10 feel-good Chicago stories from 2017

10 feel-good Chicago stories from 2017

Like most years, 2017 has had its ups and downs. Instead of focusing on the down times, we decided to feature 10 feel-good stories from 2017 that were shared by the Chicago Tribune. Take a look below.

Comfort dogs aim to make O’Hare travel less stressful

Paws United brought dogs to Terminal 1 at O’Hare International Airport to help bring happiness. Read here.

Sherman nurse’s ‘wait to bathe’ newborns policy adopted by hospitals

That white, goopy stuff known as vernix caseosa isn’t bad after all. Read here.

Thousands fill Loop after Women’s March rally in Chicago draws estimated 250,000

A tremendous turnout. Read here.

Chicago-area players in the 2017 NCAA tournament

Vic Law, Dylan Ennis and more. Read here.

Chicago Hope, Chapter 1: How a covert visit to Chapel Hill solidified the Bears’ conviction in Mitch Trubisky

With Mitch Trubisky, there is some hope for the Bears. Read here.

Obama does the unthinkable at Daley Center: Makes jury duty a thrill

An incredible sight. Read here.

Cubs depart for ‘Anchorman’-themed trip

Joe Maddon knows how to keep his players loose. Read here.

The story behind the viral photo of Muslim and Jewish children protesting at O’Hare

The families had dinner a week or so later. Read here.

Why I turned down my dream school for financial security

Saying no to Northwestern takes confidence. Read here.

Tribune reporter gets last question at Obama’s last news conference

Christi Parsons had the last word. Read here.

Lead image via Chicago Tribune

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