Teen Plays Hooky And Steals The Show At Bruce Springsteen Concert

Rocker Bruce Springsteen made sure one Australian teenager learned his lesson about playing hooky from school. Nathan Testa found out it was probably the best idea of his life. Testa was close to the stage during a recent concert in Brisbane, Australia. He held up a sign reading, ““Missed school, in the s—, now can I play ‘Growin’ Up’ with you?” What was the superstar to do but invite the lad up to do just that. As you’ll see, Nathan

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Girl Scout Crumbles False Advertising When Time To Sell Cookies

Have you been hit up to buy Girl Scout Cookies? Tis the season. One girl in New Jersey is taking the scout oath very seriously. Charlotte McCourt says the first eight words of the oath are, “I will do my best to be honest.” Trying to convince her potential customers that all the cookie flavors are awesome? Well, that wasn’t going to do. She wrote a letter where she gave an honest grade to each of the available flavors. Let’s just

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Daddy-Daughter Ballet Class Will Have You Leaping With Smiles

Watching ballet has never been so entertaining. The Philadelphia Dance Center had a brilliant idea this past Valentine’s Day to invite dads to participate in their daughter’s ballet classes. Even better, they made and posted videos of the dads and their gallant efforts to keep up with their girls. Some dads even wore tutus! Cue up Tchaikovsky’s “Waltz of the Flowers” and let the dancing and smiles begin. The studio made sure this wasn’t just a Daddy-Daughter deal. “We had fathers

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City Council Here She Comes! Teenager Wins Right To Run For Office

When most teenagers might focus on getting a ton of likes on social media, Mary Pat Hector dreams of getting votes to elect her to city council. Talk about a motivated young woman. Mary Pat is 19 and a sophomore at Spellman College in Decatur, Georgia. She set her sights on running for city council in the newly-created city of Stonecrest, Georgia. Hooray for her, yes? A young person getting involved in changing the world. Her potential opponent in the

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5th Grade Teacher Connects With Students With Custom Handshakes

Fifth grade teacher Barry White, Jr. uses handshakes to connect with his students. The idea is simple. Each student gets to feel special as they enter his classroom at Ashley Park PreK-8 School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. White tells WCNC he believes that moment when he connects with each student is a ticket into their brain. A chance to teach. Doubt that? Just watch the handshakes in action. Mr. White shares that he’s a big fan of the Cleveland

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Plus-Size Teen Ballerina Becoming Online Star With Grace And Ability

She is the ballerina taking the internet by storm. Lizzy Howell is 15-years-old and dance crazy. You might say she doesn’t have what you might expect as a typical dancer’s body. That is part of what makes Lizzy so great. Mostly, it is her incredible talent and sharing her joy of dance. Lizzy tells Daily Mail Online that she started dancing when she was five-years-old. She’s been practicing ballet for the last 10 years. Check this out: Just in case

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Girl Reunited With Beloved Teddy Bear After Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

Who doesn’t need their teddy bear in these scary, uncertain times? It doesn’t get scarier than last week’s fatal shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport. Unsuspecting travelers scrambled to get to safety as a man pulled out a gun in the baggage claim area and started firing. Five people lost their lives. NBC Miami reports another casualty of the chaos was Rufus the Teddy Bear. The Broward County Sheriff’s Department says Rufus was one of the tens of thousands of

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The Moment I Realized I Failed Parenting. How About You?

My daughter will tell you I’m crazy. She doesn’t understand. At all. Somewhere between two days before Christmas and New Year’s Eve I simply had a revelation. That I messed up. Not my mother-in-law’s chocolate pie. Not my first novel. Though, I certainly did a fine job of making a disaster of both of those. I’m talking big. As in parenthood. Yeah, I messed up parenthood. The awareness has been creeping in our home with each arriving college acceptance letter.

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Lullaby Playing Dad Gets Baby Son To Sleep With Love And Piano

It’s the lullaby that has worked magic on babies for almost 150 years. The help parents have turned to when they can’t get baby to sleep. That’s the situation David Motola found himself in with his baby son, Sam, was having trouble falling asleep. Poor baby had an earache. Dad also happens to be a YouTube star who entertains viewers around the world as Bearded Piano. So, David loaded Baby Sam up in his baby carrier and started to play Brahms’

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Two Sisters Become Moms Adopting Family Of Six Siblings

Sisters do some incredible things together. Tracy and Sherrie Smith of Benbrook, Texas are taking it to a new level. They’ve become moms. Adopting. Together. Not one. Not two. How about six siblings?! Who would ever take in six young kids that officials were hoping they could keep together? These great women. That’s who. Are they crazy? They’ll be the first to tell you, absolutely. And they couldn’t be happier. They’re raising the kids they were meant to. Their kids.

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