Uplifting Things That Happened This Week: Issue #1

It’s the end of the week and goodness knows we all need a pick-me-up before the work week begins! Here is a list of some happy things that happened this week, a silver lining in these harsh times! 

Elderly Man Gets Lessons on Hair and Make-Up to Help His Struggling Wife

A devoted 79-year-old husband visited a beauty school to get lessons in hair and make-up to help his “beautiful” wife who can no longer get ready by herself.

Read more at: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/alberta-man-beauty-school-to-help-wife-failing-eyesight/

Unaware She Was Pregnant, Lucky Lady is on Same Flight As NeoNatal Crew When She Gives Birth Prematurely

Some planes land late and others make it to the gate on time, but a recent flight from Salt Lake City to Honolulu is giving a whole new meaning to the term “early arrival.”

When the plane took off, Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga was headed for a family vacation, but unbeknownst to even herself, that family was about to get one bouncing baby boy bigger.

Read more at: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/lavinia-mounga-gave-birth-prematurely-on-a-flight-to-hawaii/

4-year-old wins “The Only Josh” title in a duel over the name ‘Josh’

College student Josh Swain jokingly called all the other Josh Swains for a showdown to be the rightful owner of the name. The joke made out of pandemic boredom had spread and brought thousands of Joshes to the huge pool noodle battle on April 21. A four-year-old Josh was declared as the true champion. 

Read more at: https://healthyhappynews.com/4-year-old-wins-the-only-josh-title-in-a-duel-over-the-name-josh/

Farms in UK Saved This Beautiful Duke of Burgundy Butterfly From Extinction

Once the rarest butterfly in England, a decade of work from the Butterfly Conservation has seen their numbers rebound 25%.

Read more at: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/englands-duke-of-burgundy-butterfly-numbers-grow-25-percent/ 

Toddler Without Hands Gets a Puppy Without Paw: It’s Fate and ‘A Beautiful Thing’

Like any happy toddler, Ivy McLeod is full of smiles and filled with wonder as she discovers the world around her. Ivy’s favorite activity is coloring, but since she was born without hands, Ivy holds the markers between her toes to create her kiddy masterpieces.

McLeod was worried finding a pup to fit the bill might be a long haul, but it just so happened that a three-legged fur-baby was born in their Vancouver, British Columbia neighborhood just a few short weeks after the search began.

Read more at: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/toddler-without-hands-gets-puppy-without-paw-ivy-mcleod/ 

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