This Cafe owner let a homeless man work for her for one day. After that, he never wanted to leave…
#1 Meet Cesia Abigail
Meet Cesia Abigail. She just runs a small Cafe in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The El Salvadorian themed cafe that is named Abi’s Cafe” is struggling at the presnt moment Source
#2 Struggling Cafe Was Hard To Run
She is exhausted, and trying everything that she can just to keep the cafe in business. So when a homeless man walked in and asked for money, she just could not help him. But she ended up doing something better… Source
#3 She Couldn’t Actually Pay Him
When he asked her for money, Cesia replied “Why don’t you have a job? You know nothing is given to me for free, right?” The homeless man, whose real name is Marcus, responded by saying he would really love a job! The only problem is that no one wanted to hire him because he was an ex-felon. He was doing all that he could just to survive, pan-handling and even stealing. So Cesia decided Marcus could help her around the Café after all! Source
#4 Now He’s A Full Employee
At the beginning of his employment, Cesia had made it clear that she could not pay him any money. But she could offer him food. To this, Marcus had eagerly agreed, as he would do anything for food at that point. He was that hungry. He turned out to be a stellar employee, washing dishes, taking out the trash, and for almost two weeks he was never late, not once. Source
#5 The Full Video
These stories are at the present moment going viral, and guess what….it is the best thing that ever happened to this Cafe! Now everyone in America knows about Abi’s Cafe, and the owner
Maintaining a long term relationship is tough, and breakups are really common nowadays. But this old couple has shown what true love really means.
1. The Beautiful Couple
In today’s world, hook-ups are the primary trend rather than spending a lifetime with only one partner. Nowadays, when young people watch other older couples who have spent almost their entire lives with each other, they can’t help but wonder how they have achieved this fantastic feat. If someone wants the perfect relationship goals, one should look at their grandparents’ lives to get an example.
This article is about a beautiful couple who have spent almost their entire lives together and even stayed with one another at the time of death.
2. Relationship Goals
These pictures were posted on Reddit by one of the users. In case you are thinking how they are related, they are her grandparents. They have spent 77 years together, and even while passing away they held their hands together. Many people posted rather negative comments on the post, but most of them were positive.
Everyone has to die at some point in time, but if you can die with someone you love the closest to you, nothing is more precious than that feeling.
3. Nothing is more important than love
You obviously need food and water to stay alive, but other than that, the heart only craves for love. When you have a partner who makes your life complete and gives you a purpose to live, you couldn’t have asked for anything more. Source
Anyone whose family members serve in the line of duty – irrespective of whether they are in the police force or military, has always feared about their safety. They always tell us that nothing will go wrong, but of course the truth is sometimes things do go wrong.
Meet Tanner Brownlee, a young man, who has experienced a similar situation, since his father used to worke in the police force.
Tanner’s father died in 2010 during a dangerous police chase. Losing someone close to you is always heart-breaking, but when that person is your father, you can only realise how difficult it was for Tanner to handle that situation.
His life completely changed after this incident, and gradually over the years, he has managed to get himself and his life together again.
He wanted to keep his father’s memories alive, so he decided to buy his squad car, which would be sold at an auction.
Tanner didn’t have the money to buy it himself, so he started a campaign on GoFundMe. He was surprised to find that people from all over the world donated to help him buy his father’s squad car. He was able to raise 12,500$ at the end.
However, he was still not sure whether that amount would be enough to buy the car in the auction. However, he was confident and kept on bidding, but ultimately the amount became too much. A man standing at the back outbid him.
Tanner was sure that he could never fulfil his dream of bringing him his dad’s squad car. But what happened next completely shocked him and the others around him. The man who outbid him, came up to get the keys but he then handed it over to Tanner!
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Meet Alvina Rayne. It was just her abusive relationship that caused her gain the weight that she actually dreaded and forced her to eat food for some comfort while suffering depression. She is even a mother of two!
#2 Never Love You
She turned to food as her sole boyfriend verbally abused her and even called her a “fat piece of garbage” when she actually reached 274 pounds, the heaviest she has ever been. Her boyfriend even told her that she would never ever lose the weight nor would she ever find another man to love her.
#3 Changed WAys
In the year 2009, she finally knew she had to make a difference in her life for both her and her children. She also knew that her lifestyle of buying men’s clothes just to fit in had to actually change and she did just that.
#4 Working Towards it
Her reluctance to leave her boyfriend just made matters worse, but eventually, she knew she had to cut him before she could cut any pounds off of her.
#5 Low-Carb Diet
After finally dumping her boyfriend completely, she made a goal to revamp her entire lifestyle. She did what is called a “low-carb keto diet” She used her ex’s hurtful words as dangerous fuel to power through her diets and workouts.
