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This Woman Lived For 116 Years, And What She Saw In Her Lifetime Is Incredible

The last American born in the 19th century just passed away at the age of 116. Born in 1899, Alabama native Susannah Mushatt Jones lived for over a century, bearing witness to war, peace, and everything in between. She saw her fair share of United States presidents enter and leave office. She saw Queen Victoria sit on the throne. Over the course of a lifetime, she watched society at large evolve right before her eyes, and she witnessed the course of modern history unravel at her feet. Most of us…

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She Held The Longest Vigil In U.S. History, And Now It’s Time To Honor Her Legacy

It’s no secret that we live in an increasingly socially conscious world. While plenty of people want nothing to do with political correctness, there’s something to be said for young people who commit themselves to making the world a more inclusive place in the face of unrelenting criticism. But the outspoken activism of this generation is not without precedent. In fact, one woman by the name of Concepcion Picciotto committed herself to social activism not only before most of us were born, but before our parents ever laid eyes on…

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This Little Boy’s Small Gesture Teaches Us A Big Lesson About Love And Acceptance

Many people have lashed out at the Muslim community since the attacks in Paris and Beirut, blaming thousands for the actions of few. The Islamic Center in Pflugerville, Texas, was vandalized in the wake of these attacks, and the people who worship at the mosque were heartbroken by what they saw one day. The building was covered in feces, and torn pages of the Quran were strewn everywhere. A seven-year-old boy named Jack Swanson was equally upset and disturbed by this hateful act, so he decided to do something amazing….

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12 Of The Most Ridiculous Political Promises Ever Made

If you’ve been keeping up with the election, your faith in humanity is probably long gone by now. And mine is, too. It flew right out the window and told me it’s never coming back, so see you never, hopes and dreams. While this batch of politicians is blessed with a unique brand of crazy, political weirdos have been spewing absolute nonsense since humans started governing themselves. In honor of campaign season, let’s take a look at some of the most bizarre promises that professional crazy people have ever made….

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When They Moved A Piece Of Rubble To The Side, They Saw Something Unbelievable

A building collapsed in Nairobi, Kenya, last week, leaving 23 people dead and 93 missing. Rescuers have been working tirelessly since the moment they stepped onto the horrific scene. Just as they were giving up hope on May 3, however, the team came across a six-month-old baby in the rubble. Miraculously, the child had no significant injuries and only needed treatment for dehydration, which she received immediately. Her name is Dealeryn Saisi Wasike, and her parents could not believe their eyes when they saw that their little one was alive…

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Incredible Little Girl Survives Italian Earthquake After Being Trapped For 17 Hours

According to Italy’s Civil Protection Department, at least 247 people have lost their lives since a magnitude-6.2 earthquake rocked central Italy on August 25. Although tremors were felt as far away as Rome, the small town of Amatrice, which is about 87 miles from the capital city, was among the hardest hit. The devastation has proven to be so brutal, in fact, that Mayor Sergio Pirozzi said the town simply “isn’t here anymore.” googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); When the sun came up that day, officials realized that the situation was…

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13 American Mass Shootings That The Media Never Told You About

You can say what you want about the efficacy of gun restrictions in the U.S., but there is one deadly reality that cannot be ignored: all of these mass shootings are devastating. The most disheartening thing of all is that little has been done to address this issue in America aside from politicians offering empty platitudes. And every single month, there’s more bad news. It feels inescapable. Unfortunately, the media has been taking it easy on us. The fact of the matter is that 355 mass shootings have taken place…

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