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Touching PSA Shows The True Story Of A Teenage Boy Finally Being Adopted And Accepted Into A New Family

The sad reality is that most people are more keen on adopting babies, toddlers, and other young children. This preference makes it much harder for teens in foster care to find a loving family. According to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF): “Teenagers between the ages of 15 to 17 years old wait, on average, twice as long for an adoptive home, compared to children who are 14 years of age and younger. Currently, about one in five children waiting to be adopted are teenagers.” National Foster Youth Institute…

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Why You Always Wear a Hard Hat on a Construction Site

If you value your brain/head/life, wear a hard hat on any active work site. It protects your noggin from: fixed objects and equipment, falls, and it also stands out. Hard hats also protect you from falling objects, which as this video eloquently demonstrates, can be disastrous if you’re not protected. Just look at the difference a mere 10 ft makes on the force of impact from just a 1 pound object. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/always-wear-a-hard-hat-on-a-construction-site/

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Barack Obama’s new PSA features Chance the Rapper and Steph Curry

Barack Obama, Chance the Rapper and Steph Curry have teamed up for an inspirational new PSA. The former President shared the new ad for his independent mentorship organisation, My Brother’s Keeper (MBK), on Christmas Eve. Obama established MBK in Feb. 2014 to address opportunity gaps facing young men of color.  “I want you to know, you matter. There is nothing, not a single thing, that’s more important to the future of America than whether or not young people all across this country can achieve their dreams,” Obama says in a…

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