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Good News: May 13, 2020

Posted at 5:53 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 18:53:42-04

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, there are still good news stories making headlines nationwide.

A restaurant owner in Florida is finding a new way of doing business amid the pandemic. Grumpy's in Orange Park is providing meals to frontline employees and grocery store workers.

Those meals are paid for by sponsors who want to support the business and give back to the community.

A ten year old in Riverside, California just wanted to give her grandparents a hug.

So paige created a plastic curtain, made up of Ziplock bags, a shower curtain and hot glue. it even has arm slots for a full-on hug. Paige says she got the idea when she saw people using blankets to hug family members.

Imagine getting to talk to Oprah Winfrey one-on-one for an hour. That's what Akila, an 18-year-old from the New York city area did this week, thanks to Make-a-Wish.

The organization is still finding creative ways to grant wishes amid the pandemic. Oprah and Akila talked about acting and why it's important to be in the moment.

He already holds the Guinness World Record for fastest shed. now the UK's Kevin Nicks is hoping to do the same in a garden wheelbarrow of speed.

The British man motorized a wheelbarrow using a donated Honda scooter and spare parts to try to set a new record. Until he gets his shot, Nicks says he'll settle for making people smile in the pandemic.

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