Here are a few of the Good News stories I have found this week that you might have missed:
DAD HAS THE BEST REACTION WHEN SON BUYS HIM A TRUCK
If you’re in need of a heartwarming story today, here it is. A father and son in Nebraska are at the center of a video that’s gone viral for all the RIGHT reasons. The son worked hard to purchase a new truck for his father to replace a previous one that had broken down, and the father’s heartwarming reaction to the generous gift will melt your heart.
12-YEAR-OLD GIRL INVENTS MEDI TEDDY TO MAKE IV BAGS LESS SCARY
A young girl with a big idea has crushed a goal and will help hundreds of sick kids in the process. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old from Fairfield, Connecticut, is the brains behind a genius idea: the Medi Teddy, a stuffed animal pouch that covers and conceals an IV bag. The back of the pouch is mesh, allowing for a doctor or nurse to see through and check on the fluid or medication a child is receiving. From the front, the child sees a friendly face and not the bag of medication, blood product or IV fluid being infused.
NINE-YEAR-OLD PAYS OFF LUNCH DEBT FOR HIS CLASSMATES
Ryan Kyote may be only nine years old, but he doesn’t like to hear about kids going hungry. Kyote, a third-grader at West Park Elementary School, recalled watching a recent news story about a student who was reportedly turned away from buying hot lunch because his or her food service account balance was too low.