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After Becoming a Pilot, Man Fulfills Promise to Give Village Elders Their First Ever Plane Ride

This pilot celebrated the achievement of his lifelong dream by helping the seniors of his community achieve their own dream of flying.
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Jimmy Carter and 3 Other Elders to Visit North Korea, Ease Tensions

Ex-U.S. President Jimmy Carter and three other former leaders arrived in Beijing on Sunday en route to North Korea to discuss the revival of...
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The Elders Announce Visit to Middle East

A delegation of six Elders, from the independent group of eminent global leaders brought together by Nelson Mandela, will visit Israel, the West Bank...

Mandela and The Elders Head to Darfur

South African Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu will lead a group of elder statesmen later this month to visit Darfur. This is to be the...

In Ethiopia, Elders Dissolve a Crisis the Traditional Way

An Ethiopian scholar retired from Harvard has led a 'council of elders' in brokering the solution for an intractable two-year political crisis by using...
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The Elders – Veteran Diplomats Unite to Save the World

Imagine a group of famous retired diplomats forming an alliance to solve the world's most intractable problems. Meet The Elders: Nelson Mandela, Kofi Annan,...

Seniors Conquer Loneliness and Chores With App That Hires ‘Grandkids On-Demand’ at College

Seniors no longer have to suffer through the loneliness of their golden years thanks to an app that pairs them with “grandkids on-demand”.

Good News in History, October 9

Happy 70th Birthday to Jackson Browne, the singer-songwriter musician who has sold over 18 million LPs in the U.S. alone. Beginning in the 1970s,...

Good News in History, October 7

50 years ago today, the Motion Picture Association of America announced a new voluntary Hollywood rating system for giving advance warnings to parents so...

When 92-year-old Woman Orders Food Straight From Delivery Guy, He Obliges and Helps Her Out

This young man is a perfect example of how we can be more patient with our elders.

Good News in History, September 9

On this day 25 years ago, the Palestine Liberation Organization agreed to recognize Israel's right to exist, and Israel returns mutual recognition for the...

Nonprofit Lifts Spirits of Lonely Seniors, Logging More Than 1 Million Phone Calls

For isolated seniors who don't get many visitors, a personal phone call can make all the difference in the world, and one nonprofit in...

10 Ways to Make the World a Better Place With Your Better Half

What better way to bond with your significant other than teaming up to make the world a better place?

Good News in History, July 18

On this day 100 years ago, Nelson Mandela was born in South Africa. The anti-apartheid revolutionary and historic political leader became his country's first...

19-Year-old French Superstar Donates Every Penny of World Cup Earnings to Charity

Kylian Mbappe is being called a “wonderkid” for his skills on the field – but he is just as outstanding off the pitch as well.

Good News in History, July 9

70 years ago today Satchel Paige, arguably the best pitcher ever to throw a baseball, became the first African-American pitcher in the newly-desegregated Major...

Canadian Man Offers to Share His “Stolen Land” With First Nations Family

Joel Holmberg was tired of seeing racist language against the First Nations on social media. So instead of allowing such prejudice to flourish, the...

After Finding Heart-wrenching Note in Mailbox, Neighbor Saves 90-Year-old Woman From Loneliness

It has been five months since Marlene Brooks received the letter that changed her life – and since reading that letter, she has changed...

It’s Official: Today is the First Ever National Rosie the Riveter Day

As a way of honoring the blue factory-tagged, butt-kicking female icon of WWII, March 21st has been dubbed the first ever American Rosie the Riveter Day. Six...

‘World’s Oldest Man’ Turns 146, Says the Key to Long Life is Just Patience

Though his age still needs to be confirmed by a third-party source, Mbah claims patience and positivity has led him to be the oldest person in the world.