How does a Cordova boy end up 6,800 miles from home, writing children’s books and teaching English to young kids? It’s a long story that starts in California, where R.B. Bailey Jr. was serving in the Navy when Desert Shield/Desert Storm began. … Source: Cordova native finds new home, family overseas | Daily Mountain Eagle
The outback in Australia can get brutal...and deadly. With temperatures soaring as much as 120 degrees Fahrenheit, the residents have to have some type of relief. It took alot of work...but it looks like the residents of Coober Pedy have literally carved out a comfortable home for themselves!
Last year Kyu-shirataki Station made headlines around the world for staying open just to send one girl to school, but now that she's graduating, it's time to pack it in. Source: The train station that stayed open for a single school girl finally closes down | RocketNews24
Another traditional holiday in Japan... https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hinamatsuri
A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year old grandson. The old man’s hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. The family ate together at the table. But the elderly grandfather’s shaky hands and failing sight made eating difficult. Peas rolled off his spoon onto the floor. …