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Disabled Vet’s Bike Gets Stolen, His Community’s Response is Amazing

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Criminals aren’t exactly known for adhering to a moral code, but there are some lines even they won’t cross in a strange attempt to hold on to some form of human decency.

Unfortunately, these folks seem to be in the minority these days, especially when they start stealing from disabled veterans.

An army vet had his specialized bicycle stolen recently, and while that’s a tragic tale in and of itself, our story here actually has a happy ending.

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Curt Payne, a Manchester, New Hampshire, resident, was permanently disabled after a near-fatal car accident in 2001.

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Now he spends his time volunteering for the city and picking up trash from public places.

Payne got around on a specialized bicycle — that is, until a thief made off with the bike and left Payne without transportation.

Payne — who locals call Major — put over 900 miles on his bike last year, and thanks to the love and kindness of his local community, he might be back in business for another 900.

WBZ reported that Payne’s story went viral on social media, and some in the community came forward to show their admiration and generosity by offering to replace Payne’s stolen bicycle.

Payne’s former boss said one person is going to donate $500 and he himself would offer up $250, noting others, complete strangers, made donations as well.

Two siblings ended up raising some cash for Payne by doing a lemonade stand.

Because of these efforts, it appears Payne will have the funds needed to purchase a bike in the upcoming days.

This is a beautiful story of how communities can love and respect one another, caring for each other and being willing to help whenvever a need arises.

Here’s to hoping more of this way of thinking spreads across America and the issues that divide us lose their power.


Source: TheBlaze

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100-Pound Unexploded World War II Bomb Washes Ashore In North Carolina — Details

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Here’s a story you don’t see all the time…or ever. Then again, this is the year 2020 – anything goes. If you’re a history buff, here’s your break from politics for a few minutes. Check this out, via News & Observer: The historic Cape Hatteras Light Station grounds were closed Thursday after a bomb appeared in the surf at Buxton on the Outer Banks, according to the National Park Service. A half-mile safety perimeter was established to keep tourists out, including the lighthouse grounds, nearby parking lots and surrounding beach, officials said in a release. The iconic lighthouse, with its famous black and white stripes, dates to 1870. “After careful examination, a U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit from Norfolk, Virginia, confirmed that the object … is a live military ordnance,” the National Park Service said in an update Thursday night. LOOK: Check out Joe Biden when he was in “North South Carolina”… WATCH: https://twitter.com/RNCResearch/status/1233493414093737988?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1233493414093737988&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F02%2F28%2Fbiden-gaffe-watch-right-here-in-the-state-of-north-south-carolina%2F REACTIONS: https://twitter.com/hinck07/status/1233503129620164610 https://twitter.com/Deseeded1/status/1233499868309536768 https://twitter.com/PatFriedl/status/1233545078964150272 https://twitter.com/Lesmcness/status/1233503175098982403 https://twitter.com/mededu/status/1233521288091709442 https://twitter.com/DaveBritAbroad/status/1233509596083445764 https://twitter.com/Carole05840401/status/1233499739234209797

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Trump Was A Longtime Presbyterian, Now He Says He Is Non-Denominational Christian

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From New York Post: President Trump, who has long identified as a Presbyterian, now considers himself a non-denominational Christian, a new report said. The president shared his change in religious identity in a written interview with the Religious News Service. “Though I was confirmed at a Presbyterian church as a child, I now consider myself to be a non-denominational Christian,” Trump wrote, without giving an explanation for the transformation or saying when it occurred. Because everything is so PC and everybody is afraid of saying the wrong thing, free speech is at an all-time low. People are getting fired from their jobs, even expelled from school. At the end of the day, this proves that the left is winning. And it has to stop. Check out this clip about a Christian university telling off a student for being critical of Black Lives Matter… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jga4RMRVqNU&feature=emb_title

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