People are becoming organ donors in droves thanks to this heroic hockey player.

April 16, 2018

Logan Boulet was one of the Canadian hockey players who passed away after a horrific bus accident. The Humboldt Broncos’ team bus collided with a semi-truck traveling to a play-off game in central Saskatchewan on Friday, April 6. 15 people, including the bus driver, team coach, and several players — were killed. Just a few weeks ago, on his 21st birthday, Boulet made a heroic decision. He signed up to be…

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Condom snorting? Eating Tide Pods? Dont believe the viral hype around teen trends.

April 14, 2018

As the parent of two teens, a recent headline caught my eye: “The ‘condom snorting challenge’ is every parent’s worst nightmare.” Oh, good gracious, I thought. What fresh nonsense are teens into now? I perused the article (just one of many), which details a “viral craze” on social media in which teens share videos of themselves sucking an unwrapped condom up through their nose and pulling it out of their…

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This kid’s one-minute speech puts the cost of gun violence in a gripping new light.

March 22, 2018

#NationalWalkoutDay was an incredible statement from students across the country. But we shouldn’t have needed to have one in the first place. We’ve heard horrifying stories of those whose lives were taken away by gun violence. And we need to hear those stories. But one student speaking near Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., eloquently reminded us on the day of the walkout that the world would have been far better…

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She asked her young son about school shooting drills. His shocking response went viral.

February 26, 2018

Since the Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida, parents across the nation have been in a tough position — discussing gun safety with their children. The threat of gun violence in schools has become a painful reality for millions of parents, whether they’re directly affected by recent school shootings or merely facing the possibility that their children could be in danger simply by showing up to class. Tanai Benard, an educator…

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A 27-year-old died of cancer. Her final advice has the internet in tears.

Last week, the world said goodbye to Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old woman from Grafton, Australia. Butcher had been battling Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare bone cancer that predominantly affects young people. In a statement posted on Butcher’s memorialized Facebook account, her brother, Dean, and partner, Luke, confirmed the heartbreaking news to friends. “It is with great sadness that we announce Holly’s passing in the early hours of this morning,” they wrote…

January 28, 2018
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