June 11, 2017
Hero Story #1

Dog Park Bullies: Rexy and Alicia’s Heroic Story

Alicia had been taking her dog Rexy to an off-leash park so he could have time to run around with his friends and she could talk to the other dog owners. Alicia really wanted to learn some things about dogs because she didn’t know much when she adopted Rexy from the pound. It was a beautiful day to take Rexy to the dog park, but she was reluctant. Lately, a woman named Diane came to the dog park with her dog Bailey, and both were loud and obnoxious. It was […]
June 17, 2016
Hero Story #2

The Weekly Wall of Heroes, Part 5

Happy Friday to you, our EVERYDAY HEROES. Welcome back to The Weekly Wall of Heroes, where we present ordinary people doing extraordinary things!! Stories submitted will be featured here! Muslim Farmers Build Church for Christian Neighbors in Pakistan “This church being built by Muslims in a small community is very significant,” one Pakistani Christian told the BBC. “It shows that people have love in their hearts and if there are those that fuel the fire, there are also those to douse the flames.” In a region known for its religious […]
June 15, 2016
Hero Story #3

In Tragedy, Kindness: Vigils in the World

In the wake of the Orlando mass shooting of the Pulse nightclub, which left 50 dead and 53 injured, many critical, the world cried out against this injustice and stood in solidarity and vigil with the victims. In the past, such a reaction may never have happened, due to the LGBT connection, and the killer may have been championed, but times are a changing, and love is blooming. We tribute this post to Orlando, and tell of some of the Everyday Kindness that is being spread. Comfort dogs sent to […]
June 13, 2016
Hero Story #4

Heroes of the Past: Karl Landsteiner

Today’s Hero of the Past is Karl Landsteiner (1868-1943), father of transfusion medicine. We make this post in tribute to World Blood Donor’s Day, and urge you to read our informative post on it from last week and to go out and donate :). Every drop counts! Karl Landsteiner was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1868. His father, a renowned Viennese journalist and editor-in-chief of Die Presse, died when he was six, leaving his mother to care for him alone. The mother and child were close and kept a close […]