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Twitter miracles do come true.

Meet Jackie Garza. She's the 18-year-old daughter of Trinidad Garza, the owner of La Casa Bakery & Cafe in Houston, Texas.

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Garza's pleas recieved a bump when Mexican singer and actress Paulina Rubio tweeted it out to her 11.5 million followers.

Garza's pleas recieved a bump when Mexican singer and actress Paulina Rubio tweeted it out to her 11.5 million followers.

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Just two days after her tweet, Jackie's dad — who had no idea what Twitter even was — reported that he'd almost sold out of bread.

Just two days after her tweet, Jackie's dad — who had no idea what Twitter even was — reported that he'd almost sold out of bread.

Almost overnight, reported Jackie on Twitter, the bakery's business doubled.

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And Jackie posted a pic of herself with a couple who traveled from nearly an hour away to visit her dad's bakery.

And Jackie posted a pic of herself with a couple who traveled from nearly an hour away to visit her dad's bakery.

"So many people have come up to me and talking about everything that's been going on and I'm still shocked at the fact that TWITTER DID THIS," wrote Jackie in her caption. "I'm forever thankful for every network that contacted me to take the time out of their day to sit down and talk to me. Every article that has written about us. This feels so surreal."

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Since her tweet went viral, Jackie, who's going to major in business, has set up a new Instagram and website for the cafe.

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"I’m spreading my culture. I’m very proud of where I’m from and where my parents are from," Jackie told The Independent.

Amazing work, Jackie!

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This is the third time in 40 years the Sahara has seen snow.

Karim Bouchetata is an amateur photographer from Aïn Séfra, Algeria. The desert town is also known as "The Gateway to the Sahara" and Tuesday it was blanketed in snow, a rare weather event which has taken place just three times in 40 years.

Karim Bouchetata is an amateur photographer from Aïn Séfra, Algeria. The desert town is also known as "The Gateway to the Sahara" and Tuesday it was blanketed in snow, a rare weather event which has taken place just three times in 40 years.

Last year brought snow to the Saharan city as well – prior to that the African desert hadn't seen snow since 1979.

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Karim captured the events both this winter and last, and his images are stunning.

Karim captured the events both this winter and last, and his images are stunning.

Side note: Pretty freaking awesome selfie, Karim. 👏 👏 👏

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"It's magical," Bouchetata told BuzzFeed.

"It's magical," Bouchetata told BuzzFeed.

Karim Bouchetata

Bouchetata works in an office by day, but his hobby is quickly catching the world's attention.

Bouchetata works in an office by day, but his hobby is quickly catching the world's attention.

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The photographer has a deep love for the landscapes he photographs. "This town is the only place in Algeria that gathers four contrasting landscapes," Bouchetata explained. "The city is topped by dunes, followed by the forest, the mountains, and now snow."

The photographer has a deep love for the landscapes he photographs. "This town is the only place in Algeria that gathers four contrasting landscapes," Bouchetata explained. "The city is topped by dunes, followed by the forest, the mountains, and now snow."

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And when the snow melts, which Karim says only takes a few hours, the affect is equally breathtaking. Footprints remain as the ground cover evaporates.

And when the snow melts, which Karim says only takes a few hours, the affect is equally breathtaking. Footprints remain as the ground cover evaporates.

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"I wait and watch for the moment it begins to melt," Bouchetata shared, comparing the experience to watching a beautiful sunset.

"I wait and watch for the moment it begins to melt," Bouchetata shared, comparing the experience to watching a beautiful sunset.

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Gorgeous.

Gorgeous.

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See more of Karim Bouchetata's work on his Facebook page, and check out his slideshow of Monday's snowfall below.

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Who wouldn’t want to eat a Porg?

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If you want to be "out of this galaxy" nice to your kids (or anyone else) you could make these pork, er, Porg chops.

If you want to be "out of this galaxy" nice to your kids (or anyone else) you could make these pork, er, Porg chops.

Find the recipe on the official Star Wars website. FYI, Chewbacca LOVES this.

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You could also serve up some Porg Inari sushi.

You could also serve up some Porg Inari sushi.

There’s no recipe for this Porg version, unfortunately, but here’s a recipe for traditional Inari sushi that will get you 90% of the way there.

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Capture Han Solo in carbonite — which in this case is actually yummy jello!

