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Jon Stewart Tries To Hold It Together About Eric Garner. He Really Tries.

That word he ends with — is there really any other word for when a grand jury decides that what a coroner calls "homicide" shouldn't even go to *trial*?

Jon Stewart Tries To Hold It Together About Eric Garner. He Really Tries.

In case you can't watch the video (but do watch it if you can), here is the breakdown:

Jon Stewart announces the grand jury's decision not to send Eric Garner's killer to trial and observes how hot on the heels it is on the injustice in Ferguson.


He goes on to explain to those of us who just don't understand.

But surely the cops must have some reasonable benefit of the doubt due in this case, right?

No? Even the medical examiner ruled Eric Garner's death a homicide, and still no trial? Well, then.

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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