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Jordan Smith Launches Christian Song into #1 Spot on iTunes with Voice Finale Performance

Once again, Jordan Smith steals the show, and it’s breathtakingly beautiful! Jordan Smith has made history on The Voice with his slew of #1 iTune hits. In last night’s finale, he stole the stage again with this breathtaking performance of “Mary, Did You Know?” Once again, Smith put Christ on display on national TV, and it’s a spine-chilling kind of spectacular… Though the votes aren’t tallied yet, Smith is a sure shoo-in for the win. Listen to his performance that first knocked Adele’s “Hello” out of the topspot on iTunes…

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Take 2 Minutes and Experience Autism Through Carly’s EyesIt’s Breathtaking

This is breathtaking. See inside the mind of someone with autism, and youll never look at people with this condition the same way again. When Carly was just two-years-old, she was diagnosed with severe autism. Her condition stopped her from speaking and doctors said she would likely never intellectually develop beyond the mind of a child. However, she made progress with her therapists, and after years of effort in behavioral and communication therapy, she had a huge breakthrough.One day during therapy she reached out for a laptop and typed, “HELP…

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He Was Selling Pens on the Street to SurviveThen a Man Snapped a Photo of His Daughter…

Just one picture changed everything. Abdul Halim al-Attar is a Syrian refugee who was selling pens in the streets of Beirut in order to make a living for hischildren But once a photo of Abdul selling his pens while holding his daughter hit the Internet, it went big-time viral. The picture featured his daughter Reem sleeping on his shoulder as he triedto market his pens to passerbys in the scorching heat. It touched people’s hearts across the globe. The heartbreaking picture of his little oneslumbering on her struggling father was…

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Fixer Uppers Strike Back Against BuzzFeed Bullying With Pure Class: I Refuse to Be Baited

“We are not about to get in the nasty business of throwing stones at each other, dont ask us to ’cause we wont play that way.” TVs favorite power couple, Chip and Joanna Gaines, are taking time to renovate in 2017but not the way they are known for in their hit HGTV show, Fixer Upper. The Waco, Texas, couple is riding the waves of success with the most popular show on HGTV, a New York Times Best Selling book, multiple retail shops, a real estate business, hundreds of home renovations,…

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Remember This Book? The Author Just Confessed What Its Really About& Itll Rip Your Heart Out

“Love You Forever” has been a popular children’s book for 30 years…but it’s NOT about what you think. Robert Munsch’s Love You Foreverwas publishedonce upon a 1986, but its legacy lives on even today. As a kindergartner, I remember sitting cross-legged and staring doe-eyed at my teacher, Mrs. Duff, as she read that book to us over and over during story time. You’d think it would eventually get old, but our whole class sat in a circle just as mesmerized by the tale each time it was read as though…

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10 Old Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Make Cool Again

1. Coming to the door to pick someone up. I think we’ve all had it with the incredibly unromantic “here” text, and meeting up always seems to be more casual and platonic than the alternative. Of course, meeting someone from online or any circumstance like that would probably be the exception to this rule, but generally: the 30 seconds it takes to get out of a car or cab and knock on the door makes a huge difference. 2. Trying to dress really nicely for a date. “Nicely” means different…

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