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How The Newly Elected Congress Has Already Made More Progress Than Last Year's Slackers

The 113th Congress, which was sworn in on Jan. 3, 2013, is more diverse than ever before. Sure, it still doesn't even remotely represent the demographics of the electorate, but, hey, progress is progress and I look forward to seeing what all these new faces do for our country in the new year.

How The Newly Elected Congress Has Already Made More Progress Than Last Year's Slackers

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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