Grandpa lines up with 2 little girls, their unique dance is lighting up the internet

A typical stroll through the city streets with his grandchildren turned into a dance party for one family. As the trio bopped along the sidewalk, something inspired them to take a break and let loose.

With music blaring nearby, Grandpa and the girls busted out some moves that would make anyone proud. He can shuffle dance and keep up with almost anybody it seems.

Thankfully, someone thought to record their impromptu dance party and share the video online for the world to see. This is proof that age is just a number and it’s important to keep yourself moving, no matter how old you are!

The Your Care Everywhere website explains that dancing has a wide variety of benefits for those who are feeling the effects of aging. The physical benefits are obvious – moving around for a few minutes each day can build muscle, keep your core active and your heart healthy.

In addition to the physical advantages, the mental and social aspects of dancing are important as well. A sedentary lifestyle is one of the things that can make getting older miserable, and dancing is an easy solution to boredom.

If you have the chance to join a group dance class, you can make friends, giggle and boogie along with other people who want to stay active later in life. These reasons are probably what prompted Grandpa to dance along with his sweet granddaughters.

Instead of standing to the side and watching them enjoy the music, Grandpa stepped in and grooved right along with them! It’s hard to believe he’s decades older by the way he moves.

YouTube commentators marveled at Grandpa’s smooth styling on the sidewalk. They couldn’t grasp the fact that this guy could keep up with the girls and how truly amazing their routine really was.

Take a peek at their awesome dance party in the clip below. What a fun grandfather!

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Customer’s eating lunch when stranger joins him at table. Moments later, he hands him note

Most Americans live in large cities and its suburbs, but a bustling metropolis can sometimes have a way of leaving you feeling empty on the inside. It’s not until a you travel outside the city limits that you realize what the concrete jungle has been missing out on all this time. It turns out that the heart and soul of the country is still living in rural America.

Although Rocky Point, North Carolina is a tiny pinprick on Google Maps, its residents have a big heart that make the township seem larger than life. It’s in unassuming places like these where you’re most likely to find the best kept secrets in the world.

Farris Leonard was lucky enough to come across one such hidden gem when he grabbed a bite to eat one day. It came not in the form of nuggets of gold or sparkly diamonds, but what he dug up was certainly worth more than all the material wealth in the world.

When Farris got a hankering for a real bacon cheeseburger, he knew exactly where to go. The Lanes Ferry Dock & Grill serves up some yummy down home-cookin’ and it’s always crowded for that very reason. Thankfully, he got lucky and was able to nab a small table as soon as he arrived.

But, just as he was getting ready to dig into his mouthwatering burger, Farris noticed a sudden movement out of the corner of his eye. An elderly gentleman was getting ready to place an order at the counter, and he was pointing to the empty seat next him. Farris didn’t need to know any sign language to understand what the older man was asking.

He saved the seat for the stranger, but it wasn’t until the man sat down and handed him a note that Farris began to realize just how precious this seemingly insignificant moment actually was. He knew it was important to share with the world what had happened.

A staff member came up to Farris and told him that the elderly man couldn’t speak or hear very well, so he communicated by passing notes. When the gentleman finally took his seat, that’s when the real fun started! On his Facebook page, Farris said:

“As we sat and passed notes, we filled up both sides of his paper, I only wondered the things he had seen. Well he met JFK, in the ’40s he went to Arizona and it was 120 degrees.”

In a cheeky tone of voice, Farris said that yes, they actually wrote about the weather! More importantly though, the two had a great lunch and “talked” like old friends.

As Farris sat there, he hoped that he was making the day go better for the 93-year-young gentleman. But, then it occurred to him that he didn’t have to wonder what was going through the man’s mind. Farris passed him one final note:

“‘Sir I want to thank you for letting me sharing lunch with me. I must go now but I want you to know that you made my day a better day. Take care of yourself.’ You should of seen his eyes and smile as he read it. He embraced his heart and gave me a handshake that was real. We hugged and took a picture.”

Farris says his story may seem insignificant, but he wants to share just how significant it was for the both of them.

“This story is not about what I did but about what we all can do. With a little time, a lot of compassion and not being about “me” and “I” so much, we could help make and be in a better place.”

