March 25, 2023

Mom Offers To Pay People To Hang Out With Her Son Who Has Down Syndrome, Gets an Amazing Response

According to the CDC, in 2008 about 1 out of every 1,200 people living in the U.S. had Down syndrome. While inclusion and job opportunities have increased over the last decades, some people with this condition struggle to maintain a social life once they graduate from school. This was the case of Christian Bowers, a 24-year-old man from Missouri.

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March 22, 2023

Striking Photos Document Lives of Indigenous People Most Impacted by Climate Change [Interview]

Kenyan photographer Migwa Nthiga is shedding light on Indigenous culture in his evocative series of portraits, Walks Of Life. For the series, Nthiga followed Indigenous Nilotic people as they went about their daily activities. Living close to Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya, these people have faced increasing hardship due to recurring droughts in the area. By taking their portraits, Nthiga hopes to shed light on this beautiful culture and the struggles provoked by the climate crisis.

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March 18, 2023

9-Year-Old Boy Becomes the Second Youngest Person to Ever Graduate High School

From the Big Bang Theory to Goodwill Hunting, young geniuses hold a certain cultural fascination. But for real-life brilliant children, their studies can be just one part of childhood. Nine-year-old David Balogun recently made history as one of the youngest people ever to graduate high school. The genius student wants to be an astrophysicist, but he's also a normal kid pursuing his black belt in martial arts.

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