Brandon Marshall is an NFL player. He's also diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.

People were a little shocked when NFL All-Pro wide receiver Brandon Marshall shared some tough news.

Wait. This guy??

That's some wide receiving right there.

Well, here's the thing about football players. They *know* tough.

They risk their bodies on the field.

When they get knocked down...

...they get back up.

They fix what's broken. Even when it's something they can't see.

They step up.

And by stepping up and getting help,

they change the game.

That's tough.

Touchdown, Brandon Marshall.

That's Brandon Marshall. Catching a football with one hand — all casual-like— like the gosh darn boss that he is.

As you can see, #15 is straight up done with the stigma around mental health that's keeping good players from being great.

Showing strength, not stigma ... that's what it's all about.

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One little girl took pictures of her school lunches. The Internet responded — and so did the school.

If you listened to traditional news media (and sometimes social media), you'd begin to think the Internet and technology are bad for kids. Or kids are bad for technology. Here's a fascinating alternative idea.


This article originally appeared on 03.31.15

Kids can innovate, create, and imagine in ways that are fresh and inspiring — when we "allow" them to do so, anyway. Despite the tendency for parents to freak out because their kids are spending more and more time with technology in schools, and the tendency for schools themselves to set extremely restrictive limits on the usage of such technology, there's a solid argument for letting them be free to imagine and then make it happen.

It's not a stretch to say the kids in this video are on the cutting edge. Some of the results he talks about in the video at the bottom are quite impressive.

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