THE HAPPINESS REPORT (7.27.21)
MAN HIKES WITH SUPPORT OWL NAMED LOUIE — INSPIRING OTHERS WITH PTSD ALONG HIS WAYJaylo Miles and his beautiful PTSD barn owl have the most incredible bond.
Together they are on a mission to help raise awareness for mental health and those who are battling PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and the stigma attached to it.
Source: Good News Network
TUNISIAN TEEN SWIMMER SHOCKS WITH SURPRISE GOLD, AND HIS FAMILY'S REACTION IS EVERYTHINGAhmed Hafnaoui had the swim of his life at just the right time on Sunday. After eeking into the men's 400-meter medal race in last place out of the eight finalists, the 18-year-old swimmer from Tunisia shocked everyone by taking home the gold in the event at the Tokyo Olympics.
PANDEMIC LEADS TO UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN TODDLER AND 99-YEAR-OLD NEIGHBORThe bright spot of the pandemic for Benjamin Olson, a 2-year-old boy in Minnesota, has been becoming best friends with his next-door neighbor. Her name is Mary O’Neill and she will celebrate her 100th birthday in December.
“For more than a year, he didn’t see other kids. He didn’t interact with anyone except our family and Mary,” Benjamin’s mom, Sarah Olson, told TODAY Parents. “They ended up forming an incredibly strong bond.”
EXTREMELY RARE IMAGES OF ELUSIVE GLASS OCTOPUS SPOTTED IN THE REMOTE PACIFIC OCEANSchmidt Ocean Institute’s underwater robot SuBastian made two rare sightings of a glass octopus, a nearly transparent species whose only opaque features are its optic nerve, eyeballs and digestive tract.
TSA AGENT FINDS BRIDE’S MISSING DIAMONDThe officer reunited the bride with her rock after it fell out of her ring at the airport checkpoint.