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They Were A Seemingly Normal Family — But They Were Hiding A Dark Secret

Family-related suicides, more commonly referred to as familicides in the media, have seen a rise in recent years. Of the roughly 16,000 murders committed annually in the United States, almost 2,000 of them involve parents or family members. Shocking research has discovered that a child is more likely to be killed by their own parents than by a complete stranger. Men most frequently take the lives of their family members when they feel as though they have let their families down and can no longer take the […]

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Grayson Just Heard His Father’s Voice For The First Time Get The Tissues!

When the Clamp family learned that their son Grayson was born without normal hearing nerves in his ears, they knew the road ahead would be tough. They thought he’d never be able to hear. Because he is missing the nerve that cochlear implants stimulate, they were out of the question. He lived without hearing for three years. Then, his medical team came across an amazing breakthrough. First used for patients with deafness from auditory nerve tumors, the surgery implanted a device on his brain stem. Here is […]

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One Photo Speaks Volumes About The Power Of Service Animals

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50 Ways To Turn 5 Of IKEA’s Best Sellers Into DIY Gold

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); }); As we speak, I’m sitting in my IKEA chair, drinking from an IKEA mug, and resting that mug on an IKEA coffee table between sips. As a 20-something with approximately zero dollars between rent and bills, I appreciate the fact that I can get sleek furniture for a fraction of what I’d pay if I went to a store where people with lots of dollars like to shop. Business Insider recently released a list of the furniture powerhouse’s best-selling […]

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This Person’s Heartfelt Goodbye To Their Dog Will Bring You To Tears

How do you even begin to say goodbye to a best friend? As a dog owner, I try not to think about it. The idea alone turns me into a blubbery mess…and my dog is only four years old! Among other wonderful things, The Animal Rescue Site allows pet owners to share their heartwarming rescue stories, and recently one particular tale has us in tears. Told by Kris from Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the semi-anonymous user talks about their recently passed pup named Jessie. Warning: You WILL need a […]

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Just Because She Isn’t A Cat Or Dog, Doesn’t Mean Her Owner Didn’t Love Her The Same

The Internet is overflowing with pictures of our pet cats and dogs, but one guy’s love for his loyal praying mantis proves that pets don’t have to be fuzzy to be loved. Check out Redditor PutYourTeethAway‘s beautiful homage to his recently deceased mantis whom he raised from a little larvae and affectionately named Bug. This is Bug! Imgur / brownham Bug used to be very small. Imgur / brownham But after many moltings during her six months on this Earth, she grew bigger… Imgur / brownham And […]

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They Walked Past These Homeless People, But They Didn’t Realize Who They Really Were

The sad reality that people facing homelessness have to deal with is the fact that they’re almost invisible to passersby. Even when they reach out for help, many of us just go about our business without giving them a second thought. And that’s why this experiment conducted by Upworthy is so heartbreaking. The people in the following footage thought that they were doing the same thing they did every other day as they walked by people in need. When the homeless people revealed their identities to them, […]

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This Tiny Device Is About To Totally Change The Way You Travel

Knowing only one language can really change the way you see the world, and it’s usually not for the better. While some take the easy approach and just assume that everyone speaks English, others feel a little embarrassed about not being able to understand people from around the world in their mother tongues. After all, there are few things more beautiful than language, the form and function of which reveal so much about the people who speak it. For those in the latter group who want to […]

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Paralyzed Bunny Scoots Around With The Help Of A Specially Made Wheelchair

This baby bunny doesn’t hop. Instead, he glides and slides his way around the house on a custom-made wheelchair — assembled from a $1 skateboard toy and a mini sock. The tiny bun, who’s been fittingly named Wheelz, has come a long way since he was bitten by an adult rabbit after wandering away from his nest. Wheelz was found stiff and frozen by farmer Jason Ambrosino, who managed to bring the bunny inside and save his life. Now, Ambrosino, with the help of his friend Christine […]

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One Picture Of A Blind Baby No One Else Wanted Changed This Faily Forever

Adoption is an amazing gift for both parents and children. It helps expand loving families and can save a child from a life lacking compassion or care. One baby in China named Primrose was struggling to find a forever home because she is blind. Born with congenital glaucoma, her eyes are silver in color. Chris and Eryn Austin, a couple from Georgia, never expected they would be traveling around the world to find the latest addition to their family, but the second they saw Primrose they knew […]

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