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“They need as much love and care as you can possibly give them," said Linda Owens, 78.
"There was no Black girl hair,” said Morgan Bugg, who wanted to make her avatar resemble her. “I felt super sad.”
Seven marbled notebooks have circulated around the world, and 115 women have signed up to participate.
Some restaurants in Oklahoma encourage hungry people to pick up a prepaid receipt for a meal, no tips expected, no questions asked.
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The adolescent years can be difficult for parents and kids. But some parents say the pandemic brought them closer to their tweens and teens, both physically and emotionally.
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“It feels good not to just go out there and have my hand out,” said Kenneth Smith, 50.
Hairdresser Mykey O’Halloran said no one would bully him out of his rainbow island getaway.
A sea of people named Josh wielding foam noodles battled for more than 10 minutes until there was only one Josh standing: 4-year-old Joshua Vinson Jr.
“They caught me leaving Iris’ apartment one evening,” said Bill Biega, 98. “The security guard told me, ‘You can either live apart or live together, but you have to make your mind up right now.’”