An adorable plea to the company LEGO, an 80-year-old's Instagram account, a Boston marathon survivor dances again.
UNDATED (KTHV) -- From an adorable plea to the company LEGO to a Boston marathon survivor's dream achieved, there are plenty of positive stories from the past week that are definitely on the 'brighter side'.'
Brynjar Karl is an 11-year-old Icelandic boy with autism who has two dreams -- and they both involve Lego. With the help of his mom, Brynjar used that creativity to make this charming video plea directed at the people at Lego. He enthusiastically expresses his passion for the building bricks, and asks for an invitation to Legoland in Denmark. Brynjar also politely asks Lego to provide him with enough Lego bricks to build his dream masterpiece -- the Titanic. The up-and-coming engineer and artistic master knows everything about how to recreate the ship, down to the very last measurement. He concludes the cute video by saying, "Please be so kind to help me make this, my dream, come true."
An 80-year-old great-grandmother has collected more than 86,000 Instagram followers after her great-grandson Zach Belden started an account for her in January as a way to support Simpson's battle with cancer. Fans leave Grandma Betty lots of love in the form of Likes and encouraging words. Both Simpson and Belden are grateful for the outpouring of love and support. "Let's continue to spread the word that cancer CAN be fought, and being happy while fighting it most certainly possible." Belden posted to the account.
It's been almost a year since the Boston marathon bombings changed so many lives and now another step toward recapturing what once was. Marathon survivor Adrianne Haslett-Davis, a professional dancer who lost part of her leg, was back on stage and performing once again. drianne took the stage at a conference in Vancouver where she danced a rumb a wearing a prosthetic leg specifically designed for her and for dancing by a team at MIT. In a statement Wednesday, Adriane said "It was invigorating to dance publicly with my new leg, but also to realize that my return to dance may have the power to inspire other people to reach for their goals."