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Ruth Bader Ginsburg did not come to play.

Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, the Supreme Court Justice has served on the highest court for nearly 25 years. Ginsburg was the second woman to be appointed to the court and has served with distinction, proving herself to be a outspoken advocate for workers rights, civil rights, gender equality, and the separation of church and state.

Fans (yes, justices can have super devoted fans) look up Ginsburg for her intelligence, rapier-wit, courage, strength, and even her fashion sense. (Dig her imitated but never duplicated dissent collar.) There are T-shirts, necklaces, dolls, and a coloring book in her honor.


As the kids say, she's a badass.

And at 84, while many of her peers have been retired for decades, Ginsburg shows no signs of slowing down.

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In fact, Ginsburg just revealed a subtle, yet pointed "Ginsburn" to the Trump administration.

Today, Ginsburg announced that she has hired law clerks through 2020, an indication she intends to remain firmly behind the bench through the end of President Donald Trump's first term.

Trump has long been a vocal critic of Ginsburg, even tweeting in 2016, "Her mind is shot — resign!" (It's probably no coincidence that just prior, Ginsburg called then candidate Trump a "faker" for not releasing his tax returns.)

Were she to heed Trump's advice, Ginsburg's retirement would free up another coveted lifetime seat on the Supreme Court, which the Trump administration would surely try to fill with someone more aligned with their political beliefs. In November, Trump even shared a list of conservative judges already in the running for his future Supreme Court picks.

But Ginsburg's move signals to Trump and anyone else in the wings, that she's not going anywhere.

Left: Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images. Right: Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images.

Not only is she sticking around, Ginsburg's voice is more important than ever.

A levelheaded jurist like Ginsburg provides a much-needed check on the Trump administration's pointed attacks on immigrants, civil rights, and some of the basic tenets of the constitution.

In it for the long haul, Ginsburg, a two-time cancer survivor, has been celebrated for keeping her body and mind in peak condition by working with a personal trainer, and insists she'll stay in the job as long as she's able.

However long the notorious RBG serves, she'll likely have generations of supporters cheering her on (and making Trump stew in the process).

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In such a tie, the athletes would usually do a "jump-off" to determine who wins gold and who wins silver. But as the official began to explain the options to Barshim and Tamberi, Barshim asked, "Can we have two golds?"

"It's possible," the official responded. "It depends, if you both decide..." And before he'd even told them how sharing the gold would work, the two jumpers looked at each other, nodded, and then launched into a wholesome and joyful celebration guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

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"Take it with you bro" turned into a tear-jerking story of human connection.

Shahid Davis told a delivery driver to keep his meal and the result was a sweet moment of human connection.

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Sometimes the silliest of mistakes can result in the sweetest of coincidences.

Shahid Davis had ordered dinner from the Chipotle app and was checking on the map to see how far away the driver was when he realized that the driver was half a continent away. Davis had been staying at a hotel in Iowa the last time he ordered, and he forgot to go back and change the delivery address to his home in Hagerstown, Maryland. He contacted Chipotle, but the customer service person told him they couldn't do anything since it was already out for delivery.

So when the delivery person texted Davis to let him know they were there, he explained what happened.

"I'm here with your order," the person texted.

"Take it with you bro and enjoy the lunch," Davis responded. "I forgot to change my address and I currently in Maryland."

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