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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 […]

Yards from the finish line, her competitor collapsed.  Meghan Vogel, a rival runner, thought nothing of reaching down and supporting her while they both crossed the finish line.  Watch this video to see why Meghan emerged victorious–earning a standing ovation […]

“He loves me. He cares about me. But he’s still annoying.” So says 8-year-old Brandon Lovett. That’s the thanks that his seventh grader brother, Bryan, gets after saving the third grader’s life. It seems Brandon was being his ever-active self […]

You’d like to be generous, but don’t have any money. You’d love to save the children in Mexico, build a school in India, drill water wells in Ethiopia, sponsor a widow in Sri Lanka or put shoes on all the […]

Hunter Schulz, 10, and Carter Sharpe, 9, have been buddies since they were toddlers. So, it’s not surprising that the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, fourth graders are rather nonchalant about an extraordinary event a while back. It seems Hunter saved Carter’s […]

When the retired couple saw no reason to evacuate their rural Texas home — despite raging wildfires all around them — they looked out the window and were astonished. Their farm had become an oasis for refugee hummingbirds. First dozens, then hundreds swarmed […]

Celebrating their team’s 109th anniversary, Spain’s premier professional soccer team Real Madrid took the field in Guangzhou, China, a few days ago against — yes, count ’em — 109 young soccer players from local teams. It was actually a tight match, 2-1 […]

PLEASE hit the “Like” button above to share the Good News and add http://blog.beliefnet.com/goodnews to your favorites. New stories every day! Allan Guei won a $40,000 college scholarship in a free-throw competition for top academic students at Compton High School in […]

PLEASE hit the “Like” button above to share the Good News and add http://blog.beliefnet.com/goodnews to your favorites. Oscar is just like any other 10 year-old. He could enjoy hanging out with his friends and playing games. But this little boy from Bolivia […]

PLEASE hit the “Like” button above to share the Good News and add http://blog.beliefnet.com/goodnews to your favorites. New stories every day! A non-profit fitness center in Massachusetts providing free gym memberships to low-income and homeless women was nearly forced to shut […]