THE HAPPINESS REPORT (10.5.21)
DUTCH SUPERMARKET CHAIN TO OPEN 200 NEW ‘CHAT CHECKOUTS’ TO COMBAT LONELINESSDutch supermarket chain Jumbo will open two hundred new so-called chat cash registers next year. These are cash registers for people who are not in a hurry and would "like to have a chat" at the checkout, according to the supermarket chain.
DOG CHAINED IN ABANDONED BACKYARD CAN'T BELIEVE HE'S FINALLY BEING RESCUEDWhen a man living in Detroit returned home one day and noticed that someone had dumped a chained dog in a neighboring backyard, he frantically began calling around for someone to help. Luckily, Rebel Dogs Detroit took the call and sent a volunteer, Tiffany Perkins, out to investigate. She had no idea what to expect when she first arrived — but as soon as she saw Beaker, her heart just melted.
Source: The Dodo
MAN FINDS LOVE ON TINDER… AND A NEW KIDNEY - ‘I NEVER WOULD’VE EXPECTED THAT’Making a connection on the dating app Tinder can lead to anything from a casual hookup to a lifetime commitment. For one lucky couple, a fateful swipe led not only to true love but to a second chance at a happy, healthy life together.
Reid Alexander was diagnosed with the genetic kidney disease Alport syndrome at age 17. By the time he graduated college, his symptoms had progressed to the point that his kidneys were only functioning at 20% capacity.
Source: Good News Network
CHEF SERVES KIDS BETTER FUTUREA Dallas chef is serving up second chances with a side of success for kids coming out of juvenile detention and getting back on their feet.
MCDONALD'S MANAGER JUMPS INTO ACTION, SAVES CUSTOMER IN DIABETIC SHOCKA McDonald’s manager is being credited with saving the life of a man who went into diabetic shock in Michigan.
It started as a typical September day for Susan Causey, she had just pulled in to pick up her husband from the senior center in Southgate when the red flags went up.
Source: ABC 10 San Diego