Malala Yousafzai’s mother: Out of the shadows – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… as she remembers watching Malala fighting for her life in hospital. Her hands twist together and she cries but her smile comes back quickly when she thinks about her daughter’s life now, the success she has already had and what the future holds. Every year of Malala’s life is a bonus for Toor Pekai. “Last year I wrote in her birthday card ‘you are my four year old daughter’ because I now keep count of the years since the attack. It’s like she is reborn from …

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …

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This Starbucks barista’s coffee cup caricatures will put a huge smile on your face

April 17, 2017

… he’s already drawn caricatures of them on their cups, and they’re spectacular. Really, there’s no way you pick up your Venti-sized coffee-latte-whatever and not walk out with a big ol’ cheesy smile on your face. Another cup for the New DM #sbux #sbux4803 #scarbux #scarborough #toronto #the6ix #ToBeAPartner #barista #starbucks #starbucks #starbuckscoffee #starbuckscanada #starbucks #starbuckscupart #springcups#coffeecupart #CupArt #drawingoncups #baristaart …

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Social media has turned me into a sexual oversharer

March 25, 2017

… sexual escapade. “Rachel,” my new housemate said without a hint of a smile. “That is too much information for me. Seriously.” SEE ALSO: Facebook’s Snapchat clone is perfect for laying down thirst traps for crushes She wasn’t being coy, or faux-polite. The look on her face told me she really didn’t want to hear about the graphic intricacies of any of my sexual experiences. I don’t blame her. I had assumed that someone I barely knew would want to …

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She Does A Funny Pregnancy Dance On Camera, Then Her Sneaky Mother Posts It On Facebook

March 17, 2017

… background; some people thought it was a prop, but it totally wasn’t. We were having a movie night the night we made the video. It really made my heart smile seeing that our video made people laugh and hearing people say it was a great way to start out their morning. Over all, this video was just to make people smile and laugh in our mad world!” What do you think of this video? Did it put a smile on your face? Let us know in the comments! Due to restrictions, this video …

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Dog Fetches Toy Over And Over Again Just To Make His Baby Best Friend Giggle

March 16, 2017

… baby bursts into hysterics, then once the ball is thrown, he waits patiently until it is returned so he can laugh at it all over again. You definitely need to see the entire scene play out below. I bet you’ll have a big smile on your face by the end. And don’t forget to make someone else’s day by SHARING the cute clip on Facebook. Due to restrictions, this video cannot be viewed in your region. …

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Tiny Seal Looks Like Hes Been Beached, But Hes Actually Having The Time Of His Life

March 14, 2017

… travel to the beach, liein the sand, and let myself be showered with some much-needed vitamin D. If you’re in the same boat as me, this clip will definitely brighten your day a little because it involves someone enjoying the sun and the sand. This little beachgoer is so happy to have the sunshine streaming off him witha huge smile on his face, he flops around giddily and rolls over carefully to make sure he gets an even tan. He also happens to be a cuddly little seal, so the cuteness …

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11 Midwestern Terms And Sayings That Everyone Else Will Wish Theyd Grown Up Using

March 11, 2017

… to go around with their cheery personalities. The slang that comes out of the Midwest is ever-so fun, and I bet you that if you didn’t grow up with it, you’ll wish you had! These 11 Midwest slang terms are sure to bring all Midwesterners back to their childhood, especially if they have since moved away. They’re also guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face, no matter where they came from. Do you think that you’ll be incorporating any of these terms into your …

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