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Officers surprised the young girl and her family with a Christmas tree

Good cops surprise girl with Christmas gifts

Officers from Boynton Beach Police Department in Florida helped to bring a smile to the face of one young girl this Christmas after surprising her with a Christmas tree. They had responded to a hangup and subsequently discovered that a baby had been playing with the phone in the house. However, while officers Barry Ward, 49, and Terrence Paramore, 27,[Read More…]

Sneed, along with some of the participants in the project

Garden project offers ex-prisoners new lease of life

Cathrine Sneed has spent many years working as a young counselor in the San Francisco County Jail. She started her career full of enthusiasm and vigour, hoping to make a real difference in the lives of those who were incarcerated. However she revealed how things were not as straightforward as she had originally thought, and many of the young men[Read More…]

Maisy Vignes

Girl born without blood survives all odds

In many ways, Maisy Vignes is like any four year old girl. However, there is one thing that makes her slightly different from all of the other children her age and that is – she has no blood. Vignes’s entire blood supply was absorbed by her mother, Emma Vignes, 31, during pregnancy. Her survival was described as ‘miraculous’ by medical[Read More…]

YouGov study shows that 87% of Brits choose happiness and well-being over materialism

Signs of a mass awakening? 87% of Brits reject greed and materialism

In a world where greed and materialism is rapidly threatening to lead to the decline of the planet, a new study has shown that an increasing number of people are rejecting that paradigm. A survey conducted by YouGov has revealed that the vast majority of Brits (87 per cent) would choose happiness for their society rather than money. Just eight[Read More…]

Professor Jonathan Jansen was one of South Africa's first black Deans

‘Make love not war’ says South Africa’s first black Dean

Professor Jonathan Jansen knows more than anyone how hatred and conflict can lead to the complete destruction and colonisation of a country. He grew up during the apartheid era when a young black man from South Africa had no prospects and was very likely to end up in prison during the white minority rule. But that was not to be[Read More…]