It wasn’t all bad
▪ A self-confessed couponing addict is helping Hurricane Harvey victims get back on their feet. Kimberly Gager of San Antonio, Texas, has a garage stuffed with diapers, detergent, and other goods that she bought at a discount. Realizing those supplies could help fple are OK.”
▪ Mosul is coming back to life. Two months after Iraqi forces drove ISIS from the city following a brutal occupation, its residents have staged an impromptu book festival at the gutted Mosul University library. Once home to 3 million books, the building’s interior was reduced to asYomna Ebeid. “Now I am confident [that the library] can return better than ever.”
▪ A British boy is being hailed as a hero after rescuing five beachgoers in the span of just two days. Steffan Williams, 8, was kayaking in the sea, close to a treacherous stretch of coastline where the tide can trap unknowing tourists, when he spotted an elderly woman on when I get the chance,” says the youngster.