Severely autistic 11-year-old Logan Pearson from Andover, Massachusetts is turning 12 Monday and he has never had a traditional birthday party, his parents say throwing one was never really possible. Instead of celebrating by going out for ice cream, his mother, Catherine, turned to Facebook to do something different. On January 22nd, she posted to Facebook asking for birthday cards and wishes, her post went viral and Logan received more than 3,000 birthday cards from all over the world. Once the local police heard about Logan’s story, they threw him a surprise birthday bash complete with gifts and cake.
After watching Morgan Spurlock’s 2004 documentary Super Size Me, science teacher John Cisna of Ankeny, Iowa set out to eat nothing but McDonald’s for ninety days. Cisna’s students constructed meals for their teacher with a strict limit of 2,000 calories per day. After three months, Cisna lost 37 pounds and his cholesterol dropped from 270 to 160. Cisna says, ‘it’s our choices that make us fat, not McDonald’s’.
In late November, 33-year-old Maxx was outside her home in Melvin, Michigan protecting her mother’s dog from a stray cat. Maxx kicked snow at the cat in an attempt to shoo it away. After a few kicks, the stray cat leaped onto Maxx’s head, sunk its front and back teeth into her forehead and brought her to the ground. After a few weeks of recovery, Maxx shared her story with FOX 2 News Detroit.
My FOX Detroit News Story
As many mourn the tragic loss of actor Paul Walker, many stories of his generosity and kindness have come to light. Several years ago Walker was in Bailey Banks and Biddle Jewelers in Santa Barbara, California and noticed a young military veteran and his fiancee interested in an engagement ring that was well beyond their budget. After overhearing the couple’s conversation, Walker spoke to the manager, put the $10,000 ring set on his tab anonymously, and walked out. The saleswoman, Irene King, called it ‘the most generous thing I have ever seen’.
Interview With The Recipients Of The Ring, Kristen And Kyle Upham
In May of this year, a Chevron tugboat capsized in a heavy storm 20 miles off the coast of Nigeria. The ship’s cook, 29-year-old Harrison Okene, fell into a small air pocket and managed to survive by breathing from a small air pocket and taking sips of Coca-Cola. Newly released footage shows the moment divers found Okene alive.
Harrison Okene Rescue
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