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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