The Good Samaritan

Someone who helps people in trouble

Cambridge Dictionary

1. New Testament
A figure in one of Christ’s parables ( Luke 10:30-37) who is an example of compassion towards those in distress
2. a kindly person who helps another in difficulty or distress

Collins Dictionary

De Samaritaan van de dag volgens professor Dirk De Wachter pagina 5 in nina van 13 oktober 2018

Dirk De Wachter – Engager-vous

The Parabel of the Good Samaritan

Een daad stellen als de Samaritaan van de dag hoort bij de essentie van het leven.

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1 Man who saved baby reunites with her 58 years later


Gepubliceerd op 5 mei 2014

Dave Hickman found a baby in the woods while hunting in 1955. Hickman spent the next 58 years trying to track her down. CBS News’ Michelle Miller reports on their emotional reunion.

2 Someone asked Bill Gates | Inspirational Story


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21 nov. 2019

It’s very important to have a rich heart to help others

Self-esteem reflects an individual’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of their own worth. … Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself, (for example, “I am competent”, “I am worthy”), as well as emotional states, such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame.

belief and confidence in your own ability and value:

The compliments she received after the presentation boosted her self-esteem.
She suffers from low self-esteem and it prevents her from pursuing her goals.

3 Ellen Surprises Incredible Teacher Mr. Bonner


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Gepubliceerd op 12 jan. 2017

Mr. Bonner is an inspiring second grade teacher at North Carolina’s South Greenville Elementary, where a majority of students have difficult home lives and many are homeless. When Ellen heard about how Mr. Bonner’s unique, rap-filled teaching methods encourage students to go above and beyond, she couldn’t wait to meet him — and give his school a spectacular surprise!

4 ‘Read It’ – The Ellen Remix ft. Ellen, Big Sean, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ice Cube, Migos & Ty Dolla $ign


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Gepubliceerd op 18 feb. 2017

Ellen helped Mr. Bonner and his second grade class put together a music video for their original anthem… with a little help from some famous faces. Check it out!

5 Inspiring America: Teacher Motivates Students With Music | NBC Nightly News

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Gepubliceerd op 6 mrt. 2017

Second grade teacher Michael Bonner made a deal with his students: pass your test and we’ll make a music video. It worked, and they went viral.


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ACSA had a great time speaking with the irrepressible Mr. Bonner at our Leadership Summit in November of 2017. His energy, commitment to kids and passionate advocacy for his students is an inspiration to us all. Mr. Bonner is an inspiring second grade teacher at South Greenville Elementary in an impoverished neighborhood in Eastern North Carolina. In early 2017, Bonner was honored by Ellen DeGeneres in recognition of his positive and innovative educational approaches for children coping with the challenges of poverty.

7 Success n’ Color : Episode 4 – Michael Bonner “Welcome to Bonnerville”


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Gepubliceerd op 27 feb. 2017

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In the fourth episode of Success n’ Color, we met with South Greenville Elementary teacher Michael Bonner. Michael has combined his outstanding creative ability with his passion for teaching to become one of the most influential, and effective teachers in his community. Michael refuses to let poverty get the best of his children, despite the high poverty rate, and teaches them that they are capable of anything that they put their minds to.

8 Michael Bonner – Get Up or Give Up


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Gepubliceerd op 3 okt. 2018

Michael Bonner spoke at the New Literacies Collaborative Fall Symposium at the Friday Institute at NC State University. AB Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary school co-sponsored the event.

9 Ellen Surprises Incredible Teacher Mr. Bonner Vietsub

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10 Memorable Moments with Rapping Teacher Mr. Bonner

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Gepubliceerd op 2 jun. 2017

The second grade teacher’s unique teaching methods caught Ellen’s attention, and soon he and his class headed to the West Coast for an incredible (and musical) experience.

11 Second-grade teacher gives his students the gift of music


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Gepubliceerd op 19 okt. 2016

South Greenville Elementary teacher Michael Bonner’s second-grade class created a rap music video to celebrate their love of reading, and it’s going viral.

12 Good and Boujee – Bonnerville


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Gepubliceerd op 8 mrt. 2017

The students passed their assessment on standard 2.NBT.7. 3 out of 21 students scored proficient on the test. After 2 weeks of teaching, students 18 out of 21 students were proficient. I am beyond proud of them because they earned this!

