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Some Brazilians Are Tattooing A Blue Circle On Their Arms. I Couldn't Think Of A Better Reason.

There's a lot of stigma around diabetes, all of it undeserved. So this is a step in the right direction.

Diabetes is often called a silent killer because it doesn't always produce the most visible symptoms.



As a result, when a person with diabetes suddenly falls ill to their disease, those around wouldn't be able to guess what kind of medical attention is needed.

Those struggles are real.

Were an ambulance to arrive, even the medical personnel would have trouble immediately figuring out the issue. The solution these individuals came to is pretty brilliant.

The tattooed symbol indicating their diabetes is permanent and visible.

In that way, it also stands as a message for owning their diabetes.

Check it out:

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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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