Officers, off-duty firefighter rescue elderly woman from burning home in Holbrook

Officers, off-duty firefighter rescue elderly woman from burning home in Holbrook

A group of first responders came to the rescue when they saved a woman from a fire on Long Island. Suffolk County Police Sergeant Charles Kelleher, Officer Krystin Reinhart and off-duty firefighter Brendan Smith of the Holtsville Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire on Dover Court in Holbrook.


Bedside bioprinter may soon use burn patients' cells to print out new skin directly on wounds
Good News Network

We may soon have access to a mobile bioprinter that can be filled with a patient's cells, wheeled to their bedside, and print out brand new skin for large wounds and burns. Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine scientists have created such a mobile skin bioprinting system — the first of its kind — that allows bi-layered skin to be printed directly into a wound.

Deltona Girl Scouts deliver 74 boxes of cookies to children's home thanks to kind man's donation
WESH-TV via MSN News

A rough day for a Girl Scout troop in Deltona, Florida, turned into the experience of a lifetime, all thanks to the generosity of one man. Troops 1271 and 1366, of the Rainbow Lakes Community in Deltona, were having a rough time selling cookies on Saturday. Trina Grant said in a Facebook post that all changed when a man and his poodle approached the group.

This woman brings smils to children's faces by making custom dolls that match the disabilities of their owners
Bored Panda

Amy Jandrisevits, from Wisconsin, is an owner of a small business with a very beautiful mission. A doll collector since childhood, Amy has created A Doll Like Me. The aim of this project is to create dolls that would have the same characteristics as their owners with disabilities and/or rare conditions. It was a lack of diversity in the dolls that pushed Amy to begin creating dolls like no other, in turn, making the children feel needed and included.


Villagers knit jumpers for Indian elephants to protect the large mammals from near-freezing temperatures
The Independent

Elephants in India are sporting colorful woolen jumpers after villagers knitted the super-size garments to protect the animals from near-freezing temperatures. Women in a village near the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Center in the northern city of Mathura reportedly began producing the colorful, pajama-like garments after staff at the center warned temperatures were approaching sub-zero at night.

Indiana couple opens restaurant to help the homeless

An Indiana restaurant specializing in Chicago-style pizza is serving homeless people in their community. Tom and Angie Wilhelmi opened Agapé Pizza in December. The Wilhelmis' love for pizza, and for helping the less fortunate, started a few years ago when they moved to Indiana from Chicago.

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