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25 Uplifting Headlines of the Week – Part 139

Here are this week’s uplifting headlines.

1-5 Uplifting Headlines of the Week

1. New York City has banned styrofoam! – Source

2. Nestle creates a wrapper that degrades in the sea within six months. – Source

3. A 24-year-old biochemist won the Miss Virginia pageant by performing a science experiment onstage as her talent. – Source

4. Unanimous Maine Legislature passes 2 bills to reduce “welfare cliff”. The bills, sponsored by Democratic and Republican leaders, are designed to let families keep some welfare benefits as they gradually gain more independence and income. – Source

5. More than 100 NYC students defy odds to graduate while homeless. – Source

6-10 Uplifting Headlines of the Week

6. People are quitting their boring day jobs and finding success hosting podcasts with zero broadcast experience. – Source

7. Same-sex marriage was done in Hindu temple in India. Hinduism has no problem with same-sex marriage. – Source

8. Terminally ill woman requests and receives early Christmas Cards from other residents of her province as she does not expect to make it until this Christmas. – Source

9. Warren Buffett to donate $3.6 billion of Berkshire shares to 5 charities. – Source

10. Thirteen young adults who were paralyzed in sporting or traffic accidents have had movement in their hands restored through pioneering nerve transfer surgery, enabling them to feed themselves, hold a drink, write and in some cases return to work. – Source

11-15 Uplifting Headlines of the Week

11. Pre-legalization marijuana convictions being cleared in California under the new law. – Source

12. Southern Great Barrier Reef island shows signs of coral recovery after Cyclone Hamish. – Source

13. A boy was dying from a rare disease, a lymphatic anomaly. His doctors had pinpointed the genetic mutation driving the disease, but had no idea how to treat it. So they made zebrafish with the mutation and screened hundreds of FDA approved drugs. They found one that worked, and the boy has recovered. – Source

14. Home Depot co-founder will give 90% of his reported $4.5 billion fortune to charity. – Source

15. Artificial skin trial offers hope to Pakistan’s acid attack victims. – Source

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