High School Boy Gives Every Girl in his School a Valentine

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A boy from Oklahoma didn’t want any girls at his high school to feel left out on Valentine’s Day, so he wrote cards for over 1,000 of them.Dan Williams wrote anonymous valentines to 1,076 girls at school because he wanted them to feel cared for whether they had a boyfriend or not.

The valentine that came with a lollipop and the card said, ‘Remember there will always be people who care about you and I will always be one of them!’The Eagle Scout may have gained himself a new badge in the shape of a heart along with scores of female admirers, after his identity was revealed.

He had been planning his Valentine’s Day idea since the summer and worked to save enough money for the valentines and candy for all of them.

Read more here!

Parents Are Using Crowdfunding for Their Kids Birthday Parties!

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Parents across the country are joining a new trend and using crowdfunding to pay for kids’ birthday parties.One fundraiser on GoFundMe says she hopes to raise funds for an “amazing 2nd birthday for my blue eyed princess. It reads: “Due to a series of unfourtunate  events, money is tight. Every dollar helps!!”

A GoFundMe official says the amount of birthday-related campaigns on the site has “skyrocketed.” Since the company’s launch in 2010, nearly $1 million has been raised for birthday celebrations from more than 20,000 donors.There was also a 330 percent increase in donation volume for birthday campaigns between 2013 and 2014.

Some critics say the trend is ridiculous, and say a birthday party is no reason to put yourself in debt or ask other people to give you money.

This Day In History – February 13

1866

Jesse James, Cole Younger and 13 other Confederate guerrillas committed their first bank robbery in Liberty, Mo.

In-fact, this was the first recorded daylight bank robbery in the United States. They left with $60,000 in gold and silver coins, paper money, and government securities.

1935

In Flemington, New Jersey, a jury found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of the kidnapping and death of the infant son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh in the trial of the Crime Of The Century

Hauptmann was later executed for the crimes.

2000

Charles M. Schulz’s last original Sunday Peanuts comic strip appeared in newspapers.

Schulz had died the day before.

and then lastly…

2011

Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now won Song Of The Year & Record Of The Year at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards!

-Tyler Jackson

Here’s a Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day!

For $500, Machine Guns Vegas lets people gun down their wedding or relationship memorabilia with their wedding party.

The shooting range got the idea a year ago when a woman walked in with her wedding dress saying she wanted to shoot the dress.

Read more here.

Bakery Owner Saves 3 Year-Old Kidnap Victim

Such an amazing story, an owner of a struggling bakery received an Amber Alert on her phone, looked outside and saw a black SUV matching the kidnapper’s vehicle and a little girl in the back seat matching the kidnapping victim’s description. The owner then ran outside and saved the little girl. Now people have come from all over the state to express their gratitude and it looks like the bakery will be able to remain open! Get some tissues and read the full story here.

The 18 Most Romantic Movie Moments of All Time

E! Online has put together a list of the 18 Most Romantic Movie Moments Ever. Agree or disagree with them, there are definitely some great ones on the list.

1.  Jack teaches Rose how to fly, in “Titanic”.

2.  Harry tells Sally all the things he loves about her, in “When Harry Met Sally”.

3.  Noah and Allie kiss in the rain, in “The Notebook”.

4.  Juno fills Paulie’s mailbox with orange Tic Tacs, in “Juno”.

5.  Lloyd serenades Diana with a boom box playing Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes”, in “Say Anything”.

6.  Rick tells Ilsa to get on the plane, in “Casablanca”.

7.  Buttercup learns that “As you wish” means “I love you”, in “The Princess Bride”.

8.  Robbie writes and performs a song for Julia, in “The Wedding Singer”.

9.  Carl sees that his late wife’s “adventure” was her life with him, in “Up!”

10.  Sam and Annie see each other at the top of the Empire State Building, in “Sleepless in Seattle”.

11.  Langdon helps Jamie with her wish list, in “A Walk to Remember”.

12.  The spaghetti-eating scene, in “Lady and the Tramp”.

13.  Anna shows William she’s just a normal person in love, in “Notting Hill”.

14.  Mark buys Bridget a new diary, in “Bridget Jones’ Diary”.

15.  Peter confesses his love for newlywed Juliet, even though they can never be together, in “Love Actually”.

16.  Kathleen discovers her anonymous online love is Joe, in “You’ve Got Mail”.

17.  The pottery scene, in “Ghost”.

18.  The “love at first sight” moment, in “Romeo + Juliet”.

 

Source: E! Online

This Day In History – February 12

1809

In a log cabin in Hodgenville, Kentucky, the future 16th President of the US was born!

Happy Birthday to Abraham Lincoln! 

He was one of the best Presidents the United States will ever know

1999

President Clinton was acquitted by the U.S. Senate on two impeachment articles.

The charges were perjury and obstruction of justice.

Because “he did have sexual relations with that woman!”

and then lastly…

2004

Mattel announced that Barbie and Ken were breaking up.

The dolls had met on the set of their first television commercial together in 1961.

What a waste! How could they let each other go after 43 years?!

So sad…

-Tyler Jackson