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A Kickstarter Project That Could Just Become The Biggest Ever

It won 26 Daytime Emmys and a Peabody and was shown in the living rooms of American families for 26 years. And guess what? "Reading Rainbow" is coming back, via the Internet. This is a Kickstarter campaign, likely to go down as the most successful ever. Originally, this project sought $1 million. After hitting that goal in 11 hours (!!), they decided to up the goal to $5 million. Looks like they'll hit that as well! This is a wonderful example of how crowdfunding can help make possible projects that can have a huge impact, especially in communities that have been hit by funding cuts to education.

A Kickstarter Project That Could Just Become The Biggest Ever

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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