Category: Humanity

Woman Creates ‘A Doll Like Me’ For Children Who Have Disabilities

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Amy Jandrisevits creates ‘A Doll Like Me’ for children with disabilities and the impact she has had on children around the world is truly incredible.

Amy Jandrisevits was a social worker in a pediatric oncology unit before she came up with her incredible idea. She used to do play therapy with young patients using dolls. But after a while, she realized that the dolls she used had lustrous hair and appeared to be in perfect health. Sadly, that was nothing like the children she worked with in the cancer unit.

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This Church Lets 225 Homeless People Sleep Inside Every Night

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Nearly 15 years ago, St. Boniface church in San Francisco began opening their doors for homeless people in need of refuge from the streets. The effort was started by Father Louis Vitale and community activist Shelly Roder, in 2004 and is known as The Gubbio Project.

Hundreds of people each day pass through the church, using the pews to sleep on, and they get blankets from the staff.

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Farmers Stay Silent During Auction So Family Can Buy Back Their Farm

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Generations before David was born, eighty acres of their small family farm in Nebraska had been separated out and willed to a distant relative. Coming from a long line of farmers David heard this story over and over as a child, and it fueled a passion within him to make the farm whole again.

In 2011, David and his family learned that the precious eighty acres was going to be sold at auction within a couple of weeks. David knew in his heart he had to give it his very best effort and was determined to win it back – and after two weeks of meticulous planning, creative thinking and sleepless nights, he and his father came up with their ‘best number’, and headed for auction.

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7 Wonderful Stories That Show You How Much Of A Beautiful Human Being Mister Rogers Was

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1. He basically saved public television. In 1969 the government wanted to cut public television funds. Mister Rogers then went to Washington where he gave an amazing merely six minute speech. By the end of the speech not only did he charm the hostile Senators, he got them to double the budget they would have initially cut down. The whole thing can be found on youtube, a video called “Mister Rogers defending PBS to the US Senate.”

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