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The Happiness Report (3.14.23)

She texted a wrong number in 2009. Now they're married with 6 kids

“I pictured myself with a dark-skinned, curly-haired, Spanish-speaking guy who loved salsa dancing — basically the opposite of him.”

In 2009, Brenda Rivera was trying to text a new friend, when she accidentally typed in a number belonging to a man named Isaiah Stearns. It was the beginning of a very unlikely meet-cute.

“I sent an uplifting Bible verse," Brenda, 36, tells “A few minutes later, I get a reply that says, ‘Amen to that. Who is this?’”

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Source: TODAY

Dad puts mic on 4-year-old while snowboarding. Her 'we all fall' song is pure joy.

A father-daughter snowboarding session takes the cuteness up a notch, thanks to dad’s brilliant idea to attach a mic to his 4-year-old. Sweetness ensued.

Sporting an adorable dinosaur onesie, the “powder-saurus” glides through their “secret path,” warning dad of intruders. Cause clearly, it’s THEIR secret path.

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Source: Upworthy

“It Was Deeply Inspiring.” Coach Humbled By Immigrant Student’s Daily Struggle To Get To School.

We tend to expect a lot from teenagers, and it’s easy to forget that some of them have real-life struggles that rival those of any adult.

Leland Schipper is a soccer coach at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa. When he recently called out a 15-year-old student for being late to practice, the teen challenged him to “do what I do” for one day. To the teen’s surprise, Coach Schipper took him up on that offer.

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Source: Inspire More

'The Most Beautiful Thing I've Witnessed To Date': Photographer Shares Touching Wedding Moment

A wedding photographer said she was moved to tears during the father-daughter dance at a wedding in Riverhead, NY.

"In 12 years of photographing weddings I've never experienced something as beautiful as last night," Mary Latham said.

On Feb. 24, Tara Tandy and Joseph D'Esposito tied the knot at The Vineyards at Aquebogue.

The bride tragically lost her first husband, Joe Tandy, in 2016. He was just 29 years old.

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Source: Sunny Skyz

Kitten Sneaks Out Of Crate To Comfort Scared Dog At The Vet

Ginger Biscuit was found in a storm drain after a big rainstorm, completely soaked and in need of help. His rescuer brought him to Greenside Animal Hospital, and since they didn’t know anything about his health, they put him in the isolation ward, where he could heal and recover in peace.

Ginger was understandably a little nervous when he first arrived at the hospital.

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Source: The Dodo

Twin brothers jump into action to save mom who had seizure while driving

Two brothers in Massillon, Ohio, are being hailed as heroes this week for jumping into action when their mother started to have a seizure while driving nearly two weeks ago.

Jermel and Jordan Taylor, 11-year-old fraternal twins, were presented with a commendation and pins and met with Massillon Mayor Kathy Catazaro-Perry and members of the Massillon Police Department in a special recognition ceremony Monday.

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Source: GMA

These 6 lighting tips will boost your mood and your health

At a time when sustainable and healthy living is at the forefront of many of our minds, the issue of lighting becomes a contested one. While LED (light-emitting diode) and CFL (compact fluorescent light) lights have gained popularity for their energy efficiency, these kinds of lights tend to leave people feeling… off.

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Source: The Optimist Daily