Inspiring

February 6, 2023

High School Students Create Prosthetic Hand for Their Classmate

Starting high school can be a challenging experience for many. But at Hendersonville High School in Tennessee, a group of students went above and beyond to make one of their new classmates feel more comfortable. Since the first day of class, Sergio Peralta had been trying to hide his right hand, which never fully formed, in his sleeve.

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February 2, 2023

Yale Honors Young Black Scientist After Neighbor Falsely Reported Her to Police

The spotted lanternfly has been in the news a lot recently. The brightly hued yet deeply invasive and destructive species has spread quickly. Damaging apple and maple trees among many other types of plants, the public was even encouraged to stomp them any time they saw the flash of red and spotted wings. One young scientist decided to do a version of that in her community of Caldwell, New Jersey.

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January 29, 2023

Quick-Thinking Man Helps a Koala Cross a Busy Highway in Australia

Seeing a wild animal in an urban environment can be a striking sight. However, when animals venture out of their natural habitat they are also at risk for injury—and even death—due to cars and other risks. Fortunately, there are some people who take it upon themselves to help animals when they see them in precarious situations.

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January 24, 2023

Flight Attendant Sits on Floor To Hold the Hand of Passenger Experiencing Flying Anxiety

We all have fears we face on a daily basis. But, that doesn’t mean they are easy to overcome. Sometimes, we need help from a compassionate person to get us through a trying time. A Delta flight attendant named Floyd Dean-Shannon did just that with a passenger experiencing anxiety aboard a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to New York City. The passenger was nervous before the flight even took off.

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