by Team Henné <3 / 6.21.22

The Happiness Report (6.21.22)

Kind strangers showed up big for a dad who bought a way-too-tiny lawn mower

If you're looking for a reminder of the good in people, we've got some sweet evidence for you.

Madison Mealy and her husband Blake recently moved to a rural area in the Blue Ridge Mountains and are new to country living. Mealy shared a video on TikTok showing her husband mowing the lawn with their baby in a backpack.

Cute, right? The only problem is they have a humongous lawn and her husband was mowing it with the teeniest push mower.

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Source: Upworthy

5-Year-Old Girl Crowned Youngest Published Author By Guinness World Records

Bella-Jay Dark surprised her family last year when she told them she was going to write a book. Her parents thought it was just "one of those things" children say.

Except she was serious, and her book The Lost Cat has been officially published by Ginger Fyre Press.

It has since sold over 1,000 copies.

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Source: Sunny Skyz

Teen enlists entire school to give thoughtful thank you for custodians

A teenager in Atchison, Kansas is showing his high school custodians how much they're appreciated — and getting the whole student body involved to help him do it.

Kaleb Kelley-Jones was trying to find a way to give back to his community. When he saw how hard his school janitors work everyday to clean up after the kids, he decided to show the caretakers their quiet contributions are valued.

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Source: USA Today

Father And Son Duo Paint Woman's House For Free

What started as a free power washing job turned into a complete home makeover.

A father and son duo who run the YouTube channel "Cabin on the Hill" spend their free time helping their community with free yard work and home improvements. The whole channel is very heartwarming.

In this episode, they paint the entire outside of a woman's house. The home was in desperate need of a paint job.

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Source: Sunny Skyz

‘I am amazed’: 101-year-old Dutch woman reunited with painting looted by Nazis

At the age of 101, a Dutch woman has been reunited with a painting that had been looted from her father by the Nazis during the second world war, but she has decided to sell it through Sotheby’s in London so that her family can benefit from the proceeds.

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Source: The Guardian

Most Loyal Pup Ever Makes Sure Lost Boy With Down Syndrome Stays Safe

When it comes to faithful friends, you just can’t beat the companionship of a good dog.

Jose Muñoz of Houston, Texas is just 5 years old, but he already has a new appreciation for the loyalty of his dog, Alejandro. Jose’s mother, Jasmine Martinez, says they lay down for a nap one recent afternoon. When she woke up, Jose was nowhere to be found.

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Source: Inspire More

40 year-old Mom of 3 Becomes First Female Olympian to Finish a Triathlon in Under 8 Hours

A 40 year-old mom has entered the history books by becoming the first female Olympian ever to complete a full triathlon in under 8 hours—smashing the world record by over 40 minutes.

Two-time Olympic Nicola Spirig crossed the finish line in Germany in an astonishing 7 hours, 34 minutes and 19 seconds.

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Source: Good News Network