Generous Acts: 5 Most Uplifting Stories of the Week

Including a homeless man's donation of donations
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 28, 2015 5:26 AM CDT
Generous Acts: 5 Most Uplifting Stories of the Week
A note written by a homeless man explaining that he wants to donate $5,000 given to him.   (RCMP)

Acts of generosity and kindness highlight the week's list of uplifting stories:

  • Homeless Man Turns Down $5K in Donations: A community in British Columbia is feeling warm and fuzzy after a homeless man's generosity inspired residents not once but twice. First, the unidentified man found a suitcase with $2,000 but turned it over to police. After donations poured in to him via a website, he then said he would give the $5,000 to a shelter. He would like one thing, however.
  • Cop's Photo Goes Viral for a Nice Reason: A heartwarming photo has emerged out of tragedy in Brighton, Colo. Nick Struck was one of the officers to arrive at the scene of a one-car crash, and he was handed the 2-year-old daughter of a man who was killed in the accident. His dad instincts then kicked in.
  • Sons of Slain Officer Offered Free College: When Cincinnati officer Sonny Kim was shot to death in the line of duty last week, he left behind three sons. Now if the boys eventually decide to attend the University of Cincinnati, they won't have to worry about any college bills: tuition, room and board, books, the works. The UC offer goes beyond a state law on this sort of thing.

  • Moms Swoon Over Rapper's Breast Pump Selfie: "If you ever wonder what #rappers do when they get off stage, they clean breast pumps for their wives so their baby can eat. #thuglife." So went the caption on a Facebook photo of a rapper who now has legions of new fans.
  • Mom's Honest Pic of 'Perfect' Post-Baby Body Goes Viral: What's sexier than a six-pack? Rocking a "flabby belly" and stretch marks, says mother of four and musician Kimberly Henderson. After fans told her she had a "perfect" body, Henderson uploaded an "unedited" selfie of her bare belly to Facebook for all to see.
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