Posts tagged "its time to cry"

It’s Time To Cry: Watch Kids React To Caitlyn Jenner’s Transition

In just two and a half minutes, the adorable group of kids in this Hatch video managed something that the grown-up world just can’t seem to get right: they celebrated Caitlyn Jenner’s transition with sensitivity and respect. If this is what we can expect from the next generation, I’m suddenly not quite so worried about the world’s future.

By: Claire Hannum / June 10, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: These Students Donated All Their Senior Trip Money For Their Principal’s Cancer Treatment

“She’s just very caring, very selfless, and we wanted to be selfless, too.”

By: Claire Hannum / May 28, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: This Pet Store Secretly Replaced The Animals For Sale With Lovable Rescues

Brazilian animal rescue organization Quatro Patinhas (Four Paws) knows that most people looking for a pet in the area pass up the crowded, broke shelters to buy a new puppy at the pet store instead. To change the way customers look at shelter pets, the organization secretly swapped the very pricey pet store animals with…

By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: Man Finds Lost WWII Love Letter He’d Written To His Late Wife

Even the coldest, most bitter of hearts will melt at the sight of 90-year-old Bill Moore gushing over his late wife of 63 years, Bernadean. Bill and Bernadean were dating when he was just a 20-year-old fighting in World War II, back in 1945. While he was deployed, he wrote her countless love letters. Bernadean saved every one, but they were…

By: Claire Hannum / February 19, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: Dog Escapes From Home To Comfort Owner In The Hospital

Nancy Franck of Cedar Rapdis, Iowa, has spent the last few weeks in the hospital recovering from cancer surgery, with her miniature schnauzer Sissy left in the care of Franck’s husband, Dale. This Sunday, Sissy apparently decided she’d had enough of that, and escaped her backyard to find Nancy. In a scene straight out of “Homeward Bound,” Sissy ran the…

By: Claire Hannum / February 13, 2015

Detroiter Who Walks 21 Miles To Work Gets A New Car – And $350K

James Robertson, a 56-year-old from Detroit, spent the last 10 years walking 21-miles round trip to work each day. When his old Honda quit on him years ago, insurance rates were too high for him to replace it, but Metro Detroit’s bus system remained unreliable. The only thing he could count on were his ow…

By: Claire Hannum / February 9, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: Documentary Highlights Bond Between Dogs & Inmates

“Dogs On The Inside” follows the connection between abused stray dogs and a group of prison inmates who care for them. As a method of gearing up the inmates for the responsibilities of life after prison, they’re tasked with training the neglected dogs and teaching them to trust humans again. They come to find out that…

By: Claire Hannum / February 3, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: Girl Writes Balloon Letter To Late Dad, Kind Strangers Reply

Since Ashlynn Marracino’s dad died of a brain aneurysm in 2010, the 16-year-old has had a tradition of writing him a letter on his birthday, January 6. This year, she wrote the letter on a star-shaped a balloon, tell him, “You have missed so much and I miss you. And I love you, miss you…

By: Claire Hannum / January 15, 2015

It’s Time To Cry: Terminally Ill 6-Year-Old Asks For A Lifetime’s Worth Of Christmas Cards

This year, add another Christmas card to your list and make one little girl’s last holiday season a bright one. Addie Fausett of Fountain Green, Utah, suffers from an undiagnosed illness that causes cerebral atrophy, which affects her speech and motor skills, according to CNN. At age three, Addie stopped growing, and now, at 6,…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 9, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Woman’s Golden Retrievers Keep Her Alive After A Painful Fall

Judy Muhe, a 76-year-old from Palmdale, Florida, suffered a hard fall at home alone with her two dogs. She has Parkinson’s disease and was unable to get up on her own, so she drifted in and out of consciousness on her kitchen floor for two horrifying days. The dogs, Higgins and Dodger, were her saving…

