As Pam Willis scrolled through her Facebook feed in 2019, her heart spoke to her when she read a story about seven brothers and sisters in need of a permanent home.
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After 80 years, Ilse Betty Grebenschikoff and Anne Maria Wahrenberg finally reconnected. They met as children in Berlin, innocent pawns in a world that was coming at them fast and furious.
Shaquille O’Neal paid for a stranger’s engagement ring at Zales this week. It’s the latest example of O’Neal’s random acts of kindness, well-documented over the years, including his time in Orlando (more on that in a bit).
What would you do if you found $42,000? If your first inclination is “take the money and run,” it’s understandable. That’s a lot of unexpected “extra income.”
The email request was unusual and poignant: A man was asking for a recipe for his terminally ill mother-in-law. She loved the favorite broccoli tempura at Ekiben, which has two locations in Baltimore.
Celebrating a life often gets lost in the emotional crosshairs of grief and coping with death. It’s completely understandable. But there are wonderful ways to smile through the tears.
For Women’s History Month, we asked the Growing Bolder Community to tell us about a woman who has had a positive impact on their lives. Here are just a few of those inspiring, uplifting responses.
Suzy Hutcheson’s work has changed what was thought possible for the large population of people living with disabilities. She shares how making a difference fuels her to keep working hard every day.
Stephanie Davis, aka The Downtown Diva, is a fixture on the Southwest Florida arts and social scene. Beloved for her witty and interesting regular columns in Florida Weekly, she also is involved with the Fort Myers theater scene, both on stage and backstage as a director.
Gil Walton was born and raised in Live Oak, he currently lives in Lakeland and for the past nine decades, he has spent as much time as possible just up the road in Homosassa.
Some people would consider Sadie a bad dog. She had been turned away at three shelters before ending up at the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge in Oakland, New Jersey, last September.
The final “Jeopardy!” question and answer might go something like this, filed under the category of “Human Kindness.” After a life well-lived, this man donated a closet full of shirts, neckties and various other items of clothing that once belonged to him.