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October 23, 2016
Deandra Miller runs Sweet Delicates bakery, selling sweet breads, pastries and other goodies. She has turned the tip jar into a pay-it-forward fund for buying pastries for the homeless. (Bethany Clough / Fresno Bee)
Mystery letter to bakery inspires paying it forward
October 23, 2016 - 5:45am
Kaitlyn Dobrow works on applying make-up with a prosthetic arm in 2014. (Ana Venegas / Orange County Register)
Quadruple amputee is now a makeup star on Instagram
October 23, 2016 - 5:40am
Being a millennial, not needing the internet
October 23, 2016 - 5:05am
Gabriella Karin, who spent part of World War II in hiding from the Nazis, speaks to students at Animo Ralph Bunche High School in California about her experiences. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times / TNS)
CONNECTING WITH ART: When going to speak in classrooms, Holocaust survivor uses art to connect with students
October 23, 2016 - 5:00am
October 18, 2016
NIBBLES & NOTES: Get a Taste of Hermantown
October 18, 2016 - 6:55pm
October 16, 2016
Amanda Watkins (from left) sews alongside teacher Susan Kobesky, Linda Graham and Daisy Clemmons at the
Monday night Sewing Social Club at Mulberry Silks and Fine Fabrics in September in Carrboro, N.C. (Liz Condo / Raleigh News & Observer)
Social media makes sewing cool again
October 16, 2016 - 5:00am
Sharon Nyquist (left) gets advice from Diego Vazquez Jr. on her poem, “Riding Shotgun Again,” about her older sister and their relationship, at Washington County Jail in Stillwater in September. Vasquez, a poet and novelist, teaches creative writing to women in the jail. (Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: Minnesota inmates reveal their lives’ struggles through poetry
October 16, 2016 - 5:00am
October 9, 2016
Kansas City, Mo., artist Sally Linville creates felted wool footstools in her local studio. Each one is unique and has its own name. The feet and beaks are bronze; batting, fabric and felted wool covers an egg-shaped wooden  base. (Rich Sugg / Kansas City Star)
ART BY THE FLOCK: Individual touches add charm to chicken footstools
October 9, 2016 - 6:00am
Jake Helibrunn knew thing didn’t feel right while he was attending Ohio State University. After a semester, he decided to leave college and travel for the next four months to Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Guatemala. After returning to the U.S., he wrote a book, “A Young Man’s Soul Searching Journey Through Central America.” (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Dissatisfied with life in college, teen author heals self through travel
October 9, 2016 - 5:50am
October 2, 2016
Beth and Ibrahim Al-Qudah stand for a family portrait with their children (from left) Jude Al-Qudah, 2; Dakota Williams, 11; Laith Al-Qudah, 5; and Balqis Al-Qudah, 5. The Superior residents are one of several Muslim families who live in the Twin Ports. (Clint Austin /
A PLACE FOR FAITH: Muslim family enjoys opportunities to set positive example in Twin Ports
October 2, 2016 - 6:00am
September 25, 2016
The Free Range Chicks of ’76 include (from left) Laura Goewey, Cheryl Brandt, Peggy Larson and Yvette Vanda.
These chicks are going vintage
September 25, 2016 - 12:00am
Bob Miller (left), co-owner of Staples Mill Antiques in Stillwater, sells a bullet pencil imprinted with Psalm 23 to Paul Ramberg of Harris, Minn., on Sept. 4. Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press
Antiques dealers find their industry lagging and numbers shrinking but still hope for an eventual renaissance
September 25, 2016 - 12:00am
Sherrie Gould (center), the executive director of Summit for Stem Cell foundation, with hikers who will be climbing to Peru’s Machu Picchu in October to raise money for stem cell research into Parkinson’s disease. The climbers and fundraisers are (from left) Carolynne Arens, Parkinson’s patient Elena Andrews, Parkinson’s patient Doug Burcombe and his wife, Margie Burcombe, and Parkinson’s patient Ron Phillips. Misael Virgen / San Diego Union-Tribune
Parkinson’s patients aim high, planning Machu Picchu trek
September 25, 2016 - 12:00am
September 18, 2016
Alexis Doucette, 18, designs and makes stuffed owls and other animals for pediatric patients. Carlos Gonzalez / Minneapolis Star Tribune
Teen sews animals to comfort kids in hospital
September 18, 2016 - 12:00am
Alysha Pitterson, dressed as a mermaid, poses for photos by the pier last month in Pompano Beach, Calif. (Barbara Corbellini Duarte / South Flordia Sun Sentinel)
Photographer puts subjects at ease to capture mermaid beauty
September 18, 2016 - 12:00am