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Lost Money Order; Lots Of Hair; Sanu; Helping A Vet

In this episode, 4 more great stories!

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Up first, her money order is missing! Gone! Guess who found it?
In our first story, Picture below.

Our second story is about a whole lotta hair, and for a good reason. Picture below.

Our third story happened on an airplane – little eyes were watching. Picture below.

And our fourth story really touched both our hearts..I almost lost it on the air..a very kind act to one of our wounded vets. Pictures below, and you can hear that segment to the right under, Previously on TOS.

And of course, right in the middle of the show, Liz’s Fun Facts!

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Sergio and Yesenia
Hair today, gone tomorrow…
Sanu
Chris and family
Chris ready to mow!

Self Image_Rick Gives Back_Tool Library_London Marathon 9 Years Later

In this episode, 4 more great stories!

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In our first story, a 15 year old gets great self esteem help from an unlikely place and person!

Our second story is about travel guru, Rick Steves and how he is giving back in a big, big way. Picture below.

Our third story is about a tool library – yes you can check out (not rent) a tool for your home project. And that’s not all! Picture below.

And our fourth story is about 2 guys running together in the recent London Marathon, nine years later. What a story! Picture below, and you can listen to that segment to the right under, Previously On TOS

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Rick gets a hug from a grateful mom!
Dave and his tools
Benjamin and jonny

Lots Of Ice Cream_Huge GoFundMe_Wii_Teenager In Space

In this episode, 4 more great stories!

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Up first a 7 foot long receipt for…ice cream? Picture below.

In our second story you’ll hear a hero, from his hosptal bed, 24 hours after he tried to subdue a shooter! He’s recovering and there is the biggest GoFundMe campaign I’ve heard of. Picture below, and you can listen to that segment to the right under, Previously On TOS.

Our third story is about a 7 year old boy who did something to cheer up the police who he knew were sad from a terrible loss. Picture below.

And our fourth story is about a teenager’s experiment that is literally out of this world! Picture below.

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That’s A Lot of Ice Cream!
Ian is recovering
Brady is pretty happy!
Julian, you are out of this world!

Screaming Baby_UPS Fire_Hero in Charlotte_Free Repairs

In this episode, once again, 4 great stories!

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Up first a mom with a screaming baby in the grocery store gets some assistance. Picture below.

In our second story, a UPS driver notices a house is on fire! Picture below.

Our third story is about a hero at the Charlotte airport. What’s bgetter than saving someone’s life? Picture below, and you can listen to this segment under, Previously on TOS

And our fourth story is getting your car repaired for free! Guess what the requirement is? Picture below.

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Mubarak-and-Alistair
House On Fire!
Chris and Paul
CarCare-Mechanics

 

Big Tipper; Street Corner; Repo Again; Off Duty

In this episode, 4 more great stories!

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In our first story, guess who’s a really big tipper? Video below. Listen to that segment under, Previously on TOS

Our second story is about a man doing something amazing on a Phoenix street corner   Video link below

Our third story is a followup to a story we did last December – the repo man is back!  Picture below.

And our fourth story is about an off duty officer at a….donut shop!  Picture below.

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Being Human Video

Jimmy, the Repo man with Pat and Stan last Fall
Officer John O’Rourke

 

The Book_The Wallet_The Cabbie_The Wedding

In This Episode, 4 More Great Stories!

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In our first story, a stolen library book returned with a check and a note. Link to the book. ….Picture below?;

Our second story, a wallet returned untouched after 8 years …. Picture below.

Our third story is about a cabbie who did the right thing  Picture below,

And our fourth story is about planning their wedding in 5 days. Picture below, and that segment is under, Previously On TOS.

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Finally Home

Get Your Copy of Bid Time Return!

The Cash Is Still In There!
The Wallet – Untouched
Trent and Reggie
What a sparkler!

 

Bonus For Everybody; Marathon X 7; World’s Best Teacher; Airplane Ticket

In this episode, 4 great stories!

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In our first story, every employee in this company gets a BIG bonus – everybody! Picture below;

Our second story is about a lady who ran not one, not two, but seven marathons, back to back, in 7 days! And that’s only half the story! Video below, and, listen to that segment under, Previously on TOS

Our third story is about who just won the 1 million dollar prize as best teacher in the world! Picture and link below.

And our fourth story is about a kind, unnamed lady who stepped forward to help a dad in distress and paid for his daughter’s airplane ticket.

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Porsche 911

World’s Greatest Teacher

Home 2017 Winner

Taking care of the ticket

Harley In Storage; 72 VW Van; Train Tracks; 20 Year Old Inspires

In This Episode, 4 Great Stories!

