Uber driver from Atlanta graduates from college after passenger repays her tuition debt

A Uber driver from Atlanta told the Bismarck Tribune that she was one step closer to fulfilling her dream of becoming a lawyer thanks to a casual passenger who paid off her debt in college. Latonia Young, who works as a hairdresser during the day and Uber as a driver at night, ...

Help one: how a Ukrainian returns to life of drug addicts in the USA

Sergey Volyansky created a successful home renovation company. He hires people who, like he once, managed to give up drugs. He helps them undergo rehabilitation and teaches the craft. He told his story to the Voice of America. I come across ...

A boy from Massachusetts threw a letter in a bottle into the ocean and after 9 years received a response from France

A young American sent a message in a 9 bottle years ago from Massachusetts, dropping it into the Atlantic Ocean. After 9 years, the young man received an answer from France. As an 10-year-old boy, Max Fredenburg threw a letter in a bottle into the Atlantic Ocean in the 2010 year. ...

Suspicious individuals, Americans and the police: what strikes ours in the USA

A string of neat little houses with low white fences. The proud palms slightly cut the horizon. We are in a small California town, visiting the family of our friend American Jim. Morning walk. Attention immediately attracted two guys, years 18-20. Tall, a little stooped. Both in…

Life after death: how a Russian-speaking immigrant found and lost a loved one in a foreign country

Anna Medvedeva, a teacher of Russian, met her love in the United States. She met the successful microbiologist Alexei. Six months later, they got married, and their son Daniel was born. Alexei developed vaccines against HIV and malaria, but he himself was powerless against an incurable disease. ...

The incredible story of the Second World War: 'I found out that my older sister is my mother'

When Albert Gilmore needed a birth certificate to marry, the woman he considered his older sister was rather reluctant to give this document to him. Opening the evidence, he understood why. It turned out that the man whom he knew for 21 years as an older sister was his ...

As a homeless pupil from New York received a full scholarship at Harvard

Getting a college degree can be one of the most important achievements in a person's life. And this may be doubly important for young people from families who live worse than others. Athena Capo-Battaglia has passed a difficult path from a resident of a shelter to a student of one of the ...

10 people who have been stuck in airports for years or still live there

Probably everyone at least once in his life spent at the airport a little more time than planned. Someone had a delayed flight or an inconvenient and long overnight transfer, and someone, maybe, just did not have time to take a plane and waited for the next one. But…

The history of Russian Marilyn Monroe, at whose feet was all the aircraft of America

The elegantly refined beauty of Nonna Terentyeva destroyed the well-established stereotype of the Soviet woman - the builder of communism. In Soviet films, she was an ideal of sensuality, and abroad she was often compared with such beauties of Hollywood as Marilyn Monroe and Greta Garbo. Creative life Despite ...

11-year-old American opened her business when her mother was out of work because of the shatdaun

11 is a partially blind, American-American Bella Berrelez, whose mother spent almost a month without work due to the shatdaun of the federal government, decided to help her family and set up her own business. Since the government partially ceased its work in December, Bella, a fifth-grader from Gaithersburg, ...

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