Here are the most uplifting news stories for the week of November 16th!

Let’s start with a world first: Dutch brewery burns iron as a clean, recyclable fuel. 

New York City to try responding to mental health calls without police. 

Combat diving veterans are using their skills to monitor and restore ocean health. 

Commercial whaling may have stopped forever in Iceland. 

The 2nd Coronavirus vaccine shows overwhelming success in human trials. 

Pepsi, Nestlé, and Bacardi are all using this new plastic-like packaging that’s compostable anywhere. 

A 21-year-old man made history as the first-ever athlete with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman triathlon.

And finally, Sydney Barber will be the first Black woman to serve as U.S. Naval Academy brigade commander. 

One last thing: This week’s interesting read – Why defeated Presidential candidates give concession speeches

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