Every week we are inundated with content that is negative, frightening, or distressing. Very rarely do we get a chance to see all the good that is happening in the world.
Here is a roundup of seven news stories you might have missed this week that show there is some goodness left in the world:
1. An out as trans police officer just graduated from a police academy in Philadelphia for the first time
Philadelphia Police Academy just graduated its first openly transgender officer https://t.co/ob0liZ8dEd— The Philadelphia Inquirer (@The Philadelphia Inquirer)1582902371.0
2. A New York dad was inspired by his daughter and created an all-girls wrestling team for her
K-12 young girls wrestling team created by a dad for his daughter. Check out my Cousin and his 2 daughters and sha… https://t.co/fUc3Nm8jjA— Billy🍀Cork (@Billy🍀Cork)1582649367.0
3. A church in Cincinnati helped wiped out over $46 million in medical debt for families in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana
Breaking: an Ohio Mega Church has wiped out $46.5M in medical debt for 45,000 families. https://t.co/lkdMT3Kv4A— Ryan Fournier (@Ryan Fournier)1582832159.0
4. This veterinarian is doing the best job
THE STREET VET: This veterinarian walks around California, giving checkups to homeless peoples' pets – for free 🐾❤️… https://t.co/cT3xfogivQ— CBS News (@CBS News)1582724420.0
5. An 84-year-old woman sunk a 94-foot putt to win a new car at the Ole Miss basketball game
94 Feet? No problem. Mary Ann walked into The Pavilion tonight for @OleMissMBB. She walks out with a NEW CAR tha… https://t.co/Hq20pe6AOi— Ole Miss Athletics (@Ole Miss Athletics)1582430921.0
6. Australian comedian Brad Williams has raised nearly $465,000 for a young boy being bullied for dwarfism
Update! We raised 25k! I’m speechless. Many other people and celebrities have started their own campaigns of awaren… https://t.co/Wmg8U5aJkS— Brad Williams (@Brad Williams)1582229545.0
And major celebrities came out to support the young boy, including Hugh Jackman.
Quaden - you’ve got a friend in me. #BeKind @LokelaniHiga https://t.co/8dr3j2z8Sy https://t.co/jyqtZYC953— Hugh Jackman (@Hugh Jackman)1582221132.0