With spring and summer right around the corner, parents may already be thinking about vacationing with their families. The bad thing is that vacations can cost a pretty penny. However, one airline has come up with a special membership that can help cut some costs down, especially when it comes to the kids. Discount Den […]
Mahlon Layne woke up bright and early to set up for his 9th birthday party. He could hardly contain his excitement as he decorated the house. His parents were nervous because no one had RSVPed, but they were holding out hope that everything would turn out fine. But when the time came for his friends to arrive, Mahlon’s mom Kirsten started to get nervous. Where was everyone? Kirsten watched as her son’s face fell, deflated of all optimism, like the balloons he had helped hang. Mahlon would never forget his 9th birthday party; it would forever be etched into his heart. Although, for a totally unexpected reason.
When we think of the idols we hold, the famous people who we look up to and respect, we should hope that just as we respect them, so too they should use their wealth and platform to give back to those less fortunate. That’s precisely what happened when one NFL player in particular got stranded in a snow drift.
The man who helped extract him from his precarious situation happened to be homeless. But what’s more, what this Good Samaritan didn’t notice ended up changing his life entirely. One man’s gratitude was about to pay it forward in the most incredible way.
Pedro Viloria was always a hard worker with an impeccable work ethic, but he didn’t consider himself to be anything special. While working full time shifts at McDonald’s wasn’t his life’s passion, it was all for a future cause. He manned all the stations at the fast food chain with ease, and did so with a huge smile on his face, ready to take on any further challenges. However, one average Tuesday morning, Pedro was faced with the challenge of a lifetime, and it required much more than flipping burgers and serving fries. Read on to find out how Pedro jumped into action when many other people would have been frozen with fear, and how he transformed himself from employee of the month to local hero of the year all within an instant.
After years of personal tumult, young Ohio couple Tyler and Mandi Palmer had one major mission in life: to build the family of their dreams. Their path to building the family they wanted was riddled with hurdles and heartbreak. Against the odds, however, they eventually found themselves the foster parents of a newborn baby boy. More than a year later, though, they found themselves in court awaiting a ruling that would determine their future. The path leading up to that moment had been an emotional roller-coast, but they couldn’t have foreseen that their toddler would unexpectedly break the silence in the court room with one heart-wrenching word that would cement their fates once and for all.