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If You're Feeling Down, These 50 Wholesome Pics Might Lift You Up (New Pics) The year 2020 has been one hell of a ride.

If You're Feeling Down, These 50 Wholesome Pics Might Lift You Up (New Pics)

And although things are finally going for the better, many people still find themselves struggling to cope with uncertainty about the future, prolonged effects of quarantine, and low spirits in times of worldwide health crisis. A batch of positive news, like this post, has likely done the job and lifted our spirits, but finding inner peace in your mind takes much more than that. Man leaves €2m to French village that hid his family from Nazis. An Austrian man who fled the Nazis with his family during the second world war has bequeathed a large part of his fortune to the French village whose residents hid them from persecution for years.

Man leaves €2m to French village that hid his family from Nazis

Eric Schwam, who died aged 90 on 25 December, wrote the surprise gift into his will for Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, located on a remote mountain plateau in south-east France that historically has a large Protestant community known for offering shelter to those in need. “It’s a large amount for the village,” the mayor, Jean-Michel Eyraud, said. He declined to specify the amount since the will was still being sorted out, but his predecessor, who told a local website that she met Schwam and his wife twice to discuss the gift, said it was about €2m (£1.8m).

Schwam and his family arrived in 1943 and were hidden in a school for the duration of the war, and remained until 1950. He later studied pharmacy and married a Catholic woman from the region. Mom Praised By 65k People On Facebook For Encouraging Her Sons To See Past Menstruation Taboo. Let’s face it: some topics are a little bit more embarrassing than others to discuss, but perhaps becoming slightly more compliant, being understanding and open-minded would make all the difference.

Mom Praised By 65k People On Facebook For Encouraging Her Sons To See Past Menstruation Taboo

But what if, as normal as it is, the topic is tight with stigmas and taboos all around the world? This mother has decided to give it a try and challenge the public so that her kids can develop healthy social habits as they grow. Pink seesaws across US-Mexico border named Design of the Year 2020. A collection of bright pink seesaws that allowed people to interact over the US-Mexico border has won the prestigious Design of the Year award, with its creators saying they hoped the work encourages people to build bridges between communities.

Pink seesaws across US-Mexico border named Design of the Year 2020

The Teeter Totter Wall, which bridged across El Paso in Texas and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico during a 40-minute session, was described as not only feeling “symbolically important” but also highlighting “the possibility of things” by the judging panel. The creators of the seesaws, Ronald Rael, a professor of architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, an associate professor of design at San José State University, first came up with the idea a decade ago after the Secure Fence Act 2006, which started large-scale building on the border. 45 Times Celebrities Proved Themselves To Be Actually Nice People, Shared By Folks On Reddit. Despite the numerous stereotypes surrounding celebrities or whatever it may be that causes a surprise that many of us naturally experience whenever we run into them, but celebrities can be nice too.

45 Times Celebrities Proved Themselves To Be Actually Nice People, Shared By Folks On Reddit

Actually, more often than not they are some of the nicest people you will ever meet in your life. Following up on an article Bored Panda already did some time ago about people’s encounters with celebs who were awfully nice to them, we now present a part two, providing another list of celebrities that were genuinely nice and cool to random people as shared on Reddit. Check out the list of some of the nicest celebrities and stories about them below, and don’t forget to vote and comment on the ones you enjoy the most! The Rock Gifts A $30k Truck To The Man Who Took Him In As A Homeless Teen And "Changed His Life's Trajectory"

We’re used to seeing Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a man destined for success.

The Rock Gifts A $30k Truck To The Man Who Took Him In As A Homeless Teen And "Changed His Life's Trajectory"

I mean, the guy is a third-generation superstar in WWE history and the highest-paid male actor who earned a hard-to-imagine $87.5m from the 1st of June 2019 to the same date in 2020. But it turns out that the legend himself had a humbling beginning. Officer Meets A Beaten-Up Toddler During Welfare Check, Decides To Give Her His Heart And His Home. An Arizona police officer and his wife have officially adopted a little girl after the officer helped her to get away from abuse.

