Good New Headlines 11/17/2020

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Goldie Hawn Offering Free Mindfulness Lessons To Children & Parents

by Ashley Wehrli

The Goldie Hawn Foundation has a MindUP Program that has been working in schools for more than 16 years. Now, she’s offering a free program for kids… Read More


11-Year-Old Leaves ‘Flags Of Gratitude’ For Healthcare Workers & Veterans

by Ashley Wehrli,

Callie Danysh has been making her way across Morris Township in New Jersey to spread some gratitude around the places where healthcare workers work… Read More


Daughter Gets Job In Dad’s Alzheimer’s Care Home So They Can Be Together In Pandemic – And Finds Her Passion

from Good News Network

49-year-old Nina Ambrose was devastated when lockdown rules meant she couldn’t visit her father Roger, who moved into a nursing home in January… Read More


Horrified By Deadly Attacks, French Muslims Protect Church

by Angela Charlton, Associated Press/ABC News

As a French-born Muslim, Elyazid Benferhat’s stomach turned when he heard about a deadly Islamic extremist attack on a church in Nice. Then he decided to act… Read More


Renewable Energy Defies Covid-19 To Hit Record Growth In 2020

by Damian Carrington, The Guardian

Global renewable electricity installation will hit a record level in 2020, according to the International Energy Agency, in sharp contrast with the declines caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the fossil fuel sectors… Read More


A 21-year-old Man Has Made History As The First Person With Down Syndrome To Complete An Ironman Triathlon

by Kelsie Smith, CNN

Guiness World Records recognized Nikic’s achievement after he finished a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-marathon run at the Ironman Florida competition in Panama City Beach… Read More


The World’s Biggest Fur Auction House Is Closing Its Doors

from The Optimist Daily

Real animal fur is becoming increasingly out-of-style within the fashion industry. More and more people are straying away from the inhumane trade, and some cities, countries, and companies have placed bans on fur in recent years… Read More


Barcelona Is Redesigning 21 Downtown Streets To Prioritize People, Not Cars

by Adele Peters, Fast Company

The new plan, which will be implemented over the next 10 years and cost an estimated $44 million, is a variation on the city’s “superblock” concept, a design that limits traffic inside a nine-block grid, allowing cars to drive freely only around the perimeter… Read More


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