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Guess What Percentage Of American Children Are Living In Poverty. Seriously, Guess.

Numbers like this make you wonder how much longer the United States is even going to count as a "developed country."

Guess What Percentage Of American Children Are Living In Poverty. Seriously, Guess.


UPDATE: This particular graph comes from a May 2012 UNICEF report. Since, you know, time is constantly moving forward (insert sad face), here's the updated 2013 report in full. But it's pretty important to note that the United States is still, uh, second to last on that chart. Sigh.

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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