Good News: Water Rescues, Old Selfies, and Great Dads

Here are a few more Good News stories making the rounds . . .

1.  Torrential rains in L.A. this week led to firefighters using a helicopter to save a man and his dog from a raging L.A. River.  The dog apparently fell in, and the owner jumped in to save him.  (Here’s the rescue.)

2.  Meant to be?  A woman in Malaysia was shocked when she spotted her husband in the background of a selfie she took two years before they met.  The photo is from 2012.  They met two years later and got married last August.  (Here’s the photo.)

3.  A dad in Las Vegas noticed his daughter falling behind in reading after schools closed down during the pandemic.  So even though he had no coding experience, he started working on an A.I. reading app to help her catch up.

Using ChatGPT, it tracks the words your kid knows . . . pairs them with words they’re struggling with . . . and creates a custom children’s story using just those specific words.  It’s called WordStumble, and it’s now free for anyone to use.