Good News, 9 Actually Good Things That Happened In The World This Week
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Good News, 9 Actually Good Things That Happened In The World This Week

Feel-good news from the week of 1/26/20.

Good News, 9 Actually Good Things That Happened In The World This Week

This past week there were amazing discoveries that will change people's lives, generous acts of kindness from a Super Bowl champion, and even a microbrewery that helped a dog find its home after three years.

Sure, we live in a time when the news seems perpetually dark and dreary but there are incredible things happening in our world every day.

Here's a roundup of the nine best pieces of news you may have missed from the week of January 26.

1. U.S. life expectancy rose for the first time in four years as drug overdoses and cancer deaths dropped.

2. This 8-year-old boy paid off his whole school's lunch debt with handmade key chains

3. Defensive Tackle Derrick Nnadi, of the Kansas City Chiefs, paid off all adoption fees for animals at a shelter in Kansas City

4. A Denver nonprofit is creating "Instant Housing" for the homeless population

5. Ellen Degeneres gave one student a $20k scholarship after he was told he needed to cut his dreads to stay in school

6. The first treatment for peanut allergies just got FDA approved

7. A microbrewery helped a woman find her lost dog of three years

8. Barbie launched a series of dolls that have vitiligo, a prosthetic leg, and a bald head

9. This teacher became a U.S. citizen and all of her elementary school students showed up to support her

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