Author Archives: Gabrielle Rockson

Gunshot victim who’s prayer was answered after Maryland medical student found him, gets to thank the now doctor 25 years later

In 1996 on New Years Day, Damon Walker (then 18-years-old) from Baltimore,US was lying on the ground after being shot. Praying that someone would come and help him, he got his victory when medical student Michael Franks got lost and took a wrong turn whilst driving his car. Speaking about the moment he was on the ground, Damon said: “I

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The man who was voted London’s happiest bus driver after overcoming homelessness and drug abuse

In 2019 Patrick Lawson was voted London’s happiest bus driver. The Hackney born driver spent over 20 years being homeless and battling with drugs. However after seeking help from The Single Homeless Project (SHP) and Hackney Community Transport (HCT group), Patrick was guided into employment and in 2017 he became a bus driver. Patrick makes sure to joyfully greet every

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Fans thrilled after Nigerian artist Wizkid produces stunning show and brings Chris Brown out on the London O2 arena stage

Fans were left in awe by Wizkid’s stunning London O2 arena show on Sunday night (28/11/21). The Nigerian artist also thrilled fans by bringing out Chris Brown as a surprise act. Wizkid, 31, kicked off his London O2 arena shows on Sunday (28/11/21). He’s also set to perform again tonight (29/11/21) and again on Wednesday (01/12/21). Taking to social media

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Job seeker Haider Malik pitches outside Canary Wharf Station and gets interview within hours and job by end of the week

In efforts to find a job, Haider Malik, 24, set up a pop-up stand outside Canary Wharf station to pitch himself to potential recruiters.  He had a first-class degree in Banking & Finance from Middlesex University and had been seeking a job since the beginning of 2020, MyLondon reports. Arriving at the station at 6:45am, he started handing out his

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Boxer Lawrence Okolie gives wise words whilst receiving a Doctorate degree in Sport from the University of East London

Boxer Lawrence Okolie gave some wise words whilst receiving a Doctorate degree in sport from the University of East London! He said: “I want everyone here to know that not only are you capable to get to this point, but there’s so much more out there in the world for you to go and achieve. And I believe that anyone

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Wanda Dench and Jamal Hinton celebrate their 6th Thanksgiving dinner together after she mistakenly texted him thinking he was her grandson

6 years ago Wanda Dench thought she was sending a text to one of her grandchildren inviting them over for Thanksgiving dinner. Instead she sent it to Jamal Hinton, who was a 17-year-old stranger at the time.  Despite being told she had sent it to the wrong person, she still extended her invite after Jamal asked if ‘he could still

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