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It Was Supposed To Be Sad, But Michelle Obama's Speech Made Me — And Millions Of Women — Feel Great

Michelle Obama was asked to give remarks at the memorial service of Dr. Maya Angelou. Rather than simply wax poetic about how brilliant Angelou was, our first lady stood up there and proudly declared herself exactly what Angelou said that we ALL are. She spoke her truth and in doing so somehow spoke my truth too. I can't stop watching it. Thanks, Michelle Obama. And thanks, Dr. Maya.

It Was Supposed To Be Sad, But Michelle Obama's Speech Made Me — And Millions Of Women — Feel Great

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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