Words of Wisdom: “How Bad Do You Want It?” – LL Cool J (VIDEO)

Written by Brittany Shawnté

I want to pass along these Words of Wisdom from the one and only LL Cool J! As he was honored at the I Have a Dream Foundation – Los Angeles‘s 2014 Dreamer Dinner, the rapper turned TV host encouraged kids to keep working hard towards their goals, even though they may have people around that don’t believe in them. He asked them, “How bad do you want it? How hard are you willing to work for it?” In SPITE of anyone who doesn’t understand or believe in you.

Cop Helps Little Girl Hunt for Monsters

Written by Brittany Shawnté

This story was way too cute not to share!

Four-year-old Sidney Fahrenbruch had just moved with her family into a new home in Longmont, Colorado, but was scared to death that monsters were lurking around! “Well, cause I heard sounds when people weren’t up,” the little girl later explained.

While she was at a community event with the Longmont Police there, Sidney met Officer David Bonday, and asked him if he would help her search for the monsters!

Artist Creates Interactive Phone Booths In NYC To Share Stories of Immigrants

Written by Brittany Shawnté

An artist has created a cool, interactive way to share the stories of immigrants with New Yorkers and tourists alike!

Teacher Donates Kidney to Student’s Dad

Written by Brittany Shawnté

This teacher went above and beyond in a major act of love for one of her students and his family!

Nancy Bleuer teaches preschool at Washington Charlie Brown Preschool and Childcare in Mason City, Iowa. One of her students is 4-year-old Camden, whose father, Darreld Peterson, had been diagnosed with renal kidney failure in January. Darreld had been put on dialysis, and was really close to a new kidney, but the donor backed out at the last minute.