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Distressed Mom at Airport Can’t Pay Baggage Fee–Then Young Man Steps Up: ‘I’ll Pay for You’

Distressed Mom at Airport Can’t Pay Baggage Fee–Then Young Man Steps Up: ‘I’ll Pay for You’

BY EMG INSPIRED STAFF A Ryanair passenger has been hailed a hero after a random act of kindness at an airport in Spain went viral. He was captured on video helping a distressed mother of three who was unable to pay her “ridiculous” excess baggage fee. Late last month, passengers were waiting to board a flight from Ibiza […]

Kite-Surfer Finds Message in a Bottle With Diamond Ring Inside, Tracks Down Its Owner

Kite-Surfer Finds Message in a Bottle With Diamond Ring Inside, Tracks Down Its Owner

BY LOUISE BEVAN Canadian kite-surfer Sebastien Allain accidentally lost his gear during a winter surfing trip, but the hours-long search to recover his possessions yielded an unexpected find: a message in a bottle, which happened to also contain a diamond ring. Allain tracked down the sender and learned this was not the first message he has sent, nor the first that […]

Fighting the Good Fight: What I Learned at the Rally

Fighting the Good Fight: What I Learned at the Rally

BY JEFF MINICK Here’s what I witnessed in Washington on Jan. 6 at the Save America March. Surrounding me were patriotic Americans who had traveled from all parts of our land to protest what they believed was a fraudulent election. My daughter’s friend had secured VIP seating for our party, but few people sat during the event. […]

Left to Die in a ‘Sea of Mud,’ Young Horse Rescued in Nick of Time Thrives in Foster Care

Left to Die in a ‘Sea of Mud,’ Young Horse Rescued in Nick of Time Thrives in Foster Care

BY LOUISE BEVAN A young horse who was once left to perish in a freezing muddy field is now living his best life in a foster home in Yorkshire, England, after a tremendous rescue effort. A horse and pony welfare charity, Here4Horses, intervened in early 2017 when a fly-grazing site came to their attention. A group of horses was seen to be rapidly deteriorating; […]

Texas Couple Adopts Four Siblings Over Zoom, Helps Others Become Fosterers

Texas Couple Adopts Four Siblings Over Zoom, Helps Others Become Fosterers

BY LOUISE BEVAN A Plano, Texas, couple has opened up their home and their hearts by becoming adoptive parents to four siblings from a neglected home. In a sign of the times, the adoption was finalized via Zoom on Dec. 15, 2020. Both technology specialists, adoptive parents Yves and Khalila Hughes now hope to help other kids in […]

Homeless Woman and Her Dog Couldn’t Find Shelter–so State Trooper Pays for Her Hotel Room

Homeless Woman and Her Dog Couldn’t Find Shelter–so State Trooper Pays for Her Hotel Room

BY JENNI JULANDER It’s a frigid time of year to be homeless across the United States, and people in need seek relief at homeless shelters. When a 75-year-old Pennsylvania homeless woman and her dog couldn’t find a place to stay just before Christmas, it seemed like they would be left out in the cold. That was until a kind […]

Man Pays Off $50,000 in Student Loan Debt Within a Year by Doing Over 300 Odd Jobs

Man Pays Off $50,000 in Student Loan Debt Within a Year by Doing Over 300 Odd Jobs

BY LOUISE BEVAN A Hawaiian man has achieved a feat that many students may deem impossible. He has paid off over $50,000 in student loan debt in just 11 months by saying “yes” to an incredible array of odd jobs. Kamaka Dias, 27, graduated from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, and made the decision to pay off his debt as […]

Staff Sergeant Hand-Crafts Patriotic Wreaths From Military Uniforms for Veterans and Families

Staff Sergeant Hand-Crafts Patriotic Wreaths From Military Uniforms for Veterans and Families

BY LOUISE BEVAN   After the U.S Air Force switched over to new uniforms, a staff sergeant from San Antonio, Texas, found a unique way to memorialize her old ones. She repurposed the material into a wreath. Nicole Pompei, a former Marine and active-duty airman, posted on a Facebook group called Women Veterans’ around July 2020 asking people what […]

Marine Who Lost Both Legs in Iraq Becomes Second-Ever Police Officer With Prosthetic Legs

Marine Who Lost Both Legs in Iraq Becomes Second-Ever Police Officer With Prosthetic Legs

BY JENNI JULANDER Zach Briseno dreamed of becoming a police officer ever since he was a child. When he lost his legs in a 2007 roadside bombing in Iraq, it seemed like this dream was finished forever. But Briseno has caught national attention after becoming the second police officer in the U.S. with prosthetic legs. “Looking down, you know, […]

These Heroic Santas Spread Extra A Little Extra Christmas Magic

These Heroic Santas Spread Extra A Little Extra Christmas Magic

MARY ROSE CORKERY REPORTER   Santa Claus may be famous for delivering toys to all the good boys and girls around the world, but check out some heroic deeds he made time for ahead of his famous ride. Santa And An Elf Bust A Suspected Drug Dealer Drug-squad police officers in Peru dressed as Santa and […]

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