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This Two-Legged Puppy Was Headed for the Pound Before It Was Given a Second Chance at Life

After being born with two fully-formed back legs and two under-formed front legs, Olivia found herself on the cusp of life and death. Nobody wanted to adopt her and she was dumped by her owner to be euthanized. But thankfully, numerous animal rescue centers stepped in to stop that from happening. And now Olivia is looking forward to a future full of possibilities.
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Stories

This Couple Met in College and Fell Head Over Heels for Each Other, but They Soon Found Out Their Love Story Started Way Earlier

Every couple in the world has a romantic love story, in one way or another. Some people have fallen in love with their childhood sweethearts and some have fallen in love with their college crush. But what makes the story of Heidi Parker and Ed Savitt so special is the fact that they are both of those things to each other - but it took them a little while to notice it.
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Stories

They Were Told They Couldn’t Marry at 15 Years Old, but Fate Brought Them Back Together 22 Years Later

Graeme Richardson and Helen Marshall first met when they were just 15 years old as high school students in Cumbria, UK. While they fell in love and couldn't imagine their lives with anyone else, their parents and school friends thought they were silly to get married so young. So, despite the fact that Graeme proposed, they were forced apart and went their separate ways. Until everything changed.
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Stories

This Teacher Selflessly Gave up His Shoes and Went Barefoot so His Student Could Graduate

Your high school graduation ceremony should be one of the most memorable and most exciting days of your life. You don your cap and gown, you wait for your name to be called, and you pick up your high school diploma after years of hard work and dedication. And while most people get to shake their principal's hand without a hitch, others haven't been quite so lucky. This was the case for 18-year-old Daverius Peters, a senior at Hahnville High School in Boutte, La. Luckily, his teacher stepped in.
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Stories

This Beekeeper Is Using Tik Tok to Show Just How Important Bees Are to the Environment

While some may assume that Tik Tok is full of trivial videos, professionals from all walks of life have started to use it to spread a message. Yes, from doctors, firefighters, politicians, and even beekeepers, they all have something to say. And this is certainly the case for Erika Thompson, a professional beekeeper from Texas. Since starting a beekeeping account on Tik Tok, she has been able to educate people on bees and their importance in the world.
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World

This Family’s Eco-Friendly Dome Home Is What Sustainable Dreams Are Made of

With each new day, more and more people are waking up and realizing the disastrous impact the human race is having on our planet. And with this new understanding, they're making changes that reduce their carbon footprint, put nature at the forefront of their decisions, and making sure their impact is as small as possible. For some, these changes are as small as using a reusable bag for groceries. For others, it's building a home that's completely sustainable. Just like this family.
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Science & Tech

She Survived a Battle With Cancer and Now This Woman Will Become the Youngest Person Ever To Go To Space

Sometimes life can deal you with a tough deck of cards. Many people struggle through difficult times, and they often feel as though they'll stay at rock bottom for the rest of their days. However, it's important to remember that happier days are always on the horizon - even if it doesn't seem like it. And for one cancer survivor, happier days will be found outside of our orbit. That's because Hayley Arceneaux will become the youngest person to ever go into space.
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Stories

This 70-Year Old Grandfather Becomes the Oldest Person To Row Across the Atlantic and Raises $1.4 Million for Charity

Age is a strange concept. As you get older, the world expects you to leave excitement and new adventures behind. But is that really how we want to live our lives? It seems as though this grandfather is fighting back against this expectation. Instead, he's living by the notion that "age is just a number." In fact, at 70 years old he's now more active than ever and has broken the World Record to become the oldest person ever to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
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