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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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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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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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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?: Photo Series Encourages Refugee Children to Pursue Their Dreams

Vincent Tremeau is a photographer like no other. This man's remarkable imaged are used to spark global change to humanistic issues, and we couldn't commend his hard work enough! One of the cameraman's biggest projects is named the "One Day, I Will" mission. In an attempt to get refugee children looking at life more positively, he captures these children dressed up for their desired profession. Here's a look at the impact his photographs have made over time.
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A Caring Man Adopts 7 Teens, Giving Them All a Second Chance in Life

60-year-old Joe Toles, has dedicated the past ten years of his life to providing teenage boys, with rough childhoods a second chance. As a former guidance counselor from Queens, New York, Toles was more than aware of the many children and young adults out there who were struggling for a chance to live a happy and healthy life. Not only this, but Joe was already familiar with what it is like growing up in the system. He did not have a secure home growing up and is able to relate to the struggles that young teenagers growing up in similar situations can face.
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This Secret Millionaire With an MBA Spends Her Time Collecting Cans for $20 a Day

One of the main questions people ask themselves as they go through life is; "what would I do if money were not an object?" The idea of being rich to the point where you don't have to work anymore is extremely exciting. All the things we dream about and wish we could have sitting at the palm of our hands is an image that lights an inner fire that is put out the moment we set our alarms for the next day's work. We could only guess that attaining this level of wealth would mean, shopping, going on vacation, buying our parent's expensive cars and houses, and relaxing by the pool. The fact of the matter is that not all people who can live that way would live that way.
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