Posts by Mia Santarelli

Mia Santarelli

Mia Santarelli is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Based in eastern Kansas, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Italian Language Studies from the University of Kansas and received an MA in Art History from the Savannah College of Art & Design. Visual storytelling mediums such as photography and film inspire her to capture her own snapshots of the most unexpectedly beautiful places throughout her travels. She also has a passion for learning languages, fueling her desire to learn more about different cultures.

May 16, 2024

Restaurant Offers Man Free Meal of His Choice After He Asks for Spare Food

Sometimes, a small, heartfelt gesture can let someone know that they matter. A heartwarming moment between a cashier and man at El Sur Street Food Co. in Little Rock, Arkansas perfectly captures a beautiful exchange of true, selfless caring. This story was first recounted by Rhonda Chung on her Facebook page. According to Chung, the a man entered the family-run Honduran-style restaurant and inquired about any food they planned to toss away.

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April 23, 2024

89-Year-Old Japanese Man Bikes Over 370 Miles to Visit Children Halfway Across the Country

An 89-year-old man named Mitsuo Tanigami set his sights on a mission—to visit his children Naoya and Sayuri. Although both are adults who live far away, he opted to take the scenic route by bicycle. Making the trek from Kobe to Tokyo is an incredible achievement, and the devoted dad pedaled a few hundred miles during his nine-day journey halfway across the country.

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