Friday’s Good News!

Be sure to click on the highlighted words and phrases to see pictures and videos from each story!


1.  A 16-year-old pilot in Europe took off on Wednesday, and is trying to become the youngest person to fly solo around the world.  And check this out:  His 19-year-old sister just set her own record two months ago.  She’s the youngest WOMAN to ever fly solo around the world.


2.  A guy in South Carolina recently pulled into a gas station, because his wife had to use the bathroom.  Then while he was waiting, he bought a lottery ticket . . . and won $200,000.


3.  A 98-year-old guy in England always brings everyone their mail at his retirement home.  So the British Post Office just gave him his own uniform.


4.  A 96-year-old World War Two vet from Minnesota just got honored by France.  They gave him their Legion of Honor medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis.


5.  Here’s a reminder of how resilient kids are:  A 10-year-old girl from Ukraine had to flee to Poland with her family.  But she recently started school there, and already has a best friend.  They have to use Google Translate to communicate.  But even with the language barrier, her friend says all they do is laugh.