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Blind Man and His Armless Friend Have Planted Over 10,000 Trees in China

December 15, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

For the past 10 years, a blind man named Jia Haixia and his friend who is a double amputee, named Jia Wenqi, have been replanting trees in Yeli Village, northeastern China to try and revive the once baron landscape.

Haixia was born blind in on eye and lost sight in the other due to a work related accident. Wenqi also lost both of his arms in an accident at just 3-years-old. The two of them leased 8 acres of land from the government and started planting trees to try and protect their village from flooding.

Haixia and Wenqi have been planting trees in Yeli Village, northeastern China, for the past 10 years.

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A Tribute To Man’s Best Friend

December 11, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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A Few Clips Guaranteed To Make You Feel Better About Life

December 8, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

Owner reunites with dog that was missing for 12 days

 

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A Few Photos To Remind You That Life Is Beautiful

December 8, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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22-Year-Old Rapper Meets 81-Year-Old Woman He Befriended While Playing Words With Friends

December 8, 2017 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Life |

A young man’s friendship with an 80-year-old woman is touching the hearts of many after he shared the story of how they met on Twitter.

Last week, Spencer Sleyon tweeted about a friendship that originated over a year ago, when he and Rosalind “Roz” Guttman began playing Words with Friends with each other. A Scrabble-like gaming app, players can be matched up with either pre-existing friends or strangers, and Guttman and Sleyon—then strangers—were paired up. After that, they went on to play over 300 more games together.

Sleyon is a 22-year-old rapper who lives in New York, while Guttman is an 81-year-old retiree who lives in Florida. Yet the two became unlikely friends as they continued to play Words with Friends matches against one another.

“Sometimes we’d speak about personal things, but nothing extra personal,” Sleyon told The Root. “Politics, the election, hurricanes.”

He was living in Maryland when the games started, but logged off the app five months later because his life had become “too hectic.”

Sleyon lost touch with his Words with Friends opponent after he moved to New York three months ago, until Pastor Amy Butler, the mother of a high school friend, reconnected them. He’d told Butler about Guttman, whom he called his “best friend.”

He was apparently impressed with Guttman played the word “phat” in an early game, while the retiree was impressed with the “masterful alliteration” in Sleyon’s username, “FUCKFACEFILTH,”

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Stray Dog Joins Swedish Adventure Team in 430-Mile Race Through Ecuador

December 6, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Animals, Life |

It all started with a meatball. Arthur, a stray dog from Ecuador, caught sight of the adventure racing Team Peak Performance during their race through the Ecuadorian jungle at the Adventure Racing World Championships. After receiving a meatball, he never left them again.

Arthur followed the team through deep mud, in kayaks through rivers, and all the way across the finish line in the world championship. He ate, he slept, and he fought like a regular team member. A team that started as four, was suddenly now five.

The Adventure (AR) World Series is a gruelling 430-mile (692 km) endurance race through the Amazonian rain forest. Athletes must hike, kayak and bike their way to the finish over a span of six non stop days. The team first encountered Arthur on a muddy trek during the second last stage.

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A Few Photos To Remind You That Life Is Beautiful

December 1, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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Devoted Son With No Arms Spoon-Feeds Paralyzed Mom Using His Teeth

December 1, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

This is Chen Xinyin, a 48 year old with more than his fair share of troubles. Here he is spoon-feeding his now paralysed mother a meal. As you can see Chen doesn’t have any arms.

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Beautiful Story Of A Man Saving A Homeless Dog From Near Death

December 1, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Animals, Life |

A Pit Bull suffering from starvation and a severe injury was rescued from certain death by a man in Brazil. Wilson Coutinho Martins lives in Rio de Janeiro and has dedicated his life to rescuing and protecting animals from extreme conditions. For many animal lovers in Brazil he is a hero. For dogs like Davi, he is their savior.

The large dog with beautiful green eyes was rescued from the woods outside of Rio de Janeiro in September of 2012. He weighed just 28 pounds (13 kg) and had a huge, gaping wound in his rear. His bone was exposed and he could barely walk from the pain. If Wilson had not rescued him when he did, Davi would most certainly have died from infection and blood loss.

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A Few Photos To Remind You That Life Is Beautiful

November 24, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Life |

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