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Man Known As Papa Makes Quilts For Those In Need – GNSOTD Fri, Jan. 15th 2020

For the last 15 years in Utah, the 80-year-old Brent Rushton has been spending hours a day putting his wood workshop to a different use. Saying he never really got around the the wood, the man affectionately known as Papa,

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Inmates Work To Raise Money For Student’s Tuition – GNSOTD Fri, Jan. 8th 2020

For the past seven years, students from the Palma School in Salinas, California have been part of a book club at an unlikely place—Soledad State Prison. Mia Mirassou and Jim Micheletti founded the book club called “Exercises In Empathy.” Jim

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6-Year-Old Sells Crayon Creations To Gift Christmas To Kids – GNSOTD Fri, Dec. 18th 2020

In Austin, Texas, Six-year-old Brooklyn’s world is colorful, and she hopes to make other kids’ lives the same with Christmas gifts. It is an effort that came about when she found out that there are other kids who sometimes don’t

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Former Gang Member Named Missouri’s Teacher Of The Year – GNSOTD Fri, Dec 11th 2020

Darrion Cockrell grew up on the rough side of life. He struggled from family issues as well as difficulty in school as a young man, until he ran into a few educators who changed the course of his life. Now,

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Food From Cancelled Wedding Feeds Many – GNSOTD Fri, Dec. 4th 2020

The Pandemic has cancelled a lot of events, and thrown even more into jeopardy. At there point there are not many who have not had to cancel some plan or event. But some have it worse than others. Some had

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B.C. Man Gives U.S. Family A Much Needed Lift – GNSOTD Fri, Nov. 27th 2020

Gary Bath, from Fort St. John, B.C. is earning praise for helping out a family from the United States in need and going out of his way to do so. Way out of his way. The family was on their

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KW Oktoberfest Donates Meals To Food Bank Of Waterloo Region – GNSOTD Fri, Nov. 20th 2020

It’s been well documented the food bank donations are down while food bank use is up this year, it’s a common problem that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. But the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest has announced that it had a successful

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Walk-A-Thon In Waterloo For Refugee Family Reunion – GNSOTD Fri, Nov. 6th 2020

Students and staff at Waterloo Collegiate Institute (WCI) are completing a roughly 10,000 kilometre walk-a-thon to help a local family. The family are Syrian newcomers who arrived in Waterloo region six years ago and at the time had no choice

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Toronto Carpenter Makes Mobile Shelters For Homeless

Khaleel Seivwright is a carpenter, who works out of his Cabbagetown workshop, and has been using his off time building some interesting structures. They look something like an oversized shoebox, or perhaps a transport crate for a motorcycle, but a

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Dad’s Adorable Amature Animal Portraits Raise Thousands For Charity – GNSOTD Fri, Oct. 23rd 2020

Phil Heckels is 38 years old and comes from Worthing, South England. This Brit has found himself rising to internet stardom from what might seem like one of the silliest reasons; he tried to help his son with a thank-you

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