Capture Han Solo in carbonite — which in this case is actually yummy jello!

Find the recipe from lilsipper.

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Whip up some Chewbacca donuts, which are moist and delicious and anything but, ahem, chewy.

Whip up some Chewbacca donuts, which are moist and delicious and anything but, ahem, chewy.

Learn how to make your own at Just Jenn.

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While we're on the subject of wookies, you can make these super-fun Wookie Cookies.

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I know, I know. These are probably hard to make. But come on! Star Wars macaroons!

I know, I know. These are probably hard to make. But come on! Star Wars macaroons!

If you want to give it a shot there's a really terrific explainer on Semi Sweet.

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This delectable Maz Kanata breakfast looks a lot easier to make.

This delectable Maz Kanata breakfast looks a lot easier to make.

A peach, blackberry, banana, and yogurt are all your need.

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And this storm trooper marshmallow looks REALLY easy to make.

And this storm trooper marshmallow looks REALLY easy to make.

Find out exactly how to do this at Catch My Party.

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Remember the blue Bantha milk young Luke drank on Tatooine? Well, you can make it (or at least something inspired by it).

Remember the blue Bantha milk young Luke drank on Tatooine? Well, you can make it (or at least something inspired by it).

Learn how at Living Off Love And Coffee.

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Forget the kids...I want someone to make me this Star Wars breakfast.

Forget the kids...I want someone to make me this Star Wars breakfast.

Get the recipe for this amazingness over at Carrie Elle.

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Try making this bundt cake that looks almost exactly like the Sarlacc pit in Return of the Jedi.

Try making this bundt cake that looks almost exactly like the Sarlacc pit in Return of the Jedi.

How fun is this? Learn more at Yummy Crumble.

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Soba noodles, rice, and a few veggies can make this unforgettable Chewbacca lunch.

Soba noodles, rice, and a few veggies can make this unforgettable Chewbacca lunch.

Get the recipe at Disposable Aardvarks Inc.

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This BB-8 quesadilla doesn't look TOO hard to make — and should get a big reaction!

This BB-8 quesadilla doesn't look TOO hard to make — and should get a big reaction!

Find the recipe at Totally the Bomb.

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You can also make Ewok granola bars, lol.

You can also make Ewok granola bars, lol.

Love these! They're also from Totally the Bomb.

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These adorable tie fighters can be made with just crackers, cheese cubes, and cream cheese.

These adorable tie fighters can be made with just crackers, cheese cubes, and cream cheese.

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And then you can make a Star Wars-themed pizza, like this veggie-tastic one featuring Yoda (that has yet to be tossed into the oven).

And then you can make a Star Wars-themed pizza, like this veggie-tastic one featuring Yoda (that has yet to be tossed into the oven).

You can find a recipe for Yoda pizza (plus a Darth Vader one) at Soliloquy of Food and Such.

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And if the Yoda one looks too healthy for your kid's taste, you can try your hand at this Chewbacca pizza — all you need is bacon (lots of it), olives, and cheese.

And if the Yoda one looks too healthy for your kid's taste, you can try your hand at this Chewbacca pizza — all you need is bacon (lots of it), olives, and cheese.

This one will have people going "AAARARRRGWWWH!" like Chewbacca himself.

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“Be ruthless for your own well-being.”

On Jan. 3, Holly Butcher, knowing her cancer was in its final stages, posted a list of life lessons to Facebook. On Jan. 4, she died with her family by her side. She was 27 years old.

On Jan. 3, Holly Butcher, knowing her cancer was in its final stages, posted a list of life lessons to Facebook. On Jan. 4, she died with her family by her side. She was 27 years old.

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Now, Holly's last message to her friends and community is posthumously going viral, as her words resonate with people around the world.

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Holly's self-described "note before I die" has been shared over 38,000 times as of Sunday morning.

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Butcher, a resident of Grafton in New South Wales, Australia, died of Ewing’s sarcoma – a rare form of bone cancer that mainly affects young people.

Butcher, a resident of Grafton in New South Wales, Australia, died of Ewing’s sarcoma – a rare form of bone cancer that mainly affects young people.

Her emotional letter, in which she speaks candidly about her mortality, comes mainly as a plea to loved ones to recognize how much each moment is worth.

