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Remember That Viral Starving Kid in Nigeria? Look At His Incredible Transformation

There’s hope for humanity after all.


The story of the Danish woman who saves abandoned children in Nigeria brought focus to the heartbreaking situation of a 2-year old kid who was left to die of hunger in the streets. This kid, who was just one of the countless children punished and abandoned by their families because they are considered as “witches” and accused of killing their parents or siblings, was found roaming in the streets by social aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven of Denmark.

He was rescued on January 31, 2016. This shocking photo of Loven giving water and biscuits to the emaciated kid made headlines.

Seeing the desperate situation of the boy, she took him in her arms to be given the proper care.


The boy’s chances of survival were very slim, given his condition.

They worked together to restore the boy’s health, which was a very challenging task.

Loven named him Hope. “The day I carried this sweet little boy in my arms for the very first time, I was so sure he would not survive. Every breath he took was a struggle and I did not want him to die without a name, without dignity, so I named him Hope. Hope to me is a special name. Not only the meaning of Hope but what it stands for. Many years ago I got the name HOPE tattooed on my fingers because to me it means: Help One Person Everyday.”

Fortunately, Hope responded well to his treatment.

From the emaciated boy who was on the throes of death, they were able to transform him into this:

He is now healthy and happier, surrounded by people who care for him at the orphanage.

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Its been 4 months now since David Emmanuel Umem, Nsidibe Orok, I and our team rescued Hope and yesterday I was watching my videos of Hope when he was hospitalized, and the development of Hope is really beyond words. Its truly a miracle he survived and the positive progress is truly the hard work, strong devotion, love and care from my amazing team in Nigeria. Hope is doing so great today because of YOU ! ❤️ I just received this video from our staff Ekemini Jacobs who is a blessing to the children. He was filming the children dancing with Hope, and believe me, Hope knows how to move and shake that dancefloor! 👦🏿😍😄😂🇳🇬🇩🇰✌🏽️❤️ #hope #dancing #dinnoedhjaelp #ngo #savingchildren #fightagainstsuperstition #nigeria #denmark #peace #unity #childsrights #humanrights

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Lovén took this picture to recreate the moment that she found Hope.

One year of love and care gave Hope a completely fresh start


Crazy Man Biked 13,000 Km From Sweden to Nepal, Climbed Mt. Everest Then Biked Home

Swedish adventurer and mountaineer Göran Kropp’s crazy Mount Everest stunt back in 1996 is what makes him legendary.

Swedish adventurer and mountaineer Göran Kropp impressed the extreme sports crowd back in 1996, when he rode his bike 13,000 kilometers from Sweden to Nepal, climbed Mount Everest without any supplemental oxygen, and then biked home with his gear.

Kropp's fascination with climbing mountains began in 1972, when he was just six years old. His father took him up to Norway's Galdhøpiggen, which is the highest peak in Scandinavia at 2,469 meters or 8,100 feet above sea level.

After doing a brief stint in the military via the Swedish Parachute Rangers, Kropp set his sights on climbing the world's most challenging peaks. Prior to his Everest journey, he conquered his first major peak, Lenin Peak (located on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan) in 1988. He went on to climb Iliniza Sur, Cotopaxi, Illimani, Huayna Potosi, Illampu, Muztagh Tower, Pik Pobeda, and so on.

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Soon, We Will Have a Village on the Moon…For Real!

This is the tourist destination of the future!

As if landing and walking on the Moon are not enough for us humans, we will soon be taking vacations there, if the plans of the European Space Agency (ESA) pushes through. Seriously.

The ESA, with the help of other nations who engage in spacefaring, is working on 20-year plan to build a Moon village. This ambitious plan aims to use the village as base for scientific research, like how the International Space Station functions.

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Daddy Calls His Son a Loser in Public and Bullies Him in front of Other Kids

Who would expect that this man will humiliate his son in public? Watch how a stranger reacted to the situation.

Everyone makes mistakes. This is particularly true for children who are just learning about life.

But this is not entirely a bad thing, for the mistakes that these kids commit can teach them what to do and how they can improve. This is where parents come in. It is the parents' role to ensure that the mistakes their child commits would bring out the best in their kid, and not call them names and make them feel bad.

When children are branded names, it remains in their mind. This unconsciously molds them according to the name calling they receive from people around them. So just imagine a child being called a loser by his dad in public. Soon, we can expect that he'll be called a loser by his classmates, and this child developing an attitude of a loser is not far-fetched. The child, after being verbally and emotionally abused, can cause attitude problems over time.

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