A mom buys 1,500 pairs of shoes in closing Payless for kids in need

Carrie Jernigan of Alma, Arkansas, took her daughter to a Payless going-out-of-business sale to get her a new pair of shoes. She ended up leaving with every pair in the store. At Payless, Jernigan’s daughter 4th-grade daughter, Harper, saw a pair she wanted to buy for her friend, whose shoes she had noticed were too …

Blind memoir teacher helps Chicago seniors preserve their stories

Teachers aren’t supposed to have favorites and Beth Finke knows this — she’s been teaching for more than a dozen years, after all. But Wanda, Finke will tell you unapologetically, is the exception. “She has taught me so much,” Finke said. “She’s my favorite and the whole class knows it, and that’s OK.” Wanda is …

13-Year-Old Track Star Surprised by Military Mom at Finish Line

Not only was this teen track star racing toward the finish line, she was running toward her mom, who decided to surprise her on the track after a six-month deployment. Right after 13-year-old Jada McGee of Edward Harris Junior Middle School in Sacramento, California, crossed the finish line, winning the relay race for her team, she dashed straight …

Chiefs rookie WR Hardman bought mom a house

Sometimes the dream of getting to the NFL is about more than fame and stardom. For Kansas City Chiefs rookie WR Mecole Hardman, getting to the NFL allowed him to give back to his mother. Hardman took to Twitter today to announce to everyone that he’d dreamed of buying his mom a house since he …

Woman leaves adorable note and free wipes on public baby changing table

A woman’s kind gesture has gone viral after she decided to leave a note and free baby wipes for other mothers on a public changing room table in a restaurant. Tiffany Daniels discovered the kind gesture when she visited a Chili’s chain restaurant in Hermitage, Tennessee, on Saturday. During the visit, she brought her young …