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An Olympian Sold Her Silver Medal To Fund A Boy’s Surgery. The Buyer Let Her Keep It

In the Tokyo Olympics, Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk took silver in javelin throwing. However, the Polish Olympian revealed on Facebook a few weeks ago that she will sell off her silver medal to generate money for Miloszek Malysa’s operation. The 8-month-old was on hospice at home and required emergency heart surgery in the United States to survive. Monika, Miloszek’s mother, appealed ...

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High School Sweethearts Married For 80 Years Celebrate 100th Birthday Together

True love does exist, and this Savannah pair is here to teach us all about the value of loyalty, honesty, and respect. Billy and Nellie Jones’ tale will warm your heart and make you want to contact the person you care about. The Savannah couple has been making news for a long time, and their birthday party drew millions of ...

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A Single Dad Adopted an Ill Child and Raised an Olympic Champion

People continually told Jerry Windle, a single homosexual guy, that he would never be a parent. He never imagined himself being a father, but his life changed dramatically one day. His parents’ story reads like a storybook, and it proves that a merciful heart can overcome any obstacle. We at Bright Side think that parental love can do great things ...

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‘I Wish I’d Never Had My Kids And I’ll Always Regret Them’: Mom Reveals Why She Believes Children Ruined Her Life

Parenting can be a beautiful adventure filled with sacrifices and challenges, but in the end, most parents would agree these hardships are well worth it and a valuable part of their journey as parents. That said, some don’t quite feel that way, and while this opinion is rarely heard, we often see this attitude manifest itself in destructive behaviors such ...

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An All-Female Firefighting Crew Just Made History: ‘We Rise By Lifting Others’

In September, the stars aligned when five female firefighters at South Florida’s Palm Beach Gardens Fire and Rescue made history. These brave women are officially the first all-female firefighting crew in the 57-year history of the fire department’s existence. The women range in age from 29 to 53 and between them, they have nearly 80 years of experience with EMT ...

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Diver Befriends a Friendly Octopus and It Changes His Life

There’s a documentary on Netflix that you need to watch. Now, not everyone loves documentaries, but they’re becoming more and more popular. Besides, this one isn’t very long and it’s different from anything I’ve ever seen before. “My Octopus Teacher” was released this year and it tells the story of a diver named Craig Foster and his unlikely BFF and ...

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94-YEAR-OLD WOMAN TRIES ON WEDDING DRESS FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME

A grandmother in Alabama is proof that you’re never too old to be a princess. The 94-year-old fulfilled a lifelong dream when she wore a wedding dress for the first time. A SECRET WISH Martha Mae Ophelia Moon Tucker, a grandmother in Birmingham, was first married in 1952. At the time, black women were not allowed in many stores, including ...

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Woman goes on search after finding bottle with 95-year-old message inside

Boat captain Jennifer Dowker runs shipwreck tours all summer long, so she knows that there are all sorts of secrets hidden under the surface of Michigan’s waterways, but she was still shocked to find a message in a bottle written in 1926. Dowker is the owner of Nautical North Family Adventures and was scuba diving in the Cheboygan River on Friday ...

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“My Mom Is Marrying My Ex-Fiancé, We Dated In School, And He Moved In With Us”

Marisa has experienced an ultimate betrayal! She couldn’t curtail her thinking and so took to TikTok to share the predicament with her followers. In a clip shared to the social media platform, the TikToker explained how her mom went behind her back to get married to her childhood sweetheart. Marisa shared how her mum went behind her back to marry her childhood ...

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This Grandma Waved to These Students Every Day—When She Wasn’t There, They Had to Find Her

93-year-old Louise Edlen has been waving to this school bus full of lively children for the last 5 years from her little dining room window. She doesn’t know their names, but she knows their faces. Each morning she waits for their smiles, and she eagerly anticipates their waves back in her direction. They also don’t know Louise, but according to ...

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Dad Finds Note Left in Family’s Used Car After Family Tragedy

When we grow up and have kids, we’re overwhelmed with the early years of raising babies and toddlers. However, for most families, there’s going to come a day when your adorable toddler becomes a moody and demanding teenager who wants to do something terrifying: get behind the wheel of a moving vehicle and drive it 60 miles per hour down ...

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Grandmother Uses Artistic Talent to Transform Pediatric Medical Helmets Into Works of Art

A Washington State grandmother named Paula Lazardo has always loved art and being creative, but she never planned to start a business painting baby helmets for a living. However, life has a funny way of taking us where we’re most needed and that’s exactly what happened to Paula. She considered herself a decent artist, so when a friend asked her ...

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Couple Wins $2.6 Million Lottery Only To Learn Few Days Later Their Son Is Now Cancer Free

There are things in life much more important than money. That said, having lots of money is pretty high on the list, especially when it comes to not having to worry about certain problems caused by the lack of funds. Many of us have dreamed about buying or finding that lucky lottery ticket worth millions. Back in the ’80s, folks ...

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Bride and Groom’s Extreme Cliff Hanging Photoshoot Has People in Awe

A wedding day is one of the most memorable days in the lives of both the bride and the groom. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience, or at least that’s what most people plan for. However, in recent years, it’s been a growing trend for brides and grooms to up the ante to make their special day unique and even more memorable ...

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Divorced Women Are Celebrating the End of Their Marriages With Glorious ‘Divorce Cakes’

I read a statistic somewhere that said that women are more likely to leave their marriages than men. Apparently, this is a number that has changed over the years. Back in the day, it seemed that women had a lot more to lose if they left a marriage. And in fact, if a man left a woman with children, it ...

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Hungry Homeless Man Walks Into Burger King and Asks What Can He Purchase For 50 Cents

How do you know if you managed to instill the values and virtues into your child as a parent that will help them make the right decisions when faced with moral dilemmas or opportunities to help others? When we hear about our children doing something amazing in others’ service, there’s almost no greater feeling of pride. Suddenly all of our ...

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90-Year-Old Czech Grandmother Spends All of Her Time Painting Her Village With Gorgeous Murals

Anežka Kašpárková lives in Louka, a tiny village in southern Moravia in the Czech Republic, and she has a special mission that she’s felt called to do in life: make her village beautiful. She’s over 90 years old, but this is a hobby that she picked up in retirement, believe it or not. For most of her life, she was ...

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61-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth to Her Own Granddaughter So Her Son Could Have a Child

When it comes to family, there’s not much we wouldn’t do for each other. And in regards to parents, what parent wouldn’t sacrifice everything to help their child? A woman named Cecile Eledge of Nebraska knew that her 32-year-old son Mathew and his husband Elliot Dougherty wanted more than anything to be parents. To help them make their dream a ...

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This Couple Found a Baby in a Subway 20 Years Ago and Adopted Him

If you want to understand how Peter Mercurio, Danny Stewart, and a little boy named Kevin became a family of three, you’ll have to travel back in time 12 years and go all the way to the 14th Street subway station in Chelsea. It was Stewart who found the baby, and he thought he was looking at a doll at ...

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Mom Shows Just Why Tipping Is Important By Sharing Her $9 Paycheck After Working 70+ Hours

When I was younger, my friend and I waited tables at the same Italian restaurant in Metairie, Louisiana. And while it was connected to a hotel, the restaurant was rarely full. Now, I’ve had quite a few jobs before and since then, but I can tell you that waiting tables by far one of the toughest. Not only did you ...

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