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"I always imagined myself growing old, wrinkled and grey — most likely caused by the beautiful family (lots of kiddies) I planned on building with the love of my life. I want that so bad it hurts," Holly admits, as she begins her final letter.

"I always imagined myself growing old, wrinkled and grey — most likely caused by the beautiful family (lots of kiddies) I planned on building with the love of my life. I want that so bad it hurts," Holly admits, as she begins her final letter.

But she continues, "I just want people to stop worrying so much about the small, meaningless stresses in life and try to remember that we all have the same fate after it all, so do what you can to make your time feel worthy and great, minus the bullshit."

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"Be ruthless for your own well-being."

"Be ruthless for your own well-being."

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"Remember there are more aspects to good health than the physical body.. work just as hard on finding your mental, emotional and spiritual happiness too. That way you might realise just how insignificant and unimportant having this stupidly portrayed perfect social media body really is.. While on this topic, delete any account that pops up on your news feeds that gives you any sense of feeling shit about yourself. Friend or not.. Be ruthless for your own well-being."

"Enjoy the bloody moment, people! Stop trying to capture it for everyone else."

"Enjoy the bloody moment, people! Stop trying to capture it for everyone else."

Try just enjoying and being in moments rather than capturing them through the screen of your phone. Life isn’t meant to be lived through a screen nor is it about getting the perfect photo.

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"Appreciate your good health and functioning body — even if it isn’t your ideal size."

"Appreciate your good health and functioning body — even if it isn’t your ideal size."

I tried to live a healthy life, in fact, that was probably my major passion. Appreciate your good health and functioning body- even if it isn’t your ideal size. Look after it and embrace how amazing it is. Move it and nourish it with fresh food. Don’t obsess over it.

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"That’s the thing about life, it is fragile, precious, unpredictable and each day is a gift, not a given right."

"That’s the thing about life, it is fragile, precious, unpredictable and each day is a gift, not a given right."

I’m 27 now. I don’t want to go. I love my life. I am happy.. I owe that to my loved ones. But the control is out of my hands.

...You might have got caught in bad traffic today, or had a bad sleep because your beautiful babies kept you awake, or your hairdresser cut your hair too short. Your new fake nails might have got a chip, your boobs are too small, or you have cellulite on your arse and your belly is wobbling.

Let all that shit go.. I swear you will not be thinking of those things when it is your turn to go. It is all SO insignificant when you look at life as a whole. I’m watching my body waste away right before my eyes with nothing I can do about it and all I wish for now is that I could have just one more Birthday or Christmas with my family, or just one more day with my partner and dog. Just one more.

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“Don't miss out on experiences because you spent all your money on material shit.”

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It is a weird thing having money to spend at the end.. when you’re dying. It’s not a time you go out and buy material things that you usually would, like a new dress. It makes you think how silly it is that we think it is worth spending so much money on new clothes and ‘things’ in our lives.

Buy your friend something kind instead of another dress, beauty product or jewellery for that next wedding. 1. No-one cares if you wear the same thing twice 2. It feels good. Take them out for a meal, or better yet, cook them a meal. Shout their coffee. Give/ buy them a plant, a massage or a candle and tell them you love them when you give it to them.

A bit of life advice from Hol:

It’s a strange thing to realise and accept your mortality at 26 years young. It’s just one of those things you ignore. The days tick by and you just expect they will keep on coming; Until the unexpected happens. I always imagined myself growing old, wrinkled and grey- most likely caused by the beautiful family (lots of kiddies) I planned on building with the love of my life. I want that so bad it hurts.

That’s the thing about life; It is fragile, precious and unpredictable and each day is a gift, not a given right.

I’m 27 now. I don’t want to go. I love my life. I am happy.. I owe that to my loved ones. But the control is out of my hands.

I haven’t started this ‘note before I die’ so that death is feared - I like the fact that we are mostly ignorant to it’s inevitability.. Except when I want to talk about it and it is treated like a ‘taboo’ topic that will never happen to any of us.. That’s been a bit tough. I just want people to stop worrying so much about the small, meaningless stresses in life and try to remember that we all have the same fate after it all so do what you can to make your time feel worthy and great, minus the bullshit.

I have dropped lots of my thoughts below as I have had a lot of time to ponder life these last few months. Of course it’s the middle of the night when these random things pop in my head most!

