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  • A high school basketball player is getting a lot of good attention off the court for a supersweet gesture. Prom-posals are all the rage these days, and Trey Moses from Lousiville, Ky., took to Twitter to share his. He tweeted photos of himself and his date along with the caption, “Decided to ask my best friend to prom.”

    The girl in the photos is his pal and fellow Eastern High School student Ellie Meredith, who has Down syndrome.

    Ellie’s mom said of her daughter’s prom date, “You don’t expect high school seniors to have that much thought about a kid with special needs.”

    Moses’ original tweet has gotten a lot of love, with more than 7,000 favorites. He said of the newfound Internet fame, “Wasn't expecting the publicity with this, but since I have it I hope everyone else starts to work with special needs, it’ll change you.”

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  • It was a heartwarming reunion between a mother and daughter who had not seen each other in four years.

    At 3 years old, baby elephant Me-Bai was taken from her mother’s side and sold into the Thai tourism industry. But after the trauma and stress of giving rides to tourists made Me-Bai too weak to carry them, she was released to Thailand’s Elephant Nature Park.

    Once she was there, the park employees set out to find this little elephant’s mother, Mae-Yui. Within a matter of weeks, they were able to locate her.

    After a three-day journey, the mother and daughter were reunited on Friday.

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  • It was just a typical day in math class at Biola University in California when all of a sudden things started to get weird.

    The professor was playing a video demonstration of himself on the projector explaining a trigonometry problem — but soon after, the professor calls out the video for making mistakes and then starts interacting with the video version of himself.  

    The video version of the professor says: “Why don’t you come over here and say that to my face?”

    And after that things escalate. The professor “enters” the computer screen, ends up in a fight with his video counterpart, and ends up stuck in the YouTube video himself!

    This epic stunt was all in the name of April Fools’ Day, and brought to you by Professor Matthew Weathers.

    This teacher is no stranger to April Fools’ Day tricks — he’s pretty famous for them and is known to pull pranks on his students each year.

    His math class shadow prank has received more than 6.2 million views to date.

    Who knew math class could be so

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  • An athletic program is fighting mad about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and is speaking out — and it’s a school right in Gov. Mike Pence’s own backyard.

    Notre Dame released a video in response to the controversial law, and the school’s message is clear: “If you can play, you can play” regardless of your sexual orientation.

    The school is not the only Indiana-based institution to speak out — the NCAA, which is based in Indianapolis, has also protested the act:

    “We’re going to have to sit down and make judgments about whether or not [the RFRA] changes the environment for us doing our work, and us holding events,” NCAA President Mark Emmert told the Indianapolis Star. “We’re deeply committed to the whole notion of inclusion. We have a very diverse membership.”

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  • Kevin Blandford from Louisville, Kentucky, has won his place in the Husband Hall of Fame, if there even is such a thing. Kevin works for a telecommunications company, which rewarded his achievements with a trip to Puerto Rico with his lovely wife Bonnie. The only problem was, Bonnie couldn’t make the trip — so Kevin put together a virtual photo album of his solo vacation, and it looks like he had a terrible time without her.

    Here he is in his hotel room:

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    The couple has a 7-month-old baby at home, which is why Bonnie stayed behind. Kevin posted the photos to Imgur with the title “Not a single second of fun in Puerto Rico” The pictures have been viewed — get this — more than 2 million times!

    If you’re wondering who snapped all of these lonely, miserable photos, Kevin says it was a “dedicated friend.”

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