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A comedian just pulled a hilarious stunt to make a whole bunch of people's lives way better.

I'm really glad someone did this. And by "someone," I mean him and not me.

A comedian just pulled a hilarious stunt to make a whole bunch of people's lives way better.

Kurt Braunohler is a comedian.


Here he is being funny.


Kurt has a kind-of-unusual hobby.

(Not Kurt)

He loves to jet ski.

Like seriously. Loves to jet ski.


Kurt is also a kind, empathetic dude.

Which is why he teamed up with Heifer International, an organization that provides livestock to poor families around the world.

And decided to help in the only way he knew how.

He got on his jet ski. And he rode ...

... over 900 miles.

From Chicago.

To New Orleans.

To try and raise $50,000. To buy goats and chickens for people in need.

Sadly, Kurt fell just a teeny bit short of his fundraising goal.

But he hasn't given up!

You can watch the full series here. And to help him get over the hump, you can support him straight up on the Heifer International website.

Let's get those goats, America.

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When a pet is admitted to a shelter it can be a traumatizing experience. Many are afraid of their new surroundings and are far from comfortable showing off their unique personalities. The problem is that's when many of them have their photos taken to appear in online searches.

Chewy, the pet retailer who has dedicated themselves to supporting shelters and rescues throughout the country, recognized the important work of a couple in Tampa, FL who have been taking professional photos of shelter pets to help get them adopted.

"If it's a photo of a scared animal, most people, subconsciously or even consciously, are going to skip over it," pet photographer Adam Goldberg says. "They can't visualize that dog in their home."

Adam realized the importance of quality shelter photos while working as a social media specialist for the Humane Society of Broward County in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

"The photos were taken top-down so you couldn't see the size of the pet, and the flash would create these red eyes," he recalls. "Sometimes [volunteers] would shoot the photos through the chain-link fences."

That's why Adam and his wife, Mary, have spent much of their free time over the past five years photographing over 1,200 shelter animals to show off their unique personalities to potential adoptive families. The Goldbergs' wonderful work was recently profiled by Chewy in the video above entitled, "A Day in the Life of a Shelter Pet Photographer."

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