Red Sox fans take homeless fan out to the ballgame with their extra ticket

Three friends with an extra ticket were heading to Tuesday’s Boston Red Sox game, looking for someone to give it to. Sean Wetzonis, Pedro Lugo and Francisco Rios and another friend, all from Malden, Massachusetts, had their whole evening planned out. They’d make the trek into Boston to watch their Red Sox play the Toronto…

I Just Want One Day Back!

If you could go back and change one day in your life, would you? A day that in hindsight adversely affected the course of your life and those most important to you. I can say without a doubt that June 13, 2009 is that day for me. A day that should have been a catalyst…

San Francisco billionaire gives $30M to study homelessness

A San Francisco billionaire is donating $30 million to the University of California, San Francisco, to research root causes of homelessness and potential solutions. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, a city native, has embraced homelessness as a philanthropic cause, pumping millions into a 2018 city measure to tax wealthy companies to pay for homeless services. The…

I Want to Talk About My Son Brooks | By Rich Hill

“There’s no blueprint for how to go on after you’ve lost a newborn child. You just kind of have to try to do the best you can. In whatever way allows you to make it to the next day.” Rich Hill I knew it was going to be bad as soon as I opened that…

A True Hero: Student killed in UNCC shooting praised for fighting gunman

Howell was from Waynesville, North Carolina, a city in the western part of the state near the junction where the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky mountains meet. A student athlete who ran cross-country and played soccer in high school, Howell also participated in Evironthons — events designed to raise awareness about climate issues. A close…