Extraordinary People

Jonathan Pitre, The Butterfly Child: ‘I Will Win This War, I Will Never Give Into The Pain’ – VIDEO

Jonathan Pitre, The Butterfly Child: ‘I Will Win This War, I Will Never Give Into The Pain’ – VIDEO

“Even when I’m sleeping, I still feel that pain. The pain is like somewhere inside my head and I can always know it’s there. It’s always pushing me to my limits and it’s always pushing me past my limits.”1 ~ Jonathan Pitre TSN: People with your condition, they call them Butterfly Children. Why do they […]

CEO Raises His Workers’ Minimum Pay to $70,000 By Slashing His Own Salary – VIDEO

CEO Raises His Workers’ Minimum Pay to $70,000 By Slashing His Own Salary – VIDEO

A Seattle entrepreneur announced on Monday that he was raising the minimum salary at his company to $70,000 and reducing his own pay to the same amount from the current level of about $1 million. Dan Price, the founder of Gravity Payments, told the CBS Evening News that he was inspired by a Princeton University […]

9-Year-Old Girl Shames Florida School Board – VIDEO

9-Year-Old Girl Shames Florida School Board – VIDEO

9-year-old Sydney Smoot, a fourth grader at Brooksville Elementary, shared her concerns on testing in schools with members of the Hernando County School Board at their regular meeting on March 17, 2015. Speaking of the Florida Standards Assessment Test, or FSA for short, Sydney told the school board that: This testing looks at me as […]

Doctor’s Reaction To Losing 19-Year-Old Patient Is Heartbreaking – IMAGE

Doctor’s Reaction To Losing 19-Year-Old Patient Is Heartbreaking – IMAGE

All too often, doctors are unsung heroes – only seen in times if ill health, often serving as reminders of death and disease. A heart-breaking photo taken by an EMT, showing the instant an Emergency Room doctor stepped outside after losing a 19-year-old patient is exploding on the internet after a fellow EMT posted the […]

Gay Rights Activist Wants To Raise $150,000 To Save Anti-Gay Bakery

Gay Rights Activist Wants To Raise $150,000 To Save Anti-Gay Bakery

You might recall the story of Melissa and Aaron Klein, the owners of an Oregon bakery that made national headlines last year after turning away a pair of lesbian brides-to-be. KATU reported in February 2013 that the Oregon Attorney General’s civil enforcement office received a complaint in January of that year and was investigating allegations […]

David Letterman’s Hilarious, Emotional, And Fond Farewell To Robin Williams – Video

David Letterman’s Hilarious, Emotional, And Fond Farewell To Robin Williams – Video

It is fitting that laughs are the biggest part of this video tribute to Robin Williams from David Letterman. Robin Williams appeared on The Late Show 50 times, starting way back when the show first started. In fact, when he was Mork, he had Letterman on a few times to help him get a start […]