Children are the future, or at least that’s what we’ve always been told. Little kids have such bright imaginations that we expect them to come to us proclaiming their future career will be as an astronaut, a firefighter, or a princess. Well, kids frequently look up to the people they see working in their communities. When they see people like sanitation workers getting a necessary job done, they can see the value and importance of the job. One boy from Texas really saw what made these public servants so great.
No one knew of what would happen in the future when grandma Wanda accidentally invited a stranger over for Thanksgiving dinner. It was six years ago when Wanda’s message reached a strange teenager’s phone, and by chance that teen just happened to be Jamal. Only Jamal would have replied how he did. Now it’s been a few years, a lot has completely changed in both their lives. They didn’t realize what would lie ahead, and how difficult it would be to overcome. Luckily, with each other in their lives, they found it possible to pull through. Take a look at their incredible story that will restore your faith in humanity.
For 21-year-old Riley Day, her Olympic dreams weren’t unfounded. The Australian sprinter had the talent, she had the passion, and she even qualified for Tokyo 2020 with flying colors. The only thing she didn’t have was a sponsor, and with no money to make her way across the pond, she thought her Olympic journey was over – until she decided not to give up. What Riley did next proves that strength and determination will always win the race.
To this day, the late and great Farrah Fawcett is considered to be one of the most iconic actresses of all time. Her hair inspired a generation, her acting credits entertained millions of fans, and her personal life kept us all captivated. At least what we saw of it, anyway. There was so much going on behind-the-scenes that Farrah tried to keep away from the public eye, and her tragic story has only just been revealed.
Since a young age, Katie Page had always dreamed of having the perfect little family one day. But after she and her husband divorced in her early 30s, Katie’s dreams no longer seemed as possible. She felt that she needed to make a big change and move across the country to start again. Before she knew it, she had settled in with a new job and a brand new place to call home. Things were for the first time in a while, looking up. She still wasn’t sure what her future held but with a strong dream of becoming a mother, Katie decided that she would try fostering a child. This decision led to a life that Katie would never have imagined, bringing two beautiful children into her life.
Move over Mickey D’s, it would seem there’s a new big name in the fast food industry, and it’s come to steal your title. As Irish burger chain Supermac’s reclaims the “Mac” trademark, we investigate whether this means the future of McDonald’s is in jeopardy.
When billionaire Ken Griffin paid $238million dollars for a penthouse suite in 2019, he had made the largest ever purchase for a home in the United States. The apartment (if you can still call it that) is located in a residential skyscraper that sits right beside New York City’s Central Park. But Ken’s particular lot sits right above everyone else, looking down into the park from 950 feet. It’s one of the tallest buildings in the city, making it highly exclusive and sought after. Basically, it’s like living in the ultimate vacation resort.
When this 13-year-old heard about a tragic death in the news, she decided to do something about it. She learned how to code and got to work to develop an app that prevents cyberbullying. Now, she travels the country advocating for STEM projects and improving the app she created.
A former Canadian beauty queen won the lottery but didn’t keep the winnings to herself. Instead, she donated it all to a nonprofit that she created. Read about how her life as a beauty queen led her to find her love for social action.