When this young hockey player was bullied by racists, his hero sent him an inspirational message.

While playing hockey in Michigan, 13-year-old Ty Cornett was subjected to racial slurs and threats from other opponents, and more surprisingly, parents. The bullying started during a tournament last spring, and continued until eventually Cornett’s parents considered removing the child from hockey after an excessively bad incident earlier in the season.   But when Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban was tipped off to the bullying by the father of one of Cornett’s teammates, the professional hockey player texted Cornett a video offering the youth words of encouragement. Subban recorded the video while playing against the Detroit Red Wings in Little Caesars Arena, nearly 40 miles from Cornett’s home in Plymouth. “I can tell you this right now: As long as …

A construction worker made this life-sized ‘Where’s Waldo?’ cutout for hospitalized children to follow and play along.

Where’s Waldo? The children in an Indiana children’s hospital have the answer, thanks to construction worker Jason Haney. When a new wing of Memorial Children’s Hospital (now known as Beacon Children’s Hospital) in South bend, Indiana was under construction in 2016, Haney hid an eight-foot cutout of the elusive literary figure in various parts of the structure under construction. The children had the task of finding Waldo from the windows of their hospital rooms next door. As soon as Waldo was spotted, Haney would move the cutout to a different location. Now that the wing of the Hospital has been completed, Waldo is still on display for children to enjoy. Haney understands the importance of bringing cheer into children’s lives, …