14 Uplifting Stories From 2022
Promising cancer treatments, exemplary citizens, inspiring athletic feats and more. Here are our favorite feel-good stories from the past year.
His daughter’s best friend had a 50-50 prognosis. So Paul Romness started a biotech company to change the odds.
Arlington’s Floyd Washington is an essential worker in more ways than one.
Some might call Marnie Russ a crazy kitten lady. She’s your connection if you need a new fur baby to love.
Longtime athlete Kevin Brown joins the team that will compete in the 2028 Paralympics.
Leonda Archer wanted to connect with kids and make math more fun. A rap career was born.
What did you do this summer? These intrepid ‘thru-hikers’ traveled from Georgia to Maine on foot.
Manther has been rocking Arlington since 2010 with hilarious tunes and a drum beat of self-deprecation.
Liz Mearns’ Arlington nonprofit, Imagine Giving Design, has furnished nine affordable apartments with community donations.
Jake’s Ice Cream in Falls Church has a sweet menu and employs people with disabilities.
Shop manager Blake Williams says the motivations that bring clients to CraigPokesU are often more than skin deep.
When his trumpet was stolen, a Falls Church music store donated a replacement.
Maybe it’s more than a point on the map, reflects this military wife.
Lisa Marie Thalhammer’s colorful Metro station mural is all about positivity.
Born in Nazi Germany, he made his way to Arlington and went on to play with some of D.C.’s legendary musicians.