Those times you are whinging about ridiculous things (something I have noticed so much these past few months), just think about someone who is really facing a problem. Be grateful for your minor issue and get over it. It’s okay to acknowledge that something is annoying but try not to carry on about it and negatively effect other people’s days.

Once you do that, get out there and take a freaking big breath of that fresh Aussie air deep in your lungs, look at how blue the sky is and how green the trees are; It is so beautiful. Think how lucky you are to be able to do just that - breathe.

You might have got caught in bad traffic today, or had a bad sleep because your beautiful babies kept you awake, or your hairdresser cut your hair too short. Your new fake nails might have got a chip, your boobs are too small, or you have cellulite on your arse and your belly is wobbling.

Let all that shit go.. I swear you will not be thinking of those things when it is your turn to go. It is all SO insignificant when you look at life as a whole. I’m watching my body waste away right before my eyes with nothing I can do about it and all I wish for now is that I could have just one more Birthday or Christmas with my family, or just one more day with my partner and dog. Just one more.

I hear people complaining about how terrible work is or about how hard it is to exercise - Be grateful you are physically able to. Work and exercise may seem like such trivial things ... until your body doesn’t allow you to do either of them.

I tried to live a healthy life, in fact, that was probably my major passion. Appreciate your good health and functioning body- even if it isn’t your ideal size. Look after it and embrace how amazing it is. Move it and nourish it with fresh food. Don’t obsess over it.

Remember there are more aspects to good health than the physical body.. work just as hard on finding your mental, emotional and spiritual happiness too. That way you might realise just how insignificant and unimportant having this stupidly portrayed perfect social media body really is.. While on this topic, delete any account that pops up on your news feeds that gives you any sense of feeling shit about yourself. Friend or not.. Be ruthless for your own well-being.

Be grateful for each day you don’t have pain and even the days where you are unwell with man flu, a sore back or a sprained ankle, accept it is shit but be thankful it isn’t life threatening and will go away.

Whinge less, people! .. And help each other more.

Give, give, give. It is true that you gain more happiness doing things for others than doing them for yourself. I wish I did this more. Since I have been sick, I have met the most incredibly giving and kind people and been the receiver of the most thoughtful and loving words and support from my family, friends and strangers; More than I could I ever give in return. I will never forget this and will be forever grateful to all of these people.

It is a weird thing having money to spend at the end.. when you’re dying. It’s not a time you go out and buy material things that you usually would, like a new dress. It makes you think how silly it is that we think it is worth spending so much money on new clothes and ‘things’ in our lives.

Buy your friend something kind instead of another dress, beauty product or jewellery for that next wedding. 1. No-one cares if you wear the same thing twice 2. It feels good. Take them out for a meal, or better yet, cook them a meal. Shout their coffee. Give/ buy them a plant, a massage or a candle and tell them you love them when you give it to them.

Value other people’s time. Don’t keep them waiting because you are shit at being on time. Get ready earlier if you are one of those people and appreciate that your friends want to share their time with you, not sit by themselves, waiting on a mate. You will gain respect too! Amen sister.

This year, our family agreed to do no presents and despite the tree looking rather sad and empty (I nearly cracked Christmas Eve!), it was so nice because people didn’t have the pressure of shopping and the effort went into writing a nice card for each other. Plus imagine my family trying to buy me a present knowing they would probably end up with it themselves.. strange! It might seem lame but those cards mean more to me than any impulse purchase could. Mind you, it was also easier to do in our house because we had no little kiddies there. Anyway, moral of the story- presents are not needed for a meaningful Christmas. Moving on.

Use your money on experiences.. Or at least don’t miss out on experiences because you spent all your money on material shit.

Put in the effort to do that day trip to the beach you keep putting off. Dip your feet in the water and dig your toes in the sand. Wet your face with salt water.

Get amongst nature.

Try just enjoying and being in moments rather than capturing them through the screen of your phone. Life isn’t meant to be lived through a screen nor is it about getting the perfect photo.. enjoy the bloody moment, people! Stop trying to capture it for everyone else.

Random rhetorical question. Are those several hours you spend doing your hair and make up each day or to go out for one night really worth it? I’ve never understood this about females 🤔.

Get up early sometimes and listen to the birds while you watch the beautiful colours the sun makes as it rises.

