Inspired Life

Stories about humanity

(Paul Conneally)
“I was gobsmacked,” said Kev Crane, who recently got the record deal. “It’s something you read about that happens to somebody else. You don’t expect it to happen to you.”
At one point during the celebration, Lawrence Brooks confidently rose from his wheelchair. He danced, he smiled and he waved.
When they met for the first time, they both broke down in tears. Dashauna Priest, 21, embraced her pen pal Frank Grasberger, 95.
At the Minnesota State Fair, dairy pageant finalists are sculpted live, a tradition that dates back to 1965.
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