Happy Stories for Thursday

March 26, 2020

A musical high school student is going viral on YouTube.  She's used some of her at-home time to make an impressive coronavirus-themed broadway medley.  She does parts of TWENTY musicals, jumping into the video with different costumes every time the music changes.  Here's just a portion, featuring  "Beauty and the Beast", "The Sound of Music", "Cats", "The Wizard of Oz", and "Wicked".


BuzzFeed posted a video round-up of teachers being goofy and keeping students entertained during online classes.  One professor told his students they're in good hands, and that he's used to the camera . . . because he was an extra in "Dirty Dancing."


Astronaut and former Space Station commander Chris Hadfield got on YouTube and shared some pointers on how to get through self-isolation, and still be productive without going nuts.  He had four main tips. You may have heard the coronavirus joke going around, "Your grandparents were called to war, you were called to sit on the couch."  Well, 95-year-old World War 2 veteran Harry Fenn wants you to take it seriously . . . because even though he survived landing on the beaches of Normandy, he's counting on YOU to keep him safe from COVID-19.