Listen to music.. really listen. Music is therapy. Old is best.

Cuddle your dog. Far out, I will miss that.

Talk to your friends. Put down your phone. Are they doing okay?

Travel if it’s your desire, don’t if it’s not.

Work to live, don’t live to work.

Seriously, do what makes your heart feel happy.

Eat the cake. Zero guilt.

Say no to things you really don’t want to do.

Don’t feel pressured to do what other people might think is a fulfilling life.. you might want a mediocre life and that is so okay.

Tell your loved ones you love them every time you get the chance and love them with everything you have.

Also, remember if something is making you miserable, you do have the power to change it - in work or love or whatever it may be. Have the guts to change. You don’t know how much time you’ve got on this earth so don’t waste it being miserable. I know that is said all the time but it couldn’t be more true.

Anyway, that’s just this one young gals life advice. Take it or leave it, I don’t mind!

Oh and one last thing, if you can, do a good deed for humanity (and myself) and start regularly donating blood. It will make you feel good with the added bonus of saving lives. I feel like it is something that is so overlooked considering every donation can save 3 lives! That is a massive impact each person can have and the process really is so simple.

Blood donation (more bags than I could keep up with counting) helped keep me alive for an extra year - a year I will be forever grateful that I got to spend it here on Earth with my family, friends and dog. A year I had some of the greatest times of my life.

..’Til we meet again.

Hol

Xoxo

Xtina is crying, I’m crying, it’s all kind of a mess over here. RIP Stinky.

Stinky Aguilera, aged 17 years, passed away Friday evening with his devoted mother, Christina Aguilera, sitting vigil.

Stinky, a Papillon spaniel, was given to the star as a gift from then-boyfriend/backup dancer Jorge Santos. The pup's life has spanned Aguilera's career.

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"I had to finally make the hard decision to put my beloved Stinky 🦊🐾🖤💔 down last night after an amazing 17 years together! You were my roadie through the tours...breakups...life’s many ups and downs...my 1st baby before I had any babies...The one and only forever 👑☝🏼🙌🏼 RIP, Stinky...
Run free and with no more misery 💫🙏🏼🙏🏼"

So sorry for your loss Christina. Love to you and the rest of your family.

So sorry for your loss Christina. Love to you and the rest of your family.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 21: Singer Christina Aguilera watches the game between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on July 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Singer Christina Aguilera performs at the Linda Perry Celebration For The Song 'Hands Of Love' From The Film 'Freeheld' on January 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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“I talked my sister into climbing into the dryer and then turned it on for maybe five seconds. “

My vegetarian sister made me mad about something so I put pork juice in her dish of ice cream, sat back, and watched her eat every. single. bite. When she didn't feel good later, I convinced her she was lactose intolerant.
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When my sister and I were little we both loved playing The Sims. She spent a long time making a family with a husband that looked like her real-life crush. Well, she did something to piss me off one day, so I made a Sim, struck up a friendship with her Sim husband, married him, killed his wife, and adopted their dog. When she logged back in there was just a tombstone on the lot.
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I was 11 when my parents had my little brother. They allowed me to help me select his name. Our last name is Smith. The name I selected for my brother is "Austin Samuel." My brother's name is now Austin Samuel Smith. It took my parents until he was three years old to figure out his initials are "A.S.S."
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One time when we were in elementary school, I was mad at my sister so I got her a bag of chocolate chips and mixed in some guinea pig poop. She ate the entire thing.
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I sat on my brother's head, which somehow caused him to bite down funny, which killed the roots of his tooth! It turned brown and had to be pulled. Oops.
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I gave my 13-year-old brother chocolate laxatives and didn’t tell him what they really were. He shit himself in target.
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My siblings were cruel. I don't even remember what I did to make them mad, but my two sisters and brother (all older) thought it would be a good idea to bind and gag me, then bury me in the snow. My parents came home from work and they had to take me to the ER. I have scars from the cold. They left me out there for at least an hour.
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I convinced my sister when she was three that the crayons that were named after foods actually tasted like that food. I later found her crying with a mouthful of chewed crayon.
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My little brother used to wet the bed, so my older brother would pee on the side of his bed to make him think he wet it when he didn’t.
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My brother shaved off my left eyebrow the day before my seventh grade Valentine's Day dance.
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When I was a kid, I convinced my older sister that if she put a car key in a wall plug, she'd be able to drive the house. She didn't get electrocuted, but my mom and dad got really suspicious when they saw how high the electric bill was.
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I ate my sister’s entire can of cheddar Pringles.
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I pushed my little brother off the swing on our swing set. He landed on his ass and starting screaming because he shit his pants. I’ll never forget how hard he cried.
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I once told my younger brother that the laundry chute was just like a water slide and somehow convinced him to go down it. He ended up falling head first down two floors and hitting his head on the washing machine so hard he dented it. He was fine after a while, but my mom was not pleased.
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I was unemployed for a couple of months after I graduated high school and was sending out resumes like crazy. I wasn't getting any call backs and didn't know why. Little did I know, my brother had edited my resume and added things like "failed Bio," "Not very friendly," "Barely graduated high school," "hates people," and so on. It wasn't until I printed a few to hand out that I saw what he did.
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One time I scooped some pee out of the toilet into a cup, said it was apple juice, and told my sister to drink it. She did, and started screaming.
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I talked my sister into climbing into the dryer and then turned it on for maybe five seconds.
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We always had dogs growing up. Once when there was a puddle on our wood stairs, I made my little sister smell it to see if it was pee. When she did, I pushed her face into it (It was pee).
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I convinced my sister that she could turn her blue eyes green with a drop or two of yellow food coloring. Apparently it burns a lot!
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Mini Picassos in the making.

