Identical Twins Separated at Birth, Reunited After 13 Years Now ‘Inseparable’

by ETHAN LETKEMAN Identical twin sisters who were separated at birth but reunited after 13 years are now the best of friends. However, it was not always a smooth road. Isabella Solimene and Ha Nguyen were born in the same village in Vietnam in 1998. But after their mother saw they were both malnourished, and knowing she did […]

Tennessee Girl’s Lemonade Stand Raises $10,000 for Brother’s Treatment

by ETHAN LETKEMAN An eight-year-old girl from Clarksville, Tennessee, has raised thousands of dollars by opening a lemonade stand for her little brother, who has severe medical issues. Two years ago, Makenzy Evan’s brother, Gannon, was diagnosed with cerebral cavernous venous malformation, a condition that gives him lesions on his brain that could rupture at any moment, […]

Exploring the Alarming Rise of Narcissism

By Kim Saeed I recently had the great pleasure of watching the movie I Am, written and directed by Tom Shadyac (creator of comedy films such as Ace Ventura and The Nutty Professor).  His message was a timely one, considering the new direction I want to take, which has mostly to do with exploring the foundations […]

She was desperately trying to motivate a slug.

I’m 19. My mommy told me she isn’t obligated to buy me anything, not even food, clothing, etc, and I’m freaking out about it. I’m her son and she’s supposed to look after me. What do I do now? answered by Ron Mak, Construction foreman, Manufacturing plant Supervisor Your mom is correct. And until you […]

He picked the angel “to protect me from the bad kids.”

What is the most inappropriate gift that someone innocently gave a teacher? answered by Ari Dell, Former Teacher I taught 8-year olds for a while. One morning a very sweet, sensitive-type, little boy proudly presented me with a small gift box that he had obviously taken great care to wrap and decorate. He insisted that […]

5 Siblings, Cousin in South Dakota Adopted by Minnesota Couple: ‘I’ll Take Good Care of You’

by NICK GILBERTSON Five siblings and their cousin smiled ear to ear Wednesday after officially being adopted by a Minnesota couple at the Minnehaha Courthouse in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Leota, MN, residents Ruby Celada, 36, and her 46-year-old husband Armando Ayala, are now parents to two girls and four boys, the Argus Leader reported. Their children include twelve-year-old […]