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May 17, 2022

Man Spends Over 1,000 Days Straight Cleaning Up Trash in His Local Parks

Twenty-one-year-old climate activist Edgar McGregor has become a shining example of how one person can make a big impact. Since 2019, he has been conducting daily cleanups in an effort to make his local park spotless. He began documenting his trash collection efforts with short videos posted to Twitter, which have gone viral and even caught the attention of another youth climate activist—Greta Thunberg.

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May 5, 2022

Lottery Winner “Addicted” To Helping Others Has Given Away Half Her Fortune

When you help others, it not only makes that person feel better, but you feel good too. For Frances Connolly, that feeling goes beyond your typical warm and fuzzy feelings; she says that she's “addicted” to helping others. The 55-year-old woman has plenty of means to perform good deeds. In 2019, she won the EuroMillions with a prize of £115m (about $143 million)

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April 17, 2022

Support Creativity When You Become a Member of My Modern Met

My Modern Met was founded in 2008 with the idea of being one big city that celebrates creativity. During that time, we’ve proudly championed artists, photographers, designers, and makers—from emerging creatives to those well established in their careers. Our platform is a place for creatives' work to shine and where people across the globe can appreciate their voices and visions.

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April 12, 2022

Watch John Lennon’s Son Sing ‘Imagine’ For First Time Ever in Support for Ukraine

Julian Lennon, the son of the late John Lennon, once vowed to never perform his father’s iconic song “Imagine,” but the war in Ukraine caused him to reconsider. A singer himself, the younger Lennon sang an impassioned cover of the anti-war anthem as part of Global Citizen’s social media rally, Stand Up For Ukraine. The cause is working to raise money for the country during the Russian invasion.

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