Good News Headlines 8/22/17

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Counterprotesters hold signs at a “Free Speech” rally by conservative activists on Boston Common, Saturday in Boston.

 

Tens Of Thousands March For Unity, Overwhelming ‘Free Speech’ Rally

from The Boston Globe

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said that “99.9% of the people were here for the right reason, and that’s to fight bigotry and hate.”… Read More

 


 

‘Elder Orphans’ Facebook Group Creates Community For Adults Aging Alone

from WBUR

“Elder orphans,” also called unbefriended adults, now have a Facebook group with about 5,000 users since it began last year… Read More

 


 

Man Gives Up Six-Figure Salary To Teach At Poor School, Then 95% Of His Students Go To Top Colleges

from Good News Network

This school teacher used to be a high-powered lawyer with a six figure salary – but he gave it all up so he could help young people in his home neighborhood, one of the poorest areas in England… Read More

 


 

Former White Supremacists Are Helping Others To Renounce Their Extremism

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

These volunteers know what it is like to be fooled into believing racist propaganda – which is exactly why they have now dedicated their lives to assisting other extremists to see the light… Read More

 


 

Canadian Province To Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunt

by Rob Crilly, The Telegraph

A Canadian province is banning the controversial sport of hunting grizzly bears for trophies amid overwhelming public opposition to the practice… Read More

 


 

Strangers Unite To Raise Over $140,000 For An Injured Charlottesville Protestor

by Penn Collins, Good Magazine

It’s been only five days since the Charlottesville violence occurred, and while many are still struggling to process the terrorism and fall out, less fortunate souls are coping with and recovering from injuries sustained during the demonstration… Read More

 


 

Your Gut Can Help Fight Depression And High Blood Pressure

By Dr. Mercola, Mercola.com

Trillions of bacteria live in your gut, influencing your body’s homeostasis daily. Far from being restricted to the confines of your intestinal tract, your gut microbiota is intricately tied to other body systems via a number of complex pathways… Read More

 

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