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The week's good news: July 29, 2021
Tom Daley.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: July 29, 2021

What the latest church scandal teaches about the Catholic right
A cross.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

What the latest church scandal teaches about the Catholic right

In 30 minutes, traveler raises $10,000 in tips for airport piano player
Tonee "Valentine" Carter.
amazing

In 30 minutes, traveler raises $10,000 in tips for airport piano player

Why fertility is the real culture war
A mean stork.
Samuel Goldman

Why fertility is the real culture war

Volunteers are writing and illustrating free books to help South African kids with reading
South African children read their books from Book Dash.
reading is fundamental

Volunteers are writing and illustrating free books to help South African kids with reading

Olympic diver Tom Daley knits an adorable holder to protect his gold medal
Tom Daley.
multi-talented

Olympic diver Tom Daley knits an adorable holder to protect his gold medal

The week's best parenting advice: July 27, 2021
School.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: July 27, 2021

This teen pilot wants to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world
Zara Rutherford.
the sky's the limit

This teen pilot wants to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world

Should parents' votes count more?
Voters.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Should parents' votes count more?

Unable to find adaptive gear for her son, this mom started making it herself
Members of the PunkinFutz team.
creating change

Unable to find adaptive gear for her son, this mom started making it herself

6 stunning houses of glass
Home.
Feature

6 stunning houses of glass

The week's good news: July 22, 2021
Flowers.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: July 22, 2021

Neighbors — one 2 years old, the other 99 — found friendship during quarantine
Benjamin Olson and Mary O'Neill.
best friends forever

Neighbors — one 2 years old, the other 99 — found friendship during quarantine

After collecting thousands of titles, woman fulfills her dream of opening a bookstore
A lot of books on a shelf.
dreams come true

After collecting thousands of titles, woman fulfills her dream of opening a bookstore

The week's best parenting advice: July 20, 2021
Vaccination.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: July 20, 2021

South Carolina mechanic fixes clunkers and donates them to people in need
Eliot Middleton works on repairing an old car.
it wasn't all bad

South Carolina mechanic fixes clunkers and donates them to people in need

Doctor takes wedding flowers and turns them into bouquets for her patients
A wedding bouquet.
a welcome wedding crasher

Doctor takes wedding flowers and turns them into bouquets for her patients

America's phantom limb
A Protestant church.
Samuel Goldman

America's phantom limb

High school students design car seat attachment to use with a wheelchair
Jeremy King on a stroll with his infant son.
great inventions

High school students design car seat attachment to use with a wheelchair

The week's good news: July 15, 2021
A reunion.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: July 15, 2021

After 24 years of searching, parents are reunited with abducted son
Guo Xinzhen at age 2.
good news

After 24 years of searching, parents are reunited with abducted son

After searching a beach every morning for a year, man finds 2 megalodon teeth in 3 weeks
The megalodon teeth Jacob Danner found in Florida.
twofer

After searching a beach every morning for a year, man finds 2 megalodon teeth in 3 weeks

The 4 groups of writers shaping the Catholic Church of tomorrow
Pencil cross.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The 4 groups of writers shaping the Catholic Church of tomorrow

Did your brain get hooked on the thrill of the pandemic?
Wearing a mask.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Did your brain get hooked on the thrill of the pandemic?

The week's best parenting advice: July 13, 2021
Mom and child.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: July 13, 2021

To show his appreciation, Ohio pizzeria owner gave a full day of sales to employees
Heavenly Pizza owner Josh Elchert.
it wasn't all bad

To show his appreciation, Ohio pizzeria owner gave a full day of sales to employees

6 Georgian-influenced homes
Home.
Feature

6 Georgian-influenced homes

This Brooklyn restaurant aims to 'empower refugees through culinary education'
The team at Emma's Torch.
american dream

This Brooklyn restaurant aims to 'empower refugees through culinary education'

Zaila Avant-garde wins 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee
Zaila Avant-garde.
C-O-N-G-R-A-T-U-L-A-T-I-O-N-S

Zaila Avant-garde wins 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee

The week's good news: July 8, 2021
A food bank.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: July 8, 2021