Let's start easy. These are three mermaids. Clearly.

Let's start easy. These are three mermaids. Clearly.

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And this is a "mom growing a baby." Obviously.

And this is a "mom growing a baby." Obviously.

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This is a nickel going into a piggy bank. Duh.

This is a nickel going into a piggy bank. Duh.

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This is a regular 'ol person. Nothing more.

This is a regular 'ol person. Nothing more.

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And this is a regular 'ol person, too. Of course.

And this is a regular 'ol person, too. Of course.

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This one has captions in case you get confused. Which, you shouldn't. At all.

This one has captions in case you get confused. Which, you shouldn't. At all.

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This one is a piece of cake. It's Scrat from Ice Age.

This one is a piece of cake. It's Scrat from Ice Age.

Here's Scrat for reference.

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I see a home and a rocket. That's it.

I see a home and a rocket. That's it.

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This can only be one thing: a werewolf holding a spatula. So accurate.

This can only be one thing: a werewolf holding a spatula. So accurate.

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That's a sweet kitty cat. Yes, yes.

That's a sweet kitty cat. Yes, yes.

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And here's a family with an unborn little sister floating above their heads. Makes sense.

And here's a family with an unborn little sister floating above their heads. Makes sense.

Twitter: @alexplosion

Over here we have a Christmas thermometer. I still need to buy one of those.

Over here we have a Christmas thermometer. I still need to buy one of those.

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This may look like a human sacrifice, but rest easy. It's just a mommy changing her baby's poopy diaper. Ah, now I see it.

This may look like a human sacrifice, but rest easy. It's just a mommy changing her baby's poopy diaper. Ah, now I see it.

Twitter: @happityBaby

In the words of this child artist, "Daddy holds Tink [the cat] and we all go up the attic ladder." So apparent.

In the words of this child artist, "Daddy holds Tink [the cat] and we all go up the attic ladder." So apparent.

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And this. Well, this is a deeply detailed piece that features a family conversation about the mother's pregnancy.

And this. Well, this is a deeply detailed piece that features a family conversation about the mother's pregnancy.

Father: "Why did you do this?"
Son: "Wah!!"
Cynthia (AKA Pregnant Mother): "Because I wanted to be a mom and I will be a great one."
TRUE.

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Linda? Really?

We already gave you a list of the most popular baby names of 2017, but have you ever wondered what the trendiest baby name of all time is?

We already gave you a list of the most popular baby names of 2017, but have you ever wondered what the trendiest baby name of all time is?

Disney character names — like Moana, Belle, and Ariel — were very popular in 2017.

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Well, the trendiest American baby name ever may surprise you a little bit.

Well, the trendiest American baby name ever may surprise you a little bit.

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David Taylor, a biotechnologist and blogger, developed a metric that considers a name's popularity and the rate of its rise and decline.

