Monday, May 11, 2009

Good News Monday

Good News Monday I'm still having a bit of a hard time finding good news stories, but I'll attribute that to just being so busy - rather than due to the fact that there just aren't that many stories.

I know there is a lot of good news going on around us all the time! Here are a couple that really touched me this past week:

Ten Years Later, Boy's 'Hand of Hope' Continues to Spark Debate

Ten years ago the world was stunned to see the picture of the hand of tiny Samuel Armas protruding from his mother's surgically opened womb. His tiny fingers wrapped around the finger of the surgeon, that picture infused a fresh new passion into the pro-life movement. What stood out to me in this incredible story, is this from the article:

"Clancy, who was a freelancer for USA Today when he photographed Samuel's fully-formed hand, now works as a motivational speaker at pro-life events. Prior to the picture, Clancy said, he was pro-choice... And that's what I'm going to do, keep telling this story," he said. "It can change people's hearts. What started off as an assignment turned into a responsibility to keep telling the story behind it."

Missouri Boy, 3, Found Alive 2 Days After Wandering Away

ARCADIA, Mo. — A 3-year-old boy was found in remarkably good condition Wednesday, 50 hours after he wandered away from his home and became lost in the rugged hills of Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest.

If you have good news links that you'd like to share, please feel free to post those in the comments for us all to see.