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I Wish 9-Year-Old Rachel Beckwith Had Been Alive To See Her World-Changing Wish Come True

The power of human compassion can sometimes be a strange thing. It took the death of Rachel Beckwith, a 9-year-old from Washington, to inspire people to donate to her charity on mycharity.com. Her last wish was that people in developing countries be provided with clean water. When this wish was featured on the news, people raised $1.2 million toward Rachel's goal.

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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