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  • Street Kid Approaches Car And Begs For Money, Bursts Into Tears When He Sees Woman Inside

    It’s easy to get caught up in our own needs without thinking of other people, especially when we’re caught up in our own problems. Still, whenever we can step out of our own perspective and help others, amazing things can happen. Consider the story of John Thuo, a homeless boy living in Nairobi, Kenya whose life changed after a chance encounter with an older woman.

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    Just like any other day, Thuo woke up and started approaching cars stopped in traffic to ask for money. In the process, he came upon a woman named Gladys Kamande. Unbeknownst to Thuo, 32-year-old Kamande was struggling with some serious issues of her own. As a result of collapsed lungs, Kamande needed to rely on machines to breathe normally, carrying an oxygen concentrator, a generator and oxygen cylinders with her at all times. As if that wasn’t enough, Kamande had been through 12 surgeries for her medical issues, one of which damaged her optical nerve rendering her blind.

    Upon asking her for money, Thuo asked what all the machinery was for and heard her whole story. After she told him everything, Thuo was moved to tears, crying even harder after realizing he couldn’t help her.

     

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    Instead, Thuo prayed with the woman and gave her all the money he had in his pockets to help her get the treatment she needed. In the process, an onlooker saw the exchange between Thuo and Kamande and took a picture, posting it to Facebook.

    As always, it’s hard to underestimate the power of the internet. As the story went viral, online strangers were able to raise more than three million Kenyan shillings in only four days for Kamande’s surgeries (which is the equivalent of approximately $29,000). While that alone would be enough to make the story remarkable, Kamande was also able to help Thuo as a result as well—though you’ll have to read the whole story for yourself to find out how.

    The bond between Thuo and Kamande is an inspiration to us all and shows again just how powerful and effective empathy can be. When we open up to others and show compassion regardless of the problems we’re going through, incredible things can happen. In this case, two people who felt hopeless were able to save one another through a moment of connection—with a little help from the internet, of course. Check out the entire heartwarming story here.

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  • Sheep In South Africa gives birth to 'half human half beast'

    Superstitious villagers have been living in fear since a sheep gave birth to this creature that was said by elders to be half-human half-beast and 'sent by the devil'.

    Many of the 4,000 residents and farmers of Lady Frere in Eastern Province, South Africa, were convinced that bestiality and witchcraft had led to the birth of the creature.

    The panic got so great that the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development sent out experts to carry out tests after pictures of it spread like wildfire through the community.

    Chief Director of Veterinary Services Dr Lubabalo Mrwebi admitted that at first glance the lamb which was born dead did resemble a human being but was not part human.

    Dr Mrwebi said: 'We can confirm this not a hoax photo but that the severely deformed lamb was born by a sheep in Lady Frere this week which at a glance resembles a human form.

     

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  • Nigerian Billionaire Shuts Down U.K. With £5 Million Wedding of Son

    The wedding of Nigerian-born Folarin Alakija to his bride and Iranian model Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar over the weekend will likely top the list as one of the most extravagant weddings in the world.

    Alakija’s wedding to Nazanin cost an estimated £5 million, is described as one of the most lavish affairs the U.K. has ever seen, according to the Daily Mail.

    Alakija is one of four sons of Nigerian oil tycoon Modupe Alakija, and his mother, Folorunsho Alakija, is one of Africa’s richest women with an estimated fortune of $2.1 billion, according to Forbes.

    In 2014, she replaced TV personality Oprah Winfrey as the richest Black woman in the world.

    Mrs. Alakidja, 66, is also one of the most influential people in Nigeria with connections in high places, and she spared no effort in treating the more than 200 A-list guests, including friends and family members have flown in from Nigeria to a memorable occasion.

    The wedding was held on the grounds of the famed Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire with the Woodstock venue of the event adorned in seemingly endless amounts of roses and white orchids by celebrity florist Jeff Leatham.

    The eight-tier wedding cake, intricately decorated with iced flowers and doves, was created by Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium, which caters for an exclusive list of clients that include celebrities, royalty, and high-net-worth individuals.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic update: Manchester United star eases injury concerns

     was forced off with a knee injury deep into stoppage time during ’s Europa League quarter-finals second leg with Anderlecht.

    The former Sweden captain’s knee buckled after landing awkwardly just before extra-time, with the Old Trafford clash level at 1-1.

    , whose side were eventual 2-1 winners, feared the worst after the game, admitting he’s expecting “fairly negative” news.

     

    But United left-back Shaw was much more optimistic, telling reporters: "He's fine. He was walking around in the changing room."

    Ibrahimovic is United’s leading goalscorer this season - with 28 in all competitions - and will be a huge loss in their push for a top-four finish.

    United also saw defender Marcos Rojo leave the field on a stretcher in the first half, leaving them dangerously short of options at the back.

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  • Man Discovers Incredible Hidden Fortune Inside Tank He Bought For Just £30K

    A man bought a tank for £30,000 and what he found inside could make him a millionaire.

     Buying a tank with your spare cash seems a bit of an unusual spend by anyone’s standards, but buying one and then discovering it had £2 million pounds worth of gold bars inside, must be pretty much unheard of.

     Nick Mead from Northamptonshire – who has the unusual hobby of tank restorer – came across the valuable stash while he was doing up his new Russian T54/69, (not pictured in the article) which he bought off eBay.

    The 55-year-old, along with his pal Todd Marshall, filmed himself while he was opening up the diesel tank in case there were weapons, which he would need to alert police of.

     

    Instead he unbelievably found five gold bars, each weighing 12 pounds and all together, totalling approximately £2 million pounds.

    The two lucky guys have since handed the bars over to police for closer analysis and Nick has been given a receipt for his find, which he’s wisely placed in a safety deposit box.

    Unfortunately Nick may not be able to keep his treasure, although he still seems pretty pleased with his ‘beautiful tank,’ which he has added to his collection of 150 military vehicles on his farm.

    Northamptonshire Police have been contacted about the situation, but have said they could not comment due to ‘operational reasons.’

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