It’s been a depressing week in the news. Afghanistan, Haiti, the U.S. trying to figure out how to keep itself healthy. As we head into one of the last weekends of summer, we have a few alternatives to current events that hopefully will elicit a few laughs, smiles and maybe even a few tears.
Here are our picks of the week.
Adventurefuls, the newest sweet treat from the Girl Scouts of the USA, are described as inspired by brownies.
Good Good Good
After being on the brink of extinction, mountain gorillas population has almost doubled in size thanks to conservation efforts.
“This silver can save lives, instead of collecting dust in a closet,” Maria Andrejczyk said.
The whole time, I misunderstood what was keeping her up there.
It’s all about the kids; the kids are kings; the kids show you the way, not the other way around.
The New York Times
These true stories, each no more than 100 words, pack a punch. We gathered 10 of the most powerful to give you a boost.
Good Morning America
August is Black Business Month, which celebrates the Black business owners who make up about 10% of all businesses in the U.S., 35% of those being owned by Black women.
Andrejczyk explained Wednesday in a Facebook post that she discovered a fundraiser for 8-month-old Miłoszek Małysa.