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Restoring Faith of the Day: Farmers Band Together to Harvest Field of Man With Terminal Cancer
Via Fox 59
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Faith in humanity = restored.

Carl Bates, an Illinois farmer with terminal cancer, had over 450 acres of corn to harvest—but he wasn't sure if he would be able to do all the work given his medical condition.

Enter 40 other farmers from the surrounding community, eager to help out.

The volunteers were able to complete the work record time, using 10 combines to clear the field in about 10 hours.

Bates is currently at home under hospice care, but his cousin Jason Bates, told Fox 59 that this act of kindness has helped take some stress of the family.

"(Carl Bates' family) has so much going on right now, with medical bills and the condition he's in," said Dan. "This is one less thing they have to worry about. If they need to sell (the corn) to pay bills, it's done. They can now worry about Carl and take care of him."

Justin Bieber showed up to drum in
Via NME
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Justin Bieber looks to be starting a new grass roots career in the Hoosier state.

He surprised damn near everyone Sept. 6, when he showed up in Angola, Indiana to drum with local band BONAFIDE. They were taking part in a cover showcase and we don't know how he got involved, but get involved he did.

Justin Bieber loves BONAFIDE

Posted by Bonafide on Saturday, September 5, 2015


Now, he's done something like this before. A few months ago, he randomly showed up on the Late Late Show with James Corden and drummed his little tattooed butt off.

Here's another video of it happening:

Time for round #2 at The Venue tonight. We're expecting another crazy packed house tonight so get their early. Music starts at 10:00 and we rock it until 2:00

Posted by Bonafide on Saturday, September 5, 2015



It seems like he's having a harder time following the beat in Indiana, but that could be for a wealth of reasons. The important thing was that it actually happened.





Here's all he had to say about the experience on Twitter:



He's obviously trying to do something with his public persona, but hey, if it's working for him.