Huge Welcome Back For An Elementary School Custodian

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on March 13, 2019

Huge Welcome Back For An Elementary School Custodian

After being in a waiting list for nearly three years, the elementary school custodian Mr D, Tyrees Dandridge, finally got his two transplants, and he was not expecting such a nice and big "Welcome Back". Not even a month after the surgery, Mr D was able to reunite with his students, and the entire school was there to greet him. He has worked for nearly 20 years at this elementary school in Virginia…

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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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Can A Fortune Cookie Make You Win $100,000?

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on March 8, 2019

Can A Fortune Cookie Make You Win $100,000?

Sometimes what you need is just a little bit of fortune, or a cookie, or a fortune cookie.Diego Caceres wasn't expecting to win $100,000 at all, but he trusted the sweet suggestion.After having lunch with his brother at a Chinese restaurant in Maryland (US), he asked for a fortune cookie which stated: “it is your lucky day”…

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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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Smoke-free Generation: Smoking Age Rises From 18 To 21

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on March 5, 2019

Smoke-free Generation: Smoking Age Rises From 18 To 21

The legal age to purchase cigarettes in the United Kingdom will rise from 18 to 21 years. This measure could be introduced in an attempt to improve public health and create a smoke-free generation. The new measure, which was put forward by MPs, will levy higher taxes on tobacco companies for their impact on the society; this could raise around £150 million. These taxes will be used to fund educational campaigns to prevent youths from smoking and encouraging others to quit…

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Decline Plastic Waste In The North Sea

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on March 1, 2019

Decline Plastic Waste In The North Sea

The number of plastic bags in the North Sea has declined. According to researchers from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, the number of plastic bags has decreased since 2010. The waste in the North Sea was researched. It was found that the amount of plastic waste is relatively low. This is due to the introduction of the ban on free plastic bags by several European countries. This ban has ensured that fewer people use plastic bags, which means less plastic waste in the sea…

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British Environment Secretary Launches New Waste Strategy

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on February 28, 2019

British Environment Secretary Launches New Waste Strategy

The British Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove published the policy paper Resources and waste strategy for England in December last year. Gove’s aim is to completely modify the waste system and reduce plastic packaging. Tax for the use of plastics The manufacturers of plastic packaging are at risk of paying the full costs of the waste of the plastic packaging they produce. Moreover, the government will support households to recycle their waste…

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A Multinational Company Cleans The Thames River In London

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on February 27, 2019

A Multinational Company Cleans The Thames River In London

The world's biggest furniture retail company launches boats to clean the polluted rivers in London. The Swedish furniture retail company's latest innovation is called 'The Good Ship'. These boats clean the polluted waters in the south of London from plastic and other rubbish. The Good Ship’s design and functions were inspired by the SMÅKRYP, a toy boat for bathtubs. The boats are around 30 meters and 70 kilograms each…

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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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Free Sanitary Products In Scotland

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on February 21, 2019

 Free Sanitary Products In Scotland

Scotland became the first country in the world to provide free sanitary products to all students in schools, colleges and universities. Many women and girls struggle to afford sanitary products worldwide. A recent study has shown that many students experience period poverty every month. The Scottish government decided to end the period poverty by supplying around 395,000 students with free sanitary products…

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