Inspiring

November 23, 2022

“Thanksgiving Grandma” Gets Ready for 7th Annual Meal With the Guy She Mistakenly Invited Over in 2016

Thanksgiving is here, and that means family gatherings, eating turkey and pumpkin pie, Black Friday deals, travel craze, and also checking in on “Thanksgiving Grandma” Wanda Dench and the then-teenager she mistakenly invited over for dinner, Jamal Hinton. Ever since that serendipitous message, the pair have become good friends and meet up every Thanksgiving. Going strong into their 7th year, Hinton has shared that they will have dinner together once again.

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November 22, 2022

World Cup Broadcaster Wears ‘One Love’ Armband in Solidarity With LGBTQ+ Community

A BBC sports broadcaster is showing solidarity with LGBTQ+ people during 2022 World Cup coverage in Qatar, a place where same-sex relationships are illegal. Alex Scott, a former soccer player for Arsenal in the Women's Super League and the England national team, wore a rainbow One Love anti-discrimination armband as she was on location for the sporting event.

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November 18, 2022

Woman Forbidden From Being a Musician as a Child Releases Album at 95 and Wins Latin Grammy

We’re often told that there's no age limit to chase your goals, but it's truly inspiring to see someone achieve them later in life—especially if they are 95 years old. Angela Alvarez is a Cuban-born singer and songwriter who, after putting aside her dream of pursuing a career in entertainment for decades, finally released her debut album in 2021. Now, she has just won the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist.

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November 16, 2022

Best Friends Move In Together and Are Helping Raise Each Other’s Kids

There's more than one way to be a family. For some people, their friends are their family. These folks, though not related by blood, offer the same type of support that loved ones typically provide. Two best friends named Samantha Best and Lauren Robinson are putting this into practice. The 24-year-old and 26-year-old, respectively, moved in together with their young kids and live as platonic partners.

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