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A dad took these photos of his daughter. They're raising some eyebrows.

An artist's dominion: Does he have it over his children? For photographer Wyatt Neumann, a lot of people are saying no. You may agree with them. Some of the images definitely feel creepy; don't get me wrong. I definitely was shocked when I first saw a couple of them. But when you get to Neumann's point about how we oversexualize children, you'll definitely want to ask yourself, "What am I presuming about the little girl in the pictures?"Trigger warning: This contains a few brief images of a child without clothes as well as some NSFW words.

A dad took these photos of his daughter. They're raising some eyebrows.

No matter how you feel about this issue, there a few yes-or-no questions I feel makes this video worth watching, sharing, and thinking about:


  • Should photographer Wyatt Neumann show these pictures publicly before his daughter can fully consent to their display?
  • If you think he shouldn't, should he be allowed to take any pictures of his kids at all and display them?
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If the past year has taught us nothing else, it's that sending love out into the world through selfless acts of kindness can have a positive ripple effect on people and communities. People all over the United States seemed to have gotten the message — 71% of those surveyed by the World Giving Index helped a stranger in need in 2020. A nonprofit survey found 90% helped others by running errands, calling, texting and sending care packages. Many people needed a boost last year in one way or another and obliging good neighbors heeded the call over and over again — and continue to make a positive impact through their actions in this new year.

Upworthy and P&G Good Everyday wanted to help keep kindness going strong, so they partnered up to create the Lead with Love Fund. The fund awards do-gooders in communities around the country with grants to help them continue on with their unique missions. Hundreds of nominations came pouring in and five winners were selected based on three criteria: the impact of action, uniqueness, and "Upworthy-ness" of their story.

Here's a look at the five winners:

Edith Ornelas, co-creator of Mariposas Collective in Memphis, Tenn.

Edith Ornelas has a deep-rooted connection to the asylum-seeking immigrant families she brings food and supplies to families in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States when she was 7 years old with her parents and sister. Edith grew up in Chicago, then moved to Memphis in 2016, where she quickly realized how few community programs existed for immigrants. Two years later, she helped create Mariposas Collective, which initially aimed to help families who had just been released from detention centers and were seeking asylum. The collective started out small but has since grown to approximately 400 volunteers.