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These 2 Girls Surprised Everyone And Rocked The School Board Meeting (And The Mic)

Two years ago, the Curtis Bay community in Baltimore, Maryland, learned about plans to build the nation's largest incinerator less than a mile from the city's high school and elementary school. Well aware of the negative impact it would have on their health and livelihood, these students are speaking up and fighting back. Thanks to them, school board meetings aren't like they used to be.

These 2 Girls Surprised Everyone And Rocked The School Board Meeting (And The Mic)
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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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