David Taylor, a biotechnologist and blogger, developed a metric that considers a name's popularity and the rate of its rise and decline.

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Taylor discovered that in 1947, the name ~Linda~ skyrocketed in popularity when it was the baby name of nearly 5.5% of girls.

Taylor discovered that in 1947, the name ~Linda~ skyrocketed in popularity when it was the baby name of nearly 5.5% of girls.

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The name was made popular by musician Jack Lawrence, whose song "Linda" was at the top of the Billboard charts.

Lawrence wrote the song for Linda Eastman, who was the 5-year-old daughter of his attorney, Lee Eastman. Linda would later become the first wife of Beatle's singer Paul McCartney.

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Since then, no other US baby name has trended so much in such a short amount of time.

Since then, no other US baby name has trended so much in such a short amount of time.

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And if you're wondering what the difference is between "popular" and "trendy," well, popular names are favored all the time while trendy names (like Linda) are wildly favored for a relatively short period of time.

And if you're wondering what the difference is between "popular" and "trendy," well, popular names are favored all the time while trendy names (like Linda) are wildly favored for a relatively short period of time.

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So, listen, Linda. You go tell the world that you have the trendiest name ever in US history.

So, listen, Linda. You go tell the world that you have the trendiest name ever in US history.

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Here’s your first cry of 2018.

Meet 4-year-old Alex and his parents, Samir and Stephanie Deais, from San Antonio, Texas.

Meet 4-year-old Alex and his parents, Samir and Stephanie Deais, from San Antonio, Texas.

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Ava Lynn died in May of 2017 after being diagnosed with a kidney condition known as hydronephrosis. Alex wanted to sing "Remember Me" in honor of what would have been her first birthday.

"He speaks to her every night at her altar and says his goodnights and blows her kisses — the same spot where we captured the video," Samir told BuzzFeed.

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According to Samir, watching Coco, a film that focuses on the tradition of Diá de los Muertos, helped Alex cope with the death of his little sister. "He started to ask more accurate and direct questions, and using Coco as a reference was a huge help," said Samir.

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Thank you for sharing your song, Alex.

Thank you for sharing your song, Alex.

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Sadly it is not me. I am not the new Gaines child.

Do ya ever sit down for a long binge-watch of Fixer Upper in your sad, cramped New York apartment and think, Man, I wish that was MY life. I wish Chip and Joanna were MY parents and could shiplap the fuck outta my living room.

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No? Mmkay, maybe that's just me.

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In any case, it turns out the Gaines family is growing — again. The family of six announced on Wednesday that they're adding another kid into the mix.

"Gaines party of 7.. (If you’re still confused.. WE ARE PREGNANT) @joannagaines," read the caption on Chip Gaines' Instagram.

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In a follow-up post on Facebook, Joanna Gaines shared a video of her ultrasound.

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“Chip swears he can already tell it’s a boy. Look at the little heartbeat!! 🙌🏽❤️❤️ #5,” she captioned the video.

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Their other children are Drake, 12, Ella, 11, Duke, 9, and Emmie Kay, 7.

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And because Chip is a man for whom the phrase TMI has no meaning, he shared this over Twitter:

And because Chip is a man for whom the phrase TMI has no meaning, he shared this over Twitter:

TOO MUCH, CHIP. TOO MUCH.

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There were Demo Day jokes.

There were Demo Day jokes.

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A lot of 'em.

A lot of 'em.

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And shiplap humor.

And shiplap humor.

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I mean, at the very least:

I mean, at the very least:

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Congrats, you two!

Congrats, you two!

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“Each year I do this random act of kindness because I am unable to buy my daughter a cake of her own.”

Ashley Santi is from Scottsdale, Arizona. She told BuzzFeed News that every year she buys a cake for a child she doesn't know on what would be her daughter's birthday — Dec. 27.

Ashley Santi is from Scottsdale, Arizona. She told BuzzFeed News that every year she buys a cake for a child she doesn't know on what would be her daughter's birthday — Dec. 27.

Her daughter, McKenna Jodell, died at 9 months old because of a tragic accident. A TV fell on her, and she suffered a traumatic brain injury.

Each year Santi goes to a local cake shop and pays for a stranger's cake before they have picked it up. She said shopkeepers are sometimes confused by her desire to purchase a stranger's cake.

