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Filipino Earns Praises After Saving Arab Man From Drowning in Jeddah

According to him, he just did what he thought was right – even if he had to risk his life.


Risking your life for someone else’s is not an easy thing to do. But if you do, there is no doubt it is a noble act. In our world today, we rarely see this type of people. Apparently, a Filipino guy did risk his life in order to save a total stranger.

Just recently, Jeddah was overwhelmed by flood due to heavy rains and as can be seen in the video below, an Arab man was trapped inside his own car. Anyone who has seen the footage would agree that his life was in danger.

He got trapped in the middle of a deep-flooded area in Abraq al-Raghama.

Unfortunately for him, rescuers and firefighters were yet to arrive. There were volunteers, but not a single one of them thought of saving the man. However, a Filipino by the name of Daoud Balendon came forward and bravely traversed the flooded streets. He headed straight to the trapped guy to save him.

The Filipino, without second thoughts, rushed to help the stranded man.

Balendon was able to save the stranded individual. His actions earned him praises, particularly on social media sites. The video showcasing his heroic deed quickly went viral.

According to him, some people tried to stop him at first. However, he said that he could not just stand there and do nothing. He just thought about doing what he believed was right. He even did not expect to be recognized or something.

His heroic action was soon recognized by the government.

Balendon admitted that he got afraid but despite the initial fear, he knew what he had to do. He just went ahead and saved the stranded Arab guy.

Well done, sir! You truly are a living hero!

Here’s the viral video capturing Balendon’s heroic deed.

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He has likewise been featured in an interview (This one is mostly in Arabic with a mix of English):

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23-Year-Old Woman Adopts 13 Ugandan Girls As Daughters Before Getting Married

The newly-married couple instantly had a huge family!

To say Katie Davis is an extraordinary human being is probably an understatement. Back when she was 18, she was homecoming queen and senior class president but despite all that, she knew her focus and purpose.

While she was a senior high school student, Katie flew all the way to Uganda for a mission trip. It was there that eventually decided what to do after graduation. Instead of going to a university, she decided she’d spend a year in Uganda so she could teach kindergarten students in an orphanage.

Unknown to her at the time, she was going to make Uganda her permanent home several years from that.

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40 Before & After Couple Photos Prove There is Forever in Love

Age is just a number; love is forever.

Whether you are a fan of the great Barry White (may his soul rest in peace) or not, you will certainly agree that “Love Ain’t Easy.” At the start, you will feel all butterflies in your stomach. But you know, too, that the true game starts after the initial romance. Marriage, in fact, is only the beginning.

While we have seen couples come and go, there are those who actually survived a great run. You know, the kind of stuff where people grow old and stay in love. You really think it is only true in the movies? Well, you are missing a lot!

Today, we are going to feature couples who have conquered the test of time. Although some of them are already at their 50s or 60s, their love for each other is just as strong as they first met. Below are before-and-after pics of couples that prove there is forever in love. If you have lost faith in love, do not. Check these photos and be inspired!

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A Handful Of Tips For A Better And Happier Life

Sadness is overrated. Try being happy for a change.

As we all know it, happiness is not something you can easily obtain. Being lonely is easy, that’s why many people end up being sad. Happiness takes an effort to achieve. Simply put, pursuing happiness requires hard work.

It goes without saying that everybody wants to be happy. So, in order to help you out, check out this list of a few exercises you can embed in your lifestyle in order to achieve happiness.

1. Keeping a journal of positivity

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