Due to the ongoing global health and financial crisis, mass gatherings have been cancelled to discourage the spread of coronavirus. Family celebrations, concerts, religious gatherings, and other mass events, including graduations, were universally canceled. Proms were not exempt, but one 7-year-old found a way to celebrate the milestone with a babysitter who missed her prom
Art is uplifting, which is particularly important given the fear and chaos brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Thousands are stepping up to help others get through the crisis, and one girl in particular, is being hailed a hero. Chelsea Phaire, a 10-year-old from Danbury, Connecticut, has been using charitable donations to send more than
In 2002, the Headrick family made local and national news – after trying for more children using intrauterine insemination, their family grew exponentially by six! The Headricks had given birth to the Kansas’ first set of sextuplets. Now 18, the Headrick kids made the headlines again – as the state’s first sextuplets to graduate from
In April, two women traveled from Arkansas to New York, part of a cavalry of health care workers who had decided to work in the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. While their actions were nothing short of heroic, these two women are particularly noteworthy – Uchenna Onyia-Murphy and Ona Onyia are mother and daughter who
Stray cats are a common sight on many city streets, and people either stop and try to pet them, or ignore them altogether. To differentiate, stray cats are socialized to people, while feral cats are more likely the offspring of strays, are not socialized to people, and have reverted to a wild state. Catching feral
New York has been the hardest hit state in the coronavirus crisis in the US, which currently has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world. After months of battling the pandemic, New York is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, with cases falling steadily day by day. Working steadily
It’s time to celebrate all things Star Wars with four new dolls from a galaxy far, far away! Barbie joined fans from across the universe and got into the Star Wars spirit by expanding its doll collection with four new dolls inspired by the films’ most famous characters – Rey, Chewbecca, C-3PO, and the Stormtrooper.
On March 3, Eric Johnson was asleep when the family’s six-year-old miniature Australian shepherd, Bella, woke him up. Bella was acting erratically, giving Johnson the sense that “something just didn’t feel right.” Bella sensed danger, and alerted the family to the tornado that soon destroyed their home. When Johnson woke up, he turned on the
The coronavirus pandemic has led to sweeping protocols that have upended life as we know it. States have been put on lockdown to curb the spread of the virus, closing down industries and businesses. Due to increasing unemployment, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service released stimulus checks to more than 88 million people as part
Six weeks since California implemented stay-at-home orders to curb the spread of COVID-19, restrictions have brought on a host of issues, ranging from boredom to severe stress and anxiety. Amid such uncertainty, an opera singer has found a way to deal with her own lockdown issues, bringing joy to her neighbors at the same time.
With mounting casualties from coronavirus in the United States alone, the pandemic is leaving thousands of families grief-stricken and heartbroken. The crisis is particularly cruel since most victims pass away in isolation. Though most families don’t have a chance to say goodbye, one widow decided to share the emotional farewell note that her husband left
In the late 80s to the early 90s, boy bands ruled, and a handful of these bands were among biggest musical acts in the world. That exclusive group included the New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), composed of Jonathan and Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood, all from Dorchester, Massachusetts. While the group