We told you about Lawrence Brooks last week. He’s America’s oldest living World War Two vet, and he turned 111 on Saturday. The National World War Two Museum asked people to send cards, and now we have an update: They were hoping for at least 500 birthday cards . . . and he ended up with around 10,000.
There’s an 11-year-old girl in Massachusetts with autism. And ever since the pandemic hit, the only thing she’ll eat is SpaghettiOs. Her mom couldn’t find them in stores, so other parents started donating cans. And now she’s all set, because the SpaghettiOs people heard about it . . . and donated an entire year’s worth.
A high school junior in Virginia is putting his woodworking skills to good use by building desks for underprivileged kids. Colby Samide started by building one for himself, then decided to use his last week of summer to create 40 more for distance learning students in need. His goal now is to build 60 more desks and get them to the kids who need them most.