What do you do with two young, fidgety kids when youneed to take a test? Monica Romero’s babysitter cancelled on her at the last minute and put her in a real bind. She absolutely had to take her final exam in military history at the University of Louisville.
It was in the middle of winter when Jonathon Pengelly stopped into a McDonald’s for a quick bite. The woman in line in front of him, who was obviously down on her luck, asked the employee behind thecounter for a simple cup of hot water.
Famous author J.K. Rowling, of Harry Potter fame, amassed an incredible fortune with her books, that were later turned into movies. And if you haven’t seen one or at least heard of them, then you are not from this planet. Rowling’s net worth rose to well above one billion dollars, which is a little more than I have in my pocket right now.
While serving in Iraq, West Point graduate Scott Smiley spotted a suspicious man standing next a vehicle that was sagging in the rear. When he fired two shots in front of the vehicle just to see what the man would do, the man exploded the vehicle, killing himself and sending metal shrapnel into Scott’s eyes.
We all go through periods in life where we just don’t feel we matter… that our looks are so drab that we just don’t want to go out of the house. Bev was going through one of those periods, and it was not good that her daughter’s wedding was coming up fast.
Little Rudie the deer has had a rough life, almost from the get-go. At only 2 days old, one of his front legs was severed in some freak accident. But strangers were able to get the little guy to an animal hospital just in time so his leg could be safely amputated.
In China, Dongsook was a stray cat that a compassionate woman in the neighborhood regularly fed. Dongsook would come around often for the woman to care for. But one day, the woman noticed that if food was put out on Dongsook’s plate, she would walk right by it.
He was known as the grumpy old man in the neighborhood… that sour puss of his peering out his window to be dissatisfied with practically everything. Sometimes older people act this way to hide their inner feelings of loss and loneliness. It’s the only way they know how to deal with life now.
His mom was 101 years old, and Armand was treasuring every moment with her. One day he was driving her through the snow as more snow was falling, and he decided he need to stop and turn around.
Elephants are big and beautiful, but they can also certainly be dangerous as well. When an elephant ran toward a lodge in Botswana, guests there had no idea what it would do next. Would it run over them? Would it cause major damage. It could have, but this enormous beast slowed down as it approached the in-ground pool on the lodge grounds.