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WATCH: The TED Talk That Inspired Two Standing Ovations

It's no secret that TED talks are generally phenomenal. So what made Sarah Kay's exceptional enough to inspire two standing ovations and to make my mom cry when I made her watch it? Well, it's kind of hard to express. And that's the point.The first ovation comes in response to her opening, from the beginning of the video to 3:37. It is stunning. The second comes after the point she makes starting at 14:35. If you don't have time for the entire talk, don't miss the beginning and end.

WATCH: The TED Talk That Inspired Two Standing Ovations

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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