In the end, Farris said that passing notes with the gentleman was priceless. If only we could all be so lucky to have such a wonderful chance encounter! But, actually we can – all we have to do is look outside ourselves, and heartwarming moments like these are just waiting to be found.

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What human ken doll looked like before surgery

Known as the ‘Human Ken Doll’, Rodrigo Alves has revealed what he looked like before he underwent £450,000 of surgery.

Taking the idea of reinventing yourself to a whole new level, Alves has spent nearly half of his life transforming himself into the complete opposite of what he looked like before going under the knife.

Convinced he was born into the wrong body, the 34-year-old has undergone numerous surgeries in his quest to achieve ‘perfection’.

Open about the surgeries he has had, 34-year-old Rodrigo wrote on Instagram:

I was not born this way! I made myself this way. It has been a very long journey for me and it is an ongoing process.

I represent a new generation of a modern society where we have the freedom to be what you wanna be and showcase that on social network.

It feels good to be at home and to be able to let my hair down barefoot, no make-up ,no fancy clothing, no noise, only the sound of the birds singing and the breeze from the sea that blows the trees around my house.

Although Rodrigo here does sound at peace and confident within his new body, he does admit that there is still work to do.

Reportedly using ‘the best plastic surgeons’ he could find around the world, to date Rodrigo has undergone 58 operations since 2000 and plans to have many more.

Speaking to The Sun, Rodrigo talked about what is next on his journey:

I was born in the wrong body and I have spent my entire life trying to reveal the real me.

Now I’ve achieved my dream face and body I plan to stop the ageing process using stem cell technology.

I’ve already had lots of them injected into my face, scalp and bloodstream.

My aim to always look ageless and maintain my unique looks, after all there is no other man or another Rodrigo Alves that looks like me.

I get a lot of attention due to my artificial looks – but I finally love myself and that is the most important thing of all.

Rodrigo is right – it is his body so as long as he is happy within it then no-one should criticise him.

Being bullied at school while his parents were going through a divorce, Rodrigo had hit a new low that caused him to go under the knife.

Opening up about his first surgeries, Rodrigo said that his early ones weren’t the best:

My first plastic surgery was at the age of 17 when I was diagnosed with gynecomastia, the growth of male breast and chest tissue – I had an operation to remove the excess tissue.

I knew then plastic surgery was available, but I was far too young for having all that I wanted done which was to reinvent myself.

Although I was born in Brazil, I am actually a British national and I went to university in London.

While I was a student, I had my first few surgeries but with poor results – this taught me expensive doesn’t mean good quality and really, what makes a good surgeon is the practice.

The more a surgeon practices the better they are – and as plastic surgery isn’t as much a part of British culture as it is in Brazil and the US, I found it hard to find doctors who had that flair.

Although he had undergone three nose jobs and various lipo treatments, he still wasn’t happy in himself.

He became diagnosed with Body Dysmorphic Disorder which causes a person to have a distorted view of their appearance and obsesses over how they look.

Spending years attending therapy sessions, Rodrigo revealed that cognitive behavioural therapy helped him:

After one year of treatment, the doctors agreed that I was perfectly sane but that I just had a mirror image issue.

I can only describe it as having a feeling that I was born in the wrong body.

In my dreams I look a certain way, but then getting up in the morning and looking at myself in the mirror I didn’t recognise myself.

 

 

He has gone through quite the transformation and although he hasn’t reached his goal yet, we hope one day Rodrigo will be happy being Rodrigo.

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Waitress accused of committing tip fraud, stealing from veteran (update)

A Colorado Springs, Colorado, veteran claimed that his waitress at a local Texas Roadhouse tampered with his bill to give herself a larger tip.

Doug Woodward said he was overcharged by the restaurant on three separate occasions. The first time, he didn’t think anything of it. When it happened a second time, he spoke to a manager and learned that it was his waitress that did it. He avoided that location for nearly a year before trying it again — and getting ripped off another time.

«I think the odds of being struck by lightning are probably better than this happening to the same person three times at Texas Roadhouse,» he told KXRM.

