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Okay, so this is not exacty a rescue story but perhaps, for some, this is a tale of hope that will lift the heart–especially if you happen to be short and stout.

It may make you happy to know that human females are evolving to a larger size and–in ten generations from now, perhaps–this will be the attractive norm. So consider yourself evolved.

Our friends at Lemomdrop.com report that the woman of the future will be shorter and plumper.

“According to a study by Yale researchers, humans are still evolving, and women are evolving to become shorter and fatter. It is estimated that in 10 generations, women will be two centimeters shorter, weigh one kilogram (around 2.5 lbs.) more, and look back and wonder what kind of freakish monster Angelina Jolie was.”

It may take a while to see this play out in fashion magazines that still love to focus the lens on gals who are more of the bean pole persuasion. But take heart, for a change will be coming, ladies!

 

This is a really cool story with heartwarming ending.

A pup somehow wandered onto Poland’s Vistula River and ended up on an ice floe about 18 miles out to sea.

He’d been spotted along the river earlier by firemen, but they could not reach him. The hero  crew of a boat called Baltica was able to save him from a below zero fridgid fate.

When the sailors first spotted the odd sight of a dog on an ice floe, they thought he was a seal. Upon closer study they realized he man’s best friend–but looking mighty lost.

The sailors are now searching for the dogs owner.

Read more here.

 

The good news out of Haiti this week is the miracle rescue of Darlene Etienne, 16, who survived for 15 days trapped in her school after the earthquake caused it to crumble around her.

One of the most touching parts of this story is the enduring faith of her mom, a poor woman who refused to give up hope.

“I never thought she was dead,” Kerline Dorcant, 39, reportedly told The Associated Press. “I always thought she was alive.”

Darlene’s mom told media that the reason her daughter is alive is because God listened to a mother’s non-stop prayers. Darlene is receiving medical treatments and recovering.

More on this story and photos here.

 

“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.”

 

– Ayn Rand

Submitted by Renita