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Fox8 Feel Good Friday

It’s time for some feel good stories In this week’s Feel Good Friday.

A Houston artist is honoring women battling breast cancer Through her one of a kind art.  Katherine Mason uses donated lipstick from those touched by the disease To bring her
pieces to life.

Her journey started in 2016, when a close friend was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer.

“She would put lipstick on before all of her chemo treatments and it made her feel so much better. It made her feel so much more beautiful, strong and powerful.”

Katherine started her lipstick series to help support women Who battled and are battling breast cancer.

Her latest piece “vintage boxing gloves”, which she says Symbolizes the battle against cancer And for life

Katherine’s work has touched women across the country, and they send her letters with stories of breast cancer battles, triumphs and loss, but it’s the donated lipstick
From those in the fight against breast cancer that fuel her continued mission

“I know that they’re women whose spirits live on in my work I don’t want to just leave behind pretty pictures I want to leave behind impact I want to do something to help
other people.”

Portions of the proceeds go to the rose in Houston And the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

For more information on her work and her mission You can visit her website

Paintedwithlipstick.Com.

 

 

No Feel Good Friday is complete Without some type of animal news. So let’s start out with this cutie!

Meet Eminem, Budweiser’s newest Clydesdale. Anheuser Busch Announced his birth last month, At the breeding and training facility for the Budweiser Clydesdales.

His name is spelled the same as the rapper Eminem. He’ll have to undergo years of training before he can even try out to join the Budweiser Clydesdales Traveling Team.

By then, he could be about 6 feet tall at the shoulders and weigh as much as 2000 pounds.

 

 

In other animal headlines Idaho state troopers can add Great Horned Owl to their list of saves.

Concerned drivers alerted police that the bird was caught in plastic next to the interstate.

A sergeant kept the owl safe from traffic Until animal experts arrived.

Officials reported afterward The bird is doing okay And was released away from the freeway.

 

This next story Is pretty out of this world.

If an asteroid, Ever hurtles toward the planet for lack of better terms we’d be sitting ducks. and NASA Wants to change that.

The agency plans to conduct it’s first test for planetary defense The day before Thanksgiving.

That’s when the agency will launch a Space X Falcon Rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California aimed at a 525 foot long asteroid that’s currently
Orbiting a larger asteroid about 6.8 million miles away.

Nasa wants to see if it can change the asteroid’s’ orbit by crashing the rocket into it.

If it works, The thought is This kinetic impactor technique could be used to change the course of any space rock that threatens earth.

Nasa plans to use a satellite to record the impact And stream the test over its app and website, Nasa Tv.

Until next time, slow down, enjoy the little things in life and remember to smile.

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