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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This Statement About True Love Will Make My English Teacher Cringe

Chickens. This week it was chickens. The backdrop for the life lesson that showed up. That opportunity to be a better human. So, there is this chicken club in town. Every few months I get together with fellow crazies raising chickens in their backyards. Always, a toe dipper who shows up. Someone who is thinking about going clucky. That’s how I encountered a special woman Sunday. She came to learn about chickens. And to teach. She probably doesn’t know that

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Beautiful Reason Woman’s Liver Donor Was At Her Wedding

A liver donor was the last thing 27-year-old Heather Krueger thought she would have to think about. Late twenties is a time for thinking about career, building a life, finding love. But about four years ago, Heather suddenly came down with a severe liver disease. Her only option, her only focus, was hoping for a liver transplant. How her story came together. How kindness can lead to such goodness, beyond what you can imagine. Well, that’s a story best told by

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Grandson Orders Pizza To Check On Grandma After Hurricane Matthew

It’s hard to top this pizza story. A man in Nebraska was worried about his grandma in Florida when he hadn’t heard from her in a couple of days. 87-year-old Claire Olsen made it through Hurricane Matthew just fine in Palm Coast, Florida, but her phone line was out, meaning family around the country was unable to check on her. Leave it to her brilliant grandson to come up with genius way to check on her. He ordered a pizza

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He Put A Ring On It! Beyonce’s Lead Dancer Gets Engaged During Concert

One of superstar singer Beyonce’s most popular songs is “All The Single Ladies.” You can’t help put repeat the refrain over and over, “If you liked it should’ve put a ring on it.” I hear you singing it right now. One of her back up dancers, John Silver, must’ve been listening closely when they performed that song last week in St. Louis during The Formation World Tour. The Daily Mail reports Silver popped the question to fellow dancer, Ashley Everett,

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Man And His Goose: The Love Connection He Never Planned On

A certain goose in Oregon knows there’s no telling where you will meet the love of your life. Yes, goose. CBS News’ Steve Hartman has the story of a man who thought he was just doing a nice thing for a struggling bird. He never realized he was about to become the unexpected match for one devoted goose. Kyle is one ambitious bird. Her Instagram account has more than 62,000 followers. You can see how she’s making folks smile at @KyleTheGoose.

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The Incredibly Romantic Story Of How Comedian Stephen Colbert Met His Wife

TV host Stephen Colbert has a lot of things to do before he tapes his show, “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” One of those rituals, apparently is taking a few questions from the audience. On July 4th, someone asked Colbert an incredibly personal and sweet question. “How and when did he know the woman who became his wife would be the woman he would marry?” Colbert could’ve glossed over the answer or shared a short, “met cute” story. Instead,

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Rattlesnake Bites Groom During Wedding Shoot

A rattlesnake biting your groom while your taking your wedding photos might not seem like the most uplifting of stories, but I’m sharing it because nothing like this to see how a new couple will weather the storms that come everyone’s way. The Today Show reports newlyweds Johnny Benson and Laura Loretz did what so many couples do–they went to take photos between their ceremony and their reception. The photographer knew just the perfect place–a reservoir near their favorite hiking

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When You Know Who Your Family Is, Even If You Look Different Than Others

You’ll forgive my cousin. She’s a little weepy today. Her Facebook feed popped up one of those anniversary photos that remind you where you were a year ago. What a photo. What a year. Amanda and her husband, Adam, were in Ethiopia. Meeting their son for the first time. In person, that is. They met him in their hearts years before. So, you might want to make this “What a three years!” Ask anyone who has adopted, Dear Reader. They’ll

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Sea Otter Pup Reunited With His Mama Makes Cutest Moment Of The Day

I have to say I was intrigued with the headline about a sea otter pup being reunited with his mother. How is this going to work? Turns out beautifully. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the pup was only a couple days old when it was separated from its mother. They suspect the pair were separated in a particularly strong tide last week as mama foraged for food. Experts from the Marine Mammal Center found the pup floating alone off the

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