#6 130 Pounds Later
She eventually lost almost about 130 pounds! She even documented the progress with a video blog to only inspire others that her achievements are possible for everyone. When her ex’s mom saw her again, she eventually told her ex and he called her up. “I heard you put on some hotness,” he said in a phone call, before he tried to even get back with her.
#7 Words of Wisdom Have been spoken
She told her that “there wasn’t a chance in the world,” and she held herself to that! She is now married to this man, by the name of Sascha, who treats her just like a loving boyfriend actually does. “I want others to know that they can start their life completely over…you don’t have to stay where you are…it’s so powerful to realize that you are in control of your body and life.” Truer words have never been spoken, Alvina. That is so damn true!
He is an author, motivational speaker, athlete, and he also happens to have one leg.
2. Lost His Leg At Age of 9
He lost his leg after battling bone cancer at the age of 9, and while he used to be shy about his amputation when he was younger, his views have changed.When he became more comfortable with himself, he decided to have a little bit of fun with things, especially on Halloween.
3. So in 2010, he showed up dressed as the Gingerbread Man from Shrek.
4. He decided to create a funny costume again in 2012, going as the lamp from A Christmas Story — a major award, of course.
This time, a friend of a friend shared the photo on Reddit, and it went viral.
“It was obvious that people got a kick out of this on the Internet,” Sundquist said, so he decided it should be a yearly tradition.
5. In 2013, it was a very impressive flamingo.
“I was just at the zoo one time and I noticed that flamingos look like me doing a crutch handstand,” he said.
6. In 2014, it was a foosball player.
“A YouTube subscriber suggested it to me at VidCon,” he said. “I thought it was appropriate since last year I was also named to the US Amputee World Cup Team.”
7. Then in 2015, he really outdid himself, showing up as IHOP.
“It’s a classic amputee joke,” he said. “This year I decided to anthropomorphize it.”
So what could be possibly do for 2016?
8. He will be going as Lumière from Beauty and the Beast.
“I’ve always dealt with the social discomfort of my disability by having a sense of humor,” Sundquist explains. “But now I’m more comfortable with who I am and what I look like, and I guess with these Halloween costumes you could even say that I celebrate what makes me different. Which may be either weird or refreshing, depending on your perspective.”
I would say given the state of things today, his perspective and creativity are nothing but refreshing.
“SCREW THE SCALE, I figured it was time for a friendly, yet firm reminder,” wrote fitness expert Kelsey Wells after giving birth to her son.
#2 Just Stop
“YOU GUYS. PLEASEEEEEE STOP GETTING HUNG UP ON THE NUMBER ON THE STUPID SCALE! PLEASE STOP THINKING YOUR WEIGHT EQUALS YOUR PROGRESS AND FOR THE LOVE OF EVERYTHING PLEASE STOP LETTING YOUR WEIGHT HAVE ANY AFFECT WHATSOEVER ON YOUR SELF ESTEEM, like I used to.”
“To any of you who are where I once was, please listen to me. I am 5′ 7″ and weigh 140 lbs. When I first started #bbg I was 8 weeks postpartum and 145 lbs. I weighed 130 before getting pregnant…so based on nothing besides my own warped perception, I decided my ‘goal weight’ should be 122 and to fit into my skinniest jeans…”
#4 18 Pounds
“Well after a few months of BBG and breastfeeding, I HIT IT and I fit into those size 0 jeans. Well guess what? I HAVE GAINED 18 POUNDS SINCE THEN. EIGHT FREAKING TEEN. Also, I have gone up two pant size…and as a matter of fact I ripped those skinny jeans wide open just the other week trying to pull them up over my knees.”
#5 Healthy Weight
“My point?? According to my old self and flawed standards, I would be failing miserably. THANK GOODNESS I finally learned to start measuring my progress by things that matter — strength, ability, endurance, health, and HAPPINESS. Also, I have gone up two pant sizes and as a matter of fact I ripped those skinny jeans wide open just the other week trying to pull them up over my knees.”
“I have never had more muscle and less body fat than I do now. I have never been healthier than I am now. I have never been more comfortable in my own skin than I am now. And if I didn’t say #screwthescale long ago, I would have gave up on my journey. So to the little teeny tiny voice in the back of my head that still said “wtf is this- not 140!?” last week when I stepped on the scale, I say SCREW. YOU. And I think you should probably say the same to your scale too.”Source
Sometimes we see things which seem to be wrong and feel that we should do something to help the victim, for example, a man pulling a girl, but we don’t always stand up for those strangers to help them. But, this is not the case with this teen from Montreal. He followed his instinct, endangered his life and saved a woman from the clutches of a dreaded kidnapper.
