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Dear School, I'm Taking Pictures Of My Lunches And Posting Them Online. No Pressure.

When 9-year-old Martha Payne started blogging about her school lunches in Scotland, kids from around the world began sending her pictures of their school meals, too. Martha created a Food-O-Meter to rate her meals, and now millions of followers check in to see what she's been eating for lunch.Scottish officials weren't quite so keen on Martha photographing her school lunches, so they banned her from posting the pictures online. The ban lasted a day; that's exactly how long it took the Internet to rise up in protest. The officials ate crow, and Martha's back photographing her lunches.

Dear School, I'm Taking Pictures Of My Lunches And Posting Them Online. No Pressure.

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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