Weekly Wrap-Up//05

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It has been a hard few weeks, hasn’t it? Hurricanes Harvey and Irma inflicting catastrophic damage across Texas and the Caribbean, earthquakes devastating Mexico, and the horrific attack on Las Vegas which resulted in the loss of 59 lives. Sometimes it can feel like the world is too wrong and we are too weak to do anything about it.

But that is not true.

We are powerful beyond belief. We can do hard things and we can do good things. In fact, it’s when the darkness falls that the light shines brighter. So to end this sad, troublesome week, we are sharing some of the best news we found from across the web: stories of hope, stories of generosity, stories of humor and joy. Stories of humanity at its best, at its truest.

Celebrities Share Awkward Puberty Photos to Raise Money for Puerto Rico Relief and the World Seems Right Again for a Moment

Blood Donors Line Up for Vegas

Employment for People with Disabilities Getting Congressional Attention

A Twitter Love Story

Happy Friday!

 

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Weekly Wrap-Up // 03

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It’s that time again! Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite links from all around the web this week. Here’s hoping you enjoy them as much as we did.

Happy Friday!

Down Syndrome And The Stories We Tell

Stories matter. (You’re gonna need tissues for this one.)

Here’s What People With Disabilities Want You To Know

Listen up, y’all.

A Documentary Featuring Man With Autism Who Communicates Using Disney Characters Short-Listed For Academy Award

Well, it’s got OUR vote, anyway.

I Want To Set The Record Straight About Introverts

And all the ISTJ/ISFJ/INFJ/INTJ/ISTP/ISFP/INFP/INTPs said “AMEN.”

Pope Francis Encourages Moms To Breastfeed In The Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis: Doing The Lord’s Work.