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Dallas student spreads love of reading through community service project

Kai Gomeau has his sights set on a lofty goal – he wants to attend Harvard Law School. The 15-year-old Dallas High School student knows it takes more than just good grades to reach such heights, so he set out to build his resume. “After speaking with my guidance counselor in March about the importance […]

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Five year-old raises cash for Leeds Cares charity with 100 mile cycle challenge

Penny Gladman, from Boston Spa had only learned to ride a bike a few weeks before deciding that she wanted to cycle 100 miles with the aim of raising a pound per mile for charity to help children who had been affected by coronavirus. So, the youngster, who is a pupil at Strawberry Fields Primary […]

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Praying mantis practices Kung Fu positions

Amusing footage from Argentina shows a praying mantis posing in a Kung Fu stance. Mariano del Giovannino from Buenos Aires said he thinks the mantis is trying to taunt him into a duel. He said: “I was catching some sun in the garden with my dog when I found the little green creature on the […]

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Dog keeps better balance than most humans when surfing across owner’s pool

Abby the rescued black labrador showed off her surprising balance skills when surfing across her owner’s pool in New Jersey. The sweet video was caught on camera today (June 21). Her owner commented: “To gain Abby’s trust, i intruded her to bodyboarding in the pool. “Abby is not good motivated. However, she will do anything […]

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Arizona couple win $410 million Mega Millions jackpot thanks to family birthdays, lucky penny

An Arizona couple struck lucky and won the Mega Millions jackpot after playing the lottery for nearly 40 years. The husband and wife from Glendale hauled in a $410 million Mega Millions jackpot, picking numbers based on family birthdays — and attributing the win to a lucky penny. The Arizona Lottery cited the couple as […]

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A 9-year-old and her friends have raised nearly $100,000 selling bracelets to help black-owned businesses

A group of friends with big dreams and even bigger hearts started a summer business that is helping black-owned businesses and neighborhoods in Minneapolis affected by the coronavirus pandemic and protests following the death of George Floyd. Fueled by boredom and an itch for something new, 9-year-old Kamryn Johnson and five of her friends who […]

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Billy Flanigan has pedaled 3,000 miles, delivering one smile at a time

Here’s how friend Becky Roper describes Billy Flanigan: “He’s just the perfect example of how a little act of kindness can go a long way.” Make that a really long way. A really, really long way. Flanigan, an entertainer at Walt Disney World for nearly 40 years, has ridden his bicycle thousands of miles the […]