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A singer of a popular song got invited to her fan's bedside. Her song took on a whole new meaning.

Rachel Platten's power anthem has been everywhere this summer, but this is the most poignant rendition around.

If you want to talk about the fight of one's life, it doesn't get any realer than childhood cancer.

Jeremiah is 7 and being treated at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles for an aggressive cancer of the brain and spinal cord. Ever since he was diagnosed in May, he's leaned on "Fight Song" by pop newcomer Rachel Platten to get him through the tough days. With hope in their hearts, Jeremiah's parents started a #RachelMeetJeremiah campaign on Instagram. And as luck would have it, their messages got to her.


Rachel wrote the song when she was going through a particularly difficult time in her life. Sweetyhigh interviewed her in March, and she shared this:

"I wrote 'Fight Song' when I was at a crossroad in my life: on the outside there was a lot of hard stuff going on and a lot of reasons to give up on myself ... but through writing the song, I made the decision to not listen to that small mean voice that was telling me I wasn't good enough. I decided to keep believing in myself no matter what."

So when she heard what it meant to a young boy braving the biggest fight of his life, she trekked over to Children's Hospital and did a duet with the tenacious Jeremiah. Grab a Kleenex — this is a sweet moment.

And we've provided lyrics below the video, in case you'd like to sing along while you watch.

This one is too powerful to keep to yourself!Let's all celebrate the resilience and spirit of kids like Jeremiah.

Photo: Jason DeCrow for United Nations Foundation

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Some people say that while change is inevitable, progress is a choice. In other words, it’s a purposeful act—like when American media mogul and philanthropist Ted Turner established the United Nations Foundation 25 years ago.

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This article originally appeared on 08.02.21


When Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi both landed their high jumps at 2.37 meters, they were in the battle for Olympic gold. But when both jumpers missed the next mark—the Olympic record of 2.39 meters—three times each, they were officially tied for first place.

In such a tie, the athletes would usually do a "jump-off" to determine who wins gold and who wins silver. But as the official began to explain the options to Barshim and Tamberi, Barshim asked, "Can we have two golds?"

"It's possible," the official responded. "It depends, if you both decide..." And before he'd even told them how sharing the gold would work, the two jumpers looked at each other, nodded, and then launched into a wholesome and joyful celebration guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

Just watch:

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Innovation is awesome, right? I mean, it gave us the internet!

However, there is always a price to pay for modernization, and in this case, it’s in the form of digital eye strain, a group of vision problems that can pop up after as little as two hours of looking at a screen. Some of the symptoms are tired and/or dry eyes, headaches, blurred vision, and neck and shoulder pain1. Ouch!

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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


When Michael Todd started his freshman year at MLK prep school in Memphis, Tennessee two years ago, he only had one outfit to wear to school. High school kids can be incredibly cruel and Michael was mocked for three weeks for wearing the same clothes every day.

"I really don't have clothes at home," he told KTVI. "My mom can't buy clothes for me because I'm growing too fast."


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Guy forgot to change his address in his Chipotle app and it resulted in the sweetest exchange

"Take it with you bro" turned into a tear-jerking story of human connection.

Shahid Davis told a delivery driver to keep his meal and the result was a sweet moment of human connection.

This article first appeared on 3.3.22.

Sometimes the silliest of mistakes can result in the sweetest of coincidences.

Shahid Davis had ordered dinner from the Chipotle app and was checking on the map to see how far away the driver was when he realized that the driver was half a continent away. Davis had been staying at a hotel in Iowa the last time he ordered, and he forgot to go back and change the delivery address to his home in Hagerstown, Maryland. He contacted Chipotle, but the customer service person told him they couldn't do anything since it was already out for delivery.

So when the delivery person texted Davis to let him know they were there, he explained what happened.

"I'm here with your order," the person texted.

"Take it with you bro and enjoy the lunch," Davis responded. "I forgot to change my address and I currently in Maryland."

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This article originally appeared on 08.27.18


In addition to being the star of Marvel franchise "Thor," actor Chris Hemsworth is also a father-of-three? And it turns out, he's pretty much the coolest dad ever.

In a clip from a 2015 interview on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Hemsworth shared an interesting conversation he had with his 4-year-old daughter India.

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