Today’s Good News Tuesday stories all happen to be about young people – children and teenagers – who are the future of humanity.
Students Find Safety at the Mosque
17 year old Duaa Ahmad led about 100 students fleeing from a school shooting in Wisconsin to safety across the street at the mosque where her family worships. Click here for the video and the story from CNN.
Acts of Kindness Replace Homework
An elementary school in Ireland has eliminated homework for the month of December and instead assigned acts of kindness.
“We are encouraging our pupils to think of the real spirit of Christmas, the spirit of kindness and giving. With such an emphasis on the materialistic and commercial aspect of Christmas, we often tend to overlook what it’s really all about…. Good will!
Vice Principal Íde Ní Mhuirí
14 Year Old Chloe Beats Stage 4 Cancer in Time to Go Home for Christmas
“On Tuesday, the doctors told the family the good news: The cancer was in remission. Though they’ll have to return for follow-up appointments every three months, the family can finally head home on December 21.”
Person of the Year
Finally, we have Time Magazine naming 16 year old Greta Thunberg their youngest person of the year. It’s good news that Time is taking Greta’s message seriously and honoring her courage. In this recent video she talks about balance.
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