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Hipsters At Whole Foods May Be Hurting A Lot More People Than They Realize

Eating trendy food like kale may seem cool, or at least relatively harmless. But a closer look at "food gentrification" reveals a disturbing fact: the harm it does to low-income families. Organic food is expensive enough as it is, but when it becomes a trendy lifestyle accessory, its cost escalates to a point where it's no longer accessible to lower-income families.

Hipsters At Whole Foods May Be Hurting A Lot More People Than They Realize

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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