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World's Oldest Man Celebrates His Bar Mitzvah 100 Years Late
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, goodnews, culture, world, society )

- 18 days ago -
Yisrael Kristal sitting in his home in Haifa. Israel. Kristal is a Holocaust survivor and the world's oldest man, according to Guinness World Records. He celebrated his long-delayed bar mitzvah this week at the age of 113.
The Amazing Story of Rio's All-Refugee Olympic Team
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, politics, goodnews, Olypics, refugees )

- 99 days ago -
For the first time ever there will be a team at the Olympics comprised of all refugees.
Northern Gateway Pipeline Approval Overturned Federal Court of Appeal Finds Canada Failed to Consult With First Nations on Pipel
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, environment, ethics, goodnews, GoodNews, government, humans, law, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 117 days ago -
The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned approval of Enbridge's controversial Northern Gateway project after finding Ottawa failed to properly consult the First Nations affected by the pipeline. "We find that Canada offered only a brief.....
INSPIRING! The Crew of This Flight Did the Sweetest Thing for the Grandmother of One of the Orlando Shooting Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, INSPIRING, society )

- 131 days ago -
In the days since the tragic terrorist attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, weâEUR(TM)ve seen some beautiful instances of compassion and unity which have helped us remain hopeful in the wake of such a horrible event
Obama Cuts Prison Sentences for 42 Drug Offenders
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, humans, law )

- 143 days ago -
The White House said many of them would have already finished their sentences if they had been sentenced under current, less onerous sentencing guidelines.
29-Year-Old Leaves NFL and $37 Million Contract to Become Farmer in Order to Feed the Hungry By Walter Einenkel Wednesday Nov
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, women, men, family, philanthropy, freedoms, GoodNews )

- 189 days ago -
Right on! "He grows sweet potatoes and other vegetables and donates his harvest to food pantries. According to the New & Observer, he has given away 46,000 pounds of sweet potatoes and 10,000 pounds of cucumbers this fall." God bless and prosper Brown.
The Strong Survivor: After Losing Leg in Boston Marathon Bombings, Patrick Downes Is Ready to Run It Again 3 Years Later
Society & Culture  (tags: society, goodnews, inspiratio, Boston Marahon )

- 190 days ago -
Patrick Downes, who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombings, will run event on Monday with prosthetic blade to raise money through his alma mater Boston CollegeâEUR(TM)s BC Strong fund. He and wife, Jessica Kensky (who lost both legs in terrorist act), hand-c
Covertly, Israel Prepares to Fight Boycott Activists Online
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, dishonesty, ethics, law, goodnews )

- 250 days ago -
Israel is using its world-leading expertise in cyber security to take on the growing threat of the global pro-Palestinian movement to boycott Israel.
President Moves to Ban Solitary Confinement for Juveniles
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, goodnews, government )

- 274 days ago -
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, President Barack Obama announced Monday he's banning solitary confinement for juveniles in the federal prison system.
Acid Attack Survivor Disfigured By An Older Man as a Teenager Is Named the New Face of Indian Fashion Brand Viva N Diva to Help
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, crime, culture, ethics, fashion, goodnews, humans, interesting, society, violence, women )

- 283 days ago -
An acid attack survivor who was disfigured by a man she refused to marry has been named as the star of a designer clothing campaign. Laxmi Saa, 26, will model for an Indian clothing label for their campaign called the 'Face of Courage' ....cont....
INSPIRING! Homeless and Jobless, This Man Found Hope Running 26.2 Miles
Society & Culture  (tags: insirational, fighting homelessness, running, health, mind bodya nd soul, goodnews, society, news )

- 304 days ago -
After a pre-dawn run, Gonzalez met with NationSwell recently in the front lobby of the Bowery Mission, a menâEUR(TM)s residential recovery center in East Harlem, N.Y. After living at the shelter for a few months, Gonzalez signed up with Back on My Feet, a prog
California Man Who Builds Houses for Homeless Shares Video After Homeless Woman Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: society, GoodNews, family, americans )

- 324 days ago -
"Linda was homeless and she went to sleep one night and never woke up," Elvis Summers, who lives in Los Angeles, told ABC News. "When I learned she passed, I remembered she asked me for a house.
Sweet Dreams - Cary Grant Tribute   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Cary Grant, GoodNews, Music, Video photos, Fun )

- 333 days ago -
Cary Grant! What can I say about this man? There were many handsome actors in Hollywood, there were many talented ones, and many funny ones
5 Ways You Can Help the Hungry on Thanksgiving
Society & Culture  (tags: philanthropy, Thanksgiving, us, americans, goodnews )

- 334 days ago -
Here's how you can brighten the holiday for food insecure families across the nation.

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