By: Claire Hannum / October 15, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: After Bride’s Death, Bridesmaids Wear Their Gowns To A Mud Race In Her Honor

Shannon Hall, a 24-year-old from central Wisconsin, was set to marry on October 4 when she tragically lost her life two weeks ago in a car accident. She’s survived by five brothers and four sisters, and all of her sisters were to be bridesmaids in her wedding. Before her passing, they’d signed up for the…

By: Claire Hannum / September 22, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Try To Keep It Together As This Magic ATM Surprises Kind Strangers

On July 25, several thousand TD Bank locations in Canada gave a surprise $20 bill to every customer as part of their #TDThanksYou campaign. Four very special branches set up an Automated Thanking Machine, a talking ATM that gave special customers gifts of gratitude for the extraordinary kindness they’d been showing in their lives. These…

By: Claire Hannum / August 1, 2014

The Trailer For “Batkid Begins” Will Have You Bawling Your Eyes Out

Remember last November when San Francisco transformed into Gotham City so a little boy with leukemia could be Batkid for a day? And how nobody could stop crying a million tears about how touching it was? Batkid made such an impact that he’ll be getting his own documentary. “Batkid Begins” takes a look at what went…

By: Claire Hannum / July 29, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Mom Fighting Cancer Helps Her Son Meet His Hero, Ringo Starr

Mom Cali Tobias has been diagnosed with breast cancer four times, and is now facing ovarian cancer. She told ABC News, “I need to make sure I have as many fun memories with my kids as I can while I’m still here.” To do that, she arranged for her son King, a Beatles superfan, to meet Ringo…

By: Claire Hannum / July 28, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Man Publishes Sweet Love Letter To His Wife In The Local Paper For 61st Anniversary

Take notes, because this is how romance is done.

After 61 years of marriage, Bob Phillips admitted to his wife Gail that he’d been looking at other women the entire time they’d been married. But Bob wasn’t ogling them or admiring their beauty. He was looking in every Sunday paper…

By: Katie Oldenburg / July 15, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: This 7-Year-Old Raised $54,000 For His Best Friend’s Surgery

Brayden Grozdanic, a seven-year-old little boy from Vancouver, Canada, has cerebral palsy. He struggles to walk with the help of braces and faces painful physiotherapy every day. In Canada, Brayden can undergo surgery that would allow him to walk without the braces, but a much less invasive procedure is offered in New Jersey for the…

By: Claire Hannum / July 9, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Sad Goat Is Reunited With His Burro BFF

Interspecies love stories always make me squee, but the friendship between Mr. G, a goat, and Jellybean, a burro, made me SQUOB. (Squobbing, a word I just made up, is when you are squeeing and sobbing at the same time because something is equal parts adorable and heartwrenching.) Mr. G and Jellybean were both rescued from a hoarder’…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 26, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Family Surprises Terminally Ill Mom With A Flash Mob Of Love

Two years ago, Amy Wagner was diagnosed with stage 3C ovarian cancer. After undergoing major surgery and painful chemotherapy treatments, Amy and her family got the worst news one year later: the cancer was back, and this time the diagnosis was terminal. Amy is determined to make the most of the time she has left.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 22, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Teen Takes His Great-Grandma To Prom

I want to think 19-year-old Austin Dennison, a church-going Eagle Scout who plays football, baseball, and basketball and performs in the school band, is a little goody-two-shoes. But I just can’t, because Austin is adorable. He called up his great-grandma “DD” — Delores Dennison — and asked her to be his prom date. Delores i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 2, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: This Couple Of 70 Years Passed Away Within 15 Hours Of Each Other

After 70 years of marriage, an Ohio couple passed away within 15 hours of one another other this weekend, at the ages of 91 and 92. Helen and Kenneth Felumlee, who had eight children and many more grandkids, were introduced as teenagers by Kenneth’s ex-girlfriend, who was a friend of Helen’s. After three years of…

By: Claire Hannum / April 22, 2014
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