On 1st August 2015, 17 years old Malyk Bonnet decided to follow his instinct that something is wrong and decided to intervene, which perhaps saved a woman’s precious life.
He was going home after finishing his shift at the restaurant he works at when he saw a man and woman arguing. He told BBC news that the man was screaming at the girl, and when he thought that he would hit her, and so he got a bit closer.
As he was in the vicinity, the man asked Bonnet to lend them money to take the bus to a nearby city, Laval. Bonnet, instead of denying it, lent the money. When the man was away, the woman pleaded Bonnet to help her.
This touched Bonnet, and though did not have any plans to go to Laval, but went anyways to keep an eye on the man. He said that he wanted to keep them in public eye so as to ensure he is not able to hurt her.
After reaching Laval, he asked the couple to eat something the bill of which he would pay. He gave them $50. Then he went to the restroom. There he called the police and told them that someone has been kidnapped. After that, shortly the cops arrived and took the situation under control.
Bonnet was unaware of the fact that the woman had been kidnapped hours before he bumped into them. The abuser had already been behind bars for some time previously as he assaulted and sent a death threat to his ex.
This presence of mind and selfless action this courageous teenager saved the woman’s life. This is how vigilant we want the next generation to be. Well done, teen. What do you think about this heroic act? Let us know in the comments section below.
Ever since 9/11, America has been all over the world. This does not mean that every single American has gone to fight in the war, but everyone waits for those heroic and brave man and women who have gone to war. But sadly, when these troops return from war as veterans, they are not at all the same, having faced the tremendous horrors of war. We know this, thanks to Clint Eastwood’s moving movie American Sniper which gave us an insight into the life of a war veteran. There are distinctive differences in their attitude and personality. So to support these veterans who have completely transformed post war, Americans are installing green lights in their houses.
1. Rendezvous with a hero
This is Lourdes Gonzalez, an army veteran who fought in the Iraq war, displaying a great amount of courage. We hear the stats and number of soldiers dead every day in the news. Media has been trying to count bombings and fatalities of the war from past fifteen years, and it’s somewhat clinical. Here is a real soldier, who fought in the war, ready to share her traumatic story which is very hard for her. Like many veterans returning home after serving a traumatic duty in the war, Lourdes was suffering from post -traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
2. Green lights come on one after the other
According to the findings of United States Census Bureau, 19.3 million war veterans resided in the U.S. in 2014. Many of these veterans are suffering silently, struggling with homelessness and addiction and isolation. PTSD is a clinical condition from which people who had experienced or seen traumatic event or scenes tend to suffer. These scenes keep on replaying in their minds, causing stress and sorrow. These can also cause violence when the person experiences a flashback. Green lights can help them feel that they are not alone.
3. The only thing you need is a light bulb
Like these people who are supporting the veterans by installing green lights, you too can support them. All you need to do is install a green light inside your apartment or outside your home to show your support. You should be a part of this wonderful movement to comfort the courageous men and women who risk their lives to protect our country. The sacrifice they made for us cannot be paid back. It is so huge. But still, we can do a little thing to make them feel special and appreciated, and this is one way of doing that.
4. So show your support today by installing a green light in your house. Also motivate others to do so.
5. In this moving video, Lourdes narrates her own story. This courageous woman gives you one more reason to support the veterans.
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Woman posts pics of boyfriend holding her.. irrespective of the fact that her face is full of sores due to LUPUS!!
#1. Living life with lupus
Jokiva, a twenty-two year old model and an inhabitant of New Orleans, got the biggest shock of her life when she was diagnosed with Lupus, an autoimmune disease. Having no other option, she learned to live with the various symptoms of her disorder.
To prevent the lupus antibodies from ravaging her vital and other organs, she has to take a lot of heavy medicines every single day.
#3 Her loving and caring boyfriend
Though she has to deal with this terrible disease, she feels fortunate to have a loving and caring boyfriend, who always supports her in every situation. Recently, she shared this wonderful post on Instagram, thanking him for always standing up for and with her, irrespective of her disease. Source
Kasey Simmons works at Applebee’s restaurant in Dallas area. He was having a very normal day at work when things changed.
Customer on one of the tables selected the cheapest item on the menu, flavored water which cost 37 cents, but it is unbelievable but true that she left a tip of $500.
Read on to see surprising reason why this customer left a $500 tip.
Along with the tip, she also left a note written on a napkin which said that they left such a huge amount as tip since he had helped at Kroger Supermarket with her groceries a day before. The woman looked distressed, so Simmons went to her, complimented her, and even offered to pay the $17 bill for her purchase of groceries. The person who left that note was actually that woman’s daughter, who tried to explain how much this meant to her.
