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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Parenting

Watch Mr. Rogers Defend The Need For Public Broadcasting In 1969!

Watch Mr. Rogers Defend The Need For Public Broadcasting In 1969!

Apparently public broadcasting has always had to defend its existence. This throwback video shows how everyone’s favorite neighbor, Mr. Rogers, helped convince Congress that PBS deserved its budget. (Take copious notes, NPR!) Read more: http://upworthy.com/watch-mr-rogers-defend-the-need-for-public-broadcasting-in-1969

How Fiction Can Change The World

How Fiction Can Change The World

Stereotypes make one story become the only story, and that’s a problem. Author Chimamanda Adichie talks about how knowing only one story — about a people, or a place, or a culture — means not really knowing the world. At :45, Adichie tells us how Western stories affected her writing; at 5:40, she talks about

She’s Not Imagining Things. She Has Two Loving Parents. But One Of Them Some People Don't Recognize.

She’s Not Imagining Things. She Has Two Loving Parents. But One Of Them Some People Don't Recognize.

Parenting is not for the weak. Most have heard their parents’ courageous stories, but none of that truly makes sense until you have kids of your own. Here’s a beautiful story about a family that redefines what it means to love with courage. One word for the end: heartbreaking. Read more: http://upworthy.com/shes-not-imagining-things-she-has-two-loving-parents-but-one-of-them-some-people-dont-recognize

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