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A Quick Spot-On American History Lesson That You’ll Probably Never Hear In School

It’s amazing how poets can easily capture what we often can't put into words. What starts off as a mock letter from the first lady quickly escalates into a hardcore history lesson that I didn’t even know I needed.

A Quick Spot-On American History Lesson That You’ll Probably Never Hear In School

FACT CHECK TIME:


Lots of stuff gets leftout of history books. A fact mentioned at 1:07 in this video is one ofthem. The White House was indeed built by African-Americans in the 1790s, aswas the U.S. Capitol and other government buildings. To dig in more, check out The White House Historical Association website.

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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