Second Chance Dog Wins Over Government
Posted on : 06-26-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
It takes the right temperament to be a policeman, doctor, teacher, or construction worker. As it turns out, the same holds true for animals. Recently Gavel, a German Shepherd who had been trained to work as a police dog, got fired from his job. He’s smart, the right breed, and went through the proper training, but when it came down to police work, he couldn’t cut it.   The reason – he was too nice. He loves people. He couldn’t be intimidating when he’d rather play with a suspect rather…
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A 100-Year-Old Irishman Buys an Electric Car
Posted on : 06-25-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
John Walsh, a 100-year-old retired accountant from Ireland recently purchased a vehicle, which runs 100 percent on electricity and produces zero emissions, in order to fight global warming.   John Walsh admits it. He never planned in buying a new car, especially at his age. In fact, this is the first new car that he has ever bought. Walsh, who will turn 101 next month, is concerned about the consequences of obtaining energy from fossil fuels and wants to do whatever it is in his control to help the environment.…
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22-Year-Old Helps Man with Mental Illness Prepare for a Marathon
Posted on : 06-24-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Ryan Harris, a 22-year-old caregiver trainee, has been helping Alwyn Humphrys, 44, who has schizophrenia, prepare for a half marathon for almost a year ago. Both of these men live in Wales.   Since Harris meet Gwm Celyn Nursing Home in Arbertillery, he daily has been traveling for hours in order to train Humphrys. According to Harris, he has been helping Humphrys in order to spread mental illness awareness. His goal is to be able to raise at least €1,000 so he could donate the money to Mind, an organization…
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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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The Inspiring Story of the Nashville Predators
Posted on : 06-15-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
There are many people who thought that a southern hockey team would never last. More than 20 years ago, a franchise expansion team opened up in Nashville, TN called the Nashville Predators. Although the team went through a lot of struggles and changes, they are now playing in the Stanley Cup. This is the story of how they were able to build a team from the ground up and win at a high level.     Fan Support   Tennessee is a football state and will be for the foreseeable…
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