A military dad in Ohio surprised his son on his first day back at school last month. The son’s name is Eli, and he just started second grade. His dad had been on a year-long deployment. Eli’s teacher told the class they had a special visitor, and his dad walked in dressed as the school’s tiger mascot. When he removed the head, Eli immediately lunged at him and gave him a big hug. (Here’s the video.)……. A 12-year-old kid in Florida named Austen MacMillan pulled a grown man from a pool, did CPR, and saved his life. He’d never taken a CPR class. He says he learned it watching TV………And finally……………….
A new payphone recently popped up in a neighborhood in D.C., but it’s not just for making calls. It’s really for JOKES. You can press 1 to hear a knock-knock joke, 2 for a “little kid joke” or 3 for an “older kid joke.” You can also press numbers to hear random facts and positive thoughts and affirmations. The jokes phone was put together by substitute teacher Don Rutledge, whose house is across the sidewalk from the phone. (One of his personal favorite jokes “How does the polygamist hippie count his wives? One Mrs. Hippie, two Mrs. Hippie….”)