THE HAPPINESS REPORT (3.30.21)
STRAY KITTEN SAVED BY POLICE LANDS A JOB AS THE WORLD'S CUTEST SIDEKICKAs officer J.N. Rowsey of North Carolina’s Durham Police Department headed to work earlier this week, she had no idea she’d wind up on a call that would change her life.
But by day’s end, there'd be two lives that were changed for the better.
While on routine patrol through a neighborhood, Rowsey and her partner spotted a tiny kitten who was all alone, scared and in distress. The officers decided to stop, dropping everything to lend the kitten a helping hand.
Source: The Dodo
STUDENT WITH DOWN SYNDROME RECOUNTS HIS BIG TOUCHDOWN RUN IN HIGH SCHOOL GAMESam Jordan said that his 50-yard touchdown run ahead of his high school football team's game that went viral was "the best thing that ever happened" to him.
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GOODWILL EMPLOYEE FINDS $42,000 HIDDEN IN DONATED SWEATERS, RETURNS MONEY TO OWNERWhile thrift shops are a good place to discover forgotten treasures, one Goodwill employee stumbled across the find of a lifetime.
Andrea Lessing of Oklahoma recently found mounds of cash hidden away in a pair of sweaters that were donated to her store, according to NBC affiliate KFOR. Lessing was going through the articles of clothing as routine inspection before putting them up for sale.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DEVELOPS INFECTION-DETECTING SUTURE THREADIn low and middle-income countries, 11 percent of surgical wounds develop an infection. The problem is particularly severe among women in some African nations where 20 percent of those who deliver via cesarean section experience infection at surgical sites. Realizing the scope of this problem, 17-year-old high school senior Dasia Taylor developed a suture thread that changes color if a surgical site becomes infected.
Source: The Optimist Daily
SUPERMARKET EMPLOYEE SAVES BABY IN RUNAWAY SHOPPING CARTALTON, Ill. (KTVI) — A supermarket employee in Illinois was in the right place at the right time when he saved a baby in a runaway shopping cart.
Schnucks courtesy clerk Ben Mazur was on cart duty on March 17 when he realized something was wrong.
“I seen this large shopping cart rolling down the parking lot,” said Mazur.
The cart and child were headed straight for a stop sign, so he sprinted down the parking lot and caught it.