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An 8-year-old cancer survivor sold over 30,000 boxes of Girl Scouts cookies. She’s using proceeds to help ‘fellow childhood cancer warriors’

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An 8-year-old cancer survivor in San Bernardino, California, is using some of the proceeds from her Girl Scout cookie sales to give back to others fighting cancer. Lilly Bumpus, who has been a girl scout for four ye...

A retired teacher tracks down dozens of students across Canada to return their childhood diaries

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A retired Canadian teacher is giving some of his former students a look back at their childhoods by returning long-forgotten diaries they wrote decades ago in his class. In the late 1970s and the 1980s, Hugh Brittai...

Emmett Till’s childhood home is now a landmark in Chicago

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The home of Emmett Till, the African American teen whose murder became an important catalyst in the civil rights movement, has been granted landmark status by the Chicago City Council. In 1955, Emmett traveled to Mi...

The Covid-19 pandemic worsened an already dire childhood obesity epidemic

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Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez (@DoctoraEdith) is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, a pediatrician with the NewYork-Presbyterian Ambulatory Care Network and the host of "Las...

Justin Bieber’s ‘Lonely’ shows the dark side of childhood stardom

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What if you had it all but nobody to call? Justin Bieber shows the dark side of childhood stardom in the new music video for "Lonely." The video was released at midnight on Friday. As of Saturday, it's already rack...

Nina Simone’s childhood home is now permanently protected

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The former home of legendary singer Nina Simone -- designated as a National Treasure in 2018 -- is now protected property that will be preserved for years to come. The National Trust for Historic Preservation's (NTH...