Human rights and sex trafficking are heavy subjects – the fight is long and hard, sometimes overwhelming. Join us every Friday for a dose of the good news. Humanity may seem bleak at times, but there is still good in the world.

Charitable giving keeps going up and up (people do care!)

Speakers at university commencement ceremonies in California offer encouragement, advice to new grads.

Researchers say chocolate actually reduces risk of irregular heartbeats, which can cause bigger problems dementia and heart disease – stock up on the cocoa bean goodness!

Ailed with genetic disorder that causes a slow descent into paralysis, one woman ventures into world travel – “If you can, she suggests, take in a Death Valley sunset that paints a dozen hues on the sky. Let the rays bake against your back, then wait for the coal-colored canvas that arrives, glittered with stars.” A beautiful story of perseverance in the face of tragedy.

With love,

the FAST family