The third time, Woodward and his wife were treating friends to dinner and paid $105.01 plus a $10 tip. When his wife looked at their bank statement, it said that the total was $123.01 — meaning that the waitress took an extra $8.

The couple went in and spoke to a manager, who showed them the merchant receipt. The receipt was different than theirs, which they luckily kept and could use as proof.

«For her to show us the actual receipt that had been changed, that’s the smoking gun,» Woodward said. «You can’t deny that it was changed.»

Woodward said the extra $8 was a big deal for him and his wife, as they live on a fixed income because of his status as a disabled veteran.

«We are on a budget like no one’s business,» he said. «For us to do this, that was huge, and for her to take advantage of us like that and we even told her that we were vets. We asked about the military discount and so she knew that we were vets.»

Texas Roadhouse ultimately fired the employee, and told KXRM in a statement that they were refunding the entire amount to Woodward.

Many readers expressed shock that Woodward would leave such a small tip in the first place.

«She did do wrong for sure.. but sir u left that server a 9percent tip… That server don’t even get a paycheck it goes to taxes… She lives on those tips… It was very wrong for her to do that .. BUT it was very wrong for u to leave that kind of tip tooo it’s a insult to a server to get that kind of percent…….. Think about it… Both sides done wrong,» one Mad World News reader commented on the site’s Facebook page.

KXRM ultimately reported that Woodward was found to have scammed the restaurant by altering the bill himself.

«Sadly, we have discovered this was a scam. We have rehired the server, banned this gentleman for life from any Texas Roadhouse and are considering legal action,» the restaurant said in a statement.

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Man stuns restaurant staff after making strange request

A man walked into a Utah Denny’s restaurant with an unusual request.

According to Mad World News, the man walked into the restaurant and asked the hostess an unexpected question: “Can I have a waitress who is a single mother?”

The question caught the hostess off guard, but she did as he asked and gave him a waitress named Crystal.

The man sat at his table and watched other customers for about two hours, and what he did next left employees speechless.

The incident was detailed in a post on the Love What Matters Facebook page:

Today I met an angel. You came into a Denny’s I work at in Utah. You asked me, ‘Can I have a waitress who is a single mother?’ I thought it was very odd, but I sat you in Crystal’s section. You sat there for 2 hours just watching people. 7 families came in and ate while you were there and you paid every one of their bills, over $1,000 you paid for people you didn’t even know. I asked, ‘Why did you do that?’ You simply said, ‘Family is everything, I’ve lost all mine.’ Looking into your eyes while you said that made me tear up (It’s why I walked away so quickly) as soon as I got in the back I broke down in tears because your eyes had so much pain in them. I just wanted to let you know, the waitress Crystal that you requested was living in a shelter with her son until she was able to save up enough to get a place. Your bill was $21.34 and you left her a $1,500 tip, because of you she gets her new place next week, because of you 7 families ate for free. Crystal told me she prayed the night before for a miracle and God sent you. You left before any of us could say thank you, I hope you read this because you’re truly an amazing person and you stole the hearts of every one of us here. Thank you.

Readers were touched by the incredible story and shared their thoughts in the comments section of the post.

“You have a heart of gold and some young lady will be so blessed to have you in her life,” one reader commented. “Hope you start a family of your own and have many blessings!”

“Stories like this restore my faith in mankind!!!!!” another reader wrote. “The world is a sad and scary place sometimes, and you wonder how we got here. A simple kind act or a grand gesture,it doesn’t matter,what matters is love and treating people with respect and kindness. When I leave the world I want to know I made a difference in peoples lives.”

“I pray the love and kindness this man put out in the world returns to him tenfold,” added another reader.

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Man orders lunch at subway, looks at $1 bill cashier hands him & instantly breaks into chills

Big or small, miracles can happen. People who have experienced something miraculous are usually left speechless, astounded, and believing in their hearts that what they felt or saw was more than just coincidence.

