North Texas Teen Delivers Personal Notes of Encouragement to Young Hospital Patients

date January 20th, 2021 category Stories

A North Texas teenager spent her winter break doing #SomethingGood to make others smile. She wrote more than 120 cards of encouragement for patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. Each handwritten card, wishing them well during an ongoing pandemic. “You’re so loved, and very strong, you are so beautiful,” said Byron Nelson High School Senior, …

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This California teen started a nonprofit to help kids learn about science. He just got accepted into Stanford

date January 20th, 2021 category Stories

Every year, high school seniors anxiously wait for college admissions letters, hoping they get accepted into their dream schools. Ahmed Muhammad was one of them. So when Muhammad got accepted into Stanford University, he was delighted. “It was a dream come true,” Muhammad told CNN. “It still doesn’t feel real.” He will become a first-generation …

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15-Year-Old Innovator Named ‘Kid Of The Year’ By Time Magazine

date January 20th, 2021 category Stories

Scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao is Time Magazine’s first-ever “Kid of the Year.” The 15-year-old was chosen from a list of thousands of other amazing kids who are working to change the world. The honor is in recognition of Rao’s commitment to creating scientific solutions. At 10 years old, she created a lead detection tool …

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Kid meteorologist’s infectious smile, daily weather report encourage hearts across region

date January 20th, 2021 category Stories

“I’m feeling really happy and excited to make people happy,” Noah said in an interview. “I like being happy and I want people to be happy.” ST. LOUIS — At 9 a.m. Monday through Sunday, every morning, you’ll find Noah Jelenovic, an energetic first-grader cheerfully delivering his version of a weather report via @goodmorningstl. Noah, …

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St. Mary’s girls lacrosse finds a way to give back in dark times

date January 20th, 2021 category Stories

Weeks ago, St. Mary’s junior Hadley Chadwick wondered if there was any way she could find a way to inject a little light in a year marred by misery. With her father, Chris, they found it. Chadwick had helped the St. Mary’s’ Easter basket drive earlier in the year. She thought, why not do something …

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Local pet store starts food distribution for animal shelters

date January 20th, 2021 category Stories

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – A local pet store has started a distribution project to make sure that animal shelters in the area have enough food. Gratton explained once they started reaching out to shelters, they realized many of them were desperate for food. With that being said, they decided to make it an ongoing project. …

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So many pets have been adopted during the pandemic that shelters are running out

date January 18th, 2021 category Stories

“They’re going like hot cakes,” said one operator of an animal shelter in Maryland Animal shelters in the Washington region are experiencing a unique problem: As the coronavirus pandemic has kept more residents at home, it has created such a high demand for adopting dogs that the supply is increasingly limited. Some shelters and humane …

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Deaf Dog Trapped in 20 Ft. Rabbit Hole Rescued After 30 Hours: ‘It Was Like a Miracle’

date January 18th, 2021 category Stories

Dizzy, a deaf cocker spaniel, was rescued from a rabbit hole in Burlish Top, Worcestershire, thanks to her quick-thinking owner and a friend with a digger. A deaf dog was reunited with her owner after spending 30 hours stuck down a 20-foot rabbit hole in Burlish Top, Worcestershire in England. According to SWNS, a hearing-impaired …

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