It’s hard to live at the time of war, especially if one lives in the center of the killings and devastation. Eighteen years ago, a woman named Awaz Bawari and her family was included in the kill list of Saddam Hussein because they were Kurdish. Their family was awaiting genocide, so when she found out that she was granted asylum by the US, she headed for the border and brought her 36-year-old daughter, Lava so they could cross countries and start life anew.
When they got to the border, she was devastated to find that her newborn child was not included in the list. She was given the choice to stay in Iraq or go to the US but leave Lava behind. Of course, she couldn’t leave her daughter. A young US army officer named Greg Peppin was just an earshot away from the incident. He suddenly entered the scene and declared that the baby’s name was Greg, just like him, meaning they were related. That white lie allowed the mother and daughter tandem to depart safely from Iraq to the US.
Lava was told about the entire story as she was growing up. On her high school graduation, she decided to invite the man who saved her life and give gratitude to him. The reunion was so inspiring!
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The members were taught that everything was “evil”, even the churches were “evil”.
Flor and Tamar Edwards were only 5-years-old when their family joined the "Children of God". Now at the age of 34, the twins recount their experiences after escaping the controversial cult.
The Children of God was a sect first established in Huntington Beach, California in 1968 by David Brandt Berg, a former pastor also known as Moses David, Mo, King David, Dad, and Grandpa. The sect encouraged its members to live a life of poverty and simplicity as they incorporated traditional Christian beliefs and practices in their teachings. They practiced free love and "prepared" for the Lord's second coming. New converts were instructed to memorize long bible verses and participate in bible studies.
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Going the extra mile for a customer surely pays off.
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A frequent customer at Blue 44 in Chevy Chase, Maryland visited the place for a few quarts of gumbo. Prior to him coming, the chef e-mailed the regular to make sure that he can have his favorite gumbo ready to go. When bartender Laura Dally informed the customer that his order would be free, she was surprised when he paid his $93 bill and left an extra $2,000 as a tip.
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The beauty of friendship, kindness and selflessness is what this awe-inspiring story is all about. A teenager named Xie Xu has been hailed 'the most outstanding student in China' for his bold act, carrying his disabled friend for three years now so he wouldn't miss class.
Xie's friend Zang Chi suffers from muscular dystrophy, a disease that results in progressive skeletal muscle weakness and potentially a shortened lifespan for the latter, especially in China. Xie makes at least a dozen trips everyday with Zhang and even brings his friend's meal everyday. The dedication of these two inspiring boys doesn't end there--they are both top students of their class too.
The story of 18-year-old Xie Xu, who volunteered to look after his 19-year-old classmate and friend Zhang Chi has been shared widely on Chinese social media and earned messages of support from many people.
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