Most Premature Baby Celebrates His First Birthday
When Richard Scott William Hutchinson was born five months early weighing less than a pound, doctors said he had zero chance of survival. On June 5, he celebrated his first birthday! Here’s the story from CNN.
College Graduate Honors Parents with Photos from the Field
Jennifer Rocha, a recent graduate of the University of California, honored her parents by taking graduation photos in the farm fields where they worked to support her education. You can see the photos in this story from Good Morning America.
Connecticut is the First US State to make all Phone Calls from Prison Free
When a person is in prison, connections to loved ones offer support for rehabilitation. Connecticut has become the first US state to make calls from prison free. A new law allows incarcerated men, women, and juveniles a minimum of 90 minutes a day of free calls. Here’s more from WHDH 7News.
Vietnamese Conservationist Wins Goldman Prize for Saving Pangolins
Thai Van Nguyen founded Save Vietnam’s Wildlife, which rescued 1,540 pangolins the world’s most trafficked mammal. Van Nguyen is a recent winner of the Goldman Prize also known as the Green Nobel Prize. Here’s his Goldman Prize film:
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