Since 2015, Brad Ryan and his 89- year old grandma Joy have been taking the nation by storm and capturing the imagination of strangers across the world. When Joy said she had one regret in life, that she had never seen "the ocean or mountains," Brad took her on her first hike. This then spiraled into an epic road trip across the country. It also sent them both on a life-changing personal journey like no other.
60-year-old Joe Toles, has dedicated the past ten years of his life to providing teenage boys, with rough childhoods a second chance. As a former guidance counselor from Queens, New York, Toles was more than aware of the many children and young adults out there who were struggling for a chance to live a happy and healthy life. Not only this, but Joe was already familiar with what it is like growing up in the system. He did not have a secure home growing up and is able to relate to the struggles that young teenagers growing up in similar situations can face.
We all wish we could be one of the lucky few that wins the lottery. How great would it be if we could purchase that winning ticket? Unfortunately, we are one in a million with this dream, and the chances that it will come true are basically slim to none. One man, by the name of Stefan Mandel, was not willing to accept that reality and found a way to guarantee not one, but 14 lottery jackpots. Popular Everything has done the research and we are here to tell you all you need to know about Mandel's fascinating story and the details of his simple yet effective winning lottery strategy.
Floyd Martin is no ordinary mailman. He's a hometown hero on wheels. Known for his contagious personality, he delivered mail to the same families for over 35 years. Floyd really became the heart and soul of his community in his small town in Atlanta. Still, it was only when he made the life-changing decision to retire, that he realized just how attached his community was to him too.
Have you been meaning to walk your dog today, but are struggling to find the time? Saratoga Dog Walkers are here for you. This program is set up to get your canine companions strolling alongside several other pups, when you don’t have time to yourself. We all know the importance of keeping your four-legged friends regularly exercised, so this group may just be saving your dog’s life.
We've watched movies about estranged twins reuniting, but have you ever come across a real-life case before? Popular Everything is excited to tell you all about this heartwarming tale, about how one mother found a way to rekindle a relationship between two estranged twins. This is one emotional tale, so be prepare yourselves!
Once unable to move around on his own, Brody Moreland is now a toddler on-the-go thanks to a unique device created by his father. After many trials and much determination, his devoted dad created a device that helped improve Brody’s quality of life with a disabling condition. Now the family is helping children like Brody by giving the gift of mobility to those who may otherwise be unable to play like other kids.
Sometimes acts of kindness come from the most unexpected places. People every day can surprise us with good deeds, as long as we open our minds and allow them to rectify common misconceptions. Such was the case for Missouri woman, Sarah Darling, and her chance encounter with a homeless stranger named Billy Ray Harris. After offering a small donation to the homeless man begging on the street, Sarah was shocked to find out that her engagement ring had gone missing. When she returned to confront the man, Sarah immediately understood that this was just the beginning of a life-changing story.
What happens when you accidentally buy a 120 year old mansion in the middle of Scotland? You take on an epic project! Proving that we can learn from our mistakes are the young and adventurous couple of Cal Hunter and Claire Segeren. Popular Everything is exploring the ins and outs of how these two truly made the best out of a bad situation.
Recently divorced Katie Page decided to take on the selfless decision to become a foster parent. After taking in a newborn baby boy she felt the need to expand her family. Months later she decided to foster a newborn baby girl. After discovering striking similarities between the two, she decided to investigate if her suspicion was a reality.
While most dads consider themselves to be quite the mechanic after building a swimming pool, or maybe even a basketball court in their backyard, Will Pemble goes one step further. After a family trip to the amusement park, this father vowed to his son he would create something in their back garden that no one was expecting. Check out how this man beats every engineer we've known before!
Kelcie and Larry knew early on that they would spend the rest of their lives together. They have a lot in common, but their most shared passion is their undying love for everything that is Disney. Getting married in Disneyland would be one of the most amazing experiences they've ever had, especially after everything they've been through together. Here's the story of their real-life fairy tale and true love that proved unbreakable, even in the face of tragedy.
This is certainly a first! When Jessie Lipskin vowed to take the plunge into a more sustainable way of life, no one predicted it would go so far as to move into an old bus. Judging by the impressive results, we're sure many more people are going to be catching on to this new trend of living the mobile way.
You hear adoption tales all the time that bring on the waterworks, but could this be the most emotional one we've heard yet? During an adoption hearing, one boy and future son of the Shank family opened up in a way no one was expecting about his future parents. What this boy said will be remembered forever by everyone present at that courtroom.
Charity owner, David Foster had no idea that his vacation in the Amazon would end up to be such a life-changing adventure. After discovering an abandoned dog on a remote island, miles away from civilization, Foster was determined to help her find her way home. David and his new canine companion could not have expected the journey that lie ahead.
Chelsea Roff has overcome many personal challenges to get her where she is today. Now, she chooses to utilize her story to pave the way for others who are currently struggling. Through her passion for yoga and her desire to help those who need it most, Chelsea strives to make the world a better place. She could not have expected that her shift waitressing in LA would be so full of unexpected surprises, changing her life for the better and proving once again, that being kind always pays off.
Sometimes in life, we meet the most selfless people who are always putting their needs aside for others. They are constantly ready to work hard and make an extra effort without expecting anything in return. This is definitely the case for, Cara Simmons, who was ready to do anything for her three children. One day Cara, who works as a housekeeper, was called to work on a special assignment. Little did she know that a huge surprise would be waiting for her there. Take a look at this incredible story of how Cara's hard work had finally paid off.
Maria Fagerstrom is one of the most beautiful pilots we've ever seen, and she wants us to join her! Popular Everything are exploring the ways this Swedish woman uses the power of social media to encourage people to follow their dreams, and go for that career in aviation!
One of the main questions people ask themselves as they go through life is; "what would I do if money were not an object?" The idea of being rich to the point where you don't have to work anymore is extremely exciting. All the things we dream about and wish we could have sitting at the palm of our hands is an image that lights an inner fire that is put out the moment we set our alarms for the next day's work. We could only guess that attaining this level of wealth would mean, shopping, going on vacation, buying our parent's expensive cars and houses, and relaxing by the pool. The fact of the matter is that not all people who can live that way would live that way.
To all the senior citizens and retirees out there, you search for man's best friend ends here! Popular Everything has found the top canines perfect for an older home. From big dogs to small, we've ensured every possible furry friend is covered that will put a smile on your face.
This is a story about a father and son who broke all the boundaries they were told they could never break. Rick and Dick Hoyt have run hundreds of marathons and triathlons over the past few decades. Age, disabilities, experience, and other factors did not make a difference when it came to these two. They were going to accomplish their goals no matter what.