Inspiring


September 20, 2022

Man Celebrates 60th Birthday by Breaking World Record for Longest Journey Traveled in a Pumpkin Boat

People have different ways of celebrating their milestone birthdays, but not many think about taking a ride on a river…in a giant pumpkin. This year, Nebraska resident Duane Hansen celebrated his 60th birthday by doing what most people would consider almost impossible: traveling down the Missouri river in an 846-pound pumpkin—one that he grew himself—to achieve a world record.

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September 15, 2022

Parents Are Sharing Their Black Daughters’ Sweet Reactions To Seeing ‘The Little Mermaid’ Trailer

Disney is releasing a live-action version of The Little Mermaid and giving fans a first look. The trailer is making waves, particularly among Black girls who are so excited to see Halle Bailey take on the role of the first Black Ariel. Parents are sharing heartwarming videos of their children’s reactions to seeing Bailey, and they demonstrate just how powerful on-screen representation is. The videos show the girls beaming as Bailey appears in the trailer.

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September 9, 2022

News Anchor Has “Beginnings of a Stroke” on Live TV, Colleagues Rush To Help

Oklahoma TV news anchor Julie Chin was speaking live on-air when suddenly she had trouble communicating. “I’m sorry,” the anchor said to her audience. “Something is going on with me this morning, and I apologize to everybody.” At that point, Chin knew something was wrong. She tossed the broadcast to the meteorologist—taking the camera off herself—and her colleagues sprung into action and called 911.

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