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Single and Broke Dad Gets A Touching Present From J. K. Rowling

A tribute to all the amazing fathers out there!

Reading the Harry Potter series has become a way for father Matt Burke and his daughter to spend some quality time. But what he didn’t expect is that the renowned author of the popular books series, J.K. Rowling, herself, would take notice.

Matt Burke, a single dad and photographer from Tallahassee, Florida is facing some challenges when it comes to providing his daughter’s needs. He went broke but still kept trying hard just to be there for Bailey.

Matt said that there were a lot of times that he had to miss dinner so his daughter can eat.

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He can’t afford to buy her daughter expensive toys or even go on holidays together. But he found a good way to hang out with her without the need to spend money.

Matt and Bailey read the Harry Potter books together, and since his daughter loves it, he decided to read it too.

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Although he was hesitant at first because he thinks that he is “too cool for some things,” he revealed that he’s having fun reading it with Bailey.

It turned out that he started to like the novel.

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Matt decided to share his story on Twitter.

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And he didn’t expect J. K. Rowling to respond to his post

Matt was definitely shook by the author’s response.

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People reacted to Matt’s post and praised him for being a strong-willed father. They were also touched by Rowling’s act of kindness.

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As a photographer, Matt shares his story through his photos. He revealed that he also struggles with depression and anxiety, but he is determined to fight it, especially since he has a daughter who relies on him.

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Dad Goes Viral For Angry Rant About People Who Judge Parents of Autistic Children

“Just some advice for those with no experience of autism,“ he wrote.

As if having an autistic child is not hard enough, the sad reality that parents have to face every single day is that there will always be people who will try to judge them. It’s a sad, disturbing behavior that definitely needs to go away and fortunately, one man took a stand and openly expressed his disgust about it.

British dad Adam Poole shared a photo on social media, showing a mother cradling her child in public. He also wrote a few words, slamming harsh people who are clearly out of the line. Eventually, the short yet inspiring post went viral, gaining thousands of likes and shares from netizens everywhere.

Adam Poole has “some advice” for those who criticize parents of autistic children.

He wrote on Facebook:...

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Suffering From Autoimmune Disease? Drinking Baking Soda Can Help You, Study Says

Baking soda shows promise in fighting autoimmune diseases.

Have you been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease? It's a condition wherein the immune system mistakenly attacks the healthy cells in your body. A new study shows that drinking baking soda can help combat the disease.

There are many types of autoimmune diseases. These include type 1 diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, and vitiligo, among others. If you have any of these diseases, there's good news for you.

Baking soda could be a cheap alternative in treating autoimmune diseases.

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According to a new study by scientists from the Medical College of Georgia, it has been found out that baking soda can be a cheap, over-the-counter, remedy to fight autoimmune diseases. A daily dose of baking soda can actually help reduce the inflammation caused by these diseases. ...

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College Graduate With Latin Honors Wears Toga Made Of Bus Tickets

He survived four years in college commuting 5 hours a day by bus!

Who says college is easy? The sleepless nights and endless anxieties during backbreaking exams are incomparable but to graduate with flying colors is indeed a dream come true.

Most college students only want to graduate even with no awards or recognition and no Latin honors -- it's fine as long as they reach the finish line.

Graduating from college with Latin honors is a plus and this Filipino guy took his graduation to the next level.

Mark James Capulong, 21, graduated Magna Cum Laude at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in the Philippines with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. He ranked third in his graduating class of 2018 after a four-year struggle of commuting back and forth....

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