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All The Feels: Brother And Sister Meet For The First Time After 19 Years Apart

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All The Feels: Brother And Sister Meet For The First Time After 19 Years Apart

24-year-old Jazmin Towe has waited 19 years to meet her little brother Jibril Hardy, who was given up for adoption by her father and stepmother after being born in North Carolina. Jazmin and Jabril share the same father (Jibril is Jazmin's father and stepmother's first child together). Jazmin, who grew up living with her mother and older sister, shared that her father and stepmother "had to give (Jabril) away for a lot of different reasons." Jibril ended up living in Texas with his adoptive parents.  However, 19 years after Jazmin's stepmother made the difficult decision to give her son up for adoption, she decided...

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Teen Girl Invites Air Force Vet Who Rescued Her During Hurricane Katrina To Junior ROTC Ball

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Teen Girl Invites Air Force Vet Who Rescued Her During Hurricane Katrina To Junior ROTC Ball

Photo credit: Airman 1st class Veronica Pierce   An unforgettable hug turned into an irreplaceable bond. In 2005, Master Sergeant Mike Maroney helped rescue then three-year-old LaShay Brown and her family, who, as a result of Hurricane Katrina, had been stranded for days on their rooftop in New Orleans. Upon rescue, LaShay gave Maroney a warm embrace for saving her from the aftermath of the hurricane. The moment was captured in a photo that went on to spread a message of hope worldwide. For years Maroney searched for the little girl who left such an impact on his life, going as far as posting photos online to...

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Black Boy Joy: Watch Little Boy's Priceless Reaction To His Big Brother's Surprise Visit

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Black Boy Joy: Watch Little Boy's Priceless Reaction To His Big Brother's Surprise Visit

There's nothing quite like the bond between siblings. This week, 19-year-old Adam Davis proved that when he decided to fly from Dallas, Texas, where he attends Southern Methodist University, to Columbus, Ohio to surprise his 9-year-old brother Aaron. Adam shared the sweet moment on Twitter and it went on to capture the hearts of thousands, collecting over 44,000 likes and over 20,000 retweets. See what pure joy looks like below.  Surprised my little brother today and flew to Ohio pic.twitter.com/1i3NoWFOa9 — buttah (@_longliveaj) March 14, 2017 Turns out, the two haven't seen each other in months, as Adam was unable to make...

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Woman's Touching Letter To Barack & Michelle Obama Is A Must Read

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Woman's Touching Letter To Barack & Michelle Obama Is A Must Read

The 44th U.S. President, Barack Obama waited until International Women's Day to share something really special: a touching thank you letter that he and his wife, Michelle Obama received back in January from a 38-year-old Indian- American woman who, without knowing it at the time, heard Michelle speak a little over 20 years ago. For the woman, Michelle's speech was life changing. Obama said of the letter: "I’m proud of Michelle for the difference she made in this young woman’s life, and I’m inspired by Sindhi’s story." On International Women’s Day, @MichelleObama and I are inspired by all of you who embrace...

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Giving Back: 6-Year-Old Feeds Homeless For Her Birthday

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Giving Back: 6-Year-Old Feeds Homeless For Her Birthday

How did you celebrate your birthday as a child? Newly-turned 6-year-old Armani Crews decided to celebrate her special day by giving back and feeding the homeless in her community. Armani usually has a birthday party every year, but according to her mother, this year "she wanted to feed those who she felt were less fortunate."  After asking family and friends to donate food and care packages, Armani was able to make her birthday wish come true. This past Sunday, Armani's family and friends joined her at Chicago's East Garfield Park neighborhood to serve those in need. See a few photos...

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