by Team Henné <3 / 8.02.22

The Happiness Report (8.2.22)

She lost her hair battling a brain tumor. Her son grew his hair out to make her a wig.

When a mom lost her hair due to a benign brain tumor, her son grew out his own hair and cut it to make a wig for her.

In 2003, Melanie Shaha of Gilbert, Ariz., started having dull headaches which doctors later concluded were symptoms of a benign brain tumor of the pituitary gland.

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Source: TODAY

4,000 — That’s How Many Laboratory Beagles Just Got A 2nd Chance At Life.

Thousands of beagles are looking for forever homes after a monumental rescue effort that took years to complete.

In May 2022, 500 beagles were rescued from a life of laboratory testing thanks to multiple animal rescue organizations. Now, with a little help from a U.S. District Court ruling, the rest of the dogs from Envigo breeding facility will be saved as well!

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Source: Inspire More

Marine Surprises Mother After 2.5 Years Apart

A corporal in the U.S. Marines surprised his mom on Thursday after they had not seen each other for more than 900 days.

Corporal Joseph A. Hobbins, a graduate of Northport High School, returned to Long Island to surprise his mother, Paula DiMeo Stayne, while wearing a Santa Claus costume.

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Source: Patch

What's the most '80s song of all time? People share their most bodacious answers.

Maybe we have nostalgia-driven television shows like “Stranger Things” to blame, but music from the '80s has made its way back into the mainstream. Just what makes that '80s sound so distinctive?

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Source: Upworthy

Detectorist finds ring woman inherited from dad

A woman who lost her late father's ring in a sandpit said she was "astounded" when a metal detectorist found it.

Mel Hieatt, 49, noticed the item was missing at Chantry Park, Ipswich, at about 15:00 BST on Wednesday.

"Parents, children and three boys from the high school helped me search for more than two hours," she said.

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Source: BBC