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5 quotes from celebs about how to be a good friend and ally. So much real talk.

Isn't it amazing when famous people understand the reach they have and use it for good?

5 quotes from celebs about how to be a good friend and ally. So much real talk.

Oh, celebrities. We love 'em, we hate 'em, we love to hate 'em. But regardless of how the media feels about today's hottest celebs, they are in a unique position. Why? 'Cause no matter what they're talking about, celebs have thousands of people hanging on their every word. Sooo ... how about they put that fame to good use and talk about something important?

Bingo! Here are five celebs who are using their fame to speak out about something important:


What advice would you give to LGBTQ youth and their friends?

1. Ingrid Michaelson, musician

2. Lena Dunham, actress

3. Wyatt Cenac, comedian


4. Brian Rosenworcel, musician

5. Jack Antonoff, musician

Interested in checking out the rest? There are 10 of these videos total, and they're all well worth a watch.

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A man who uses a wheelchair fell onto the tracks in a New York City subway station on Wednesday afternoon. A CBS New York writer was at the scene of the incident and says that people rushed to save the man after they heard him "whimpering."

It's unclear why the man fell onto the tracks.

A brave rescuer risked his life by jumping on the tracks to get the man to safety knowing that the train would come barreling in at any second. The footage is even more dramatic because you can hear the station's PA system announce that the train is on its way.

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