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105-year-old Meets Great-Great-Granddaughter for the First Time As 5 Generations Gather

105-year-old Meets Great-Great-Granddaughter for the First Time As 5 Generations Gather

Annie Berry, who turned 105 years old on Jan. 18, 2019, is someone who knows what family values and relationships are all about. Unlike other people of her age who feel forsaken, she is someone whom everyone looks up to—she’s the matriarch. In fact, she was recently visited by all of them at the Genesis Larkin Chase Center in Bowie, Maryland. The reason? She was about to welcome the new bundle of joy into her family – her great-great-granddaughter, Olivia. Born in 1914, Meridian, Mississippi, Berry had the job of picking cotton and shucking corn. Considering this was a time…
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Mother Is Being Evicted From Her Home Because Her 18-Month-Old Screams Through The Night

Mother Is Being Evicted From Her Home Because Her 18-Month-Old Screams Through The Night

Welcoming their new baby into the world is one of the most important and memorable moments in a parent's life. The feeling of holding your baby for the first time, the moment you can take the little one home to be part of your family, all the little firsts and precious moments - these are the wonderful things parents love their children for and the reason why we also refer to babies as "bundles of joy." However, parents of newborns and toddlers know that their little bundle of joy can sometimes also be a bundle of noise and irritation. There's…
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Build your own laptop screen with recycled parts

Build your own laptop screen with recycled parts

Fun, as you might imagine, was not how I would describe this adventure. Awesome? Yes. Fun? No. N.O. No way. But would I do it again? If I could rewind to that moment when the alarm went off at 4:30 a.m. to throw on clothes, grab our packs and trek up that mountain, would I? You bet your buttons I would. Here’s lives at the intersection of fun and scary. One of my companions summed the whole experience up perfectly. He leaned back in his chair at dinner that night, shrimp taco in hand, “These are the kinds of experiences…
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The science behind why no two snowflakes are alike

The science behind why no two snowflakes are alike

Fun, as you might imagine, was not how I would describe this adventure. Awesome? Yes. Fun? No. N.O. No way. But would I do it again? If I could rewind to that moment when the alarm went off at 4:30 a.m. to throw on clothes, grab our packs and trek up that mountain, would I? You bet your buttons I would. Here’s lives at the intersection of fun and scary. One of my companions summed the whole experience up perfectly. He leaned back in his chair at dinner that night, shrimp taco in hand, “These are the kinds of experiences…
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Spend the night at one of these gorgeous church hotels

Spend the night at one of these gorgeous church hotels

With their feet dangling, and amusing themselves–until I stopped them–by throwing stones at the giant mass. After I had spoken to them about it, they began playing at “touch” in and out of the group of bystanders. Among these were a couple of cyclists, a jobbing gardener I employed sometimes, a girl carrying a baby, Gregg the butcher and his little boy, and two or three loafers and golf caddies who were accustomed to hang about the railway station. There was very little talking. Few of the common people in England had anything but the vaguest astronomical ideas in those…
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