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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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Limping penguin finds his footing - Video on msnbc.com

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Video on msnbc.com: When Santa Barbara zookeepers noticed a limping penguin, they outfitted him with a high performance bootie. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.
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Young Aborigine Woman Inspires Others to Overcome Hardships

Young Aborigine Woman Inspires Others to Overcome Hardships | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Marsha Riley, an Australian indigenous woman, faced innumerable challenges and poverty growing up. Her struggle to overcome hardship inspires to help others in her community.
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So what is it about Carlisle that makes it Britain's happiest city?

So what is it about Carlisle that makes it Britain's happiest city? | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The city has been named the most contented place in Britain.
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Happiness doesn't die with partner

Losing your loved one is not the end of your life, with widows and widowers among the happiest people who have tied the knot, the surprise finding in a new survey reveals.

The Happiness of New Zealand report, published by UMR Research, asked a group of 750 Kiwis on 35 separate occasions to rate their happiness levels on a scale from zero – being very unhappy – to 10.

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XELLE Releases 'Invincible' to Support LGBTQ Youth (VIDEO)

XELLE Releases 'Invincible' to Support LGBTQ Youth (VIDEO) | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Self-described Mega Pop makers XELLE have teamed up with GLSEN to launch 'Invincible' their anthem for LGBTQ youth.
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"She Cried While She Ate": Unchained Dog Overcome With Joy

"She Cried While She Ate": Unchained Dog Overcome With Joy | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Darla's story is one shared by thousands of chained dogs, only hers has a happy ending...
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Happy Generosity Day!

Happy Generosity Day! | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Reboot your Valentine's Day this year: “One day of sharing love with everyone, of being generous to everyone, to see how it feels and to practice saying Yes.”...
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Seniors show greater life satisfaction than young people, study suggests

Healthy older adults reported less negative thinking compared to other age groups, leading to greater life satisfaction in seniors. The study examined the complex relationship between aging and factors leading to depression.
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Love Poems by StoryPeople

What do guys do when they can't write love poems...an animated version of the story by Brian Andreas - artist, writer & creator of StoryPeople...

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#260 The young people are all right | This gives me hope

#260 The young people are all right | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The saga continues, and I figure I’m pretty lucky. By the time United gives up on our flights and sends about 375 of us off to hotels, we are pretty much...
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#258 Reach for the brass ring | This gives me hope

#258 Reach for the brass ring | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
People who choose a career in the arts are used to hearing advice about finding a job that pays real money and doing art on the side. But if no one leaps o...
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Bob Sinclar Feat. Steve Edwards - Together

Very touching music video with the upbeat message that peace and love are possible.

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#266 Isobel dances | This gives me hope

#266 Isobel dances | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A big band was playing a lively tune at one of the last concerts of the Grampians Jazz Festival. We carried chairs to a shady spot away from the hot su...
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Matilda the Duck's Marvelous Journey

Matilda the Duck's Marvelous Journey | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Family nurses dying duck back to health and she becomes the apple of their eye. Matilda's story has a happy ending thanks to people who care.
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#263 Why did the echidna cross the road? | This gives me hope

#263 Why did the echidna cross the road? | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
I saw my first echidna on the outskirts of Hall's Gap, a village at the foot of the Grampians in Australia. Jeannette, Robin's sister-in-law, spotted t...
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#262 Jazzing it up in the Grampians | This gives me hope

#262 Jazzing it up in the Grampians | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Their hair is grey, but their music retains all the colours of the jazz palette. Each February they descend on Hall’s Gap for the annual Grampians Ja...
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My heart is a puddle | Catching Courage – Cathryn Wellner

My heart is a puddle | Catching Courage – Cathryn Wellner | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
It’s an old saw, “If I’d known how much fun grandchildren would be, I’d have had them first.” In my case, things worked out that way. I’...
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10-Year-Old Girl Discovers New Molecule In Science Class

10-Year-Old Girl Discovers New Molecule In Science Class | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A Kansas City, Missouri student was tackling an assignment in science class manipulating molecular models when she made an accidental scientific breakthrough.
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Love, chocolate good for the heart, says cardiologist

Love, chocolate good for the heart, says cardiologist | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Being involved in a healthy, loving relationship is good for the heart, says a cardiologist.
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The happiness index Measuring what matters may be a better way to gauge economic well-being

The happiness index Measuring what matters may be a better way to gauge economic well-being | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
With bated breath, the world’s markets recently waited for the announcement of the U.S. fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate – a potential bellwether for the global economy. It turned out to be 2.8 percent.
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#259 Good people are everywhere | This gives me hope

#259 Good people are everywhere | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
I’m writing from the Hilton near the Los Angeles airport. I should be just about touching down in Sydney now, wrestling my suitcase through customs, hopp...
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#257 Arigato from Tohoku, Japan | This gives me hope

The earthquake that shook Japan in March 2011, and the terrible tsunami that followed, destroyed or damaged over 270,000 buildings and left several hundred...
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#256 Facebook finds organ donors | This gives me hope

Without a new kidney, Damon Brown knew he would never watch his children grow up. So the 37-year-old Seattlite created a Facebook page, “Damon Kidney,”...
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