Peter Bilello, originally from Sicily, was working in America back in the early 1960s. During a trip back home, Peter’s mother introduced him to a young woman named Grace and suggested they get married.
Following his mother’s advice Peter did just that and the newly married couple moved overseas to settle down in Harford, Connecticut. The happy couple was blessed with two children and eventually four grandchildren – life was wonderful…

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Sick of Getting Robbed, he uses explosive bait box to cover thief with poolove

Stealing UPS or FedEx packages from someone’s porch seems almost too easy. They’re right there and you know the intended recipients are not home. Internet prankster Tom Mabe got sick of having his packages stolen so he set up a smelly surprise for the thief.

He set up a booby-trap that involved a box, explosives and poop and set up a hidden camera so he could see the thief’s expression. Just when they thought they wouldn’t show up, a car parked in front of Tom’s house and this dude took the bait. I think he’ll think twice before trying this again, lol.

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She gives homeless man a job – 2 weeks later, he’s hired for good

It all began in March 2016, when a homeless man named Marcus walked into Abi’s Cafe in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

He looked the cafe’s owner, Cesia Abigail, right in the eye and asked for money.

“Why don’t you have a job,” she answered, adding, “You know nothing is given to me for free right?”

The homeless man told Cesia that a job was what he wanted most in the world.

But due to his criminal record, scoring a job had proved impossible for him and he’d been forced to retreat to a life in the streets.

Marcus’s story hit Cesia right in the chest — and she immediately decided to put her money where her mouth is.

Cesia is the 20th owner of Abi’s Cafe in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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She had long fought to keep her café afloat, and it hadn’t always been easy.

When the homeless man entered her café that day, her heart ached for him. Overworked herself, she did actually need a helping hand, although she could barely afford it.


Cesia writes on Facebook:

“I was short staff that day, so I asked him, “You want to work? I have a job for you! His eyes opened wide and his smile made my day!!!! He said, ‘I’ll do anything for some food.’ So now for almost two weeks, he’s been on time for his two-hour shift… helping take out trash, washing dishes etc. Once I pay him, guess what he does? He buys food from my restaurant — HE DECIDES TO PAY — because it makes him feel good!”


Cesia continues:

“With his new job, Marcus has found new confidence in himself and he’s a changed man.

Do something nice for someone today and don’t judge them just because they’re out there asking for money for we dont know their situation… some deserve another shot. God gave me this blessing so why can’t I bless others?”

Please Rasplove this inspiring story if you also think that everyone deserves a second chance.

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Father pays for stepdaughter’s wedding, then the bride reveals something that breaks his heart

In the event that you live with an partner who is in charge of influencing you to feel terrible about yourself — they don’t have a place in your life.

However, now and then the dread of forlornness is more prominent than the quest for joy and we remain in a relationship for a really long time. Regardless of the possibility that it’s influencing us to feel terrible.

To discover fearlessness to split far from a damaging relationship is not generally simple, but rather the man in the story beneath was pushed to the point where it in the long run ended up noticeably unsustainable.

He wrote on his circumstance on a Reddit discussion and soon got help from a large number of outsiders who had read his post.

My step-daughter will be getting married on August 3rd. The wedding planning has consumed most of her and her mother’s life (I say her mother because we aren’t married, though we’ve lived together for 10 years) for the past six months.

My step-daughter graduated last December from University. I paid for her to go to college, though it was a state school, it still ran $40K. She does not have a job and has been living with us for the duration of her college career and since her graduation. I also bought her a car to get back and forth from school when she finished high school.

From time to time her deadbeat father would pop into her life and she would fawn all over him. Although he has not contributed a cent to her education or paid any child support, though that is my girlfriend’s fault as c.s. was not part of the settlement, she still loves him and wants him in her life. He stays long enough to break her heart by skipping town and breaking some promise that he made her.

The wedding venue holds 250 people max. I gave them a list of 20 people that I wanted invited, you know, since I was paying for everything. They told me that was no problem and they’d take care of it. So I let these people know they’d be getting an invite and they should save the date. Saturday, I saw one of my friends on this list at the golf course and asked if he was coming. He told me that he wasn’t invited. He told me that he got an announcement, but not an invitation. He had it in his back seat (along with probably six months of mail) and showed it to me. Sure enough, it was just an announcement, and my name was nowhere on it. It had her dad’s name and her mom’s name and not mine.

