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Good News Tuesday for Sept. 8, 2020: It Takes a Village, From Homeless to Law School, Wild Birds, and Tech for Good

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Seeking Balance One Tuesday at a Time

Alaska Residents Used Car Headlights to Land a Medevac Plane

In the remote village of Igiugig, Alaska, a Medevac team was attempting to land to transport a child to a hospital in Anchorage. Normally in Igiugig, a pilot can turn on the runway lights from the aircraft. But on this night night that system failed, and so did trying to turn the lights from the ground. Working together, the people of the village made phone calls and coordinated with the medevac team in the air. Within 20 minutes, 20 vehicles showed up to light the runway. Read more on how it happened from CNN.

From Homeless to Law School

Kevin Lee always wanted to go to college. Now he’s made it to law school and wants to be a judge.
“After losing their house in Pittsburgh in a flood, Lee and his mom spent a year bouncing from shelter to shelter. Soon after, his uncle, who was his biggest role model, was murdered.” Sean Giggy WCNC

Here’s more on the story.

Farmer in India Provides Half an Acre for Wild Birds

β€œI love this atmosphere where such a large number of birds come from long distances to eat the food I have grown for them. We take so much from nature and I believe it is our duty to give back as much as we can. Every farmer must save a small piece of land to grow food for birds.” Muthu Murugan

 Muthu Murugan, a 62-year-old farmer in has provided half an acre of his land to grow food for hundreds of wild birds some of which are on the verge of extinction. Here’s more on the story.

Tech For Good: Blind Runner Competes in Ultramarathons

Simon Wheatcroft has shown how the wrist device that helps him run marathons can also help with everyday movement of people experiencing blindness.

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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.

13 thoughts on “Good News Tuesday for Sept. 8, 2020: It Takes a Village, From Homeless to Law School, Wild Birds, and Tech for Good

  1. Thank you, JoAnna for sharing good news! ❀ Have a great day! Cheryl

  2. I especially loved the story of the Indian farmer, Muthu Murugan, who is growing food for wild birds.

  3. Thanks for these good news. I have one too for a change πŸ€—
    https://thebeewrites.com/2020/09/08/🐢-had-to-share-this-πŸ€—/ πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ

  4. Lots of good news here – the Alaskan car headlights demonstrates the benefits of cooperation so necessary at the moment.

  5. Thanks dear JoAnna, for another wonderfully inspirational Good News post! I love the farmerΒ΄s attitude and kindness – giving back to Nature is so important, I find!! Also great to see such a supportive community coming together in Alaska. Blessings πŸ™‚

  6. I really like your beautiful blog. A pleasure to come stroll on your pages. A great discovery and a very interesting blog. I will come back to visit you. Do not hesitate to visit my universe. See you soon. πŸ™‚

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