Quotes of the Week:
Laughs of the Week:
Watch A Perplexed Beaver Become The Accidental Leader Of 150 Cows
Read article and view video at Sunnyskyz.com
Feel Goods of the Week:
Boy, 9, Pays Police Officer’s Breakfast Tab With a Note: ‘I Want to Be You When I Grow Up’
Read story at msn.com
This teacher raised enough money to buy new bikes for each student in her school
“Blomquist, 34, teaches at North Charleston’s Pepperhill Elementary School, where many of the students live in poverty. Last year, one of her students mentioned how much he wanted a bike for his birthday. His parents couldn’t afford to buy him one, and neither could she.
“I started thinking about all the other kids who might not have bikes. We take a lot for granted and we forget that there’s a large category of kids out there who don’t have bikes,” she said. “That was such a large piece of my childhood memories, and I immediately thought, ‘oh, they’re not getting that!’”
In September, Blomquist started a “Every Kid Deserves a Bike!” GoFundMe page and set a $65,000 goal, enough to buy bikes and helmets for the 650 students at Pepperhill. Within three months, she had raised more than $82,000.”
Read full story at today.com
Conversation Starters and Fascinating Facts:
1) Even though Froot Loops are different colors, they all have exactly the same flavor
2) In 2013 the cost of minting pennies and nickles exceeded their value and taxpayers lost $105 million. Last year it cost $46 million to mint pennies
3) A U.S. park ranger named Roy C. Sullivan who was considered on of the luckiest men in the world for surviving being struck by lightening seven times, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
4) The word “lethologica” describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
5) At one point, very briefly, you were the youngest person on the planet.
6) The Quokka is considered the happiest animal in the world by many.
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Have a great Monday!