Here are a few more Good News stories making the rounds . . .
1. Talk about bringin’ home the bacon: An 18-pound ham sold for a record $10 million at the Kentucky State Fair last week. (???) It was part of an annual fundraiser auction, and all the money goes to charity.
The banking company Central Bank pledged $5 million. The other $5 million came from coal tycoon Joe Craft and his wife Kelly. A big chunk of the money will go to build 57 new homes for flood victims. (Here’s a photo of the ham.)
His name is Edison Juel. He and his parents went on a vacation to Hawaii this year. So when he heard about the fire, he wanted to help. All the money is going to the Maui Strong Fund.
3. A nine-year-old girl from Texas accidentally left her favorite doll on a plane in Tokyo. But an American Airlines pilot named James Danen went out of his way to bring it back. He lives a few miles from her, and flies to Tokyo a lot. So he picked her doll up this month, and flew it 5,880 miles back home.