Now, more than ever, we’re honored to share this week’s round up of Feel Good Friday stories, hoping they can bring a little bit of lightness to your day and maybe a smile to your face.Some of the offerings include one NBA player stepping up in a major way to help his community in the wake of the coronavirus, while another features a young boy proving to be the best big brother ever after his little sister was left devastated by her father.When 7 year old Skylar Hamerter was on the verge of being stood up by her father for the second year in a row for her father daughter dance, her 11 year old brother Christian stepped in to take his place, accompanying his little sister to the dance.”Her big brother stepped in and said he’d take her because he wanted his sister to know that she deserves a man keeping his word and making her feel special,” their mother Trelysia Hamerter wrote on Facebook post, which went viral. “Y’all I literally cried.”She then added, “Just know that I’m raising someone a GREAT HUSBAND one day.”After the NBA announced the immediate suspension of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus outbreak, Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love stepped up in a major way to help support the team’s staffers financially impacted by the shutdown. “I hope that during this time of crisis, others will join me in supporting our communities.”What’s not to love?As the coronavirus pandemic spurs school closings all across the country, U Haul is making the difficult time and stressful transition a little easier for many students and their families as some are being forced to evacuate their dorm rooms as classes move online or are suspended.This week, the company announced via a press release that it “will extend 30 days of free self storage at U Haul owned and operated facilities to help college students impacted by unforeseen schedule changes at their universities.”The company’s president, John Taylor, added, “We don’t know how every student is affected.
Respond to China Hong Kong power grab?China legislature on Thursday approved a controversial national security law that gives the mainland government new powers to police subversion and foreign intervention in Hong Kong. Critics of the new law say it a violation of the “one country, two systems” agreement that has granted Hong Kong certain levels of autonomy like its own police force and judicial system since the island became part of China in 1997 after more than a century of British rule. Iranian media covered the apparent “honour” crime extensively, with Ebtekar newspaper leading its front page with the headline “Unsafe father house”.