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mayte-lara-27082Texas Valedictorian, Mayte Lara, Reveals She Is Undocumented and Faces Internet Backlash

Mayte Lara graduated from high school with a 4.5 GPA and full paid tuition for her upcoming years at University of Texas. To celebrate her success and encourage others like her, she posted a tweet revealing that she is considered undocumented.


ClLtOcuWkAA_v9g (1)Disney Responds to the Gator Attack by Adding Fences Along Shoreline

Disney crews are adding temporary fencing along the shores of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, as well as along beaches at other resorts and waterways.

This is in response to the recent death of 2-year-old Lane Graves after he wasdragged into the water of Seven Seas Lagoon by an alligator and drowned. Disney also said that they will be adding additional signs near the water to inform guests that there is a danger of alligators and snakes in the waters of Walt Disney World.


orlandoWATCH: 49 Celebrities Honor the 49 Victims of Orlando Shooting in Heartfelt Short Film

On June 12, 2016, 49 people lost their lives in the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in Orlando’s LGBTQ Pulse Nightclub. To remember and honor the victims of the shooting, the Human Rights Campaign enlisted 49 celebrities and Emmy-winning producer Ryan Murphy to create a tribute video.


lexi pageCalifornia Family Loses Custody Battle to Keep Their Foster Child

Lexi is 6 years old and has been living with the Page family for four years. They are the only family she has ever known. However, because of a federal law that is designed to keep Native American families together, Lexi is being taken away from the Page family and given to her unknown relatives in Utah.


sawyerMother Writes Open Letter After Her Son With Down Syndrome Is the Only Kid Not Invited to a Party

Jennifer Kiss-Engele recently posted an open letter on Facebook to the parents of one of her son, Sawyer’s classmates. As it turns out, Sawyer, who has Down Syndrome, was the only student in his class not invited to the classmate’s birthday party.

“An open letter to the parent that thought it was OK to invite the entire class to their child’s birthday except for my son,” the post started out accompanied by an adorable photo of a smiling Sawyer.


13394093_10154059052730831_8224484326216215478_nInfant Daughter Photographed Smiling When Wrapped in Late Father’s Motorcycle Gloves

Three-week old Aubrey was having her photos taken by photographer Kim Stone, who decided to take one particularly touching photo that has since gone viral. Aubrey was wrapped in a pink blanket, resting her head on one of her late father’s motorcycle gloves, the other resting on her side. Aubrey is clearly comforted because she is smiling from ear to ear.