Officer Meets A Beaten-Up Toddler During Welfare Check, Decides To Give Her His Heart And His Home

Kingman Police Department lieutenant Brian Zach was a patrol sergeant in March of 2018 when he was called to little Kaila’s home who at the time had suffered abuse and multiple injuries at the hands of her caretakers. Brian comforted Kaila while they waited for detectives to come to take her to the hospital. “We colored, we snacked … she held my hand and she was just this cute little thing,” Zach told Good Morning America. MacKenzie Scott: ex-wife of Jeff Bezos gives away $4bn in four months. MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of the Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, has donated more than $4bn in the past four months to hundreds of charities and aid organisations, including food banks fighting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

MacKenzie Scott: ex-wife of Jeff Bezos gives away $4bn in four months

Scott, who has a personal net worth of more than $60bn (£44.5bn), pledged to give away much of her wealth after her divorce settlement with Bezos last year. In July, Scott said she had donated $1.7bn to 116 charities. On Tuesday, the 50-year-old said she had decided to “accelerate” her donations this year, and in the past four months had given a further $4.15bn to 384 organisations across the US and Puerto Rico, taking her total donations this year to $6bn. “This pandemic has been a wrecking ball in the lives of Americans already struggling,” she wrote in a blogpost titled 384 Ways to Help. “Economic losses and health outcomes alike have been worse for women, for people of colour, and for people living in poverty. 50 Incredibly Wholesome Things That Happened This Year That Might Restore Your Faith In 2020.

The recent COVID Response Tracking Study conducted in May showed that Americans are the unhappiest they've been in 50 years. 31% of respondents said they were happy in 2018, but this year, only 14% could say the same thing.

50 Incredibly Wholesome Things That Happened This Year That Might Restore Your Faith In 2020

Keeping your spirits high in these challenging times may often feel like mission impossible, but however hard it may be, there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel. We just need to learn to see it. Experts suggest starting from physical exercise, good sleep, and meditation because a healthy body carries a healthy soul. Texas waitress takes home $2K tip after claiming she was stiffed.

A Texas waitress who claimed she was stiffed on a mystery diner’s $2,000 tip will take home the money after all — now that her employer has agreed to cut her a check.

Texas waitress takes home $2K tip after claiming she was stiffed

Emily Bauer, 21, will be given the money by the owner of Red Hook Seafood and Bar in San Antonio after the joint claims the diner’s credit card transaction didn’t go through, news station KENS reported. “It’s Christmas time, and everybody is struggling,” owner John Cheng told the outlet Wednesday. “I’m ready to give it to her as a Christmas gift.” Cheng reportedly wrote Bauer a check for $2,069.01, which is the tip amount plus the cost of the customer’s bill. Guy Deletes Scammer's Files While Pretending To Be An Old Lady. Small business outwits tyrannical masking bylaw (without breaking the rules) – MuchAdoAboutCorona.ca.

Last post, I shared with you the “No mask? We won’t ask.” poster that small businesses can post (where legal) in their front window beside the “wear a face diaper” propaganda the government forces them to show us. About a month ago, I sent a copy to Wolfgang and Almut Wurzbacher, owners of Pfenning’s Organic & More. Their family-run, organic grocer offers home delivery to customers in the Kitchener-Waterloo region of Southwestern Ontario. CEO Who Took $1M Paycut To Give All Employees $70K Minimum Salary In 2015 Explains How It Affected The Company. You could say it all started when Dan Price was hiking with his friend Valerie in the Cascade mountains that tower over Seattle. As they walked, Valerie told Dan that her life was in chaos, that her landlord had increased her monthly rent by $200 and she was struggling to pay her bills. Guy deals with little kid who sets off his driveway cam every day.

A lot of things suck right now, but not this. Every night I would get an alert from my driveway security camera, and at first I was a bit annoyed, but then I found myself looking forward to the evening alert. And then inspiration struck, in the form of my wife giving me this great idea. Walmart Congratulates Their Cashier Of The Week And People Start Sharing Hilarious Stories About Her.

A lot of us dream about being recognized and praised for all of our hard work at our jobs. (And some of us might secretly hope that the entire world hears about our awesomeness.) Well, something similar happened to Walmart employee Sam Reynolds who was named cashier of the week a while back. The internet quickly took notice and people started posting ridiculously over-the-top and fun stories out of the blue about why Sam deserved to get the title.

Scroll down and have a read through some of the exaggerated stories that make Sam sound like a superhero (and we secretly hope that some of these are true). When the Walmart in Streator named Sam their cashier of the week, nobody could have predicted the response this would get The cashier got a massive amount of attention online. Employees Push Back on Maskless Customers with Humor. As of July 15, 2020, in response to a rising number of active cases of COVID-19, Montana Governor Steve Bullock issued two Executive Orders directing the mandatory use of “face coverings” (masks) in certain settings. The EOs apply only to counties with four or more confirmed and active COVID-19 cases, which as of today includes 28 of Montana’s 56 counties.

