People trying to cheer up a seemingly lonely bear, along with a pair of individuals who literally carried someone in need, highlight the list of the week's most uplifting stories:
- Thousands Sign Petition to Help 'Lonely Bear': Arturo might feel better if he knew how many people want to help him. The polar bear, who seems miserable in an Argentina zoo, will be relocated to a zoo in Canada if social-media activists get their way. A Change.org campaign has more than 800,000 votes as of this writing, though the bear's current keepers are resisting.
- Boy, 8, Carries Brother Through Mini-Triathlon: Because of a rare brain condition, 6-year-old Lucas Aldrich has a shortened life span and doesn't have the ability to walk, talk, or eat by himself—but the Idaho boy has got a pretty amazing older brother. Noah, 8, just completed a mini-triathlon, but he did so with Lucas.
- In Traffic Jam, Cop Carries Injured Man to Hospital: A Mumbai police officer is getting the hero's treatment for bringing a seriously injured man to the hospital the only way he could in the midst of a traffic jam: He carried him on his shoulders.
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