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  • 102-year-old Holocaust survivor meets newly discovered nephew

    Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home Thursday toward a stranger he had never met and collapsed into him in a teary embrace. Only days earlier, the Holocaust survivor who thought his entire family had perished in WWII learned that a younger brother had also survived, and his brother’s son, 66-year-old Alexandre, was flying in from a remote part of Russia to see him. 102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew. By @aronhellerap. […]

  • Above and beyond! Officer unclogs street drains in bare feet during flooding

    FREMONT, Ohio — Two police officers in Fremont, Ohio went above and beyond the call of duty on Friday as it “rained cats and dogs,” according to WJW. A post on the Fremont Police Department’s Facebook page shows a photo of one officer in his bare feet trying to unclog grates and drains to get water moving on the road. The Facebook post says:  “Good evening Fremont! As you all know its been raining “cats and dogs” out there today. And […]

  • Doctors save hunter whose face was ripped off by grizzly bear

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Coming face to face with a grizzly bear and living to tell the story — it’s something movies are made of, but this is no movie. Doctors at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado are being credited with saving a man whose face was torn off by a grizzly bear, according to KDVR. Lee Brooke was hunting in Wyoming when he encountered the grizzly. After months of treatment he is now back home in Pennsylvania. The attack […]

  • These wish lists from children in crisis are heartbreakingly simple

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The items on these children’s wish lists are things that many people don’t think twice about buying, such as hygiene products, shampoo and conditioner. New York nonprofit Things of My Very Own works with children and families in crisis. “Children that have either experienced or been impacted by extensive abuse and neglect or who are at risk of a child protection protective services intervention,” CEO and Founder Rayn Boncie told WNYT. This year Things of My Very […]

  • Teen who rides bike miles to work gets surprise from ‘family’ of co-workers

    SAGINAW, Mich. – A teenager who rides his bike six miles to work, rain or shine, was speechless after a huge birthday surprise from his co-workers. Noah Robinson, 19, was given a shiny new red car after they all pulled together to get him the new ride. “I was out of words,” he told WNEM. “I was crying.” Robinson started working at Gladtender, a family-owned business, about six months ago. He biked six and a half miles to work every […]

  • Yes, you can now get your pet’s face printed on a swimsuit

    Your entire social media feed is filled with photos of pets. Now, get ready for the puppy takeover to make its way poolside. Petflair, a swimwear line, is specializing in custom swimwear featuring your favorite four-legged friend’s face. The startup, based in Australia, recently launched a Kickstarter to make the project a reality. According to the company’s website, 25 percent of profits benefit an organization that finds homes for abandoned pets. A former water polo player founded the company after […]

  • Drake stops show, threatens man apparently groping women in audience

    Drake was in the middle of performing one of his hit songs “Know Yourself” at Sydney’s Marquee nightclub Wednesday evening when he stopped to address a man in the crowd who he saw groping women in the audience. “Yo, stop that s**t,” Drake told the man. “If you don’t stop touching girls, I’m gonna come out there and f**k you up.” The crowd went wild with support. Since then, social media has also lit up with support for Drake, some […]

  • Thief steals Christmas packages from porch, leaves empty box behind

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man says his family was home when a thief stole a package from their front porch in the middle of the day, leaving an empty box behind, according to KSTU. “I went outside to check on our Christmas lights and saw the empty box and I thought, ‘that’s really odd,’” Nick Ball told KSTU. This Utah family joins more than 20 million Americans who will have their packages stolen from their homes before they even […]

  • Forget Pizza Rat, meet Brooklyn’s Avocado Rat

    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. — Pizza Rat may be fitting for New York City as a whole, but Brooklyn has its own rat that’s just as fitting: Avocado Rat. The rat was captured on camera dragging an avocado half – no pit – down the subway tracks at Greenpoint Avenue, according to WPIX. “Even the rats in #nyc are on trend,” wrote Jessica Edwards, the woman who spotted Avocado Rat. “Hope he finds some toast.” Even the rats in #nyc are […]

  • Homeless man finds $10,000 check, returns it to owner

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut man, homeless for more than a year, said he was walking when he came across an envelope with a check for $10,000 inside last week and what he did next may have turned his life around. Elmer Alvarez told WTIC the check was made out to Roberta Hoskie, who owns Outreach Realty Services. Through the help of a friend, they did a Google search for Hoskie’s business, found a phone number and made a […]