This Down Syndrome teen, Desiree Andrews, is a cheerleader for a basketball team at a junior high. While cheering to her own beat at a game, people in the stands started saying cruel things to her. But, that didn't last long. Her team stepped off the court and did something amazing!
People in the stands, from the other team were saying cruel things because she was Down Syndrome. That does not make her different from everyone else. God loves us all and created us equally, as one of the boys' stated in the interview. The players on the team didn't allow is to last long. They did something truly noble to defend her. Stepping away from the game to show respect and defend her from these bullies.
These boys are true gentlemen, and their act of courage will touch your heart. Not only that, they decided to name the gym after Desiree. Wow! more >>
This 7-year-old boy, Alex, loves superheroes and riding his bike. Unfortunately, he was born with a partially developed arm. When a college student and Iron man found out about this, they decided to do something incredible for this young boy.
Albert Manero is a college student who builds and donates low-cost, 3-D printed bionic limps to disabled kids all over the world. Robert and Albert teamed up to make Alex's day a memorable one. After getting support from people all over , including a leading specialist in bionic arms, they made something incredible happen. Robert Downey Jr. waited in a hotel room for Alex to show up before giving him an ultimate surprise.
After meeting one another, a box on the floor labeled "Stark Industries" had two special bionic arms, just like the one Iron man wears in the film. Alex was so excited to see that one of these were for him. Then him and Ironman debated on which one was better -- and of course Alex's was. more >>
This selfless woman, Ruth Amerson, gave up all that she had to help find homes for children the rest of the world considered not adoptable. Most of the children who reached an older age, were less likely to find a home. But Ruth did something that changed that whole theory.
By using her time to help children be adopted she effected the lives of many. Over 1,000 lives have been changed for the better.
The beautiful thing about it is that she gives all the glory to god! more >>
We say things we later regret all the time. We get caught up in our own ways and forget about others.
The more we focus on ourselves the more we forget about others needs. Instead of saying something we regret, we should try and respect others and say something kind and compassionate.
Doing something kind for someone in their life can bring memories to cherish for a lifetime. It can be one thoughtful thing that is said that can change a person's day for the better. The Bible shows us how kind words are commended, and what they do to others. more >>
The head coach of the Virginia Cavaliers women's basketball team is a fierce lady who leads her team to victory. Although Joanne Boyle loves to coach, there was always a void her team just could not fill. She always mentioned she wants to adopt a child, but knew it would be difficult.
After 12 trips to Senegal, Boyle always found it in her heart to mention it, but she never found the courage to go forward and make one of the children her own until one day. After several trips, constant obstacles, and a number of lawyers, she finally met the daughter she had always wanted.
Ngoty took the trip back to the U.S. with her and found a family on the basketball court as well. more >>
The Knights of Columbus, a notable Roman Catholic fraternal organization, has received the honor of being listed as one of the world's most ethical companies in 2015 by the Ethisphere Institute.
Ethisphere listed the Knights under the category of "Insurance: Life" along with three other American companies: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Prudential Financial and The Principal Financial Group.
A spokesperson with Ethisphere told The Christian Post that this was "the second consecutive year that Knights of Columbus has been honored." more >>