Good news

It’s coming to the year – and I wanted to end the year on the stories of bravery, inspiration, hope and goodwill. Stories that reminds us that there are good people in the world, and that everyone has it in them to do good, and to use our resources for the good of those who share the world with us.

Health news

When our talents and resources are used for the good of others.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/jun/21/medical-research-health

http://www.greatnewsnetwork.org/index.php/news/article/amputee_climbs_103_stories_using_mind-controlled_bionic_leg/

From the Ashes

It may destroy the physical, but not the spirit.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2247883/The-house-Superstorm-Sandy-knock-down.html

Humanity

People who relight one’s faith in humanity.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/29/larry-deprimo-nypd-cop-gives-homeless-boots_n_2209178.html

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/anonymous-%E2%80%98layaway-angels%E2%80%99-return-to-pay-off-strangers%E2%80%99-balances-174649270.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rob-white/acts-of-kindness_b_2345466.html?utm_hp_ref=good-news&ir=Good%20News

Against all Odds

We may not be born with everything we need, but we can overcome, as she shows us.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/aimee-mullins-double-amputee-model-athlete-inspiration/story?id=17851813#.UNf5xW-siSo

Harmony

We can bridge the differences if we see each other as humans, made to  live alongside each other.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/23/muslims-and-catholics-com_n_2349136.html?utm_hp_ref=good-news

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-marc-schneier/hanukkah-with-the-chief-rabbi-imams-and-barack-obama_b_2301841.html?utm_hp_ref=good-news&ir=Good%20News

Acceptance and Inclusion

Neurotypical folks taking the time and effort to understand people with disabilities.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/23/santa-claus-uses-sign-lan_n_2347084.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20596987

Bystander-positive actions

Kids leap to action to save the day.

http://www.king5.com/news/local/Children-help-driver-pull-over-school-bus-in-Milton-146673005.html

Furry Friends

The dog that helps others, gets a little help himself. What goes around, comes around.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2246544/Pirelli-legged-spokesdog-disabilities-fitted-carbon-fiber-prosthetic-paw-inspired-Olympic-runner.html

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