Chuck Norris for WND
-There were roughly 135,000 children adopted in the U.S, according to the Adoption Network. Many of those were abandoned and abused.
-The U.S. veteran homeless rate declined by 47 percent in the last seven years.
-Israel solved the world drought problem.
It was in 2016 when the world learned that Israel had developed a pump that turns seawater into fresh water, providing drinking water for 1.5 million people. In 2017, the global community acknowledged this could be the answer to solve the world drought problems.
–NASA made several record-breaking accomplishments.
Astronaut Peggy Whitson set the record for most days in space by a U.S. astronaut back in April when she made history for remaining 534 days, two hours, 49 minutes and counting at the International Space Station.
Whitson returned to earth in September, and she should have been paraded down a major metropolis in the U.S. with all media focused upon her.
-Thousands of average people risked and sacrificed their lives to save perfect strangers – including animals – during multiple hurricanes and natural disasters.
-There were fewer law enforcement officers killed than in 50 previous years.