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A special water park that welcomes children with disabilities opens in Texas

Around the world people are fighting to make travel and public utilities more accessible for people with disabilities. But a special, all-inclusive water park opened up in Texas last week. Here, your age or ability doesn’t stop you from entering or enjoying it. The “ultra accessible” Morgan’s Inspiration Island in San Antonio, Texas is an offshoot…
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June 21, 2017 0

Pregnant teen in Ireland put in mental institution for seeking abortion

In late 2016, a teenager in Ireland found out that she was pregnant. She went to the capital Dublin with her mother seeking an abortion. However, she ended up in a mental institution for the next few months, held against her will. The incident recently came to light, revealing another facet of Ireland’s abortion laws…
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June 15, 2017 0

Parents running YouTube channel featuring ‘pranks’ on their kids lose custody of two children

Mike and Heather Martin of Baltimore ran a successful YouTube channel. The uniqueness of their content was ‘prank videos’ on their own children. Pranks included encouraging kids to hit each other, screaming on them, using expletives for and in front of them. The netizens deemed their behavior as child abuse and reported them to authorities.…
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May 11, 2017 0

Civil war, famine displace 2 million kids in South Sudan

The world is reeling under many a tragedy today. However, United Nations believes that the most worrisome of them all is the situation in South Sudan. The African country is not only suffering because of a human conflict but also a natural calamity. Together, they have caused displacement of 3.5 million people, of which more…
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May 10, 2017 0