Disease Won’t Hold A Beautiful Woman Back
Posted on : 12-01-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Mikayla Holmgren lives in Los Angeles, California. Though she loves life to the fullest, her battle with Down's syndrome has kept her back from a lot of things in life. What Mikayla likes to do the most is to parade around people in stunning outfits. She does not believe having this illness should hold her back from showing herself off in the best clothing in the world. Mikayla Holmgren took her passion for parading in outfits to a new level this year. She applied to be in the Los Angeles…
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Boy’s Motorized Wheelchair Becomes Star Wars Costume For Halloween
Posted on : 11-18-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
It's got to be the talk of the neighborhood and the coolest Halloween costume for miles. Cole Geraghty, 8, is a major Darth Vader fan, and a family friend nearby, Mr. Mike, decided to create an unforgettable moving costume for the young Parker, Colorado boy battling spinal muscular atrophy. It was an eight-week labor of love as Cole's motorized wheelchair was cleverly transformed into Darth Vader's TIE Fighter. It is a must-see moment here with plenty of photos at YouTube. For those not familiar with the iconic blockbuster Star Wars…
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This Amputee Makes The Most Out Of Halloween Every Year
Posted on : 11-17-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Josh Sundquist was diagnosed with cancer at the tender age of 9-years-old. The youngster sacrificed one of his legs for a chance at being cancer-free by the age of 13, and Josh, the man, has been making the most of his experience since then. Every year, Mr. Sundquist uses Halloween to get creative with his disability, and this year was no different. Josh dressed as Tigger from Winnie the Pooh and even bounced around like the cartoon character on his one good leg. Perhaps the most significant thing about his…
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Keeping Men out of Jail in Denver
Posted on : 11-16-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Denver is experimenting with a new program designed to keep people who are homeless and who spend seven or fewer days each year in jail off the streets. The program is aimed largely at males at this point in time, but the city hopes to expand the program to include more women. Each participant is put in housing that is especially designed for them. The city then surrounds them with a team of professionals including a psychiatrists, mental health nurses and case managers in an effort to keep the chronic…
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This Fast-Food Chain Stands Up To Bullying
Posted on : 11-12-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Although it may say a lot about us, as a country, when it takes a fast-food chain to stand up against teen and adolescent bullying, perhaps we should appreciate anyone who rushes to the defense of our nation's youth. Students, today obviously need all of the help they can get. One popular, and unlikely chain of fast-food restaurants has recently released a public service announcement against bullying and it really hits home. Yes. Burger King, home of the Whopper, put out this three-minute ad, which is deeper than any average…
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