This Dad Knew Exactly What to Do When His Autistic Son No Longer Qualified for Services

Feb 27, 2015 By Liz Palmer 0

Most parents have dreams for their children to be successful. To be happy. To be independent.

For parents of children with autism, they fear that this dream is out of reach. This is a story about a father just like so many out there who was having trouble imagining what the future would hold for his autistic son.

I don’t want him to sit in a room and have people have to take care of him. I want him to have a life.

John D’Eri has two sons.

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They are just eighteen months apart. One son, is what society might call typical. His name is Tom. He says…

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Adorable Proposal Captured with an “Accidental” Video Selfie

Feb 18, 2015 By Abraham 0

This couple’s engagement was recorded for the world to see when the boyfriend went to take a selfie and pretended not to realize he’d started a video. After “noticing” that it was recording, he just kept it rolling.

How he got the footage is fun enough, but it’s their performances after the real action starts that makes this video the sweetest thing you’ll see today…

Hallmark Doesn’t Make Cards For When Dad Cheats on Mom So This Son Improvised

Jan 29, 2015 By Abraham 0

Ryan was as upset as you’d imagine when he heard that his dad had been unfaithful. And his main concern was his mom — that she feel supported and loved in this awful time.

When he went to get her a card, of course there was nothing specifically for her situation. But he got creative and found her something perfect where you’d least expect it…

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After giving it to her, he reported back that she loved it.

Man Meets His Wife and Kids for the First Time in the Greatest Unboxing Video on the Internet

Jan 21, 2015 By Abraham 0

The odd practice of creating “unboxing” videos of newly arrived purchases has been around long enough that it’s almost easier to find videos of people making fun of the idea than it is to find a good example of someone doing it seriously.

However, this new video from the completely serious and entirely trustworthy viral news source Clickhole brings the unboxing ritual back to its roots. This is what it’s all about…

Via: Laughing Squid

This 1946 Yearbook Is So Full of Casual Sexism It’s Almost Shocking

Jan 14, 2015 By Abraham 0

Looking back from the vantage point of 2015, the way the editors of this 1946 college yearbook decided to describe all the women is surprising at best. It’s unimaginable that these types of captions would end up in a current yearbook, but if they did, it would be indefensible.

The 40′s were a different time, however, and today’s expectations don’t exactly fit. So, more than being offensive, these pics serve as a reminder of how far we’ve come…

Chubby…

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Little girl…

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This Mom Has Dementia But Her Son’s Music Beautifully Sets Her at Ease

Jan 2, 2015 By Abraham 1

Musician Joe Fraley’s mother has Alzheimer’s. It’s gotten to the point, unfortunately, where she no longer recognizes him or responds to his music. But not long ago, when she still lived with Joe and his dad, Joe’s singing and strumming were all she needed to find peace amid the scary confusion of dementia…

A Broken Engagement Didn’t Stop This Jilted Bride from Taking Epic “Wedding” Pictures

Dec 31, 2014 By Abraham 6

When she got engaged last March, Shelby Swink couldn’t have been more excited. She immediately threw herself heart and soul into planning their November wedding.

Everything was all set weeks in advance. All that was left to do was be excited when her fiance dropped a bomb. Five days before the big day, he sat her down and told her didn’t love her anymore and that he didn’t want to spend the rest of his life with her.

Shelby was left in shock, of course.

After the flurry of phone calls required to cancel with guests and vendors, all that was left to do was hurt. But then a few friends suggested something they thought might be a helpful release.

Why not trash her dress?

So on the morning her wedding had been scheduled for, Shelby and her bridesmaids went ahead and posed for her “wedding” pictures.

And instead of bouquets, they were all armed with paint…

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As the wedding photographer snapped away, the destruction began…

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Soldier Happily Shocks His Parents When He Jumps Out of a Christmas Present

Dec 26, 2014 By Abraham 0

Patrick Conwell got home from Afghanistan just before Christmas and he wanted to surprise his parents with his homecoming. So he hatched a plan with his brother and sister-in-law.

They are going to be having a baby in a few months, so they told the Conwell parents that they were going to have a “reveal party” about the gender of the baby. They gathered everyone in the living room where a big wrapped box sat. They said they were going to open it and a pink or blue balloon would float out, surprising everyone with the news.

But that’s not what was in the box…

Via: VVV