For the past two years, 5-year-old Billy Lee has endured a long, painful battle with medulloblastoma, a cancerous brain tumor. After doctors gave Billy less than 3 months to live, his parents, Chris and Kellen, realized their son might not make it to his favorite holiday, Halloween. So, family, friends, and neighbors brought Halloween to him.
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In March of 2014, seven-year-old Bruno, a police dog for the Anaheim Police Department, found an armed gang member and was shot in the line of duty. Bruno’s partner/handler, officer R.J. Young said, “It was a horrific thing to have to watch, my entire world came crumbling down in the matter of a second.” After a successful surgery and retiring from the force, Bruno was awarded a Distinguished Service medal, and was adopted by Young.
On Tuesday, actor Johnny Depp took a break from filming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales to visit a few sick kids at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, Depp gave hugs, posed for pictures and recorded a special message for the patients.
Throughout the downtown area of Sarasota, Florida there are six public pianos for anyone to play. While walking downtown, Aroar Natasha came across a homeless man, 51 year-old Donald Gould, playing a cover of Styx’s “Come Sail Away.” Gould’s solo performance took Natasha’a breath away and she shared the video to Facebook where it quickly went viral.
Last Thursday, bystander Jessica Matrious snapped this heartbreaking photo of officer Nick Struck attempting to comfort a 2-year-old girl after she and her family were involved in a fatal roll-over crash. To distract the toddler from the grim scene behind her, which took her father’s life and injured her mother, officer Struck held the little one and sang “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” to her.
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