Amber Vereecke

usatoday:

If you or someone you know needs help, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255.

Learn more in our series Mental Illness: The Cost of Not Caring

npr:

Three-Year-Old Ebola Survivor Proposes to Nurse
And she says yes! Ibrahim is one of three brothers who lost their mother to Ebola — but survived. While waiting to be reunited with his dad, the little boy fell in love.
Photo: Anders Kelto for NPR

npr:

Three-Year-Old Ebola Survivor Proposes to Nurse

And she says yes! Ibrahim is one of three brothers who lost their mother to Ebola — but survived. While waiting to be reunited with his dad, the little boy fell in love.

Photo: Anders Kelto for NPR

hcalderon17:

Reconsider Columbus Day

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson (via last-best-place)

(via birds-and-baking)

npr:

nprfreshair:

Lena Dunham, the creator and star of the HBO series Girls, has a new collection of personal essays called Not That Kind of Girl. She joined Fresh Air to talk about oversharing, feminism, OCD, and why she thinks most depictions of sex in movies are destructive.  

Lena Dunham On Sex, Oversharing And Writing About Lost ‘Girls’