by Team Henné <3 / Mar 30, 2021

THE HAPPINESS REPORT (3.30.21)

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STRAY KITTEN SAVED BY POLICE LANDS A JOB AS THE WORLD'S CUTEST SIDEKICK

As 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.

Continue reading:
https://www.thedodo.com/daily-dodo/stray-kitten-saved-by-police-lands-job-as-the-worlds-cutest-sidekick/

Source: The Dodo


STUDENT WITH DOWN SYNDROME RECOUNTS HIS BIG TOUCHDOWN RUN IN HIGH SCHOOL GAME

Sam 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.

Watch video + read article:
https://www.today.com/news/student-down-syndrome-recounts-his-big-touchdown-run-high-school-t213234

Source: TODAY


GOODWILL EMPLOYEE FINDS $42,000 HIDDEN IN DONATED SWEATERS, RETURNS MONEY TO OWNER

While 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.

Continue reading:
https://people.com/human-interest/goodwill-employee-finds-42000-in-donated-sweaters-returns-money-to-owner/

Source: PEOPLE


HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DEVELOPS INFECTION-DETECTING SUTURE THREAD

In 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. 

Continue reading:
https://www.optimistdaily.com/2021/03/high-school-student-develops-infection-detecting-suture-thread/

Source: The Optimist Daily


SUPERMARKET EMPLOYEE SAVES BABY IN RUNAWAY SHOPPING CART

ALTON, 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.

Continue reading:
https://www.wfla.com/news/supermarket-employee-saves-baby-in-runaway-shopping-cart/

Source: WFLA