That Awesome Moment When A Superhero Is A Role Model To A Little Boy Who Needed One

Whether or not Drax is technically a "superhero" might be up for debate (his full name is Drax the Destroyer), but after reading this girl's story about what the character means to her little brother, who has autism, I'm having a hard time thinking of him as anything but a hero.

It's stories like this that are a great reminder of why representation is so so so so so so so so important in mainstream media.

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Eviction seemed imminent for Dasha Kelly, 32, and her three young daughters Sharron, 8; Kia, 6; and Imani, 5, on Monday. The eviction moratorium expired over the weekend and it looked like there was no way for them to avoid becoming homeless.

The former Las Vegas card dealer lost her job due to casino closures during the pandemic and needed $2,000 to cover her back rent. The mother of three couldn't bear the thought of being put out of her apartment with three children in the scorching Nevada desert.

"I had no idea what we were going to do," Kelly said, according to KOAT.

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