Remember these facts the next time you sleep in on a Saturday.
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For many people, Labor Day has become nothing more than a day off work at the end of the summer. But let's not forget the hard work of hundreds of thousands of workers who fought for the basic rights we have today. Weekends, anyone?


Just so you're aware, we weren't able to verify a couple of these statistics. 1880 might be a little early to say half of the states were observing Labor Day, and there's some dispute over how many people were killed during the 1933 cotton strike. But we still think it's pretty awesome.

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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