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Deputy’s Act of Kindness Leads Homeless Man to Family He Never Knew He Had (Good News Guru Radio)

Michael was a panhandling homeless man who thought he was all alone in the world. Then, a deputy's random act of kindness led him to a loving family he never knew he had. Hear the remarkable tale told by The Good News Guru (from March 23 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST radio). READ more and see the video on GNN....

Simple Mistake in the Kitchen Turns into Sweet Smell of Success for a Homeless Veteran

A caring veteran, Stefan DeArno, has moved out of the homeless shelter thanks to his charm, love of cooking, and a fortunate accident he made in a restaurant kitchen. Hear our Good News Guru tell the inspiring story on the radio in Los Angeles—during the March 8, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. WATCH the video or read the full story on GNN… Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback Book of Good News—Buy on Amazon or White Cloud Press

Special on 9/11: After Losing 66 People, Investment Bankers Make Most Memorable Investment They’d Ever Make (Podcast)

One of the most inspiring stories to come out of 9/11 is the investment banking firm that lost 66 employees in the World Trade Center. Their response will echo for a century as the most memorable investment they would ever make. Hear The Good News Guru tell the powerful story (from the September 11, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). Download a free Commemorative 9/11 newsletter from GNN to read dozens of heartwarming stories that sprang up in the tragedy’s aftermath... –Featured Photo by Jackie, CC license, 2006

Hiker Was About to Die in a Snowstorm When She Was Saved by a Total Stranger Following Her Intuition (Podcast)

It's a good thing that Nancy Abell listens to her instincts—otherwise, a German hiker may never have made it out of the mountains alive. Hear The Good News Guru tell the incredible story (from the November 13, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). READ the full story on GNN… Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean.

Popcorn Seller From Texas is Now the ‘People’s Prime Minister of Australia’ (Good News Guru Podcast)

Peter Dutton isn't just an American popcorn seller—thanks to an unlikely accident of mistaken identity, he now holds the title of “The People's Prime Minister of Australia”. Hear The Good News Guru tell the happy story (from the September 7, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). READ More at Good News Network

Indian School Educates Students Who Pay Tuition With Plastic Waste Instead of Money (GNN Podcast)

Rather than requiring families to pay for kids’ education, this clever little school is asking students to collect plastic waste from around their communities. Hear our Good News Guru tell the inspiring story on the radio in Los Angeles—during the June 7, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. SEE the full story on GNN with photos... Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Thanks to Ocean Park Standoff for permission to use a music clip from Good News, as our theme song. Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback book of Good News—Buy on Amazon.

Dog Goes From Digging Through Trash to Being Featured in a Hollywood Movie—and More (Podcast)

No one imagined a malnourished mutt would go from sifting through trash to being adored on the silver screen with millions of new fans. Hear our Good News Guru tell the heartwarming tale on the radio in Los Angeles—during the February 22, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. WATCH the video or read it on GNN... Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback Book of Good News—Buy on Amazon or White Cloud Press

A Mother’s Mighty Love After 45 Years Apart: ‘She knew you would be back.’ (Podcast)

Listen to the stirring tale of how a mother’s devotional love endured 45 years of complete separation: “She knew you would be back.” Hear The Good News Guru tell the inspiring story (from the May 25, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). READ the full story on Good News Network

Before Dying, 86-Year-old Bought 14 Years Worth of Christmas Gifts for His 2-Year-old Neighbor (Podcast)

A doting dad was overcome with emotion when someone showed up at his door with a bag filled with 14 years-worth of gifts from his neighbor, who had just died. Hear The Good News Guru tell her feel-good story of the week (from the December 21, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). READ the full story at GNN. Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean.

How a College Student and Minister Answered Each Other’s Prayers With a Note Attached to a Balloon (Podcast)

A Baptist minister was losing his faith, so much that he didn't even want to go to church any more, until a balloon with a desperate plea for help floated down into his lap... Hear The Good News Guru tell the heartwarming story (from the September 28, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). WATCH the video at Good News Network...

