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LeBron James Donates $41 Million To Send 1,100 Kids To College, Becomes 6th Most Charitable Athlete In The World

By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist  Basketball star Lebron James didn’t have the easiest childhood. Born in Akron, Ohio, his parents often struggled to make ends meet, which is why they sent him to live with the family of Frank Walker. It is a fortunate thing they did because it was through Walker that James learned of his […]

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450-Pound Seal Decides To Nap At The Airport, Delaying Flights In The Process

By: Brianna Acuesta/True Activist  It’s always reassuring when airports run smoothly and are attentive to sudden changes within any of its components, but this was especially true for an unlikely airport-goer last month as he made his way to the Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport in Alaska. That airport-goer was none other than a seal weighing […]

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Barber Who Gives Free Haircuts To The Homeless Was Just Gifted His Own Shop

By: Luke Miller/Truth Theory   “Other than a haircut I provide a light lunch, as well as toiletries… but most importantly I provide a sense of self-esteem and self-respect.” Brennon Jones went viral hitting the headlines a year ago for giving out free haircuts to the homeless. He said at the time, “Totally free. Feed em, provide them with […]

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Jogger’s Activity Tracker Captures Fight For Survival After She Was Brutally Attacked

By: Brianna Acuesta/True Activist  Kelly Herron, a 36-year-old jogger that lives in Seattle, was on a regular run through Golden Gardens Park last week when she stopped after 4 miles to use the public restroom. Since she’s training for a marathon, she’s used to running long-distance and certainly has athletic strength that helped her when she […]

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Incredible! Wild Rhino Approaches Cameraman And Demands A Belly Rub [Watch]

By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist  While shooting footage for a conservation film about rhino poaching in South Africa, cameraman Garth De Bruno Austin was both pleasantly surprised and shocked when a rhino approached him for some TLC. Wild rhinos can be extremely dangerous, but this one had apparently gained trust for Austin, as she approached the […]

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Plant-Based Cooking School Plans To Change The World One Free Class At A Time

By: Brianna Acuesta/True Activist  When thinking of cooking schools, most people automatically think of expensive, gourmet schools that charge upwards of $40,000 per year and teach people how to cook all the classic restaurant meals and then some. However, not many are thinking about Made in Hackney, a school that uses all plant-based ingredients that […]

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Public Transportation Will Soon Be 100% Free In Dunkirk, France

By: Amelia Kinney/True Activist  Beginning September 2018, public bus transportation in Dunkirk, France will be 100% free of charge. Dunkirk is the largest of 30 French transport authorities to instate free transit policies. The move supports France’s Paris Agreement goals and sets a promising example for other cities worldwide. Dunkirk Mayor Patrice Vergriete says the […]

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Students Create Special Halloween Costume For Girl With Rare Genetic Mutation

By: Amelia Kinney/True Activist  The nonprofit Magic Wheelchair partnered with students and alumni at Virginia Commonwealth University to create a special Halloween costume for 16-year-old Alex Hayes. Hayes is confined to a wheelchair because she was born with an extremely rare chromosomal mutation, known as GRIN2B. Through the partnering with Magic Wheelchair, the VCU students […]

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This Man And His Rescue Cat Have Traveled 31,000 Miles In Their Camper Van [Watch]

By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist  Life on the road isn’t for everyone, but it certainly suits Australian resident Rich East and his rescue cat, Willow. Approximately two years ago, the duo embarked on a cross-country road trip in his simple van conversion. So far, they’ve seen the country’s six states and two territories and in total, […]

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Plus-Size Girls Ask Photographer To Make Them Skinny In Experiment That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist  Thanks to photoshop, Instagram filters, and people’s savvy talent for taking pictures at flattering angles, it’s nearly impossible to tell what’s real and what’s not nowadays. For example, nearly every model that appears in a magazine or on a billboard has been photoshopped. Even television isn’t as transparent as it once […]