 

This led to a pretty big fight with my GF, as I found out that NONE of my list of twenty “made the cut” for the final guest list because “250 people is very tight.” I was pissed, but not a hell of a lot I could do because the important people in my life had already been offended. My GF said “if some people didn’t rsvp yes, I might be able to get a couple people in.” But that is an ultimate slap in the face in my opinion. So, I was boiling on Saturday.

Yesterday, we had a Sunday dinner with the future in-law’s family and us and a surprise guest, the “Real Dad.” At this little dinner my step-daughter announced that her “Real Dad” was going to be able to make it to her wedding and that now he’d be able to give her away. This was greeted with a chorus of “Oh how great” and “How wonderful”s.

I don’t think I have ever felt so angry and so disrespected. I was shaking. I took a few seconds to gather my composure, because I honestly wasn’t sure if I would cry or start throwing punches or both. Once I was sure I’d be able to speak I got up from my chair and said I’d like to make a toast. I can’t remember exactly what I said but the gist of it was this:

“I’d like to make a toast.” The sound of spoons against glasses ring in my years. “It has been my great pleasure to be a part of this family for the past ten years.” Awe, how sweet. “At this point in my life I feel I owe a debt of gratitude to bride and groom, because they have opened my eyes to something very important.” Confident smiles exchanged. “They have showed me that my position in this family is not what I once thought it was.” And now a glimmer of confusion and shock begins to spread on the faces in the room. “Though I once thought of myself as the patriarch or godfather of the family, commanding great respect and sought out for help in times of need, it seems instead that I hold the position of an ATM, good for a stream of money, but not much else. As I have been replaced as host, both on the invitations and in the ceremony, I am resigning my financial duties as host to my successor, Real Dad. So cheers to the happy couple and the path they have chosen.” I finished my drink. “You all can let yourselves out.”

Is this selfish? I’m supposed to shell out 40 — 50 grand for a wedding that I can’t invite anyone to? That I am not a part of? I’m so done with this crap. I’m done with my step-daughter, I’m done with my GF. I transferred the money out of our joint account last night. (she has not had a job since she moved in with me) This morning I called all the vendors I had written checks to for deposits to refund my money. At present it looks like I’ll lose around 1500, for the venue, but the other vendors have been great about refunding.

TLDR: You want your “REAL DAD” to be on the invitation, to give you away and to sit at the head table, fine, your “REAL DAD” can pay for everything too.

EDIT: June 9th 1:15 am. Girlfriend and Bride are now moved out. They are moving in with the groom. It was very hard not to be petty with some of the “belongings” they took with them, but it’s done and I switched out the locks and now it’s time for a brew. I can’t believe how popular this story got, but I feel good to be given support by so many. If I find out what happens with the wedding, I will let you know, but I can’t guarantee that I will put in the effort to find out. From what I’ve heard they are trying to “scale things back” and get his parents to help out. GF burned bridges when I found out she tried to write herself a check on our joint account the day after the unpleasantness. By then I had already moved money, so I guess I’m a bigger ass than her, but I could feel it coming. That’s all. Thanks.”

If you are not being treated right in your relationship then the chances are that is not going to change and its best to get out of that situation now. Your partner is not going to change overnight.

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This man heard some teenagers laughing in a restaurant bathroom, and what he discovered was shocking

We’ll all become old one day, but some people forget that and treat elderly people in a disrespectful way.

A man named Marcus was at his favorite restaurant, when all of a sudden he heard loud laughing coming from the bathroom. The laughs didn’t stop, so Marcus got up and went to the bathroom to see what was going on.

When he arrived in the bathroom, he realized the situation itself wasn’t funny at all. Some teenagers were mercilessly making fun of an old man who was crying because he couldn’t get off of the toilet by himself.

Marcus didn’t think it was funny at all and approached the cubicle, ready to help the old man. The man explained that he had left his cane outside and so couldn’t get up. Marcus promised to help him. The old man, ashamed and with tears in his eyes, opened the door and the young man lifted up his pants, closed his belt and helped him out.

The grateful old man hugged Marcus, who made the group of teenagers apologize for their disgusting behavior.

Marcus is, without a doubt, a great example of empathy, nobility and solidarity. The world needs more people like him.

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