Amazing Synchronicity as Heirloom Ring is Found by Strangers in Time for Marriage Proposal (Good News Guru Radio)

What if, for three years, you had been secretly holding onto an engagement ring that belonged to your girlfriend’s late grandmother, and you lose it? This guy got lucky and you won't believe how fate stepped in. Hear The Good News Guru tell the riveting story... Read more here...

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Uses Private Jet to Reunite Mom With Sons Who Were Abducted to Syria (GNN Podcast)

This rock idol didn’t hesitate to hop aboard his private jet and fly first to Trinidad, then 6000 miles to Syria, to reunite a two siblings with their mother. Hear our Good News Guru tell the inspiring story on the radio in Los Angeles—during the February 1, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. READ more or WATCH the video on GNN. (File photo by Alterna2, CC) Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback Book of Good News—Buy on Amazon or White Cloud Press

Mom Turns $700 into a $65 Million Company After Manufacturer Calls Her ‘a Stupid Woman’ (Good News Guru Radio)

An inspiring mom was determined to MAKE IT WORK, even when a powerful businessman told her she was “a stupid woman” and expected her to simply give up. Hear The Good News Guru tell the riveting story. Read more and see the story on GNN...

Dad Accidentally Asks A-List Celebrity to Step Out of His Photo With Matthew Broderick (Good News Guru Radio)

An excited dad gets to take a picture of his favorite celebrity standing next to his daughter – but in the process, he hilariously snubbed a major A-lister. Hear The Good News Guru tell the funny story. Read more and see the photo on GNN...

Mystery of Prosthetic Leg Found Atop Sawdust Pile Points to Man’s Passionate Hobby (GNN Podcast)

We should all have such a hobby we love to practice as passionately as the one that Dion does. He is even willing to give up a prosthetic leg to do so. Hear our Good News Guru tell the fun story on the radio in Los Angeles—during the April 26, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. SEE video and the full story on GNN... Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback Book of Good News—Buy on Amazon or White Cloud Press

‘Angel’ Dad is the Only Foster Parent Willing to Take in Terminally-ill Children (Podcast)

Mohamed may seem like an average family man, but he is a hero in Los Angeles—where he is the only father willing to be a foster dad to terminally-ill children. Hear the heartwarming tale told by The Good News Guru. (From the April 20, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST 103-5 radio in L.A.) READ more and see the video on GNN....

When Strangers on a Plane Overhear Teacher Talk About Her Students, Everyone Opens Their Wallets (Podcast)

A young teacher's love for her students at 40,000 feet was so tangible that fellow passengers started giving her wads of cash to ‘do something amazing.’ Hear The Good News Guru tell the inspiring story (from the July 27, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). READ the full story here, on Good News Network...

Beer Deliveryman Prevents Suicide on a Bridge By Offering a Cold One—and Channeling Denzel Washington (Podcast)

After channeling his inner Denzel Washington, a beer deliveryman finally succeeded in talking down a suicidal man when he cracked open a cold one. Hear The Good News Guru tell the exciting story (from the August 24, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). WATCH the video and see more here, on Good News Network

This Daredevil Took the World’s First-Ever Modern Bungee Jump – After Partying All Night (GNN Podcast)

Here’s a fun origin story about the all-night party that preceded the first modern bungee jump using a device invented by Oxford students... Hear our Good News Guru tell the fun story on the radio in Los Angeles—during the April 19, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. SEE more pics and read full story on GNNSubscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback Book of Good News—Buy on Amazon or White Cloud Press

Veteran Given 4 Months to Live Transforms Polluted Creek – and Gets 27 Additional Years Because of It (Podcast)

Disabled veteran Jon Beal dedicated himself to nursing a polluted creek back to health—and his passion ended up extending his own life decades beyond a doctor's diagnosis. Click above to hear The Good News Guru tell the amazing story (from the December 28, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). READ the full story at GNN... (Based on a story by KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media program) Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Photo by John Hogg / World Bank, and Chesapeake Bay Program, CC license