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  • Texas Nov 13, 2019

    Husband, 106, and Wife, 105, Are Named World’s Oldest Living Couple

    With a combined 211 years between them, Charlotte and John Henderson, from Austin, Texas, have been named the oldest living couple by Guinness World Records. John Henderson is 106 — he turns 107 next month — and Charlotte Henderson is 105. They will be married 80 years on Dec. 15. The pair met in 1934 as students at the University...

  • Texas Sep 18, 2019

    School Janitor Lays on the Ground to Comfort Girl Who Has Autism

    Every morning, students at Melba Passmore Elementary School in Alvin, Texas, file into the cafeteria for breakfast. For fourth grader Kenlee Bellew-Shaw, who has autism, it can be a bit overwhelming. “She really struggles with being in the cafeteria,” Kenlee’s mom, Hollie Bellew-Shaw told TODAY Parents. “There’s just so much commotion and noise.” Last week, the 9-year-old was in an...

  • Facebook Sep 9, 2019

    Boy Was Bullied for Homemade UT Shirt, School Rallied

    A fourth grader obsessed with the University of Tennessee couldn’t wait to show off his homemade UT shirt on College Colors Day. “He was SO EXCITED,” Laura Snyder, a teacher at Altamonte Elementary School in Florida, wrote on Facebook. A week earlier, the boy had approached Snyder and explained that he wanted to wear a University of Tennessee shirt, but...

  • georgia Jul 18, 2019

    Georgia Couple Married for 71 Years Dies Exactly 12 Hours Apart

    When Herbert DeLaigle’s health started to decline in 2017, he scheduled a meeting with the preacher at his church in Waynesboro, Georgia. During the sit-down, Herbert revealed that he wasn’t afraid of dying, but he was scared to leave his beloved wife, Marilyn, behind. In the end, Marilyn was only without Herbert for 12 hours. Herbert, 94, died from heart...

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