Hero boy stops to help dying woman, then is shot and run over

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When you think of teenagers, it’s sometimes easy to characterize them as lazy and self-absorbed.  But meet 17 year old Daniel Wesley. [Read more…]

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Levi’s just made it easier to rob its stores

Levi’s stores should just go ahead and hang some new signs on their doors, like “Rob Us” or “Hostages Inside” because the CEO just declared all his stores gun-free — for customers and staff, that is. [Read more…]

BuzzFeed SHOCKED that famous TV couple are Christians

The way BuzzFeed attacked HGTV’s Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines over their Christian faith has been called a “witch hunt” and “dangerous” and I couldn’t agree more. [Read more…]

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Americans bought enough guns on Black Friday to arm the entire Marine Corps

I love this from the Tribunist: [Read more…]

This 89-year-old war veteran’s ad looking for work touched hearts, went viral


An 89-year-old war veteran has been inundated with job offers after his ad looking for work to save him from “dying of boredom” went viral.

Joe Bartley from Paignton, Devon, retired 6 years ago, but discovered that unemployed life wasn’t for him. Suffering from boredom and loneliness, he put an advert in his local newspaper, the Herald Express, hoping to find something to occupy his time and allow him to meet new people.

Apparently, since his wife died, he’s felt incredibly lonely.

“I miss my wife dreadfully, and when you live on your own there is no one to speak to. Since she died I’ve moved into a flat and it’s a big block. Once you walk into that flat it’s like solitary confinement,” he said.

Also, he doesn’t like depending on the government.

“I would feel more like Joe — now I don’t feel like Joe because I’ve got to depend on the Council for rent and everything else. You see when you’re working for yourself you’re more or less self contained.” he said in an interview with ITV news.

I LOVE this man’s spirit — and what an interesting idea, that relying on the government to take care of you robs you of part of your identity!  Since his ad has gone viral, he’s gotten several offers for one-off jobs, but he’s still looking for reliable work.  Asked about how he felt about his newfound fame, and he responded, Rather chuffed. The thing that has always kept me going is my sense of humour. I like a laugh — and I like a happy ending.

Watch an interview with this veteran by clicking continue:

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