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Happy Earth Day!

Apr 22, 2020 View Online  Presented by Happy Earth Day! Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 and now includes events in more than 193 countries. This year, Earth Day is going digital. Click here to learn how you can advocate for a better world, all without leaving home.  “Quote of the Day” “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” – John Ruskin Picture of the Day   Madeleine Boyce / InspireMore Happy Earth Day! What will you do to thank Mother Nature today?  Inspiring Headlines Medical Detection Dogs Able to Sniff 750 People an Hour Could Help Identify Coronavirus Cases, Researchers Say This experimental project is still in its early days, but researchers say if sniffer dogs are able to detect coronavirus, this “could revolutionize our response to COVID-19.”  17 People Who Got Dolled Up to Take Out the Trash in Quarantine Tired of PJs? It seems our only excuse to go out these days is to take out the trash, so why not dress up for the occasion? These 17 people are dressed to impress.  Mom asks Reddit to Send Cards for Son’s 2nd Birthday When Sofia Wicker realized her son wouldn’t get a birthday party due to coronavirus, she took to Reddit asking for cards to make the day special. She was overwhelmed by the response!  Former Convict Donates Stimulus Check to Unemployed An essential worker in Virgina, an HVAC repairman, felt his stimulus check would be more vital to a person who lost their income. So, he donated all $1,200 to a total stranger in need.  Jon Bon Jovi Surprises Kindergarten Class with Songs Using Their Lyrics A kindergarten class in Palm Beach, Florida, got an exciting surprise when Jon Bon Jovi crashed their Zoom call! The lesson that day was on writing, and Bon Jovi helped the kids learn by putting their stories to music.  Don’t Miss This   Loki the Therapy Rottweiller / Facebook  Meet “Dogtor Loki,” the Therapy Pup Delivering Care Packages to Hospital Workers Before COVID-19, Loki the Rottweiler served as a therapy dog at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s teaching hospital. Now, Loki isn’t able to make therapy visits, but she’s still making a difference.
Loki’s owner, medical student Caroline Benzel, noticed medical staff were starting to get “rashes and irritation” on their faces from wearing protective masks all day. She started putting together care packages with lotion, Gold Bond powder, ChapStick, and more to make “hero healing kits” for ICU nurses.   She and Loki have been able to distribute more than 1,400 kits, and fans of “Dogtor Loki” are donating to help them put together even more. Caroline says this is “just the beginning!”   Click here for more of the story.  A MESSAGE FROM UNITED BY BLUE  Caring for the Earth Every Day    United by Blue  Today is Earth Day, but United by Blue is doing their part for Mother Nature every day.
Ocean pollution is one of the most pressing issues of our time, and United by Blue is dedicated to making a tangible difference. Not only are all of their products ethically made, for every item purchased, United by Blue removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways.
Since their inaugural community cleanup after their first sale in 2010, United by Blue has removed 3,000,000 pounds of trash with the help of 15,000 volunteers.
Learn more about United by Blue and shop everything from T-shirts to travel bags and reusable straw kits. Plus, from now until Friday at midnight, Morning Smile readers get an exclusive 30% off United by Blue products with code SMILE30. Shop here to help them turn the tide!  Even in the midst of a pandemic, these doctors are fighting boldly against a mysterious disease to save a baby’s life. Learn more and support their cause here. One Last Smile That’s it for today! We leave you with this video of a very cute puppy. Have a great Wednesday!    Lexie Spradley / Facebook  There’s never been a better time to share some good news. Invite your friends to sign up for Morning Smile here.     4+ million fans and growing! Join the movement.  Did a friend forward you this email? Sign up here.   Daily updates too much? Update your preferences or unsubscribe here.   Advertise | Feedback | Shop | Submit a Story   Copyright © 2020 InspireMore. All rights reserved.  302 N. Market St. #200, Dallas, TX 75202  
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