32-year-old Iram Leon suffers from brain cancer but it’s not this diagnosis that defines him. If someone were to categorize the Texan under any single mantle, it would have to be that of a truly great dad. Read on for the inspirational story of Iram and his daughter Kiana as the unassuming father reminds us all of just how precious our time really is.
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This is Mimi, a vivacious 80-something-year-old woman who works at the Fox Coin Laundry in Santa Monica, anddidn’t have a place to live a few years ago. According to a Star Magazine report from February two years ago Zach Galifianakis, who frequented the laundry and lives in the neighborhood, befriended her and was distraught to find out she was homeless.
Playwright Peter Mercurio had some first-hand inspiration for his new screenplay Found.
13-year-old Latrell Higgins and his sister were adopted by professional photographer Kelli Higgins three years ago. Recently they were talking about newborn photographers over the dinner table and Latrell was kind of bummed that he didn’t have any newborn photos of himself. Latrell’s 12-year-old sister Alycia suggested, as a joke, that Kelli use Latrell as the subject of some very special “newborn” photography.
More than 150 years after dying from complications of childbirth, the body of Julia Pastrana is back in her native Mexico. Pastrana died in Europe, where she was exploited in traveling shows that deemed her the “Ape Woman.”
A few weeks ago a Walmart customer at a Logan, West Virginia store recorded their cashier singing just as beautifully as Dolly Parton. They uploaded the amazing video to Facebook, but then accidentally deleted it. Not content to just let it go, they went back to the Walmart to re-record the singing sensation.
On Jan. 27, Jenessa Simons, a 21-year-old Utah woman who was adopted more than two decades ago, posted a picture to Facebook asking for help in finding her birth parents. Two days and 124,000 shares later, an old classmate of Simons’ birth mother saw the post and put the two women in touch.
15-year-old Laurel posted on her Tumblr her really cool coming out to her parents story. While her parents were asleep, she backed them an “I’m Gay” cake and left it out for them with a note full of puns. (She also left them dirty pans.) Good morning parents, i’m gay. i’ve wanted to tell you [...]
Matthew Ballestero shared this photo with reddit two weeks ago with this beautiful explanation:
High school can be hell and we certainly post up our fair share of the rampant bullying epidemic that haunts the hallways of our learning institutions. This time around, however, I’m showing that high school kids can have heart as represented by three would-be homecoming kings from Tennessee and a gracious idea that resulted in a standing ovation from the entire school.