Singer Jennifer Nettles rose to vocal fame with the band Sugarland. But she has found her career in solo work to be just as rewarding. She also portrayed a young Dolly Parton’s mother in the movie “Coat of Many Colors.” But even with that quick move into acting, her biggest love was and still is music.
Little Kensley Penney’s daddy was gone, and she couldn’t understand why. But she wanted him back. Her dad was actually serving in Afghanistan. But that didn’t matter to Kensley. She still wanted him back.
Two police officers in Ohio were dispatched to a home. But, as it turns out, they were knocking on the door of the wrong address. The homeowner let them in and as they were discussing having arrived at the wrong address, one of the officers noticed the woman’s Christmas tree. It was beautiful, she thought. There were so many nice, blue ornaments hanging from it. And then, something caught her eye and she stepped a bit closer to it.
Most people get the look of shear fear when they board an airplane and a young child is seated next to them. (Admit it, practically all of us are guilty of that). But when one mother recently boarded a flight with her young son, and the little boy had to sit next to this big, burly guy in his 20s, she was certain he was going to be rude to her little boy at some point. But, incredibly, the complete opposite happened.
Toy soldiers. They mean something very special during the holiday season, don’t they? Those holiday movies or that nutcracker soldier in a prominent display at your grandmother’s house. And they certainly have a special place in all of our hearts.
Anyone who has followed Elton John’s career through the years surely knows his song Tiny Dancer. It’s seldom you actually get to see one. Or, in this case, two. Yasha Jeltuhin and Daniela Avanzini are only four and five years old, but they already know how to entertain a big crowd.
Amira Willighagen of the Netherlands is only 9 years old, and she truly has the voice of an angel. As a matter of belief by some, she may actually BE an angel. Her incredible vocal talents were more than enough to bring her the winning title on Holland’s Got Talent.
17 years ago, Angie, 54 at the time, agreed to watch a little autistic boy named John in her modest Singapore home. His parents never came back to get him. As a matter of fact, they wanted nothing to do with him. Initially, they sent Angie $500 a month to take care of him.
When Ashley’s younger sister, Hannah, came into the world, she knew she had someone she could share life’s biggest moments with. But soon, Ashley and her family learned that Hannah was not going to be quite like everyone else in the family. Hannah was born with Down’s Syndrome.
Being a shy person can be an incredibly painful thing. You just feel like you don’t fit in. But sometimes, a shy person can let loose of that inner person inside of them… and amaze everyone. That was the case with Brett Nichols recently at Pitman High School in Turlock, Calif. Brett is a teenager who typically has such a shyness about him.