This Gives Me Hope
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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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#373 The generosity of a talented artist | This gives me hope

#373 The generosity of a talented artist | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Thank you, Northwest Public Radio, for introducing me to an artist who gives me hope. Every week My Dog Sighs (I’m not making up the name) creates...
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What Has Happened Since New York Legalized Gay Marriage

What Has Happened Since New York Legalized Gay Marriage | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
It's been one year since gay marriage became legal in New York State. As you can see, LOTS of scary shit has happened since.
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Artists Get Surprise "Thanks" During Rescue of Snapping Turtle

Artists Get Surprise "Thanks" During Rescue of Snapping Turtle | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Enjoy this special story of a snapping turtles rescue and read our tips on safely moving these animals without harm to yourself or the turtle.
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An 'Unlikely Pilgrimage' Toward Happiness : NPR

Harold Fry is retired and sedentary — and in no way the sort of person who'd spontaneously decide to walk the length of England to visit a dying friend.
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From Shelter Dog Facing Death to New Broadway Star

From Shelter Dog Facing Death to New Broadway Star | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Just like the dog that gave William Berloni his start in animal training, the newest canine to play Sandy in the musical Annie is a shelter dog.
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Young Gorillas Observed Destroying Poachers' Traps

Young Gorillas Observed Destroying Poachers' Traps | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
After decades of being a target for unlawful hunters, endangered gorillas have learned to outsmart them, and even youngsters are getting in on the act.
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#369 Dancing for joy, dancing for peace | This gives me hope

If you have been waiting for the next episode of Where the Hell Is Matt? you can now join the over 3 million people who have already watched it. The 20...
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Native American Communities Affected by Climate Change Plan for the Future | PBS NewsHour | July 19, 2012

Native American Communities Affected by Climate Change Plan for the Future | PBS NewsHour | July 19, 2012 | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Native Americans from Maine to Washington state convened for a conference this week at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Their goal: To discuss the effects of climate change on tribal communities.
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With six kids and no car, this mom does it all by bike

With six kids and no car, this mom does it all by bike | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

Biking with kids is all the rage in Portland these days, but biking with six kids between the ages of 2 and 11? That's something I never would have thought possible before I met southeast Portland resident Emily Finch.

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#366 A dog doesn’t judge | This gives me hope

#366 A dog doesn’t judge | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
I don’t know why the young woman in the video spent time behind bars. It doesn’t matter. She’s out now and picking up the pieces of her life. The ...
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The Story of Change « The Story of Stuff Project

The Story of Change « The Story of Stuff Project | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

The Story of Change argues we’ve gotten stuck in consumer mode.

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Diplomacy Through Music in Afghanistan

Diplomacy Through Music in Afghanistan | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
We are all connected through music and we must continue to celebrate this connection, this language that is so important not just to our own culture, but also to cultures around this fascinating world of ours.
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Man cycles from China for Games

Man cycles from China for Games | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Chen Guanming, a Chinese farmer, has travelled thousands of kilometres from his home country to "spread Olympic spirit".
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PHOTOS: Plant Tomatoes. Harvest Lower Crime Rates.

PHOTOS: Plant Tomatoes. Harvest Lower Crime Rates. | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A growing body of research shows that urban farms reduce violence.
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#372 Record-setting gymnast at 86 | This gives me hope

#372 Record-setting gymnast at 86 | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
In April 2012 Johanna Quaas set a new record as the world’s oldest gymnast. Not bad for a woman who is 86 years old. What is really impressive is how ...
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Richmond adopts 'preference' for biodegradable packaging

Polystyrene food containers are usually not recyclable, require petroleum to create and can take hundreds of years to break down.
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#370 Vancouver, B.C., plants urban orchards | This gives me hope

#370 Vancouver, B.C., plants urban orchards | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The word orchard generally conjures up bucolic fields, not asphalt expanses. However, there is a new trend. Vancouver, British Columbia, is creating urban ...
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Chronicle roof garden's inspiration

Chronicle roof garden's inspiration | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Wu had planted a modest array of culinary herbs and edible flowers several months before on the roof of our converted warehouse office on a windswept alley in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood.
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#369 Dancing for joy, dancing for peace | This gives me hope

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GM animals coming soon to Europe despite public distaste - Public Service Europe

GM animals coming soon to Europe despite public distaste - Public Service Europe | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Citizens and retailers have no appetite for genetically modified animals and crops, but the European Commission has sided with the biotech industry – argues Mute Schimpf...
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Pentagon Says Servicemembers Can Wear Uniforms in Gay Pride Parade

Pentagon Says Servicemembers Can Wear Uniforms in Gay Pride Parade | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

Service members marched in San Diego last year even before "don't ask, don't tell" had officially been repealed. This year they can wear their uniforms.

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☜❤☞ 'THANK YOU' IN ADVANCE FOR VIEWING.....January in Australia, the unrelenting rains returned, causing widespread flooding to many areas of Queensland and ...
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How Ashoka is Making Everyone a Changemaker

How Ashoka is Making Everyone a Changemaker | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
When Bill Drayton envisions the future, he doesn’t see a small group of people holding the levers of power.
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Bike-Friendly Cities: It Can Happen Here - Politics - Utne Reader

Bike-Friendly Cities: It Can Happen Here - Politics - Utne Reader | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Holland is known for its bike-friendly cities, but there’s no reason why its bicycle boulevards, safe routes, and careful government planning can’t be exported.
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