THE HAPPINESS REPORT (9.28.21)
MAN DELIVERS DONATED RVS TO WILDFIRE VICTIMS AND NOW 95 FAMILIES HAVE A PLACE TO STAYRecreational vehicles are a great way to tour the country and see the sights, but thanks to the efforts of one dedicated father-daughter team, they’ve also become a lifeline for people who’ve lost their homes to California’s latest spate of devastating wildfires.
The brainchild of Woody Faircloth, the nonprofit EmergencyRV.org pairs folks who are willing to donate their campers to a worthy cause with those in need.
Source: Good News Network
WWII VETERAN FINALLY MEETS WOMAN WHO WROTE HIM A LETTER 12 YEARS AGOIn 2009, when Dashauna Priest was just 9 years old, her third grade class project was to write letters of gratitude to military veterans. Priest’s letter was sent to Frank Grasberger, a World War II veteran, and he’s kept it ever since.
"It meant so much to me and touched my heart so much," Grasberger told "Good Morning America." "Keeping it with me made me feel like I was with her, protecting her."
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BIG MAMA DOG ADOPTS NEWBORN KITTEN AND CARRIES HER AROUND IN HER MOUTHThree weeks ago, Brittany Callan wasn’t planning on adding more animals to her life. Then she heard meowing coming from the back of her aunt’s garage.
There, in the grass, was a newborn kitten. Callan placed the little animal on a soft blanket in the shade nearby, hoping the mom would return. But hours later, the kitten was still alone. She knew the little animal wouldn’t make it through the night, so she decided to take the little blind baby home.
Callan’s Doberman pinscher, Ruby, had just had puppies, and she hoped that the dog's mothering instincts would kick in when she saw the helpless kitten.
Source: The Dodo
GROOM PROPOSES ADOPTION TO HIS BRIDE’S DAUGHTERS AT WEDDINGAt a wedding in Detroit, a groom surprised his bride and her two young daughters by asking the girls if he could adopt them.
YOUNG BOY GIVES PLUSH TOY TO A MOM IN RESTAURANT: “I’VE WON IT FOR YOUR LITTLE GIRL”A young mother said she was left “tearing up” after a young boy’s kind gesture in a restaurant.
Sophie Crehan, 24, was in the Lymewood Farm restaurant in Haydock, England on Sunday afternoon with her family. She had taken her two children, George, five, and Florence, two, for a roast dinner as a weekend treat.
Source: Healthy Happy News
MEET THE FRIENDS WHO ARE FINDING JOY IN THE AGE GAPClaire, 43, and Chrissie, 73. London
Claire and Chrissie met through South London Cares, a charity that tackles loneliness and isolation by bringing older and younger neighbours together. They speak on the phone and go for walks in the local park. Within only a few months of knowing each other, they say they felt like old friends, regularly ‘crying with laughter’ over the same jokes.
Source: Positive News
SAVED FROM BULLDOZERS, BABY BIRD STEALS HEARTSTemperatures were pushing 100 degrees in East Sacramento on July 9. Still, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s contractors and construction workers made steady progress on the Sacramento River East Levee project, until a contractor noticed something out of place.
Among the bustle of activity, contract worker Roberto Navarez spotted two gray, baby birds sitting on the levee, right in the path of a massive bulldozer shoving along a mound of dirt. He noticed several long branches from a huge oak tree stretched over the levee, but he couldn’t see a nest anywhere in the tree.
Source: Good News Network