Good News: Deserving Pets, Child Artists, and Eccentric Dads

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

1.  A 2022 Mustang Shelby worth $112,000 just raised over $1 MILLION at a charity auction for hurricane relief.  Most of the money came from two people.  A guy paid $400,000 but gave the car back, then it resold for another $300,000.

2.  A YouTuber named Mark Rober just posted a third installment of his obstacle course for squirrels.  It’s called Backyard Squirrelympics 3.0 and it was the top trending video on YouTube last we checked.

3.  A 64-year-old guy spent three years creating a full-body floating suit made out of 1,150 wine corks . . . all so he could surprise his family with it during a recent trip to Lake Michigan.  He thought they’d think he was nuts, but they loved it.  There’s a video of them all trying it out.  (Here’s the video.)

4.  A gym owner from the U.K. broke a world record for highest fitness class . . . “high” as in altitude.  They led a 30-minute class on top of a mountain in Nepal at 19,803 feet.

5.  A poll asked people to name the best things about adopting a pet from a shelter.  The top answers include:  You’ve changed their life forever . . . you may have saved them from being put down . . . and you have a new best friend.

6.  A 12-year-old artist from Iowa named Arsh Pal has been selling his paintings to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  He started four years ago and hoped to raise $1,000.  He’s now raised over 15 grand.