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The Magic of Scribbling

The Magic of Scribbling | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Where does the freedom and joy go? We grow up, our expectations of ourselves grow as do others’ expectations of us. This is true in art as it is in life.
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Hope is sturdy; instead of drowning in despair, it rolls up its sleeves and sets out to change things.
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In This Crime-Free Maharashtrian Village, Homes Are Owned by Women & Residents Are Organ Donors

In This Crime-Free Maharashtrian Village, Homes Are Owned by Women & Residents Are Organ Donors | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Every single one of the 165 houses in this nondescript village in Maharashtra is owned by women and the village has been crime free for 15 years!
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How a Cuban Organic Farming Revolution Spurred This Engineer to Make Farmers out of City Dwellers

How a Cuban Organic Farming Revolution Spurred This Engineer to Make Farmers out of City Dwellers | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Hyderabad rooftop gardens are drawing inspiration from Cuban organic farming. Behind the revolution is Homecrop, a startup founded by Manvitha Reddy.
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Man Saves Scraps for Decades to Raise $400K for Children’s Home - Good News Network

Man Saves Scraps for Decades to Raise $400K for Children’s Home - Good News Network | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Johnny Jennings has recycled millions of pounds of paper and saved pennies just so he can donate the money to a children's home.
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Clarissa Pinkola Estés | Do not lose heart, We were made for these times - The MOON magazine

Clarissa Pinkola Estés | Do not lose heart, We were made for these times - The MOON magazine | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
For years, we have been learning, practicing, been in training for and just waiting to meet on this exact plain of engagement
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This Tortoise Accidentally Saved a Bunny's Life – and Now They’re Best Buds - Good News Network

This Tortoise Accidentally Saved a Bunny's Life – and Now They’re Best Buds - Good News Network | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Wamba the tortoise unknowingly saved the life of a tiny baby bunny that stumbled into her home – and now the two are total buddies.
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95-Year-old Holocaust Survivor Has a Roommate: a 31-Year-old Granddaughter of Nazis

95-Year-old Holocaust Survivor Has a Roommate: a 31-Year-old Granddaughter of Nazis | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Their heritage may come from opposite sides of history but their companionship has inspired repentance and forgiveness.
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After Someone Posted This Far-Right Tweet Showing “The Future That Liberals Want”, It Backfired Hilariously

After Someone Posted This Far-Right Tweet Showing “The Future That Liberals Want”, It Backfired Hilariously | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
When a Twitter user posted a photo of a Muslim woman and a drag queen riding the subway next to each other on Wednesday, and proclaimed them as "the future that
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Green Makeover: Jharkhand Villagers Converted an Entire Wasteland Into a Forest

Green Makeover: Jharkhand Villagers Converted an Entire Wasteland Into a Forest | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Around 93 households from the village have raised a forest cover of more than1lakh trees on a wasteland, without any government or NGO intervention.
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Middle Schooler Who Cut Class to See Springsteen Invited on Stage for Duet (WATCH) - Good News Network

Middle Schooler Who Cut Class to See Springsteen Invited on Stage for Duet (WATCH) - Good News Network | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Fulfilling this star-stricken teen's wish is just another example of why Bruce Springsteen is known as “The Boss”.
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Public Spaces for All: Gudgudee Is Making Playgrounds Inclusive Through Innovative Design

Public Spaces for All: Gudgudee Is Making Playgrounds Inclusive Through Innovative Design | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Gudgudee designs play experiences with sensory elements that are inclusive in nature and where children of all abilities can play.
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Renata Hill's curator insight, March 3, 2:22 PM
Children need to play. I'm glad to see this company thinking about those of different ability levels. 
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Young Neighbor Invites Ailing 89-Year-Old Woman to Move In

Young Neighbor Invites Ailing 89-Year-Old Woman to Move In | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
They Wanted Her to Undergo Cancer Treatment, But 90-Year-old Hits The Road Instead
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How an Indian Woman Got the World to Send Letters of Love to Syrian Refugee Kids

How an Indian Woman Got the World to Send Letters of Love to Syrian Refugee Kids | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

Pooja Pradeep writes about what inspired her to start the “Letters of Love” ca

mpaign, and how sending colourful postcards to Syrian refugee kids helped.

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Canadian Youth Braves Storm on Horseback to Deliver Food to Stranded Driver - Good News Network

Canadian Youth Braves Storm on Horseback to Deliver Food to Stranded Driver - Good News Network | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
This 18-year-old woman had no problem trekking through a blizzard if it meant helping out the trucker who was stuck on highway 10.
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Architect Turns Old Cement Factory Into His Home, And The Interior Will Take Your Breath Away

Architect Turns Old Cement Factory Into His Home, And The Interior Will Take Your Breath Away | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
When Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a dilapidated cement factory in 1973, he immediately saw a world of possibilities. La fábrica was born, and almost 45 years
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Customer Admires Chick-fil-A Employee So Much, He Built Him a New Home

Customer Admires Chick-fil-A Employee So Much, He Built Him a New Home | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Bryan Smith so admired Shakeel's sunny disposition despite illness, that he gave him the ultimate gift: a new home for his family.
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Generous Chef Gets Paid Back For Kindness After His Restaurant Burns Down - Good News Network

Generous Chef Gets Paid Back For Kindness After His Restaurant Burns Down - Good News Network | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Bruno Serato almost went broke trying to feed his favorite kids every day – so when his beloved restaurant burned down, the community stepped up.
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These 5-Year-Old Best Friends Got The Same Haircut To “Confuse” Their Teacher

These 5-Year-Old Best Friends Got The Same Haircut To “Confuse” Their Teacher | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
5-year-old Jax Rosebush and his best friend Reddy wanted to play a hilarious prank, so they decided to get the same haircut in hopes that their teacher wouldn't
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This Village in Karnataka Has Never Seen an Incident of Communal Violence. Villagers Cite a Unique Reason

This Village in Karnataka Has Never Seen an Incident of Communal Violence. Villagers Cite a Unique Reason | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
This village in Bidar district in Karnataka, boasting a population of 19,000, has always been a haven for communal harmony. Here's why.
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Some Kind of Wonder-Pig

Some Kind of Wonder-Pig | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Esther the Wonder Pig could have spent her life in a gestation crate; instead she's entertaining and enlightening people around the world
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Watching Birds Near Your Home is Good For Your Mental Health - Good News Network

Watching Birds Near Your Home is Good For Your Mental Health - Good News Network | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
If you're a fan of bird watching, then you are apparently less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, or stress.
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Renata Hill's comment, March 3, 2:18 PM
I agree, squirrels, too! :)
Cathryn Wellner's comment, March 3, 2:49 PM
Squirrels? Definitely!
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Neighbors Cover Lawn of Refugee School with Loving Signs (LOOK) - Good News Network

Neighbors Cover Lawn of Refugee School with Loving Signs (LOOK) - Good News Network | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The front lawn of a charter school for refugee children has been flooded with loving words of comfort from their concerned neighbors.
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'I know they are going to die.' This foster father takes in only terminally ill children

'I know they are going to die.' This foster father takes in only terminally ill children | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
For more than two decades, Mohamed Bzeek has only taken in critically ill foster children.
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