Good News

January 5, 2022

Caring Mall Santa Goes Above and Beyond to Comfort a Girl Feeling Heartbroken Over the Holidays

Every year, children meet with Santa Claus to tell them their wishes for the holiday season. Adults and older kids know that these people are mere mortals, but that doesn’t stop the Christmas magic. Carrie Noël witnessed this firsthand when her daughter Haidyn visited with a mall Santa. She noticed that the Santa urged Haidyn to stick around after her siblings were done visiting with him, all so that he could talk to her longer.

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January 4, 2022

Teacher Sinks Full-Court Basketball Shot To Win Her Class a Hot Cocoa Party

Teacher Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s third-grade class had been working hard leading up to the holidays. (She gave them two tests in one day!) The educator, known also as Ms. Fitz, knew they deserved something special. So, she made a deal with them. If she could sink a full-court shot on the school’s basketball court, she’d reward her class with a hot chocolate party. In a now-viral video, Ms.

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December 21, 2021

Betty White Is Turning 100 Years Old and She’s Inviting Everyone To Celebrate

Betty White has been gracing America’s television screens for decades, and the beloved actress has become one of the most well-known names in entertainment over the course of her record-breaking career. She’s received accolades for having the longest TV career of any female entertainer, and she’s also the first woman to produce a national TV show and receive an Emmy nomination. And pretty soon, White will be celebrating another life-changing milestone—her 100th birthday.

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December 16, 2021

30+ Good New Stories That Shine a Light on the Positive Parts of 2021

Every year is filled with its challenges. Some years are more volatile than others, and bad news seems to permeate every part of our lives. Illustrator Mauro Gatti is helping to balance that out by shining a light on the positive stories that are often overshadowed by the negative ones. Through The Happy Broadcast, he illustrates and shares fact-checked “anxiety-free news” that celebrates the good things happening in the world.

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