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Good News” articles to provide you with inspiration and hope that there is still good in the world. People from all walks of life are making an impact by doing good, and so can you!

Young Girl Named “America’s Top Young Scientist” for Lead Detector

11-year-old Gitanjali Rao just won “America’s Top Young Scientist” competition for her cost-effective and convenient device that can detect lead in water. After hearing of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, she realized there are no simple or accurate ways to detect lead in water, so she came up with a brilliant solution that has now earned her $25,000 in grant money. The device she created is portable and pairs with a mobile app. Read all about this young girl’s amazing invention that will give people an affordable way to stay healthy.

A 17-Year-Old Girl Saves a Stranger During the Las Vegas Shooting

We are hearing more and more stories of selfless heroes who risked their lives to save strangers during the shooting in Las Vegas. Jacquelyn Trujillo, a 17-year-old Army private, is one of those heroes. She is only a senior in high school but her military training kicked in and she saved her family’s life as well as a stranger. Watch the video of her story and reuniting with the lady who credited her with saving her life.

An Apple Watch Saves a Man’s Life with a Notification

It seemed like a normal work day for James Green, but after his Apple Watch notified him that his heart rate was above normal he decided to go to the doctor. After a CT scan the doctor found a pulmonary embolism, which could have been fatal if left untreated. Hear the full story of how technology helped save this man’s life.

A Nonprofit Is Building Libraries in Underserved Communities

Rebecca Constantino has been on a mission to spread literacy to marginalized communities and schools that have outdated libraries. Her nonprofit, Access Books, has provided more than 1.5 million books to children in underserved communities.Watch a video to hear the whole story and see the impact they are making in kids’ lives.

Football Team Surround a Player in a Wheelchair as He Scores a Touchdown

Oklahoma high school football team helped escort a senior in a wheelchair from the opposing team all the way to the end zone. Watch the video of this heartfelt act and see how they made this kid’s dream come true.

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