It was later found out the woman at the supermarket was upset over the third death anniversary of her husband, and hence the woman’s daughter wanted to show kindness and reward the person who was kind to and consoled her mother.
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“It was only $17, but it’s not about the money. It’s about showing someone you care,” Simmons said.
Though mostly the habit of kids Reading everything aloud irritates the adults and they scold them for it, in a barber shop in Michigan called Fuller Cut, it is applauded and the kids get rewarded for it! Yes, the kids who read the given books aloud to their stylists get a cash prize of $2 which actually goes into their pockets
“Parents love it and the kids… well, they like getting the two dollars back” said the barber working at Fuller Cut who introduced this discount scheme Ryan Griffen. He also told Huffington Post, “We get compliments from teachers all the time, too”.
The kids do not go about reading any random trash book either. Fuller Cut has a wide literary section, which has about 75 to 100 titles, all having a specific theme. These have been specially chosen by Griffin.
“All our books have positive images of African-Americans- whether it’s astronauts, athletes or writers”, Griffin said.
Though this idea, of kids reading to their stylists to get discount seems to be very novel and innovative, mastermind behind this idea, Ryan Griffin, one of the oldest employees of Fuller Cut, having worked there for 20 long years, confess that he didn’t think and come up with the idea. The concept has been working successfully all over The States in places like Lowa, Houston, Dubuque, Ohio, Colombia and Texas, and just thought about incorporating it in a cut.
Inspired with this novel idea, Griffin, a father of three started getting old books which were useless for him, and started telling the parents and endorsing the deal.
“And that’s just how it started. It wasn’t anything grand. I just wanted to be responsible”, he told Huffington Post. “I hope people read this and feel the same way go to their Barbershop or beauty salons and tell them about this program as well.”
Griffin is happy about the fact that his community has welcomed the idea with a warm heart. This discount scheme has also boosted the sales of the shop, attracting new customers who come specifically because of this. Also, kids enthusiastically donate their old books to the store.
This is not the best thing, though
“When little kids that don’t really know how to read or what’s going on see an older kid in the chair with a book and then grab a book too, that’s what’s important” said Griffin. “Because when a kid thinks it’s cool to read, that’s a gift.” Perhaps this is the best part.
Progress of the participants is also tracked. For example, if a child is unable to finish his book in one visit, he is made to pick up that same book in his next visit and complete it. Griffin personally takes care of this. He believes that reading and completing a book improves the child’s comprehension skills.
“Some kids go to class and they’re afraid to read out loud, but this really builds their confidence” he commented.
Although Griffin is quite aware of the fact that he and his shop are making a very impact on the children, he is keenly and anxiously awaiting what the future has in store.
“If we can get kids to come back to the Fuller Cut as adults in college and they tell us, ‘Because you guys had us read here, it made me want to be a writer or journalist’, that’s really the end goal.
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Getting to know that she is pregnant is probably one of the biggest and best moments of a woman’s life
And since every woman aspires to be a mother someday, she gets overwhelmed by the news that she’s pregnant and chooses to inform her family in some different, unusual way to double their excitement, whereas some find it impossible to hold in their stomachs and end up informing the whole world.
However, others wait a bit longer and plan a sweet surprise for their families and make it as grand as the news itself!
There are many awesome ways to which families have shared the big news: they’ve shared it on the social media, thrown parties and even arranged a scavenger hunt for the family to find the great news.
But when Brianne Dow, 24, got the big news, she didn’t immediately go to her husband Brandon to inform him but planned a surprise instead. She visited her wedding photographer Samantha Boos with an idea.
Dow told a sweet lie to her husband they won a free photo session, indicating what was going to come.
They put two chalkboards to use, for informing the daddy about the big news, while capturing the blissful moments on camera.
Holding two chalkboards, along with the enormous secret, Boos asked the couple to pose for the camera in the park.
For photogenic reveal, Boos asked the couple to stand back-to-back. She then asked them to write three words about each other on the chalkboard which best describe the other.
She first photographed them individually with the boards, and then asked them to turn towards each other and see what was written by the other one.
But what came as a surprise to the husband was that his wife had written the big news about her pregnancy on the chalkboard. He was pleasantly surprised to not see three words, but the great news.
Boos told the Daily Mail that Brendon’s reaction was simply priceless. His shock turned into joyous tears and the couple embraced.
Of course, Boos captured all these sweet and blissful moments in her camera.
Though it was very hard for Dow to keep the huge secret, she now thinks it was very much worth.
This photo shoot was really a fun activity, and turned out to be the first sweet memory as a family.
We are waiting to see more fun photos of these perfect couple