As soon as they walk in the door, the students make a beeline for their knitting projects. Once they start knitting a pleasant calm falls over the room as the students settle into their work.
These results would speak for themselves in any institution, but when the students are minimum security prisoners–and male prisoners at that–the life changing impact is nothing short of inspiring. In fact, they now have prisoners putting peer pressure on other prisoners to go to knitting class!! Watch as co-founders Lynn Zwerling and Sheila Rovelstad recount their 5-year journey to making “Knitting Behind Bars” a reality:
Happiness Happens Month When anyone finds out that I’m the founder of the Secret Society of Happy People, inevitably, I get one of two responses. The optimist can’t help but grin and often says, “How do I join?” The pessimist can’t help but get that frozen look on their face that poses the question, “Are you on
You Won't Believe This 9 Year-Old's Ping Pong Tricks Tom Spicer is a 9-year with stunning hand-eye coordination. He does tricks by bouncing ping pong balls - which might sound easy - until you see how he does it!
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