"They get very confused when I go and do this, the bakeries," she said with a laugh.

She leaves a note for the cake's recipients to explain herself.

"They would wonder why someone would want to do this," she said.

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Most recently, she bought a cake for a girl named Madison at a grocery store. This is Madison, who recently turned 11, with her elder brother Kyle Jauregui, 23.

Most recently, she bought a cake for a girl named Madison at a grocery store. This is Madison, who recently turned 11, with her elder brother Kyle Jauregui, 23.

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"We were absolutely floored," Jauregui said of his family's reaction when they read the letter from Santi gifting them the cake.

"We were absolutely floored," Jauregui said of his family's reaction when they read the letter from Santi gifting them the cake.

"In honor of my daughter's 10th birthday I have chosen your birthday cake to pay for," her letter read. "Each year I do this random act of kindness because I am unable to buy my daughter a cake of her own."

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Santi's touching and heartwrenching tradition began because of the MISS Foundation. She said the organization helped her to "work through [her] grief and be able to carry it differently." After joining the foundation, she began to perform random acts of kindness.

Santi's touching and heartwrenching tradition began because of the MISS Foundation. She said the organization helped her to "work through [her] grief and be able to carry it differently." After joining the foundation, she began to perform random acts of kindness.

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"Kindness Project cards have been used around the world to perform random acts of kindness in memory of a child, parent, friend, or spouse who died before their time," the MISS Foundation website reads.

"Kindness Project cards have been used around the world to perform random acts of kindness in memory of a child, parent, friend, or spouse who died before their time," the MISS Foundation website reads.

The founder of the MISS Foundation, Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, told BuzzFeed News that the project "is a way to bring the love of our precious children into the world."

"It doesn’t take away the grief. Rather, it brings us closer to our precious ones and extends compassion into the world as a way to honor that love," Cacciatore said.

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"It did make it kind of a little bit extra special just to be appreciative of my younger sister and to really be thankful for what I have," Jauregui said of the birthday cake surprise. "She felt really loved and really blessed."

"It did make it kind of a little bit extra special just to be appreciative of my younger sister and to really be thankful for what I have," Jauregui said of the birthday cake surprise. "She felt really loved and really blessed."

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Jauregui tweeted about the cake and the post went massively viral. "My motivation was just the fact that my family was so appreciative," Jauregui said of why he decided to tweet about the cake. "We wanted to contact the mother and just thank her and hug her." Santi said a family friend of Jauregui's put her in touch with him.

Jauregui tweeted about the cake and the post went massively viral. "My motivation was just the fact that my family was so appreciative," Jauregui said of why he decided to tweet about the cake. "We wanted to contact the mother and just thank her and hug her." Santi said a family friend of Jauregui's put her in touch with him.

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OK Wait, Is Kylie Jenner Actually Missing?

by Morgan Shanahan

Waldo Jenner.

For the second day in a row, the Kardashian/Jenner empire has released a Christmas photo WITHOUT Kylie Jenner. I know. I'll let you catch your breath.

For the second day in a row, the Kardashian/Jenner empire has released a Christmas photo WITHOUT Kylie Jenner. I know. I'll let you catch your breath.

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This time it's sister Kourtney poking at the wild mass of fans and conspiracy theorists alike who JUST. CAN'T. TAKE. IT.

Oh, did I mention that there's a theory Kylie already gave birth, thus she is indisposed? Well now you know.

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LOOK AT KOURTNEY'S CAPTION.

LOOK AT KOURTNEY'S CAPTION.

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Now, what's this? Only FOUR Kardashenner sisters?

Now, what's this? Only FOUR Kardashenner sisters?

And this time Penelope has her back to the camera, which is probably representing Kylie's mystery baby, I guess.

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FOUR?

FOUR?

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AGAIN?

See, Kylie was also missing from the released portions of the Kardashian Kristmas Kard, above.

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FOUR.

FOUR.

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So? What's the deal? Where's Kylie? WHERE'S THE REST OF THE FAMILY? HUH, KRIS?

So? What's the deal? Where's Kylie? WHERE'S THE REST OF THE FAMILY? HUH, KRIS?

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You know there's only one way we're ever going to find out.

You know there's only one way we're ever going to find out.

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