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This Gives Me Hope
Hope is sturdy; instead of drowning in despair, it rolls up its sleeves and sets out to change things.
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#329 A life-saving song | This gives me hope

#329 A life-saving song | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
When I stopped by Annegret’s Chocolates to buy a treat for the friends who had invited Robin and me to dinner, I took away something as delicious as ...
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Puppy becomes newest member of Albuquerque Isotopes

Puppy becomes newest member of Albuquerque Isotopes | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

He is the newest member of the Albuquerque Isotopes, but his claim to fame is not about home runs or slugging percentages.

His name is Stevie Wonder and his story is just as incredible as his name.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Happy People

The 7 Habits of Highly Happy People | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The happiest people I know share seven very obvious habits. If you’re looking to expand your happiness, you may consider adopting these in your own life.
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Judith van Praag's comment, June 13, 2012 12:20 PM
I am so happy, I am so happy, simple pleasures are the best! Are youhearing Bobby McFerrin Cathryn?
Cathryn Wellner's comment, June 13, 2012 12:56 PM
So I'm not the only one hearing Bobby McFerrin! :-)
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Tenn. community rescues dog with head stuck in jug

Tenn. community rescues dog with head stuck in jug | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A woman shared the photo of the trapped dog on Facebook, and locals searched for the pup until they found and rescued her.
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Starving,Toothless Cat is Drawn to Campfire and Finds Love

Starving,Toothless Cat is Drawn to Campfire and Finds Love | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Read how an Indonesian woman noticed a hungry cat lurking in the distance from a campfire.
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9 Best Sunsets in the World

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Some people are sunset connoisseurs, constantly seeking out the highest rooftop, quietest beach, or most off-limits location to sneak into and watch it.
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Adoption of disabled child teaches mom about patience, love

Adoption of disabled child teaches mom about patience, love | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The adoption of a disabled child — one the mom initially did not want 14 years ago — has taught her much about resilience, patience and love.
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Planting Hope in Ethiopia

Planting Hope in Ethiopia | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Over the past five decades, the overwhelming majority of the once abundant and beautiful highland and Rift Valley forests have been cut down.
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#323 Lucy Mathews Heegaard sprinkles story magic | This gives me hope

#323 Lucy Mathews Heegaard sprinkles story magic | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Stories have been manna to me since the years when being quiet and unobtrusive let me listen in on the best stories adults told. My mother, aunts, and ...
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7 Ways to Experience More Joy

7 Ways to Experience More Joy | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
These seven suggestions will teach you about awakening joy, as well as helping you understand how to increase your daily quotient of positive feelings.
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12-Year-Old Starts Recycling Business, Donates Profits to Charity

12-Year-Old Starts Recycling Business, Donates Profits to Charity | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
When Sam Klein was still in kindergarten, he became fascinated with the things we throw away.
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#321 Saving lives with tiny bars of soap | This gives me hope

#321 Saving lives with tiny bars of soap | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Anyone who has ever stayed in a hotel has unwrapped a tiny bar of soap, used part of it, and left the rest behind. With millions of people staying in hotel...
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Miraculous Rescue for Old Dog Lying in Urine Soaked Basket

Miraculous Rescue for Old Dog Lying in Urine Soaked Basket | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Get out the tissue box. This is a beautiful rescue story that will bring on the happy tears!
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#330 Cockatoo Love Story | This gives me hope

#330 Cockatoo Love Story | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Cockatoos can live 30-70 years, but generally a bird with one wing doesn’t have such a long lifespan. A Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo who flew into a car and ...
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The Relationship Between Gifts & Community, by Charles Eisenstein

The Relationship Between Gifts & Community, by Charles Eisenstein | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

Wherever I go and ask people what is missing from their lives, the most common answer (if they are not impoverished or seriously ill) is community. 

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Student designs first-ever food production ecosystem at school

Student designs first-ever food production ecosystem at school | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
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#327 Orphaned tiger cubs mothered by their dad | This gives me hope

#327 Orphaned tiger cubs mothered by their dad | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
If a tigress dies when her cubs are young, her orphans may not survive. Male tigers are not usually involved in bringing up the babies, who need 18 mon...
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Woman Designs Tiny Shoes to Help Disabled Birds Walk

Woman Designs Tiny Shoes to Help Disabled Birds Walk | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
My friend Johann and I were living in a small community in the mountains, and one day the gardener brought two baby birds to me. He had found them under a tree...
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#325 ElderSpirit brings depth and dignity to aging | This gives me hope

#325 ElderSpirit brings depth and dignity to aging | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Until a reader (thanks, Shelby) sent me the link, I had never heard of ElderSpirit. Now, having wandered around the Web, learning about Geraldine “De...
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Pet Pig Conquers Stairs and Birthday Cake (Video)

Pet Pig Conquers Stairs and Birthday Cake (Video) | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Adorable miniature pig learns to climb down stairs and celebrate its birthday.
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This Beagle Loves His Mama! (Video)

This Beagle Loves His Mama! (Video) | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Who ever thinks dogs don't have feelings has to watch this: the creator of the video filmed these scenes when his wife came back after 6 months deployment.
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Maru Plays on the Sofa (video)

Maru Plays on the Sofa (video) | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Check out Maru's latest adorable pursuit - playing with string on the sofa!
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Military Wife Rescues Puppy While Watching "Marley & Me"

Military Wife Rescues Puppy While Watching "Marley & Me" | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Sometimes a simple act of compassion can make a world of difference. Enjoy this rescue story.
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Farmers help cut wheat after sudden death in Cheney

Farmers help cut wheat after sudden death in Cheney | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Harvest time is often the busiest time of year for farm families.  So, when Raymond Rosenhagen, a community leader and farmer in the Cheney area, died unexpectedly two weeks ago, the community decided to pay him back for his years of public service.
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#320 Nine-year-old challenges unhealthy school lunches | This gives me hope

#320 Nine-year-old challenges unhealthy school lunches | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Nine-year-old Martha Payne has tapped into the healthy foods Zeitgeist. Since April 30, when she posted her first blog entry on “Never Seconds: O...
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