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Retiree Has Driven 64,000 Miles Helping Low-Income Students Get to College

It was a few days before Christmas, and Paul Goetchius looked like a dad picking up his daughter from college—greeting the smiling young woman outside ...


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The Homeless Jesus Sculpture

Since 2013, Christian Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz has been placing a particular sculpture depicting a homeless man sleeping on a bench in cities ...


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Educators Support Youth by Taking Them into Their Homes

Bright, affable Jay’Veontae Hudson isn’t the typical student that one would associate with chronic homelessness. But his senior year will ...


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Lotto Winner Meets the ‘Powerball Curse’

The Powerball Lotto is a legalized multi-state form of gambling in the United States that pays enormous jackpots to the very few who purchase winning ...


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Is the Lottery a Good Gamble?

Researchers have determined that a person who drives 10 miles to buy a lottery ticket is three times more likely to be killed in a car accident while ...


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High School Janitor Sets Up Giving Closet to Help Students in Need

High school custodian Carolyn Collins was about to take out the trash in the early morning darkness when she heard a loud knock on the cafeteria door. ...


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Here’s How Winning the Lottery Makes You Miserable

If you win the Powerball jackpot, you may not be as lucky as you may think. Many winners befall the so-called curse of the lottery, with some squandering ...


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How a Chicago Church Empowers People through Work

Here's one positive story about how a church got creative to minister to the needs of its community. After purchasing an abandoned, run-down pool hall ...


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Author Grateful for Mentors During 'Crazy Years'

In Hillbilly Elegy, the best-selling memoir of growing up amidst poverty and family breakdown in Appalachia, J.D. Vance expresses gratitude for all the ...


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Robin Hood Foundation Born from a Simple Act of Kindness

In Chase The Lion, Mark Batterson tells the story of billionaire Paul Tudor Jones, the founder of the Tudor Investment Corporation, who has consistently ...


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