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Happy Headline: Cop With Golden Voice Stuns Crowd

A police officer saved the day at a West Virginia University basketball game – and all he needed was his voice.
 
The Mountaineers were hosting the University of Kansas and the singer who was supposed to perform the National Anthem got stuck in traffic. So police officer Carlton Smith rushed in to save the day.
 
Armed with a golden voice, the uniformed officer grabbed the mic and belted out a rendition of the "Star Spangled Banner" that left fans in awe.
 
Smith says he's performed the National Anthem for crowds before and has even competed on American Idol. The arena gave him a standing ovation and some of the players and coaches fist-bumped him.
 
West Virginia enjoyed him so much that they've invited him to sing again at the February 13th game.... [Read Full Story]

Florida Police Officers Surprise Kids with a Basketball Game

Florida Police officer played basketball with kids earlier this month after responding to a complaint that the kids were "too loud." The officer found that the kids were just having fun playing basketball in the street. He decided to play a quick game with the kids, the entire game was caught on his dash cam! Well the video went viral and Shaquille O'Neal saw the video and decided to surprise the officer and they decided to pay those kids another visit. ... [Read Full Story]

Happy Headline: Texas Millionaire Rents Out Mansion to Tornado Victims

A Texas millionaire is renting out his mansions for the cost of only $1 per month. But before you start packing up your belongings and heading down to Ft. Worth, you need to know that the offer is not available for everyone.
 
Ron Sturgeon is opening his doors to people who lost their homes in last month's deadly tornado. He says each large home can house four families comfortably and he's only asking for $1 per month in rent.
 
Catherine Jenkins, a single mother who cares for her daughter who is quadriplegic, moved into one of the homes last week and says, "It is just overwhelming. We're going to be so happy just to be able to rest finally. This is beyond anything I ever dreamed."
 
Sturgeon, who was out of town when the storm hit, says he saw the footage on the news and felt compelled to help. "When I saw the news I realized that I'm so blessed to have these two huge homes sitting vacant – one of them is completely furnished," he said. "And I wanted to do something."
 
Sturgeon put the word out on Facebook and carefully vetted everyone who responded. Candidates had to agree to a background check and verify that their house was destroyed.... [Read Full Story]

HAPPY HEADLINE: FIRST GRADERS SEND VIKINGS KICKER LETTERS OF ENCOURAGEMENT

During last weekend’s NFL playoff game, the Minnesota Vikings lost a hard-fought game against the Seattle Seahawks because Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missed an easy field goal at the end of the game.
 
Fans of the Vikings were heartbroken – and so was Blair, who was distraught after the game for letting his team and the team’s fans down.
 
Well, some first-graders in Minnesota did their best to cheer Blair up by writing him letters of encouragement.
 
Teacher Judie Offerdahl of Northpoint Elementary in Blaine, Minnesota, thought writing the letters would be a good way to teach her students empathy.
 
One student encouraged Blair to "keep on trying" – and then pointed out that "puppies are cute."
 
Another student shared a story about how she felt embarrassed when she made a mistake doing a cartwheel – and that you just have to "try and try again."
 
Leave it to a bunch of first-grade kids to remind us that it’s just a game.... [Read Full Story]

Happy Headline of the Day: Subway Rider Gives Shirt Off His Back

A simple act of kindness on a subway is making one New Yorker a sensation on social media.
 
His name is Joey Resto, a 23-year-old with a big heart and one less shirt after he gave it to a homeless man.
 
A fellow passenger was taking video as Resto walked up to the shirtless man and offered him his T-shirt. Other passengers avoided the man because of his odor, but Resto noticed that he was cold and hungry and decided to lend a hand.
 
Resto helped dress the man and then gave him a wool hat for his head. He also invited him back to his apartment in Brooklyn for more clothes and a bite to eat, but says the man curled up and fell asleep right after putting on the shirt and hat.... [Read Full Story]

Happy Headline of the Day: Deaf Husband Finds Out He is Gonna Be a Dad

Brittany LeBlanc Welch found out she was pregnant and decided to get creative in how she told her husband, David, who is deaf.
 
So she handed him a gift bag filled with several items. He was a little confused when he unwrapped a Baby Ruth candy bar and then a bottle of Dad's Old Fashioned Root Beer. But there was no confusion at all when he unwrapped two positive pregnancy tests. The reaction will bring you to tears! 

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Denise & Jonny's Lightsaber Duel

 

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