TIL Poon Lim survived 133 days adrift in the Pacific ocean on a square wooden raft. When rescued he was told no one had ever survived longer on a raft at sea he simply replied "I hope no one will ever have to break that record.
“Girl with bound feet The feet would then regularly be unbound, washed and kneaded, with additional pain often caused by beating the sole of the foot to keep the bones broken. The feet were then rebound – ever more tightly each time.
HOPE: an inspiring story: Maurice Rowland (left) and Miguel Alvarez were working at an assisted living home last fall. When it shut down, Maurice -- the cook -- and Miguel — the janitor -- stayed to take care of the residents left behind.