7 Uplifting News Stories from Last Week

1. NASA finds water on Mars.

On Monday, NASA revealed that they have found direct evidence of liquid water on Mars. It’s a discovery that might someday lead to astronauts drinking water from the red planet. Read the full story here.

2. Father grabs stepfather so they can walk their daughter down the aisle together.

Weeks before her wedding, Brittany Peck was struggling with who should walk her down the aisle – her father Todd Bachman, or her stepfather Todd Cendrosky. But Bachman ended up solving the problem for her. He grabbed Cendrosky out of his seat so they could walk their daughter down the aisle together, despite their strained relationship in the past. Pictures of the emotional went viral – read the full story here.

3. Supermoon stuns the world.

On the evening of September 27, a supermoon and a lunar eclipse occurred together. This incredibly rare event last occurred in 1982 and won’t happen again until 2033. If you missed it, view the stunning photos here.

4.Kid gets help blowing out birthday candle.

2-year-old Marty couldn’t blow out the candle on his birthday cupcake – so his father helped him out in the most adorable way. Watch the viral video here.

5. Florida couple has first all-autism wedding. 

Anita Lesko and Abraham Nielsen are both on the autism spectrum and both wanted to help change the world’s view of the autism. The couple made headlines with their wedding at the Love & Autism conference, which had an all-autism wedding party and many guests on the spectrum. Read the full story here.

6. Dog helps kids jump rope.

A stray dog in Brazil was already a fixture in its Rio de Janeiro community when some kids decided to have some fun. The dog quickly learned how to help the kids jump rope, which resulted in a viral video you can watch here.

7. Woman burned as baby reunited with nurse.

Amanda Scarpinati was badly burned as a baby and was bullied as a child for her scars. A photo of her being cared for as a nurse brought her great comfort during those years – and Scarpinati was finally able to meet that woman recently after a viral Facebook post. Read the full story here.

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Written by Sasha Graffagna

Image Courtesy of Kris Williams/Flickr

1. NASA finds water on Mars.

On Monday, NASA revealed that they have found direct evidence of liquid water on Mars. It’s a discovery that might someday lead to astronauts drinking water from the red planet. Read the full story here.

2. Father grabs stepfather so they can walk their daughter down the aisle together.

Weeks before her wedding, Brittany Peck was struggling with who should walk her down the aisle – her father Todd Bachman, or her stepfather Todd Cendrosky. But Bachman ended up solving the problem for her. He grabbed Cendrosky out of his seat so they could walk their daughter down the aisle together, despite their strained relationship in the past. Pictures of the emotional went viral – read the full story here.

3. Supermoon stuns the world.

On the evening of September 27, a supermoon and a lunar eclipse occurred together. This incredibly rare event last occurred in 1982 and won’t happen again until 2033. If you missed it, view the stunning photos here.

4.Kid gets help blowing out birthday candle.

2-year-old Marty couldn’t blow out the candle on his birthday cupcake – so his father helped him out in the most adorable way. Watch the viral video here.

5. Florida couple has first all-autism wedding. 

Anita Lesko and Abraham Nielsen are both on the autism spectrum and both wanted to help change the world’s view of the autism. The couple made headlines with their wedding at the Love & Autism conference, which had an all-autism wedding party and many guests on the spectrum. Read the full story here.

6. Dog helps kids jump rope.

A stray dog in Brazil was already a fixture in its Rio de Janeiro community when some kids decided to have some fun. The dog quickly learned how to help the kids jump rope, which resulted in a viral video you can watch here.

7. Woman burned as baby reunited with nurse.

Amanda Scarpinati was badly burned as a baby and was bullied as a child for her scars. A photo of her being cared for as a nurse brought her great comfort during those years – and Scarpinati was finally able to meet that woman recently after a viral Facebook post. Read the full story here.

Liked this? Check out Why Everyone Should Keep A Journal!

Written by Sasha Graffagna

Image Courtesy of Kris Williams/Flickr

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