French Diplomat Picks Up Afghan Refugee’s Pet Bird, Now It’s Speaking Another Language

The following article, French Diplomat Picks Up Afghan Refugee’s Pet Bird, Now It’s Speaking Another Language, was first published on Flag And Cross.

Xavier Chatel is a French ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, a job that has increased in complexity as of late. But one thing that he’s now well-known for is something he certainly didn’t expect to be part of the job description: bird caretaker. It all began on Aug. 26 during the frenzied rush to […]

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Heartbreaking Photos: Woman Gets Dying Wish to See Pets One Last Time

The following article, Heartbreaking Photos: Woman Gets Dying Wish to See Pets One Last Time, was first published on Flag And Cross.

When Jan Holman, 68, was placed in hospice care recently, she felt like she had some unfinished business to attend to. Jan was rather suddenly taken to the hospital weeks ago following a terminal bowel cancer diagnosis. She was ripped from her normal routine and life, and realized she didn’t have much time left. But […]

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Happy Tears: Health Care Worker Gives Midnight Concert at Hospital After Stressful Day, Onlookers Stunned

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Many people who cozy up to public pianos have little business tickling the ivories, but Shawn Foley is absolutely not one of them. In a heartwarming series of events that has the online world buzzing, health care worker Danielle Herby, who works at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida in Fort Myers, was taking her […]

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After Little Girl Gets Into Terrible Car Crash, Firefighter Makes Amazing Commitment to Her

The following article, After Little Girl Gets Into Terrible Car Crash, Firefighter Makes Amazing Commitment to Her, was first published on Flag And Cross.

When first responders get to a scene, they never quite know what they’re going to encounter, which is why they train for all kinds of scenarios. When emergency response showed up to the scene of an accident in Billings, Montana, at around 8:00 p.m. on Sept. 29, it soon became clear that while there were […]

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Artifacts Believed to Be Thousands of Years Old Discovered Inside Massive 750-Pound Alligator

The following article, Artifacts Believed to Be Thousands of Years Old Discovered Inside Massive 750-Pound Alligator, was first published on Flag And Cross.

When four men set out on an alligator hunt in the beginning of September, they had no idea that they’d make the catch of their lives — in more ways than one. John Hamilton, Todd Hollingsworth, Landon Hollingsworth and Drew Barryhill were scouting an area at Eagle Lake near Vicksburg, Mississippi, when they came upon […]

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79-Year-Old Man Pulled Over for Speeding, But Officer Sees Him Crying and Offers to Help Instead

The following article, 79-Year-Old Man Pulled Over for Speeding, But Officer Sees Him Crying and Offers to Help Instead, was first published on Flag And Cross.

When Officer Kevin Coates with the Sterling Heights Police Department in Michigan pulled a man over for speeding on Sept. 30, he had no idea he’d end up at the man’s house an hour later, helping him connect a television — but that’s exactly what happened after an unusual series of events. It was around […]

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‘Miracle’: Dad Saves Daughter After She Plunges Into 200-Degree Water Trying to Save Her Puppy

The following article, ‘Miracle’: Dad Saves Daughter After She Plunges Into 200-Degree Water Trying to Save Her Puppy, was first published on Flag And Cross.

The Maiden’s Grave Spring in Yellowstone National Park nearly claimed a life on Oct. 4 after an accident turned tragic. Washington resident Laiha Slayton, 20, her dad Woodrow, 48, and her rescue puppies, shih tzus named Rusty and Chevy, were visiting Yellowstone National Park. They stopped their car about 30 yards from the spring to […]

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Lost and Found: After Seizing 770 Pounds of Drugs, Sheriff Taunts Criminal for $2 Million Mistake

The following article, Lost and Found: After Seizing 770 Pounds of Drugs, Sheriff Taunts Criminal for $2 Million Mistake, was first published on Flag And Cross.

A recent drug bust at a mini-storage facility in Viera, Florida, has the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office sharing a post that has amused many. Authorities confiscated around 770 pounds of “high grade” marijuana from the facility and decided to have a little fun with their humblebrag while also taunting the owner on social media. Under […]

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Four Men Push Elderly Woman in Scooter Nearly a Mile After It Breaks Down in the Rain

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You never know when you’re going to be in the right place at the right time to help someone, but being ready and willing to help is the best way to prepare. Four young men in Seminole County, Florida, seized the opportunity to help last month when they realized an elderly woman was struggling with […]

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Medical Miracle: Man Survives 9-Story Plunge to Certain Death

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On Wednesday morning, bystanders in Jersey City, New Jersey, watched as a man plunged nine stories to the ground. It was a fall that would have killed most — but the man landed on a BMW with a sunroof and miraculously survived. Christina Smith, 21, was passing by when she heard a loud sound. “I […]

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