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Good News Tuesday: Teens Save Neighbor, Recycling for School, and a Free Food Forest

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Seeking Balance One Tuesday at a Time

Teens Save 90 Year Old Neighbor from Burning House

High school students Dylan Wick, Seth Byrd, Nick Byrd and Wyatt Hall were hanging out at Wyatt’s house when they stepped outside and smelled smoke. Then they saw the flames coming from the home of their 90 year old neighbor. Two of the boys broke into the house to save her while the other two called 911 and alerted neighbors. Here’s more of the story:

Recycling for Tuition in Nigeria

Families in Lagos, Nigeria who were struggling to pay school tuition can now pay student fees with plastic bottles. A recycling company picks up the plastic bottles, cans, and cartons twice a month. It would be nice if we could get rid of plastic all together, but for now, it’s helping students earn money for school. I’m thankful they have that option. Here’s the story from BBC.

Free Food Forest

Atlanta has turned 7 Acres near a “food desert” into the biggest free food forest in the US. Read more here.

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(Next week I’ll be sharing about Canada’s new law that bans the captivity of whales and dolphins.)

Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Christian, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again. I also paint angels.

15 thoughts on “Good News Tuesday: Teens Save Neighbor, Recycling for School, and a Free Food Forest

  1. The teen heroes story is refreshing to read.

  2. Pingback: Good News Tuesday: Teens Save Neighbor, Recycling for School, and a Free Food Forest – The Affirmation Spot Blog

  3. caring actions of the heart,
    near & far πŸ™‚

  4. Love the free food forest, but no mention was made about the people responsible for planting and maintenance.

  5. Reblogging your free food forest story to sister site Timeless Wisdoms — and thank you! 😊

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