Today’s Good News: Dad Saves Daughter’s Life Using CPR Learned From “The Office”



A dad and his four-year-old daughter were playing tag when she collapsed. Matt Uber had no formal CPR training, but knew what to do from an episode of “The Office.” He did chest compressions and breaths until paramedics arrived and saved his little girl’s life with his quick response. Source: Today


A boat captain in Michigan found a message in a bottle written in 1926 and the Internet helped her track down the writer’s daughter. Jennifer Dowker discovered the bottle while scuba diving in the Cheboygan River and posted about it on social media. The story took off and online sleuths found the daughter of the writer, George Morrow. Source: CNN

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A generous stranger has saved the day for a bedridden senior in Baltimore. Valerie Hooker was hit with a nearly $3-thousand water bill she couldn’t afford and wasn’t sure how she would ever pay. But an anonymous donor stepped in and paid it off for her. Source: Fox Baltimore


A Kansas man dreamed about winning $25-thousand in the lottery and his dream came true, but even better. Two days after the dream, Mason Krentz won a $75-thousand lottery prize. He tells Kansas Lottery officials the vivid dream made him hopeful, so he bought a scratch-off ticket and it paid off. Source: UPI

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