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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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World War II Veteran Saves Coyote With His Bare Hands

World War II Veteran Saves Coyote With His Bare Hands | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The coyote's face was like a pin cushion. Full of porcupine quills, she would have died were it not for the strength of WWII veteran who launched his own rescue.
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#182 Hand shadow magic | This gives me hope

#182 Hand shadow magic | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
  Remember all those hand shadow puppets you used to make as a kid? Fortunately, Australian Raymond Crowe never grew out of the joy of making t...
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Clever Neighbor Takes 3 Sad Dogs on Jogs of Joy

Clever Neighbor Takes 3 Sad Dogs on Jogs of Joy | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
When a Colorado woman noticed the plight of three chained dogs in the neighborhood she slowly began befriending their 'guardians' and asked to take them on walks.
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#181 Cool tech for kids (and the rest of us) | This gives me hope

#181 Cool tech for kids (and the rest of us) | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
I hear it so often among my cohort (and, OK, we’re old): Kids are turning into tech-addicted mush brains. I don’t believe it. Those well past child...
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#179 The dog who adopted a neighbourhood | This gives me hope

#179 The dog who adopted a neighbourhood | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The dog in the photograph isn't Roscoe, but if you click on his name you’ll see what the real Roscoe looks like. Both dogs are Great Pyrenees, but Ro...
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Youth group farms 900 acres to support families - Fiji Times Online

Youth group farms 900 acres to support families - Fiji Times Online | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

Youth in Fiji: IN the hope of eradicating poverty in their village, a group of youths from Bua have embarked on a major farming project.

The Nasarawaqa Co-operative group believes in self-help and has started farming 900 acres of land at Naselesele settlement.

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#177 Pit bull is neighbour of the year for saving woman’s life | This gives me hope

#177 Pit bull is neighbour of the year for saving woman’s life | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Most choices for “Neighbor of the Year” are human, but a pit bull named Titan received that honor at a ceremony held by the Vintage Pointe Neighbor...
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People Are Awesome: Superintendent Tells Critics of Teen Lesbian Couple to Buzz Off - Education - GOOD

People Are Awesome: Superintendent Tells Critics of Teen Lesbian Couple to Buzz Off - Education - GOOD | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
San Diego Superintendent Bill Kowba says he's "furious" people are complaining about a lesbian homecoming couple.
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How to Make Happiness Endure | Psychology Today

How to Make Happiness Endure | Psychology Today | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
If you want to be happy, expand your horizons. By Michael W. Austin...
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It Getteth Better

On November 1, Simon & Schuster is publishing THE LAST TESTAMENT: A Memoir by God, co-written with David Javerbaum, the 11-time Emmy Award-winning former hea...
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#176 Creating delight: Christy Schollen | This gives me hope

#176 Creating delight: Christy Schollen | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
In the intricate maze of fleeting online connections, I often forget how I stumbled across someone. That’s the case with Christy Schollen, though I t...
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A Moment In the Sun for a Dog No One Wanted

A Moment In the Sun for a Dog No One Wanted | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The biggest problem today in animal welfare is too many animals where no one wants them and too few where they do.
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#174 Balloons of happiness | This gives me hope

#174 Balloons of happiness | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Listening to the stories, seeing the faces and hands of the 117 people who shared them, I was struck by a sense of creative limitlessness. Jonathan Har...
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New test for consciousness in 'comatose' patients

New test for consciousness in 'comatose' patients | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a portable test which will permit a simpler and less expensive diagnosis of 'vegetative' patients who still have consciousness, despite the fact that they do not have the means to express it.
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United | Playing For Change

http://playingforchange.com/episodes/54 - 7 Billion People | 7 Billion Actions | 7billionactions.org - By the end of 2011 the world will have reached 7 billion people.
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Oregon Pilots Voting Via iPad For Individuals with Disabilities

Oregon Pilots Voting Via iPad For Individuals with Disabilities | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
The Associated Press reports that Oregon will use iPads at a special primary election in five counties to replace former US Representative David Wu, who resigned after a sex scandal.
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#180 Crazy Sustainable Commute | This gives me hope

#180 Crazy Sustainable Commute | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Crazy? Yes, if you try this, you just might get locked up. On the other hand, people who see you might join in. At the very least they’ll laugh. Do th...
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Mongolians Team Up to Preserve Huge, Grassy Commons - Wild Green - Utne Reader

Mongolians Team Up to Preserve Huge, Grassy Commons - Wild Green - Utne Reader | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A new program is pointing the way toward a more sustainable future for nomadic Mongolian herders, using the concept of the commons as a way to share resources—in this case, those seemingly endless pasturelands.
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Firefighter is 94 years old | This gives me hope

Firefighter is 94 years old | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
She is 94 years old and only 4-foot, 6-inches tall, but Rose Swiszowski showed a mighty spirit when she reacted to a fire in her Vero Beach, Florida ...
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N.C. scientist single-handedly saving magnificent ramshorn snail

N.C. scientist single-handedly saving magnificent ramshorn snail | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
HAMPSTEAD - Andy Wood looks at his snails and can't help thinking they're his own California condors or Bengal tigers.
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Patagonia's Common Threads Initative to Reduce Our Environmental Footprint

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Patagonia's Common Threads Initative to Reduce Our Environmental Footprint...
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FoodShed Planet: The Exciting Return of Open Garden (and How a Middle School Got a School Garden in Less Than Two Weeks)

FoodShed Planet: The Exciting Return of Open Garden (and How a Middle School Got a School Garden in Less Than Two Weeks) | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

Inspiring story of a school garden

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Spicey the Orphaned Starling: Family and Their Dogs Watch Over Him

Spicey the Orphaned Starling: Family and Their Dogs Watch Over Him | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Spicey came to us when a neighborhood child found he and his nestmates dumped onto the ground after a rain storm. The others had perished, but Spicey was chirping so she scooped him up and brought the baby to me.
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Game Winning Homerun Turns Tragic - But Then Something Amazing Happened

Game Winning Homerun Turns Tragic - But Then Something Amazing Happened | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
After this girl hit her first ever home run, she tore her ACL running to first base. Just when tragedy was inevitable, something odd, yet amazing, happened. Watch this very touching video to see the inspirational outcome.
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Franke James » Banned on the Hill

Franke James » Banned on the Hill | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

The Harper government derailed this artist's international tour because she dared question its environmental policies. Huh? Thought we lived in a democracy. 

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