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10-year-old girl becomes youngest to climb El Capitan’s 3,000-foot

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by Ezgi Yilmaz

Posted on June 25, 2019


10-year-old girl becomes youngest to climb El Capitan’s 3,000-foot

What would you say, if I tell you 10-year-old girl climbed to Yosemite's El Captain? So, be ready for an impressive and inspiring story. In this story, our girl is Selah Schneiter; who is the youngest person in history to climb the park's 3,000-foot-high rock formation, reaching the summit on June 12, 2019. Her interest in mountaineering comes from her family. Her father, Mike, is a climbing instructor and he met with her mother, Joy while they were hiking in Yosemite years prior…

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Saving Bees Thanks to a Revolutionary 'Honey on tap' Beehive

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on June 20, 2019


Saving Bees Thanks to a Revolutionary 'Honey on tap' Beehive

It has always been known that bees are a much needed insect when it comes to the environment. The reason for this is the fact that we rely on their pollinating activity to feed ourselves. Their pollination, along with the one made by other insects, bird or bats, is the source of one third of the food that we consume everyday…

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The First Erasmus Girl With Down Syndrome

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on June 6, 2019


The First Erasmus Girl With Down Syndrome

Carmen, a young girl from Spain, has been the first Erasmus student with the down syndrome. After having seen her sister following an Erasmus programme and having felt a bit jealous, she decided it was the perfect time for her to follow the sister’s path. So last year, at the age of 23, she spent 6 weeks in Portugal, near Oporto, working for a pharmacy, living a new experience. Even though learning Portuguese was a little difficult, she enjoyed this new challenge and as a pioneer, she l…

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The Pet Shelter That Only Hires Homeless People

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on June 3, 2019


The Pet Shelter That Only Hires Homeless People

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. A Brazilian couple rescued an injured dog, but what they didn’t know is that the dog was pregnant, very pregnant. So, in addition to their 7 dogs, they now had 14. Most of the puppies found a lovely home in the US, while the others stayed with them. Because of this experience, animal rescue and animal rights became a fundamental part of this couple relationship…

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How One Person Changes the World

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by Maria N. Selina Öc

Posted on May 2, 2019


How One Person Changes the World

Do you sometimes feel like you can not make a difference? Like you are just a single small piece of the world? Here is some evidence to show you that it’s not true. 1979 the 16-year old Jadev Payeng was making a horrible discovery. While he was making a walk, he found hundreds of dead reptiles and snakes. What caused the death? A water shortage and the lack of shading trees. The landscape had a barren ground and the probability for plants to grow was very low…

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The Girl Who Helps Celebrate Birthday Parties

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on April 17, 2019


The Girl Who Helps Celebrate Birthday Parties

Donations and acts of kindness can be done at any age, by anyone, in any kind of field…

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Would You Be Able To Make A Lifejacket Out Of Your Trousers?

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on March 22, 2019


Would You Be Able To Make A Lifejacket Out Of Your Trousers?

Arne, 30, had enough cold blood to create a makeshift lifejacket out of his jeans.Paid for sailing a yacht from New Zealand to Brazil, two German brothers faced the death when one of them swung off the boat and got dragged into the water for a few seconds…

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Cornbread Makes A Homeless Man Become A Chef

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on March 11, 2019


Cornbread Makes A Homeless Man Become A Chef

Stefan DeArmon is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran. He retired from his service and returned back to his hometown, Charleston in South Carolina. DeArmon went back to support his parents who have been struggling, his mother has been diagnosed with blindness. DeArmon wanted to help his parents, but he could not support them financially.  This is until a veteran social worker told DeArmon about One80 Place, a shelter that provides homeless people with job opportunities…

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A 100-Year-Old Skydives On Her Birthday

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on March 7, 2019


A 100-Year-Old Skydives On Her Birthday

Jane Haynes, a 100-year-old woman from Arizona, celebrated her 100th birthday by jumping out of a plane from 13,000 feet in the air. Haynes’ daughter and granddaughter joined her on her first skydiving experience. Jane Haynes is known for her adventurous activities. When Haynes turned 70 years, she hiked the 277-miles-long Grand Canyon. Hot air ballooning was her way of celebrating her 75th birthday…

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Church Pays Off Debt For 34 Students To Graduate

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on February 22, 2019


Church Pays Off Debt For 34 Students To Graduate

Alfred Street Baptist Church donated $ 100,000 to 34 students at Howard University. This amount of money was raised by the church to pay the students’ debts. Many students were in danger of not graduating. Amongst these students is the 25-year-old senior, Mya Thompson. Thompson, a mother of a 6-year-old, has a busy schedule and a stressful routine. Thompson spends 8 hours of her say at the university to follow the seven classes she has enrolled in…

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