea to make…
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Age Doesn’t Defy Your Love of Learning
Posted on : 08-29-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
There's a quote out there that goes "You can do anything you put your mind to." This is quite obvious to see when looking at 99-year-old Doreetha Daniels. She just graduated from college! Daniel's has long held a love of learning and she always knew that one day she had hoped to graduate from college. She just never knew that life would take her through the scenic route of education. It wasn't easy for her to pursue her dream of graduating college. Throughout her life things kept her from pursuing…
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