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Good News Tuesday for Sept. 7, 2021: Solar Apartments, Tree House for Rent, Living Donor Liver Transplant, Silver Medal Donation, and Underwater Sculptures

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Seeking Balance One Tuesday at a Time

Solar Powered Apartments

St. Peter Residential, the first net-zero emission apartment complex in Louisian, has kept the lights on (and more) after Hurricane Ida with solar power. The Good News Network has more about this exceptional and inclusive community.

Boy Rents Out Tree House to Help Support Mom and Others

Nine year old Eli Sylvester has put the tree house he built on Airbnb. He splits the profits 50 -50 with his mother Rachel to hlep with her medical expenses from a traumatic brain injury. Eli also plans to use some of the profits to help feed children this Thanksgiving. Here’s more of the story

Daughter Donated Part of Her Liver to Dad

In 2018, Mike Maudal was told he would need a liver transplant to survive non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) an aggressive liver disease. While waiting for a donor, his condition deterioriated steadily. Then his daughter Molly found out she could give her dad part of her liver. The living donor liver transplant happend last year. Reading this interesting article from Good Monring America, I learned that the partial livers regrow and restore normal liver function in both the donor and the recipient.

Making the Most of Her Silver Medal

Polish javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk auctioned off her silver medal to pay for an infant’s heart surgery. A Polish supermarket won the auction and told her she could keep the medal.

Underwater Sculptures Stop Illegal Trawling

Sustainable fisherman Paolo Fanciulli has placed 39 large sculptures on the ocean floor off Tuscany’s Maremma Regional Park to stop illegal trawling from decimating the fragile ecosystem. Read how it works here, and catch a glipse of the scuptures below.

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, 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 as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

9 thoughts on “Good News Tuesday for Sept. 7, 2021: Solar Apartments, Tree House for Rent, Living Donor Liver Transplant, Silver Medal Donation, and Underwater Sculptures

  1. Great stories. I love the one about the tree house.

  2. Wow, this week’s stories were all terrific!!

  3. Wonderful stories this week! I like the one where the daughter donated part of her liver to her father! It’s great that both of them will regrow their livers and return to normal! Amazing! 🙂 Have a great week, JoAnna!

  4. The tree house and the javelin thrower grab me the most. The liver donation is not far behind

  5. Those are some interesting pieces. Love that Olympic medal winner who put her silver up for auction!

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