The Cops Called It A Lovers' Quarrel. She Took Polaroids And Proved Them Wrong.

This is the story of how O.J. Simpson, one law, and Polaroid pictures helped dramatically reduce domestic violence in the U.S. Oh, and this amazingly dedicated woman.Trigger warning: Domestic violence can be heard (but not seen) in a brief but powerful PSA at 5:39-6:05.

As a father, I think it's important that you see the moment at 8:01. We have to make this a conversation where men no longer feel like they are being blamed for everything, where they feel safe enough and get educated to think more clearly and deeply about knowing what constitutes assault.

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Top 10 Most-Shared Things From Upworthy's First Year

Upworthy launched on March 26, 2012, and it's been a crazy year!

1. Bully Calls News Anchor Fat, News Anchor Destroys Him On Live TV

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Natasha Rossi believed she had the perfect life.

She had two awesome kids — two and a half-year-old identical twins — and the love and support of her boyfriend, Desi. Life, she thought, could only get better.

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Then, in January 2019, she was hit with some of the hardest news that anyone can hear.

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EXCLUSIVE: This Is The First Poll Of 2012 That Actually Asks The Hard Questions

Stephen Colbert is leading Jon Stewart 3-to-1 among Republicans, 1 in 5 voters think their vote is worth $100 or less, and a majority of respondents would personally like to suppress someone's vote. Welcome to Upworthy's first-ever real live actual poll of swing-state voters, in partnership with our friends at Public Policy Polling.

1. More than twice as many people think polls are more often skewed when they favor the other candidate or party.

2. 1 in 5 Americans think that if their candidate loses, either human civilization will be doomed or America will cease to be a great nation and they will move to Canada.

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