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Nobel Prize Committee: Award Sir Nicholas Winton the Nobel Peace Prize
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In 1939 a British man, Sir Nicholas Winton, saved 669 mainly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia, which was under occupation by Nazi Germany. While risking his own life he organized train transports--Read more on the petition page -
Five Reasons To Be Kind
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- 3 days ago -
In a dominant paradigm weighted towards self-interest and self-orientation, we must make a special effort to question our mode of being. Can we afford to be narrowly self-focused? Please note, comment and forward.
Israeli School Unites Muslim, Jewish and Christian Students WIth Cerebral Palsy
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- 5 days ago -
In the Tel Aviv suburb of Zahala, about 150 students study at the ONN School for Special Education. The school is special in that most of the children who attend, have cerebral palsy and other degenerative diseases while others have secondary disabilit
Cat Bestowed Shelter's Hero Dog Citation for Saving Kid From Canine
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- 12 days ago -
For the first time, a Los Angeles shelter's Hero Dog award has gone to a cat.
The Wanted 18   video
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- 17 days ago -
It started simply enough, the purchase of 18 cows. These were not ordinary times. Palestinian movement in the West Bank was rising and soon the cows, providing milk for their children rather than buying it from Israel were being sought by the Israel army
This Is How Billy the Rescue Stray Transforms the Life of a Child With Autism
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- 21 days ago -
Billy a rescue stray has made a complete difference to an autistic child, Fraser Booth, and brought him out of his shell.
Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Boys' Schools 'Abuse Investigated'
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- 23 days ago -
The allegations centre on Dowdeswell Court and Badgeworth Court schools in Gloucestershire and Clouds House in Wiltshire - all privately run.
NY Food Banks Seek $16 Million in State Funding to Restock Their Barren Shelves
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- 25 days ago -
Food banks across New York state are running out of food due to rising need and falling benefits. Now they are asking the state legislature for an additional $16 million in funding, just to keep the shelves stocked through the end of the year.
The Hooters - All You Zombies   video
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- 25 days ago -
All You Zombies" is a song by The Hooters. It was first recorded live and released as a single in 1982. The band performed the song at the Live Aid benefit concert in Philadelphia, on July 13, 1985.
Asylum-Seekers Make Plea for Help to NZ Government - National - NZ Herald News
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- 26 days ago -
Dont be fooled by propaganda from the New Zealand government. They dont help stateless people inside NZ who were born here. No money, no help.
Eleven-Year-Old Boy Blows Away the Competition at School Talent Show With Sensational Rendition of Whitney Huston's Hit I Will A
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- 26 days ago -
Whitney Houston's 1992 hit I Will Always Love You is a notoriously difficult song to sing, but one pre-teen in Arkansas makes hitting those high notes look like a piece of cake in a new video clip.
Teacher Eats Class Pet Hamster to Teach Pupil's Harsh Lesson in 'the Value of Life'
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- 33 days ago -
Children reportedly looked on in horror as the male teacher took the furry rodent out of its cage and swallowed it whole.
India's Slum Children Push Politicians To Provide Clean Water, Toilets
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- 36 days ago -
Struggling Indian kids have heard their government's promises, but they haven't seen much action - so they're taking matters into their own little hands.
German Woman, 65, Gives Birth to Quadruplets
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- 41 days ago -
A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday. RTL said the babies stood a strong chance of survival but possible
Texas Cop Drives 11 Hours, Dresses as Superman to Surprise Boy With Cancer - ABC News
Offbeat  (tags: children, super heroes, feel good )

- 48 days ago -
There are good cops out there and this is just one of many. A feel good story.

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