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India's Slum Children Push Politicians To Provide Clean Water, Toilets
Offbeat  (tags: government, children, goodnews, India, slum, clean water, water, healthconditions, destruction )

Naoko
- 17 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
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
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, children, culture, ethics, health, humans, odd, overpopulation, society, women, world )

Caree
- 5 days ago - msn.com
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 )

Deborah
- 12 days ago - abcnews.go.com
There are good cops out there and this is just one of many. A feel good story.
Friends Help Familia From Tree
Offbeat  (tags: calico cat, tree, racoon, rescue, friends, animals, cats, children, goodnews, humans, off-beat, pets, photos )

Lone
- 21 days ago - beachmetro.com
A calico cat is safe after a hair-raising rescue way, way up in the Upper Beach. Startled by a racoon, the young cat scampered about 20 metres up a maple tree on Glenmount Park Road.t stayed there, mewling, for two days.
The WW1 Poet Kids Are Taught to Dislike
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, War Poems, Children, English literature, Jessie Pope )

Ray
- 25 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Jessie Pope is no longer a household name, but during World War One she was one of the most widely read poets. After decades in obscurity she has re-emerged to become a fixture on the English literature syllabus, but for all the wrong reasons.
The Woman Who Adopts Dead Babies
Offbeat  (tags: Babies, Children, Aandoned, Rubbish heap )

Ray
- 31 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Twelve years ago Bernarda Gallardo saw a headline in the local paper that changed her life. After reading the story about an abandoned baby she decided she had to help.
The Shoe That Grows Inspires Donations That Shock Its Inventor
Offbeat  (tags: climate, environment, healthconditions, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, humans, protection, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, weather, world, abuse, activists, children, culture, education, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, GoodNews, government )

Wendy
- 35 days ago - msn.com
Kenton Lee is the brain behind the innovative new shoe. He was working at a home for 140 HIV/AIDS orphans at a children's home in Nairobi when he saw that none of the children had shoes that fit. .THERE ARE -300 million children who do not have shoes.!
60 Interesting, Beautiful, Unique Photos That Will Make You Love the Earth
Offbeat  (tags: animals, arts, children, culture, design, dogs, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, pets, photos, pictures, society, unusual, wildlife, women, world )

Caree
- 35 days ago - msn.com
Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year to honor the earth and the concept of peace. First observed in 1970, today more than 192 countries hold various events to demonstrate their support for the environment. HereâEUR(TM)s a look at some beautiful -
Boys Persuade Girls Back to School in Indian Education Campaign
Offbeat  (tags: asia, children, goodnews, education, India, Educate Girls, back to school )

Naoko
- 37 days ago - in.reuters.com
Boys campaigning for girls' education is not common in most parts of the world but in Rajasthan they are at the heart of a drive to get more girls into schools.
Inside Mali's Human-Trafficking Underworld in Gao
Offbeat  (tags: migrants, Europe, children, young trafficking underworld, Mali, Africa )

Ray
- 37 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The city of Gao in north-eastern Mali is the gateway to the Sahara for many African migrants seeking to get to Europe
Kitten Cam for Kids: Florida Children's Hospital Installs System to Let Patients in Isolation Play With Cats Remotely
Offbeat  (tags: cats, children, hospital, catcam )

Jeri
- 47 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Florida childrens hospital has installed a 'catcam' to let patients play remotely with abandoned animals.
The Hardest Form of Grief
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Parents, Grief )

Ray
- 49 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The parents of murdered five-year-old April Jones have written a book about her disappearance. They say this has helped them cope with their grief, but how can anyone deal with such emotion, ask Phil Williams and Justin Parkinson.
A âEUR~Visual DictionaryâEUR(TM): How the Brain Processes Words as Pictures to Help You Read Faster
Offbeat  (tags: reading, brain, processing, pictures, story, children, culture, humans, photos, society )

Lone
- 51 days ago - rawstory.com
When literate adults pick up a book, they donâEUR(TM)t start sounding out each word letter by letter or sound by sound, the way their kindergarten or first-grade teacher probably told them to do when they were first beginning to read.
Non Profit "Rescue Me Now" In Need Of Help   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, americans, humans, news, pets, pictures, photos, protection, safety, society, unusual, world, animals, bizarre, arts, business, children, culture, design, dogs, environment, goodnews, interesting, humans, news, odd, off-beat, performance, pets, p )

Laura
- 51 days ago - youtube.com
If you can not help, will you pass on to some one that may be able to help ?
These Owners Never Taught Their Dog To Do This! What He Does Will Leave You Amazed!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, children )

Cher
- 54 days ago - lonelyape.com
Some things make you say aw while simultaneously touching your heart. This video shows you why you should think about introducing a dog to your child's life. Having a dog certainly has many benefits. A dog can be one of the best gifts
 

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