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August 17, 2023

Firefighter Lets Blind 6-Year-Old “See” His Uniform in His Own Way

When we think of firefighters, a distinctly protective uniform and a red firetruck usually come to mind. A group of children were on a field trip to a fire station to learn more about the profession and what it entails and among them was a blind 6-year-old. Rather than exclude him from what was going on, one kind firefighter pulled him aside and let him “see” his uniform in his own way.

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July 26, 2023

All-Terrain Track Chairs Added to All Minnesota State Parks for Improved Accessibility

Nature is for everyone; however, it's not always accessible for all. The logistics of trail travel and park infrastructure often leave visitors with mobility disabilities unable to fully experience the park offerings. The state of Minnesota is actively trying to remedy this situation by purchasing more all-terrain track chairs that allow visitors to leave the pavement and set forth on adventure.

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July 13, 2023

Boy Helps Dogs Get Adopted by Giving Them Baths During His Free Time

Every dog deserves a loving home, and thanks to a 13-year-old boy named Thiago, many are now closer to finding one. The young teen is a self-described animal lover hoping to help the stray and abandoned dogs in his home city of Antônio Prado. So, he came up with an idea. Maybe if he could make the pups on the street look more appealing, they'd have more chances to be adopted.

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