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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The 10 Commandments For Dog Owners

10 Commandments For Dog Owners

1. My life is likely to last ten to fifteen years. Any separation from you will be painful for me. Remember that before you acquire me.

2. Give me time to understand what you want from me.

3. Place your trust in me. Remember that before you acquire me.

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Woman Creates Dog Hospice To Give Abandoned And Dying Dogs A Loving End

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The Grey Muzzle Canine Hospice Project

A woman in the UK is helping dogs spend their final days feeling as happy and loved as possible.

Nicola Coyle was a volunteer at a kennel when she started taking some of the dogs home, most of which were strays in order to save them from being put down. Today, she runs the Grey Muzzle Canine Hospice Project from her home in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, where she provides end of the line care for both abandoned and terminally ill dogs which are given less than six months to live.

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Marathon Runner Carries Lost Puppy 19 Miles, Adopts Him Afterwards

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Khemjira Klongsanun was only seven miles into a marathon in Ratchaburi, western Thailand when she noticed other participants were running around an anxious little puppy on the side of the road. Noticing that there were no houses, people or other dogs in the vicinity she decided to stop and check on the puppy. The puppy, a bangkaew (Thai wolf dog) was trembling and alone, but she managed to coax him over to her.

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Bullied Boy Rescues Cat With Same Rare Eye Condition & Cleft Lip

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A 7-year-old boy that was bullied for having two different colored eyes and a cleft lip has found a best friend and soul mate in a shelter cat with the exact same conditions.

Madden was often bullied in school because of his cleft palate and complete heterochromia iridum — a rare condition that causes his eyes to be two different colors. Only one percent of the world’s population is affected.

Madden’s mom, Christina wrote that for a while, the bullying really affected Madden; it seemed to break his spirit. So when she saw a photo of the cat with a cleft lip and heterochromia on a Facebook community group of mothers of children with cleft lip and palate, Humphreys knew immediately that the cat was meant to be a part of their family. 

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Lonely Husky Escaped His Yard To Go Hug His Best Friend

Lonely Husky Escaped The Yard To Hug His Best Friend

Oranit Kittragul

Messy and his human, Oranit Kittragul, live in Thailand. Just across the street lives Audi, a Husky who is alone most of the day while his human is at work. Being alone makes Audi sad and anxious, and whenever he feels that his friend feels a little too alone, Messy steps in. Messy barks at him and that somehow calms Audi.

“When Audi feels lonely and cries, I always ask my dog to see and talk to him,” Oranit told The Dodo. “My dog just looks from my fence and sometime he barks to Audi. I don’t know what they are communicating, but he stops crying.”

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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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