Family’s reaction to finding out their daughter is the star of a Super Bowl ad is so wholesome


Family’s reaction to finding out their daughter is the star of a Super Bowl ad is so wholesome

There’s just something about seeing pride swell in a parent’s face when their child reaches a dream they set out to achieve. It’s something that moves people to tears in the best way, and watching the reaction of Diana Flores’ parents is no exception. Flores is a 25-year-old quarterback for the world champion Women’s Mexico Flag Team, Mexico’s professional women’s flag football team.

In the clip, we find out from the writing on the screen that her parents and sister are about to watch a commercial that Flores participated in. But the surprise was that she not only participated in a commercial, but that she was the star of the ad that would premiere during the Super Bowl, which aired February 12.

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Angela Davis ‘can’t believe’ ancestral lineage after finding she’s a descendant of the Mayflower pilgrim

Angela Davis is a 79-year-old author and symbol of the Black Power movement. As a political activist and truth seeker, Davis recently appeared on the February 21 episode of “Finding Your Roots” to uncover the mysteries of her family’s past. Hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., the show presented Davis with some answers to questions she’d had for decades. The first question posed to Gates’ team was to find the identity of Davis’ maternal grandparents, whom her mother, Sallye Bell, never knew. Though they were unable to learn her grandmother’s name, the team was able to trace her father’s identity: John Austin Darden, a white Alabama lawyer. When Davis saw a photo of Darden, she noted the family resemblance, “He has my mother’s lips. It’s so funny, I can see her in him”. The team also learned that Darden had four sons and two daughters, leaving the possibility that her mother had other Black half-siblings.

Later on, the show traced Davis’ ancestry even further back to her fourth great-grandfather, Stephen Darden, who was born in colonial Virginia and served in the Revolutionary War. Davis connected this to her own activism, saying she had always been told that activists like her were un-American and the best way to pay tribute to this country, is to try to change it.

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Woman’s reselling of thrift store clothes sparks heated debate after she posts one of her hauls

At its best, fashion is a fun and empowering form of self-expression. At its worst, it is one of capitalism’s most insatiable monsters—overflowing landfills, exploiting laborers and animals, and upholding outdated and unhealthy beauty standards. The fact that many of the fashion industry’s controversial practices continue to survive seems to send a clear message: When profit is the end, it justifies the means.

This is one of the reasons why a college student by the name of Jacklyn Wells became the subject of a heated debate online.

Wells (who goes by @jbwells2 on TikTok) runs her store, Jack’s Vntg, on the secondhand fashion app Depop. Back in January 2023, Wells posted a “thrift store haul” video to her TikTok account, showing off multiple skirts, dresses and vintage coats of various styles.

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97-year-old Dick Van Dyke shares his 3 big secrets to remaining youthful

Comedian, actor, singer, dancer and all-around entertainer Dick Van Dyke has had a fantastic career in entertainment.

The 97-year-old has won Tony, Emmy, Grammy, and SAG awards and played iconic characters, including Rob Petrie on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and Bert in “Mary Poppins.”

Van Dyke captured the public’s attention earlier this month when it was revealed that he was the woodland gnome on “The Masked Singer,” where he performed “When You’re Smiling,” made famous by Frank Sinatra.

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Students raise $225K for 80-year-old janitor forced to unretire after his rent skyrocketed

Over the past few years, the outlandish increase in the cost of living for the average American has been hard on just about everyone. Prices on consumer goods have been through the roof as inflation reached its highest level in 40 years in June of 2022.

Rent has been going up for the average American as well. From 2017 to 2022, the average year-over-year increase was 5.77%, with the most significant increase of an average of 14% occurring from 2021 to 2022.

Almost every American feels the pain of the increased living expenses, but it has to be especially hard on those living on a fixed income. Fox 4 News reports that when an 80-year-old retired man affectionately known as “Mr. James” saw his rent go up by $400, he had to work again to make ends meet. Callisburg High School in Texas hired Mr. James as a janitor, and the sight of seeing a man that old lifting garbage cans and scrubbing lunch tables didn’t sit right with some of the students.

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