10-Year-Old Girl Shows How To Honor Forgotten Civil Rights Hero Edwin Pratt

Edwin Pratt. His is probably not a name you’ve heard of. Which is wrong. Because Edwin Pratt was a hero. A civil rights hero. When 10-year-old Sarah Haycox came across a random memorial with his name on it, she decided she wanted to know Pratt’s story. Once she knew his story, she became determined that he be known, honored, remembered. How did one girl work the system in her hometown of Shoreline, Washington? This is a lesson in how to

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Firefighter Baby Boom Has New Dads On Permanent Call In Oklahoma

An adorable baby boom in Oklahoma has folks asking, “What is in the water down there?” Seven of the firefighters in the Glenpool Fire Department have had babies this year. Well, their wives have done the heavy lift, of course. Still, the coincidence and joy were too much to ignore. Alyssa Shanks decided this bunch need a group photo, so soon after Baby #7 popped out, (that would be Gracie Lynn) the families gathered together for some adorable group photos.

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Police Trooper Pulls Over Retired Cop Who Helped Deliver Him 27 Years Ago

Of all the people New Jersey State Police Trooper Michael Patterson could’ve pulled over, what are the chances it would be this guy. Matthew Bailly is a retired cop from Piscataway, New Jersey. He happened to mention that when Patterson pulled him over. That caught the trooper’s attention because that happens to be where Patterson grew up. Mr. Bailly asked Trooper Patterson where he used to live. When Trooper Patterson told him that he grew up on Poe Place, Mr.

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Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Becomes A First Time Mom Adopting Baby Girl

Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser knows big things are possible. After all, she became mayor of the city she grew up in. At the age of 45, she had never married or had kids. Last year, she decided she wanted to change that and started looking into adoption. She has announced that she is now a mom, adopting a baby girl. Mayor Bowser says she started the adoption process thinking it might take longer than it actually did. The lessons

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High Tech Glasses Let Blind Woman See Her Guide Dog For First Time

High tech glasses are making big wishes come true for Mary Sedgwick. She has a condition called bilateral optic neuritis and has been legally blind since 2003. She was in medical school when she was diagnosed and her condition led her to realize she couldn’t become a doctor like she’d always dreamed. Fox5 reports these new glasses have a high-speed and high-definition camera that shows the user what’s before them on two, near-to-the eye displays. The first thing Sedgwick wanted

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Prince Harry And Duchess Meghan Recycle Royal Wedding Flowers In The Sweetest Way

The thousands of wedding flowers at the royal wedding Saturday were just the right touch to set the backdrop for the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. What happened to those flowers after the big day shines the light again on just how special this couple is. USA Today reports the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex donated a large portion of them to a hospice in London. Fifty gorgeous bouquets showed up at St. Joseph’s Hospice the day

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“Stitch Fix” Founder Katrina Lake Shares How She Built Her Billion Dollar Company

I admit I was a Stitch Fix doubter. How can filling out an online form lead to a stylist you never meet or see sending you clothes you like? The thing is, I knew I needed help.  With my girls moving up and out, I’m getting out in the work world more.  My daily uniform of the same pair of jeans and an Old Navy t shirt (usually with a stain) is not going to cut it. But how am

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Golden Buzzer Moment For Father Son Duo Reminds Us We Are The Lucky Ones

I watched this Golden Buzzer moment on “Britain’s Got Talent” YouTube channel and thought, “This.” This is what I need. This might be what you need this weekend. Odd to feature a father-son duo on Mother’s Day weekend? Perhaps. But it was the feeling that got me. On this, A weekend that is hard for a lot of folks. Stomp your feet that, “Mother’s Day is a made up holiday. Whatever. It can just be hard. Hard if you don’t

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The Two Men Arrested In Philadelphia Starbucks Settle With City For $1 Each

The two young men arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks last month have reached an incredible and inspiring settlement with the city. Rashon Nelson and Dante Robinson made national news when they were taken into custody for sitting in the Starbucks store without ordering anything while they waited to meet a colleague. Starbucks CEO flew to Philadelphia to apologize to the men in person. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross has also apologized for how his officers handled the situation. And now,

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Waffle House Hero, James Shaw Jr., Has Raised Over $227,000 For Other Shooting Victims

Can James Shaw Jr. be any more incredible? Just hours after he stopped a deadly shooter at a Waffle House in Tennessee, he set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money for other victims of the shooting. Four people lost their lives and others are in the hospital. The New York Times was able to shadow Shaw as he visited with some of those victims and their families. Here he is with his daughter, Brooklyn, at a vigil for

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