Hero Stories

Stories of heroes making a positive difference in the world

Gun Safety Helpers 2022

Helpers 2022: Activists & Leaders Who Will End Gun Violence

Every year, The Helpers Edition of the Goodnewspaper highlights inspiring helpers in a number of categories. In this post we’re celebrating helpers in the Gun Reform category.
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Teen Activists: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Mari Copeny, and Malala Yousafzai

20 Teen Activists Who Inspire Us To Do More Good

Teen and young adult activists have been the backbone of many current social movements we see taking hold today, we’re highlighting a few (of the many) who have and are currently leading the charge on social change around the world.
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A man in a neon yellow vest pets a dog next to a pile of rubble

Morocco Good News: Meet One Rescue Team — And Their Dogs — Saving Lives After Earthquake

A Spain-based rescue organization drove through the night to reach victims of Morocco's recent earthquake.
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A man smiling and touching foreheads with a dog

10 Heartwarming Stories About Dogs Saving Humans' Lives

From car accidents and house fires to near-drownings and overseas combat, countless humans owe their lives to the bravery and determination of their dogs, a neighbor's dog, or even a four-legged stranger.
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11 Best Teachers To Follow on TikTok for Learning & Laughter

Teacher TikTok has become a place for educators to connect and encourage one another — and their students.
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A teen girl smiling in a science lab

8 Kids Making a Difference & Changing the World (2023)

A roundup of the most inspiring youth who found creative ways to make a difference in 2021.
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