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Six stories that will warm your heart

There’s often so much negativity in the news. But there are also a lot of good stories of people serving others, sacrificing for others, being good to others. I like to bookmark stories that I find especially heartwarming.

Homeless refugee wins New York chess championship

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This is one of my favorite stories I’ve seen in a long time. It’s like a movie plot.

Tanitoluwa Adewumi (nicknamed Tani) came to the United States with his family in 2017. His family is Christian and fled from Nigeria, amid persecution from Boko Haram.

They came to New York City, but have been staying in a homeless shelter.