In 2009 a skydiving instructor named Dave Hartsock took a 54 year-old woman on a tandem skydive. After the main chute failed and the 2nd got tangled he told the woman to lift her feet. He then saved her life, by rotating their position, placing his body under hers to act as a cushion on impact. They both survived.
An 8 year old named Tyler Doohan saved 6 people from his burning house before finally succumbing to the fire himself while trying to save the last victim, his disabled grandfather. They were best friends.
Milton Hershey being unable to have children founded the Milton Hershey School for orphans in 1909. He donated 30% of all future Hershey profits. It now has 7 billion in assets, and continues to serve orphans in financial need. Milton also prohibited it’s use in any advertising.
A 57 year old Japanese man has been learning to SCUBA dive specifically so he can look for his wife’s remains after she was presumably swept away during the 2011 tsunami. He says her last email to him was “… I want to go home”, and he is determined to make that happen.
US mothers in the year 2000 put in 30% more hours into childcare than in 1965, even though families today are far smaller, far more moms work, and far more dads help out with childcare. In total about 6x more time and effort is put into the average modern child than one in 1965.
George Webb Restaurants locations each have two clocks that employees claim are set one minute apart to evade a local law banning businesses from being open 24 hours per day.
Mary (mother of Jesus) is considered one of the most righteous women in the Islamic religion. She is mentioned more in the Quran than in the entire New Testament.