Whenever Robyn Roberts-Williams imagines what her wedding day would look like, there was one thing that always stood out: a picture of her mom sitting in the front row. Her 89-year-old mother, Dorothy Roberts, has been a resident at the Isabella Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Washington Heights, New York, for 13 years. Robyn
When you see Caleb Anderson, you’d think he’s your typical 12-year-old who loves watching Netflix, playing Beyblades, and collecting action figures. But once you really get to know him, you’ll learn he’s far from ordinary. Unlike most kids his age, Caleb is already attending college as a sophomore, he’s studying calculus, U.S. history, humanities, and macroeconomics.
Sometimes, it’s hard for us to admit that we need help. It’s no different for this 51-year-old man from Epsom, Surrey, named Edmund O’Leary. But when the weariness became too heavy for him to bear, the father-of-two recognized that he needed to ask for help. On October 16, he took to Twitter to share what
“Me: Hello? Wife: Has Canaan called you? Me: No, is he okay? Wife: Apparently, he’s a hero and a dumba**. He called me to say he wrestled a man who was trying to hurt some kids at a gas station in Dona Ana. We hung up and now I can’t get a hold of him.
Evgeny Anisimov became the happiest man in the world when his son, Misha, was born. But all the joy and excitement he was feeling at the time flew out the window when the doctors said: “I fear that your baby has Down Syndrome.” Upon hearing those words, Evgeny was overcome with a whirlwind of emotions.
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As much as we enjoyed playing with dolls as little girls, we know how unrealistic their physical appearances could be. These toys typically sport slim bodies, flawless skin usually packed with makeup, and perfect facial features that even movie stars will envy. We failed to recognize this as children because all we cared about then
This couple from Reading, Pennsylvania, got more than what they wished for when they recently became a family of 11 in July. Maxine Young, 30, and her husband Jacob Young, 32, tied the knot in May 2016 and wanted to start a family right off the bat. Maxine always wanted to adopt children. And when
Ricardo Pimentel of Mexico didn’t forget the stray animals in his neighborhood when the dangerous Hurricane Delta closed in on the Yucatan Peninsula. The animal lover welcomed about 300 dogs and other animals into his home hours before the hurricane hit. Dozens of cats took shelter in his son’s room, while his daughter’s room became
As if dogs couldn’t get any cuter, this couple from Dallas thought of dressing up their pup in different Halloween costumes as the holiday approaches. Toad—also known as @goodboy.toad on Instagram—is putting smiles on the faces of his 15.9K followers with his dazzling Halloween ensembles. By following the “#toads31daysofhalloween” hashtag on the platform, fans can
People often say that dogs are man’s most loyal companions, and I’m sure many of us have witnessed how true that is. The following story is another testament to a dog’s unwavering devotion to its owners. While driving home one night, Anderson Bahi of Brazil witnessed a heartwarming scene involving a man and his pup.
We take photos because we want to remember the special—and sometimes, even mundane—happenings in our lives. Graduations, birthdays, anniversaries; you name it, families surely have an album full of photos taken from these remarkable milestones. It’s no different for this family from Belfast in Northern Ireland. When Ciarán Shannon shared photos of him and his