5 Happy News Stories For Sunday Morning

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 5 Happy News Stories  For Sunday Morning

In this September 1941 photo provided by Dick Felumlee, Kenneth and Helen Felumlee pose for a photo nearly three years before their marriage in February 1944. (AP Photo/Felumlee family)

People can be bad, it’s true, but people can also be good; very, very good as a matter of fact. Unfortunately we don’t always hear about the kindness of the heart, only the blackness.  So here are some stories about a devoted couple, a selfless hunter, and two heroic inmates that will lift up your spirits on this Sunday morning.

  • Couple Who Never Spent a Night Apart Die Together:Helen and Kenneth Felumlee didn’t spend a night apart in 70 years of marriage—including one night they spent on an overnight ferry trip, during which they shared the bottom of a bunk bed to avoid being separated. Even in death, the Ohio couple kept that tradition.
  • Farmer Lets Hunter Use His Land, Gets a Kidney: A Mississippi hunter who knocked on a Kansas farmer’s door seeking permission to hunt ended up giving the stranger a kidney. And after the successful transplant, Rob Robinson and Gil Alexander went on to do something else big together.
  • Inmates on Trash Detail Help Unconscious Supervisor: It could have been an easy walk to freedom. But instead, two inmates on a work-release program chose to stay and help the detention officer supervising them when he fell unconscious.
  • Doctor Donates $1M to Keep Gun Research Alive:The CDC currently allocates $0 toward research into gun-violence prevention, and one such researcher at UC Davis has taken extraordinary steps to remedy the situation. Dr. Garen Wintemute has so far donated $1.1 million of his own money—to keep his own research alive.
  • Customer Leaves Huge Tip for Dog’s Surgery: A couple ordered drinks and wings at a bar in Clinton, NJ, and the guy noticed a paw-print tattoo on barkeep Christina Summitt’s wrist. That led to a conversation about her work as a volunteer with rescue animals and about how her own dog needed surgery after swallowing a tennis ball.  The obviously sympathetic patron did his part by leaving a $1000 tip so that her puppy could get the surgery he desperately needed.

 

 5 Happy News Stories  For Sunday Morning
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3 Responses to 5 Happy News Stories For Sunday Morning

  1. Jess Reply

    April 27, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    There is a lot of good news things if you look for them. I saw one about a young kid in England dying of colorectal cancer and he started a bucket list with he wanted to donate 10k to a cancer research place. In a matter of days it has gone global and he is now the raiser of more than 1.5 million as of last night. What do people want to hear about or see though, if the Kartrashians are wearing knickers under their dresses or how holey their pants are.

  2. Jess Reply

    April 27, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    Here is my new go to for the feels of all feels.

  3. Norman Rampart Reply

    April 28, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    We do sometimes forget the good in humanity don’t we. Cheered me up no end! Thank you!

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