I live near the town of Missoula in western Montana, where there are now 61 active cases. Governor Bullock’s mandatory mask requirement is in effect for all businesses and government offices open to the public. PSAs about the directive saturate websites, newspapers, and radio, and all points of entry open to the public are clearly posted with signs stating masks or face coverings are required. WATCH: Maskless woman gets in Texas musician’s face over denied song request.

I’m not crying, you’re crying. Guy Decided To Send Wedding Invitations To Celebrities Shares What They Responded. Ireland Donates to Native American Coronavirus Relief. If You Think People Are The Worst These Days, These 30 Wholesome Pics May Change Your Mind. As we are getting close to the full swing of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more experts are praising altruism, which is among the traits needed to survive these trying times. 5-Year-Old Sells Treats Pay Off Student Lunch Debt for Over 100 Classmates. A 5-year-old girl did the sweetest thing to help her California classmates pay off their lunch debt. Bon Jovi Opened 2 Restaurants That Allow People In Need To Eat Free Of Charge. One Woman Paid Everyone’s Bills At Walmart Claiming She Won A Lottery, Turns Out It Was Sia. Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone’s Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She’s Not Fit To Live In The Wild. This Man Took Over 1,000 Children Of Fallen Soldiers To Disneyland Free Of Charge.

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She fights every 'troll, psycho and perv' she can find – and uses the law to do it. Hermitage, Tennessee community members form human chain to block ICE from detaining neighbor. South Bay valedictorian graduation speech goes viral. No More Deaths: Mistrial Declared After Jury Refuses to Convict Scott Warren for Aiding Migrants. Internet Applauds The Way This Restaurant Was Kind To Their Staff Member Who Gave A $5,740 Wine Instead Of A Cheap One. New York City pizzeria waiter returns half-million dollar cashier’s check to customer who failed to tip him. Photographer And His Wife Plant 2 Million Trees In 20 Years To Restore A Destroyed Forest And Even The Animals Have Returned. Man opens his $4 million home to homeless Oakland couple—police keep getting called. LeBron James opened an experimental school for kids thought to be 'irredeemable,' and it's working. 14 years ago, chef's mother made him cook a meal for hungry child. He has now cooked 3 million meals.

This Premature Baby Who Had No Visitors For Five Months During Hospital Stay Gets Adopted By Her Nurse. Country superstar and actress give back by opening a grocery store in Nashville—unlike any other. School Cafeteria Helps Kids In Need By Giving Them Leftover Lunch Food To Bring Home, And People Are Loving It.

The owners of Krispy Kreme are giving away millions after discovering their family’s Nazi past. Someone Asks People To Share Random Acts Of Kindness They’ve Received From Strangers, They Deliver (30 Tweets) Famous Russian Photographer Ends Her Career To Live In A Forest With 100 Sick Dogs. Manager Receives An 8 Hours Notice To Fire All His Staff, Orders Pizza And Writes Recommendations For Everyone Instead. Guy Shares The Conversation His Wife Had With A Potential Car Buyer And It’s The Opposite Of ‘Choosing Beggars’

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Woman Asks Other Women How They Deal With Not Being ‘Pretty’, And This Man’s Reply Gets Most Upvotes. Man Proves Pettiness Can Be Wholesome By Teaching Rude Buyer A Lesson At A Yard Sale. “My Daughter Started Her Period On The Bus Today. If You Are This Boy’s Mom I Want To Say Thank You” LeBron James Opened A Public School With Free Meals, Bikes, College Tuitions, And It Can Cost Him Over $100 Million. Student Falls Asleep In Class And Her Teacher’s Reaction Is Unexpected. A place of hope for former inmates. If You Think The World Is A Terrible Place These 20+ Wholesome Pics Will Change Your Mind. Janitor leaves his $175,000+ life savings to victims of child abuse.

Mother weeps when she finds her son with autism did not have to sit alone at lunch on this day. You Will Be Smiling Like An Idiot After Seeing These 20+ Wholesome Pictures. Woman Finds Childhood Friend On Streets Addicted To Drugs, Transforms Him So Much We Can’t Believe It’s Same Man. Sisters Mistake Costco Cashier For Maui From ‘Moana,’ And His Reaction Is Too Cute. Rollingstone. John Oliver buys up $15 million in medical debt, then pays off the debt for 9,000 people in hardship. Boy Cries To Be Left Alone By Bullies, Doesn’t Expect Response From Celebrities Like Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg And Chris Evans.

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