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Good News: Facebook Friends, Free Hot Dogs, and a $1.3 Billion Donation

Here are a few more good news stories making the rounds . . .

1.  A woman in England fat-fingered her phone, and accidentally friended a guy on Facebook.  Then they got to talking . . . really liked each other . . . started dating . . . and now they’re talking about marriage.

2.  An investor named Bill Ackman got in early on a company in South Korea that’s basically their Amazon.  (It’s called Coupang.)  And he just announced he’s donating all 27 million shares of his stock to charity . . . worth around $1.3 BILLION.

3.  A hot dog place in Virginia called Perfectly Frank has a program called “Franks for Friends” where you can buy a meal for someone else to eat later.  They put your receipt on a bulletin board, so anyone can grab it and trade it in.  And so many people have done it, they’ve got a stockpile of receipts ready to go each day.  (Here’s a photo.)

4.  A retired school teacher in Mississippi named Vernetta Price has helped dozens of people in her small town get vaccinated by booking appointments and offering rides.  She says she’s not stopping until everyone who wants a vaccine gets one.

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