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Great News? From Africa? YES. Seriously.

An incredible decline in child mortality is sweeping through Africa. The larger the bar, the greater the annual decline in child mortality. The center line is the millennium development goal of "reducing by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate," a goal that most countries are on pace to achieve. This is one in a list of eight MDG goals that every member of the United Nations has agreed to achieve by the year 2015.

Great News? From Africa? YES. Seriously.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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