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This Mother is on a Mission to Raise Awareness for Mental Health Crisis Lifelines

In September 2022, the 988 suicide and crisis hotline was introduced in the US. The hotline has seen an increase in call volume since its launch, with many people seeking help for mental health issues. Kelly Haskins, whose son committed suicide last year, believes that the hotline could have saved his life. She is now working to get a 988 sticker on the laptops of high school and college students in order to raise awareness about the resources available to those in need.

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Montana Has Started a Drive-Thru Blood Donation Pickup for Rural Ambulances

In a life-saving turn of events, Crystal Hiwalker's near-death experience during a stormy ambulance ride inspired the creation of the Montana Interfacility Blood Network. This innovative program allows ambulances to pick up blood from hospitals along their route to provide timely transfusions for rural patients facing traumatic injuries. Since its launch in 2022, the network has already helped at least three patients and is gaining interest from other states with large rural regions like Oregon.

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How Breakdancing is Changing Lives in Brazil Ahead of its Olympic Debut

Breakdancing will make its Olympic debut at the Paris 2024 games, bringing joy to dancers in Rio de Janeiro. The Flow021 crew, active since 2010 in a neighborhood surrounded by favelas, prioritizes social projects and offers free classes to local children. Co-founder Gabriel Barreto, known as “Stal”, is proud of being a role model for youth. Breakdancing's inclusion as an Olympic sport has opened doors for b-boys and b-girls worldwide, attracting attention from new audiences and authorities alike.

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How Snails Became Mascots for Wellness at This College Library

In an exciting move, a family of giant African land snails has been introduced to the library at Tavistock College. Teachers hope the snails will boost student wellbeing and ignite an interest in nature. Eleanor Fisher, an assistant teacher, came up with the idea while chatting with SEND students. The gentle giants are already creating buzz among students who find them fascinating and believe they will be beneficial during exams - staff are hopeful they will draw more visitors to the library.

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Portugal is Set to Start Building its Largest Wind Farm Soon

Portugal's largest wind farm has received environmental approval and will be a game-changer for clean energy in the country. With a capacity to power 128,000 homes annually, this project by Iberdrola is set to make a significant impact. The company plans to integrate eco-friendly measures into the plant's design to protect the surrounding environment. This innovative hybrid energy scheme will maximize output and production while minimizing its ecological footprint - an exciting step towards sustainable energy solutions in Portugal.

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Could This Simple Ingredient Be the Key to a Healthier Brain?

Imagine a future where the smell of menthol could help improve cognitive abilities in Alzheimer's patients. Scientists discovered that when mice with Alzheimer’s inhaled menthol, their cognitive skills got better. This exciting finding opens up new possibilities for treating this debilitating disease and offers hope to millions worldwide. Further research is needed to explore the potential benefits of using smells like menthol as therapies for Alzheimer's patients.

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Meet the 10-Year-Old Darts Prodigy Aiming to Become World Champ

A 10-year-old darts prodigy, Lennon "The Force" Wharf, is making waves in the sport and aims to become a world champion after defeating former professionals. Balancing school with playing for Suffolk's under-18 darts team, Lennon has impressed many with his skills since hitting his first 180 at age three. With support from Target Darts and visits from legends like Keith Deller, Lennon remains calm and focused on his goal of multiple world titles.

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This Couple Got Engaged During a Taylor Swift Concert and Got a Special Surprise from the Star

During a rare daylight concert in Edinburgh, Scotland, Taylor Swift witnessed a couple getting engaged right before her eyes for the first time ever! As she performed on stage and saw the proposal unfold, she couldn't contain her excitement. The heartwarming moment was captured on video by a fan and has since gone viral online. Taylor expressed her joy and gratitude to the couple for allowing her to be part of their special day during the concert.

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The World’s Tallest Dog is an Adorable Scaredy Cat, His Owners Say

In a heartwarming tale, Kevin the great dane from Iowa has been crowned the world's tallest dog, standing as tall as a three-year-old child. Despite his imposing size, Kevin is terrified of his family's vacuum cleaner and will jump away when it gets close. Known for his gentle nature, he tries to fit into small beds and enjoys stealing food off counters without needing to stand up. The Wolfes are grateful for Kevin after losing their previous great dane and describe him as the perfect addition to their family.

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This Marathoner Raised $6,000 to Help Prevent Overdoses in His Community

A University of Manitoba student, Caydin Cleland, dedicated his first-ever marathon to his late father and uncle who died from drug overdoses. He raised over $6,000 for a local overdose prevention site while preparing for the race. Thousands participated in various races at the Manitoba Marathon with Cameron Levins winning the men's half-marathon and Natasha Wodak winning the women's half-marathon. Despite not winning, Cleland finished faster than expected and found running to be a helpful tool in processing grief after losing his dad.

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A Community Came Together to Fund a Boat for a 12-Year-Old Fisherman

In a heartwarming display of community support, a 12-year-old boy in Cornwall received help to buy a new fishing boat after losing his old one in a storm. Antony from Cawsand is known for selling his catch on the beach and was devastated when his boat washed ashore broken at the beginning of 2023. Thanks to donations totaling £2,500 raised in just four days by locals, Antony was able to get back out on the water with his new boat named Ocean Harvester 1.

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Montana Has Started a Drive-Thru Blood Donation Pickup for Rural Ambulances

How Breakdancing is Changing Lives in Brazil Ahead of its Olympic Debut

How Snails Became Mascots for Wellness at This College Library

Portugal is Set to Start Building its Largest Wind Farm Soon

Could This Simple Ingredient Be the Key to a Healthier Brain?

Meet the 10-Year-Old Darts Prodigy Aiming to Become World Champ

This Couple Got Engaged During a Taylor Swift Concert and Got a Special Surprise from the Star

The World’s Tallest Dog is an Adorable Scaredy Cat, His Owners Say

This Marathoner Raised $6,000 to Help Prevent Overdoses in His Community

A Community Came Together to Fund a Boat for a 12-Year-Old Fisherman