A ‘beautiful’ friendship: Two families connected by Crown Heights tragedy maintain special bond 30 years later. (I was teaching high school in Crown Heights back then. 30 years. Couldn’t be…)

+ “Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk announced on Facebook last week that she would sell her medal and put the proceeds toward an operation for 8-month-old Miloszek Malysa. According to a fundraiser page, the boy is under home hospice care and requires an urgent operation in the United States.” An Olympian Sold Her Silver Medal To Fund A Boy’s Surgery. The Buyer Let Her Keep It.

+ “Internet meme artist Quentin Quarantino’s GoFundMe campaign raised $550,000 in just two hours. Now, after only a day, the total has rocketed toward $6 million and is still climbing.”

+ Afghan officer who fought with US forces rescued from Kabul.

+ 10 girls on Afghanistan’s robotics team rescued.

+ ‘Green steel’: Swedish company ships first batch made without using coal.

+ “Sutton said it was hard work, but also fun checking out frogs and lizards along the way and also eating Skittles sprinkled onto peanut butter tortillas when he needed a boost.”
Skittles Help 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Conquer Appalachian Trail.

+ A Cat Led A Rescue Team To An 83-Year-Old Woman Who Had Fallen Down A Ravine. (This is feel good for now, but the cat’s gotta have an angle.)