Good News Stories

donna13
By donna13 Latest Reply 2010-01-26 17:43:04 -0600
Started 2010-01-22 09:18:44 -0600

I don't know about the rest of you, but I am so tired of the dreary winter weather and the even drearier news on TV. So I thought I would share a couple of stories from the newspaper this morning that brightened my day.

#1) The picture of the 8 year old boy rescured in Haiti after being trapped in the rubble for over a week. He has arms opened wide as if in triumph and the biggest grin on his face. It was very hard to read the whole story with tears (of joy) rolling down my face.

2) The Palmer House, a high priced hotel in Chicago, has offered anyone who stayed there on their honeymoon a one night stay at the same price as they originally paid. A couple married over 60 years took them up on the offer, and paid $7.00 for the night. She had saved the receipt, which they needed, in her bridal book. When they were married it was in the middle of WW2.


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spiritwalker
spiritwalker 2010-01-26 17:43:04 -0600 Report

We had some very good news in our local paper. A couple
from one of our local missions groups serving in Haiti have
been located. They were injured but alive. They are remaining
there to continue their work.

donna13
donna13 2010-01-26 17:37:23 -0600 Report

Just an update, I haven't found any more good news stories in the paper in all the days since I started this not one thing to make me smile. Only the comic strips, everything else is so depressing.

donna13
donna13 2010-01-23 07:43:32 -0600 Report

Day 2 of good news stories - on a cold drizzly Saturday there was not one in the newspaper today. And I really needed one. Oh well, I'll try again tomorrow.

rankearl
rankearl 2010-01-22 15:04:35 -0600 Report

the stuff in haiti has been on tv everytime i turn on the tv at first i think to the postive side stuff like this reminds us it could always be worse right then i think of another side of it all there are lots of people and children in america that need help hugs julie

Harlen
Harlen 2010-01-22 14:39:45 -0600 Report

I know whatyou mean just to much meen in the world today
The USA is now run by big corprations every one after the Doller
asking whats in it for me ?
It's a hard world out there
I try to shine what light I can if I can make one other persons life better then I feel I have done well
Best wishes
Harlen

Sue Turner
Sue Turner 2010-01-22 09:41:59 -0600 Report

I'm with you donna,

I want to hear something good for a change…All of the bad news, and bad weather, really tends to bring me down…

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