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9 Years Later, Son Finds Letter With Heartwarming Revelation

Store owner forgave a debt, internet responds in kind

(Newser) - A kind gesture has struck a chord on the internet. Nearly a decade ago, Jacques Ruffin was given the gift of music, but didn’t know it at the time, reports MNN . Recently Ruffin, now 21, was cleaning out a hallway closet and found a letter from James Jones, owner... More »

Boy Born Without Arms Starts Playing the Trumpet

Jahmir Wallace says his sister inspired him to play

(Newser) - How's this for inspiring: A 10-year-old student born with no arms has taken up the trumpet and even played it at his school's annual winter concert, Gawker reports. Jahmir Wallace says he was inspired by his sister, who plays the piano. "So I decided maybe I should... More »

One of Louis Armstrong's Final Concerts Made Public

He performed for National Press Club in 1971

(Newser) - One of the final live performances by Louis Armstrong will be released to the public for the first time. The recording is of a concert on January 28, 1971, at the National Press Club in Washington. The legendary trumpeter was a featured act at the concert, held less than six... More »

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