Good News Headlines 10/15/19

Wesley Wofford Sculpture Studio Harriet Tubman


The Detailed Symbolism In This New Harriet Tubman Statue Does Justice To Her Life’s Work

by Annie Reneau, Upworthy

A new Harriet Tubman statue sculpted by Emmy and Academy award-winner Wesley Wofford has been revealed, and its symbolism is moving to say the least… Read More



Why More Places Are Abandoning Columbus Day In Favor Of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

by Malinda Maynor Lowery, The Conversation

The growing recognition and celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day actually represents the fruits of a concerted, decades-long effort to recognize the role of indigenous people in the nation’s history… Read More



This 19-Year-Old Created An App To Help His Family Handle His Grandmother’s Dementia

by Diana Bruk, Best Life

19-year-old Logan Wells of Lexington, Massachusetts, came up with the idea for CareZare, an app that would make it easier for those with loved with dementia to take care of them… Read More



30 Of World’s Largest Cities Have Hit Peak Greenhouse Gas Emissions Milestone, C40 Analysis Shows

by Mariecor Agravante, Inhabitat

When a country’s emissions levels have reversed substantially, they are described as having “peaked” at last, so they are now capable of industrially operating at emissions levels far below their “peak” point… Read More



The Incinerator And The Ski Slope Tackling Waste

by Adrienne Murray, BBC

Amager Bakke is billed as one of the cleanest waste-to-energy plants in the world, thanks to technology that filters its emissions… Read More



Holocaust Survivor Left In Tears After Arab Plumbers Refuse To Charge Her For Their Work: ‘Her Life Story Touched My Heart’

by Tareq Haddad, Newsweek

 As first reported by Israel's Channel 12 News, Simon and Salim Matari went to the home of 95-year-old Rosa Meir in the northern port city of Haifa following a call regarding a leaky pipe… Read More



Teen Sends Fan Letter To Her Favorite Author; 3 Years Later, They Have Finished Co-Writing Her Debut Novel

from Good News Network 

Aspiring writer Taryn Everdeen was only 15 years old when she first wrote a fan letter to 84-year-old Carolyn Meyer in Albuquerque, New Mexico to thank the author for her historical novels… Read More


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