Month: February 2011

A Ray Of Hope After The Earthquake In Christchurch, New Zealand

Residents of Christchurch, New Zealand didn’t expect the 6.3 earthquake that violently struck their town on Tuesday, February 22. People were going about their daily routines at work, school and local shops. Then life as they knew it suddenly stopped. The quake hit with unimaginable ferocity. Buildings were destroyed. Cars were crushed. Lives were lost. Read More…

Finding Her Family

Kaitlyn knew very little about her family. She knew her sister’s name, age and a city where she might have lived, but not much else. For years Kaitlyn dreamed about finding her sister. She began to fear it would never be more than an impossible dream. Still, she never gave up hope.

A Kidnapped Boy Reunited With His Family After Three Years Apart

Child abduction. It’s a crime that’s almost too painful to discuss. But it is tragically common in cities like Shenzhen, China. In 2008, a 3-year-old boy named Peng Wenle was kidnapped. It happened on the street in front of his family’s small business. The boy’s father, Peng Gaofeng, feared he’d never see his beloved son Read More…

7 Ways To Celebrate Random Acts Of Kindness Day

When was the last time you did something nice for “no reason”? We all have the ability to brighten someone’s day. To bring a smile to the face a family member, friend or even a stranger. But how often do we try? February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. It’s a 24-hour period dedicated Read More…

Coach Walter’s Kidney: Meet A Man Who’d Do Anything For His Students

American educators are known for going above and beyond to help their students. Baseball coach Tom Walter just set the bar a little higher. Walter is a 42-year-old coach at Wake Forest University (WFU). He’s always been known as someone who does everything possible for his kids. He gives his time, knowledge, experience, and in Read More…