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In our first story, Jaime, late with her storage payments for her deployed husband’s Harley, finally gets caught up but….Picture below;

Our second story is about a vintage VW Van in Australia for sale for $40,000. Two separate collectors each offered to buy it, but the owner decided to sell it to someone else, on a condition…. Picture below.

Our third story is a life and death story – an elderly woman crossing the train tracks freezes as a train is barreling towards her!  Picture below.

And our fourth story will restore your faith in our youth.  20 year old Matthew has a Youtube channel and is opening people’s eyes about the homeless people he takes to lunch and then interviews.  Two links to his Youtube channel below, and, you can hear that segment; to the right, under, Previously on TOS

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The Walters Family
1972 VW Van
A Bite With Jason

SUV In The River; Oustanding Employee; 9-1-1 Delivery

In this episode, 3 great stories!

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In our first story, a quiet foggy night of fishing on a dock until and SUV plunges into the river!  Picture below; listen to that segment under, “Previously On TOS.” 

Our second story is about an employee with some medical issues who makes a HUGE impression on a customer.

 Picture below.

Our third story is about a 9-1-1 call: no time for paramedics to get there, he needs instructions on how to deliver the baby!  Picture below.

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The Ladies Are Safe!
A New Home!
Here’s the boy you helped me deliver!

White Cop/Black Teen; Senior Date; 14 Month Old Evicted

In this episode, 3 great stories!

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In our first story, a white cop stops a young black man – this story is amazing!  Picture below; listen to that segment under, “Previously On TOS)

Our second story is about a senior asked out for a date.  Picture below.

Our third story is about a 14 month old receiving an eviction notice. Picture below.

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Officer Keffer and Jordon Duncan
Jordon’s New Bike
Ellie and Edwin Having Dinner
She’s Being Evicted!
Aaron, Sharana, and Summer – soon to be a family of 4!
Baby Announcement

Attacked Policeman; Application To Google; and, Shopping At Walmart

In this episode, 3 great stories!

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In our first story, a citizen comes to the rescue of police officer being attacked on the street – you’ll never guess who renders the assistance!  Picture below; listen to that segment under, “Previously On TOS.” 

Our second story, a handwritten letter to the CEO of Google. Picture below.

Our third story happened at the checkout register at Walmart. Picture below.

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Vickie came to the rescue!
A letter to Google’s CEO
Sharnique and-Ashley-

 

Special Delivery Baby, $8,000, Tesla S

In this episode, 3 great stories!

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In our first story, Vanessa and David rushing to the hospital, but her baby is not going to wait! Audio from the delivery men! Picture below; listen to that segment under, “Previously On TOS)

Our second story, his stashed $8,000 ended up where? Picture below.

Our third story, a man in a Tesla S doing something heroic with his Tesla!

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Vanessa, Dennis, and the Police
Linda and Caitlin and, the shirt!

Back To School; Fall Wedding; UPS Comes Through; Cookie Thief

In this episode, 4 great stories from last weekend!

In our first story, a charter school for adults to get their high school diploma, and it’s tuition free.

Our second story, a survivor of the Boston bombing is getting married this fall; guess who she’s gonna marry?  Picture below..

Our third story is about a relentless UPS store owner who spent years trying to get a package to the right person.    Picture below.

And our fourth story is about a low life stealing girl scout cookie money; Mike got a little bit “hot” about this one! And of course it has a very happy ending.  Highlight to the right under, Previously On TOS

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UPS story
Mike-and-Roseanna are getting married
Police buying up the cookies

Face to face in DC, 5 Million Bucks, Tornado Miracle, and, An Amazing Cookie

Another Fun Show With 4 Great Stories! 

In our first story finds some Trump supporters in a DC restaurant after the election and their waitress was in the Women’s March! Listen to this segment under Previously on TOS. Pictures below.

Our second story is about what one company did instead of shelling out 5 million bucks for a Super Bowl commercial.

Our third story is about a lady who miraculously survived a deadly tornado. Wait till you hear this one! Picture below.

And our 4th story is about a very, very special baker, with a very very amazing cookie. You’ll love this story! Listen to this segment under Previously on TOS.  Picture below.

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Snowcat In The Lake, Special College Grad, Airport Name Change, and What A Surgeon

Another 4 Great Stories In This Show!

In our first story, A SnowCat in Quebec falls through the ice to the bottom of the lake.  Kevin gets out, but his wife is still trapped.  He’s going in after her! Listen to him describe it! Pictures below and highlights under previously on TOS.

Our second story is about a very, very special college grad with a 4.0 average.  Picture below.

Our third story is about a petition to change the name of an international airport here in the US – you remember him, don’t you? Picture below.

And our fourth story is about a surgeon who operates on more than just the sick kids! He really does that?  Picture below.

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Previously on TOS – Highlights (For the full show, select Podcast in the Menu bar.)