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Imagine not hearing from your son for a decade. That’s the reality Eddie Thompson III had to face until he connected with Miracle Messages. This nonprofit specializes in reuniting homeless families, and it recently worked its magic again to bring Eddie and his son Shay together after 10 years apart. Eddie had been struggling with …

When Jennifer Schuh went for a beach walk in Santa Cruz, she had no idea what kind of amazing discovery she would make. When she stumbled upon an odd-looking object that resembled used firewood, little did she know it was a very rare mastodon tooth! Jennifer took some photos of the tooth and posted them …

Archaeologists have made a remarkable discovery at the site of Eynan-Mallaha in northern Israel. They uncovered seven miniature flutes that are believed to be around 12,000 years old. The flutes were crafted from the bones of waterfowl and can produce a sound similar to certain birds of prey such as Eurasian sparrowhawks and common kestrels …

Ah, the romance of lighthouse living! It seems that everyone is drawn to lighthouses, their histories, and stories have a special place in our hearts. And now, thanks to the US General Services Administration (GSA), six historic American lighthouses are being made available for auction. This is an exciting opportunity for fixer-uppers looking for something …

When Chris Serrano, a creative director from Florida, was laid off from his job last week, he decided to take a chance. He wanted to find another job and he knew he had to stand out in order to do that. So, instead of just posting a resume online or sending out emails – he …

Everyone has a breaking point – and for one California man, it meant attempting to rob a bank. But when Michael Armus Sr. stepped in with words and an embrace, he helped diffuse a potentially explosive situation. A regular morning at Bank of the West in Woodland, California took an unexpected turn when 69-year-old Michael …

Sophie Small was overjoyed when she discovered she was pregnant again, while already pregnant. This is a rare phenomenon known as superfetation, where a new pregnancy occurs after the first one. The 30-year-old swimming instructor and her accountant husband Jonathan were trying for another baby and had an inkling that she was pregnant. After taking …

Among the coasts of Warrnambool city in Australia sits a small island by the name of Middle Island. This tiny piece of land is home to some very special inhabitants, and their protection is thanks to an unlikely hero. Middle Island is the only place in Australia where one can find the smallest penguin species …

Rebecka Peterson is a math teacher in Tulsa, Oklahoma who has taken it upon herself to make learning fun and educational. By creating her blog, “One Good Thing”, she encourages her students to keep a hand-written journal of all the good things that happen each day in the classroom. First Lady Jill Biden honored Rebecka …

Twin brothers Davon and Tavon Woods of South Carolina are on a mission to raise awareness for young people growing up in foster care. Through their organization, Foster Kids Matter, the duo is trekking 20 miles in each of the nation’s 50 states to spread their message of hope, courage, and resilience. The twins’ unique …