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Good News Tuesday for May 31, 2022: An Amazing Recovery, The Rights of Water, Growing Rhino Population, a Bus Driver Helps Family to Safety, and a Baby Sloth is Reunited with Mother


Seeking Balance One Tuesday at a Time

Young Girl’s “Incurable” Hydrocephalus Disappears

At just a few months old, Evie-Mae Geurts was blind. With the continued pressure on her brain, Doctors said she would be blind forever and that she’d probably never learn to walk and talk. But her sight returned when she was a toddler. Normally, hydrocephalus cannot be cured and requires shuts to relieve the pressure, but today, seven-year-old Evie Mae is free of shunts, is at the top of her class, and can see perfectly without glasses. Here’s the story from the Good News Network.

The Rights of Water

In Florida, legal advocates are empowering bodies of water to have rights for self-protection.

“If you can grant (rights) to a corporation, why not the Great Lakes? Why not the Mississippi River? Why not the many waterways across our planet that we all depend on to survive?” Kelsey Leonard

Read more about this revolutionary movement in this article from Good Good Good.

One-Horned Rhino Population is Growing

At the start of the 20th century, the greater one-horned rhinos were close to extinction with only about 200 existing in the wild. Now, there are 4,014 of these rhinos in India and Nepal. The recent population growth is partly due to a “baby boom” during the pandemic, when protected areas were closed to visitors. Here’s more from CNN.

Bus Driver Helps Woman and Children Escape Abusive Ex

Kyle Caswell, an 18-year-old bus driver from Swindon, England helped a mother and her three children escape from her abusive ex. Kyle got permission from his supervisor to go “off route” at the end of his shift to take the woman and her children to safety. Here’s more from BBC News.

Baby Sloth Reunited with Mother

The staff from the Jaguar Rescue Center in Costa Rica saw a baby sloth become separated from its mother. The Good News Network has the story of their reunion. Here’s the video:

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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.

23 thoughts on “Good News Tuesday for May 31, 2022: An Amazing Recovery, The Rights of Water, Growing Rhino Population, a Bus Driver Helps Family to Safety, and a Baby Sloth is Reunited with Mother

  1. These are great stories, JoAnna. I live sloths.

  2. Warms my heart. Love the sloth reunion ❤️

  3. The Rights of Water:
    I agree with Chuck O’Neal, former chairman of the Florida Rights of Nature Network, when he says:
    “The current laws are stacked against nature because nature is viewed as property. When you buy a property, you can do whatever you want with it. Our planet needs to take into account that these natural bodies of water, forests, and animals have a right to live.”

    • Thank you very much for bringing these powerful words up. Your understanding gives me hope. This heightened awareness needs to spread far and wide until it becomes the norm for the well-being of all.

  4. Great news about the Rhino’s and so many good story picks here JoAnna….
    Miracles do occur.. 🙂 ❤

  5. All are excellent news especially the little Evie got her eyesight. Well shared thanks 💐🌸

  6. Evie-Mae Guertz and Kyle Caswell top a good list

  7. Sweet. I got my happies on after reading this. Love it. Thanks so much. 👏
    Loved them all but especially the one about the rhinos. Superb! Good outcome of the pandemic. Thanks so much.

  8. Ok, the sloth story got me. Great story!

  9. Thank for sharing all these wonderful stories. They made my heart happy.

  10. Thank you, JoAnna, for all the good news! Evie’s story is remarkable! Have a great weekend, JoAnna!

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