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Penguin Travels Every Year To Visit Man Who Rescued Him

In 2011, a retired bricklayer and part-time fisherman found a starving, oil-covered penguin lying on his local beach in southeastBrazil. Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, scooped up the bird and took him home. He cleaned the bird, fed him, and named him Dindim. When Dindim was strong enough, Pereira de Souza took him back to the sea.

But the bird wouldn’t go.

The Magellanic penguin stayed with Pereira de Souza for another 11 months at his home in Ilha Grande before finally returning to the ocean.

And then, a few months later, he was back.

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A Single Father Walked 11 Miles To Work Every Day ― Until His Co-Workers Found Out

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Trenton Lewis has never missed a shift and never been late for his 4am shift at a UPS facility in Little Rock, Ark, a dedication driven by his love for his 14-month-old daughter, Karmen. His attendance is even more impressive when you consider his wakeup time and commute: Lewis rolls out of bed at midnight and then, as ABC News notes, “in the rain or cold, through some rough areas of town—he walks.” And it’s a 5.5-mile journey one way for the 21-year-old single dad. He didn’t have a job when Karmen was born, but when she entered his life, “I knew I had to step up.” “I wanted to be with my daughter, to be able to support her. I wanted to be a father,”

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Formerly Blind Dog Sees His Family For The First Time After Surgery

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When rescue Irish Terrier Duffy started to lose his eyesight, Duffy’s caretaker, Benjamin May, says he and his parents (Duffy’s owners) were beyond devastated. Duffy’s decline seemed to progress rather quickly, May explains.

“Within about 3-5 months he went from a totally normal 8 year old dog to a dog who was completely blind,” May wrote of Duffy on the popular website Reddit.

“It broke my heart seeing this dog I grew up with, who I see as a very good friend…running into things, not being able to recognize me…just struggling,” he added.

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Man Discovers Starving Dog On Remote Island And Saves His Life

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In December of 2018, photographer Wesley White went to Thatch Caye in Belize for a work trip. With very little free time on his hands, Wesley was looking forward to kayaking to a tiny island in Thatch Caye. When he arrived at the island, he noticed that there was a puppy walking into a deserted fishing shack. “Out of the corner of my eye, I saw his tail wagging,” Wesley said during an interview with The Dodo. Sadly, the dog was starving to death, and would soon perish if Wesley didn’t do something to help.

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This Kind Woman Opened A Retirement Home For Senior Dogs Who Have Been Abandoned Or Surrendered

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House With a Heart, an animal sanctuary in Gaithersburg, Maryland, gives aging pets a happy home for their final years. Housing exclusively senior animals, the nonprofit rescues senior cats and dogs that have been given up by their families, and makes sure they are safe and loved, day and night. Sher Polvinale and her colleagues oversee the daily care of more than twenty dogs, and spare no expense when it comes to making sure the dogs are happy and healthy.

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After This Teen Was Rejected And Humiliated Before Homecoming, 13 Girls Asked To Be His Date

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Dakota Nelson, a sophomore from Gray, Louisiana had never asked a girl out before, so he wanted to make sure his big moment was done correctly. He made a big poster asking a girl to homecoming in the school hallway in front of their classmates.

It wasn’t easy for him to get up the courage to ask a close friend to the homecoming dance, but when she said no and a crowd of teens standing nearby laughed at him, it was devastating. And to make it worse, the whole thing was captured on video and shared on Facebook, so thousands could watch his humiliation.

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This Principal Reads Books Online Every Week To Make Sure Her Students Have A Bedtime Story

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A first-year elementary school principal in Beaumont, TX, takes to Facebook live every Tuesday night to read a bedtime story to her students.

Dr Belinda George, 42, is a first-year principal at Homer Drive Elementary in Beaumont, and began reading stories to her schoolchildren in December 2018.

“I knew that the children were going to go on a Christmas break, and I was going to miss them and I wouldn’t get to read or interact with them,”

“That prompted me to start doing the stories live.”

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High School Cross Country Team Takes Lonely Shelter Dogs On Their Morning Runs

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A California high school cross country team decided to change things up during summer workouts and, in doing so, they let the dogs out.

The St. Joseph High School Cross-Country Team in Santa Barbara, California, partnered with the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter to get shelter dogs out of their enclosures and onto the trails and running paths where the team trains.

The team was able to give around 12 dogs a reprieve from being in the shelter by taking them on their morning run August 4. The dogs seemed to enjoy being out as well, although one pooped pooch had to be carried part of the way.

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The Story Of Fido, The Dog That Waited 14 Years For His Owner to Come Back

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Carlo Soriani was a laborer. He lived in Borgo San Lorenzo, a small city near Florence. During the winter of 1941, Carlo was coming home from work when he heard something. It was a little street dog lying hurt by the road. Carlo took the tiny puppy back home with him and took care of it. The street puppy, with the help of Carlo fully recovered.

The puppy was a mixed breed and Carlo named the dog Fido. They became best friends and the little dog followed Carlo everywhere. It even followed Carlo to the bus stop where he took the early morning bus to work. Fido would wait all day by the stop until Carlo returned back on the evening bus. When he would return, Fido greeted him with a joy that only real dog lovers can imagine. Every day was the same for the next two years, and everybody in the town knew about their friendship.

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Man Finds Himself In Audience Full Of People He Saved As Children From Nazi Death Camps

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Sir Nicholas Winton organized the rescue and passage to Britain of about 669 mostly Jewish Czechoslovakian children destined for the Nazi death camps before World War II in an operation known as the Czech Kindertransport.

After the war, Nicholas Winton didn’t tell anyone, not even his wife Grete about his wartime rescue efforts. In 1988, a half century later, Grete found a scrapbook from 1939 in their attic, with all the children’s photos, a complete list of names, a few letters from parents of the children to Winton and other documents. She finally learned the whole story.

In the video below, the survivors gathered to give him a wonderful surprise:

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