13 A 14-Year-Old Hero

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Gepubliceerd op 2 okt. 2012

He went into a burning building to save the life of his young neighbor, and was here to tell Ellen his story. She had a very special surprise

14 A chimp’s cuddly plane trip went viral. The pilot wishes it never had to happen

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Gepubliceerd op 30 mrt. 2018

Find more from PBS NewsHour at In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a viral video of a rescued chimpanzee’s flight to a wildlife sanctuary has spread like wildfire. The NewsHour’s Julia Griffin tracks down the video’s pilot to ask about his mission to save Africa’s imperiled primates.

15 Jane Goodall Releases Chimp


19 jun. 2017

This is a short and much better quality version of the clip of Jane Goodall releasing a chimp. The chimp’s name is Wounda. You can see the full-length video here: All rights for this video belong to Jane’s organization. I’m just providing here a more convenient version for sharing.

16 Jane Goodall and Her Chimps


25 okt. 2010

Jane Goodall brings Lara Logan and “60 Minutes” cameras back to the forests of Tanzania, where she began her love affair with chimpanzees 50 years ago, to remind the public that chimps are endangered.

17 Barack Obama Gives 2005 Commencement Address at Knox College


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Senator Barack Obama gave the 2005 Commencement Address at Knox College. Read a transcript of his speech at….

18 CNN: Obama greets Memphis high school grads


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Gepubliceerd op 16 mei 2011

Pres. Obama meets with graduates of Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis before delivering a commencement speech.

19 When Cristiano Ronaldo begged for food at McDonald’s | Oh My Goal


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19 sep. 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo is a player who has experienced an incredible trajectory. Born on the small Portuguese island of Madeira, he grew up in extreme poverty. When he was 11, he moved to Lisbon where he enrolled in Sporting CP’s training academy.
He may have been getting ever closer to his dream of becoming a professional footballer, but poverty was never far away, to the point that he used to beg Mcdonald’s employees for food. Thankfully, football helped him escape from this precarious situation.

20 Kids Screamed as Mom Drove Van into Ocean, Rescuers Say | Nightline | ABC News



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Gepubliceerd op 6 mrt. 2014

A pregnant mother of 3 drives directly into the Atlantic ocean as one child dangles of of the window yelling “help us.” Bystanders who rushed to save three kids from the sinking minivan detail the harrowing moments.

A man who helped pull three children from a sinking minivan said he tried to stop the mother from driving the vehicle in the into rough surf on a Florida beach, but she suddenly veered away and plowed into the water.

Stacy Robinson, a sophomore at Seminole State College in Sanford, Fla., said he and his girlfriend were sitting in their car at the beach in Daytona Beach, Fla., when they saw a woman, who police have identified as Ebony Wilkerson, 32, from Cross, S.C., driving a minivan partly in the rough surf.

“[My girlfriend] said what I thought was a joke and [I] was like, ‘No, this is real’, because after that her son came out the window, probably about waist high, screaming for help,” Robinson said.

21 She Was His Foster Mom for Years, Then He Told This to the Judge during the Adoption Hearing



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Gepubliceerd op 12 aug. 2019

22 Homeless man asks Burger King worker ‘What can I get for $0.50?’ – The boy’s response?



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Gepubliceerd op 4 dec. 2018

23 The woman bought the beggar some food, a minute later he gave her a note that made her cry


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2 dec. 2019

The woman bought the beggar some food, a minute later he gave her a note that made her cry! :

24 “I Want an Apology”: Black Doctor Who Tests Homeless for Coronavirus Handcuffed by Miami Police


15 apr. 2020

We speak with Dr. Armen Henderson, an African-American doctor who was handcuffed and detained outside his home Friday as he was wearing a mask and preparing for a volunteer shift to test homeless people for COVID-19. “I want the officer held accountable. There’s no way that you racially profile me and then you arrest me, detain me, during a pandemic, when you have no mask on, where hundreds of police officers throughout Miami-Dade County have tested positive,” says Dr. Henderson, who is an internal medicine physician, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Miami and an organizer with Dream Defenders.

25 Doctor Cuffed Outside His Home Shares His Side Of Story


17 apr. 2020

CBS4’s David Sutta spoke with Dr. Armen Henderson, who found himself in the national spotlight after sharing a video of what occurred in front of his Miami home Friday.