5 Most Uplifting Stories of the Week The Internet does a good deed for a waitress, and a pit bull helps a buddy By Newser Editors, Newser Staff Posted Oct 13, 2013 5:19 AM CDT 0 comments Comments (Shutterstock) (Newser) – A waitress who received a racial slur in lieu of a tip got a nice surprise from anonymous donors, and a rescued pit bull might have saved a young boy's life: After Slur, Waitress Gets $10K Crowd-Funded Tip: It's a rotten story with a nice ending: When a Red Lobster waitress in Nashville got no tip from a patron who instead scrawled the n-word on his bill, she posted it on Facebook in disgust. From there, an online campaign in her honor raised more than $10,000 for the teenager. Rescued Pit Bull Returns the Favor: Pit bulls don't get a lot of good press, but here's one pooch doing his part to change the breed's image: TatorTot, a rescued pit bull from Minneapolis, possibly saved a 4-year-old boy's life after he seemed to sense a dangerous drop in the youngster's blood sugar and woke the boy's mother. A vet chalks it up to the dog's keen sense of smell. Husband, Wife of 63 Years Die Hours Apart: After meeting in high school, Jerry and Edith Dunn spent most of their time together, and had been together 63 years. And the Utah couple was together in death, too; just hours after Jerry died in his sleep Thursday, Edith passed away. Teen, Mom Take Stand Against Bullying: The pills were in his mouth. That's how close Tipton, Iowa, teen Jake Stallman came to suicide two years ago. In the face of constant bullying, the 15-year-old saw no way out. He thought better of it, and went to his mother for help. Together, the two started an advocacy group called Tipton Against Kids Being Bullied. Bartender Gets $17.5K Tip: A regular at an Oregon bar gave bartender Aurora Kephart two unplayed lottery tickets. The first won five bucks. The second, significantly more than five bucks. About $17,495 more. Click for more uplifting stories.