Heroes are all around… from the person who helps someone across the street, to activists, to frontline workers…
The openness and empathy in all of us that creates compassionate actions is one of the most valued and important qualities of the human spirit.
Here are some happy headlines that really express the best of us.
“I think a hero is really any person intent on making this a better place for all people.”
Figuring Out How To Use Masks to Make Roads
There are soooo many one-use COVID-19 face masks currently being thrown away… that the researchers at East Carolina University started looking into what those masks could be used for.
They have started looking for ways to recycle the masks into asphalt that will be used for new roads and highways. They believe that masks will add flexibilty and longevity to the roadways.
Anonymous Hero Saves Toddler
As seen in this news story from WUSA9 featuring footage from a nearby boater, a toddler is lifted from the water by a Good Samaritin who jumped in the river to save them.
After a crash in Ocean City on Route 90, a man involved in the crash saw the toddler – still in their car seat – get thrown into the water. Without hesitating, he jumped off the 30 foot high bridge, grabbed the toddler and lifted the baby into the boat of another Good Samaritin who saw the accident and headed over to help.
A Bond Formed
Man Finds Dog on a Deserted Island
As one of our favorite YouTube channels The Dodo shows us, heroes and best friends are found in the most interesting and, sometimes, remote places. On a vacation tour of the Amazon, David, sees a shape running toward him… it was an abandoned dog. The sweet animal made such an impression on David that he made the captain turn the boat around to go back to get her. The gentleness and beauty of their story moved us to tears… you will be amazed at how she looks now!
What Makes a Hero?
- Being Helpful
- Being an Inspiration
- Moral Integrity
From VeryWellMind – Read more Here
“We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up…discovering we have the strength to stare it down.“
– Eleanor Roosevelt
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