by Team Henné <3 / 11.8.22

The Happiness Report (11.8.22)

Deer Makes Surprise Visit To Famous Friend Who Cared For Him As A Baby

Meet Oakley — an adorable deer with friends in high places. Though he’s now growing into an independent buck, Oakley once needed a little help to learn how to care for himself.

So, Oakley decided to visit his special friend to thank him in the sweetest way.

As a young fawn, Oakley needed special care and wouldn’t be able to survive on his own in the wild. Thankfully, country singer Travis Tritt and his wife, Theresa, found Oakley near his 45-acre Hiram, Georgia, home and vowed to nurse him back to health.

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Source: The Dodo

Instead of leaning on his horn, one driver checked on the car blocking the road - and saved a life

Most people view a traffic jam as a major nuisance, but few stop to see what’s actually causing it. However, that’s exactly what Aurelio “Rikki” Todd did—and he helped save a man’s life.

Aurelio “Rikki” Todd was driving east on Burcham Drive, in Lansing, Michigan, on a run for his medical marijuana delivery service, Caregiver of Lansing when he found himself backed up by some 15 cars. As he inched forward, prepared to keep going, Todd had a thought: “The man sat there and missed two lights. There’s got to be something wrong.”

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Source: BrightVibes

Convenience store worker gives money away to strangers every paycheck

Lyn Thomas is an essential worker who is blessing her Birmingham community. When her paycheck hits, she gives parts of it away to strangers.

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Source: USA Today

He lost his legs after falling onto subway tracks. Now he's preparing for the New York City Marathon: "Bring it on"

Four years ago, Roman "Rome" Leykin was on his way to work when he suffered a seizure and fell onto the tracks of Brooklyn's L train as a subway was approaching. The incident resulted in the loss of both of his legs and a traumatic brain injury.

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Source: CBS News

Kids at Rural Penn. School Grow Produce for 'Food Desert' Farmstand: 'They're So Proud'

Students at Summit Elementary in Butler, Pennsylvania, are growing more than their minds. Under the guidance of longtime teacher Angela Eyth, they've created a bountiful garden to benefit people in need at nearby Broad Street Elementary, whose neighborhood lacks fresh-produce options.

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Source: People

How to make mindful eating part of your life

The average American spends two-and-a-half hours a day eating, and while eating we’re usually doing something else too. Because we’re working, driving, reading, watching television, or fiddling with an electronic device, we’re not fully aware of what we’re eating.

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Source: The Optimist Daily

A Homeless Man in Chicago Changed My Flat Tire: "He Really Saved Me"

One of the most popular posts this week on the massive Reddit community website evoked all the feels that come with a simple act of kindness—especially when the compassion is shown by a homeless man.

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Source: Good News Network