Feel Good Friday

“As Ms. Ginsberg grew older, she kept writing lyrics and poetry, and realized she needed to find new ways to reach an audience. How was she going to gain attention in a society where older women are neglected, silenced and often cast off? At age 93, she discovered a solution: death metal.” A 96-year-old who fled the Holocaust finds a new way to be heard.

+ “There are so many people out there that are survivors, but there are few that have a voice. I know that I’m one of the few that are being heard, so I just want to do right by people.” ESPN: Aly Raisman Takes The Floor.

+ “When she came through the door, I still saw her as a 13-year-old girl — and I still do somehow; it just doesn’t sink in that so many years passed. She looks exactly like I remember her.” WaPo: They survived the Holocaust, and then he rescued her from communism. Sixty-five years later, they’ve reunited.

+ Drone finds climber presumed dead on world’s 12th largest mountain. Allen had previously found encountering drones irritating, “but this has changed my perception of them.” (Ya think?)

+ New San Jose coffee shop gives people with disabilities job training.

+ Birmingham student receives car after walking almost 20 miles to work.

+ Feeling good yet? If not, try the dog photographer of the year awards.

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