This Woman Thought Her Soldier Brother Couldn’t Attend Her College Graduation, but He Had a Surprise up His Sleeve

When LaDyra Lyte’s graduation ceremony approached, she wanted to share her achievements with her parents, her siblings, and her friends. However, she knew that there would be someone missing. Like all soldiers, her older brother LaDaryl had to make sacrifices for his career. He was a soldier in the U.S Army, and his first priority was first and foremost serving his country. So, when he told her that he wouldn’t be able to make it, she just assumed that he was telling the truth…

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Grandparents Adopt 7 Siblings After Seeing a Facebook Post, but They Couldn’t Have Predicted How It Would Affect Their Marriage

One couple was preparing for the last of their kids to move out of the house. After raising five children, Pam and Gary were ready to move on to the next stage of life and looking to retire sometime soon. But all of that changed when Pam came across one heartfelt Facebook post that saw seven children looking for a forever home. kids were looking at a future where they would have to be separated and put into various foster homes… until Pam and Gary discovered them.

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ABC Co-anchor Whit Johnson Ignored His Dad and Took a DNA Test, Only To Find Out the Truth About His Old Man

What would you think if one of your biological parents were adopted and knew nothing about where they came from? That’s the exact situation that ABC’s co-anchor and news correspondent Whit Johnson found himself in. Whit’s father had been adopted as a baby and naturally, Whit always had a lot of questions about his ethnic heritage. But those questions went by totally unanswered at the request of Whit’s father. As you’ll come to see, the co-anchor eventually went against his dad’s wishes and dug a little deeper, only to uncover a huge family secret by accident. Read on to learn about the ABC journalist’s touching family journey, and how it transformed his dad’s life for the better.

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15 Years After This American Boy Sent a Gift Box To a Filipino Girl, They Finally Meet In Person

When a young kid living in Idaho gave a gift box to a charity, he had no clue that it would end up in the hands of Joana, a young girl living in the Philippines. Noone could have known that his small act of charity would end up changing the course of his life for good. We’re revealing the real story of how two kids finally met each other in the flesh, several years after the gift box was sent. They had grown up considerably since then and had almost all but forgotten each other until fate intervened. And no one could predict what was about to happen next.

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When This Adopted Woman Went in Search of Her Biological Parents, She Never Expected To Reunite Two Childhood Sweethearts

Thanks to modern technology, it’s never been easier to find answers to the many questions in life. And for those people who were adopted when they were younger, high-tech DNA testing and genealogical research can provide many of those answers. But only if they’re looking for them, of course. And Laura Montgomery Mabry was definitely looking for answers when her life changed forever. This story proves once and for all that soulmates will always find their way back together.

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This Instagram Baddie Grandma Is Taking Social Media by Storm and Raking In the Dough

At 93 years old, Instagram’s “baddie grandma” AKA Helen Ruth van Winkle is making waves on the internet. It’s clear to see why, as the southern-born great-grandmother has a brazenly colorful fashion sense and flirtatious attitude rarely seen with her generation. In fact, she acts far more like a member of Gen-Z, writing in her Instagram biography, “Stealing Your Man Since 1928.” She doesn’t take herself too seriously, and that’s a source of inspiration for her 3.4 million IG followers. But now she’s approaching her mid-nineties, yet she somehow doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.

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How This Nigerian Breadseller’s Accidental Photobomb Earned Her a Modeling Contract

This real-life Cinderella story is truly a tale we only hear about in movies. When this local bread seller was going about her day, she had no idea that her accidental photobomb of English musician Tinie Tempah would completely transform her life. While we all dream of one day being discovered on a whim, no one really expects stories like these to happen in real life.

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Devoted Husband Spends Two Years Planting a Scent Garden of Pink Flowers to Bring Blind Wife out of Despair

Toshiyuki and Yasuko Kuroki were dairy farmers in the Japanese countryside and had been happily married for 3 decades when she suddenly lost her sight due to a diabetes complication. To Mr. Kuroki’s sadness, she fell into a depression and isolated herself in their home. In his desire to see her happy again, he came across an ingenious idea that he hoped would work, but wouldn’t be easy to execute. At Popular Everything, we’re bringing you the fascinating story behind one man’s will to put a smile on his wife’s face.

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This Five-Year-Old Boy’s Entire Class Showed Up For His Adoption Party And Even The Judge Was In Tears

Some people say that family is all about DNA. But for this adorable five-year-old Michael, family is all about the special people that cross your path. Michael Orlando Clark Jr. had a special milestone coming up. He was about to be adopted by his foster parents, David Eaton and Andrea Melvin. So he couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate by inviting all his extended family from his kindergarten class to his adoption party.

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Seal Beach Locals Make a Donut Pact to Help Struggling Store Owner

Locals in Seal beach catch word that the owner of a donut shop is going through a difficult time so they do the sweetest thing. The community made a “donut pact,” to make sure every last donut was sold by early morning.

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