Mom and Daughter Pose Bald For A Photoshoot. When I Found Out Why, I Almost Cried

A mother’s unconditional love is something that can never be replaced. It’s everlasting and beautiful, and the special bond children have with their mothers cannot be severed easily. This moving story about a mother and her daughter will amaze you.

Rose is a beautiful 7-year-old girl and her mom, Kristi Tavenner, couldn’t be more proud of her. But, their story is somewhat different from the others. Rose has alopecia, while her mom suffers from breast cancer. Even though they are going through some rough times, they are happy and they decided to share an important message:

Bald is beautiful.

Kristi and Rose posed for a wonderful, emotional photo shoot. The photos quickly became incredibly popular on social networks. The photographer, Kellie, shared a Facebook post, telling their unbelievable story. She wrote about the special bond she witnessed between them and how they provide each other support in a fascinating way.

They indeed look breathtaking in their matching summer gowns! The pictures clearly show their pure love and happiness.

Kellie managed to capture the beauty within. It’s amazing how this challenging turn of events made the connection between Kristi and Rose even more profound than before. Namely, Rose went completely bald two years ago.

Later on, when Kristi lost her hair due to chemotherapy treatments, Rose was her biggest supporter and a true inspiration not just to her mother, but for many people who heard their story.

Kristi explains that Rose is a shining star and someone who loves to the fullest. With the help of her awesome daughter, Kristi gathered her strength.

She realized that losing her hair didn’t affect her beauty and that being bald doesn’t have the power to change who she was. Her daughter’s incredible courage and support inspired her, and their story melted many hearts around the world.


Strangers Exchange Photos Of Their Dads On Facebook And Discover It’s The Same Man

Randall Vandivier and Jesse McDowell just found out they were brothers. Sure, their father may have been a man of many secrets, but these six siblings would appear to hardly care — they’re just happy to have become one big happy family.

Born only seven months apart, 69 years ago, Randall and Jesse didn’t know one another existed.

It all began when Jesse’s sister, Marion, noticed that a Facebook friend was friends with Randall. She happened to then notice a photo of Randall with his aunt. The name “Vandivier” piqued Marion’s curiosity.

“The reason I did a friend request to Randall was because my grandfather and Randall’s uncle [Charles Vandivier] were good friends,” Marion told ABC News, adding, “and Randall’s surname is Vandivier.”

Marion then noticed that Randall’s aunt also had the name “Vandivier.” She wanted to know more about the family that had apparently been close to hers. Marion and Randall began talking. Eventually, they each shared some photos of their father: Jesse McDonnell Sr., a World War II veteran.

“She sent a picture of her father, and I said, ‘Lord have mercy — that’s my father!’” Randall said.

It turns out that Jesse Sr. had never married Randall’s mother. He soon moved across the country and married Marion’s mom. The existence of a second family was unbeknownst to everyone.

“We exchanged pictures [of] when we were just 2 years old, and we looked like twins,” Jesse said of him and Randall.

Randall flew out to meet his five siblings, and it was thrilling for them all.

“I was about to jump out of my skin. I just couldn’t wait,” Jesse said.

The family credits Facebook for bringing them together — there’s simply no other way they’d have found each other.

“Everybody in that generation is dead, you know: our father, her mother, my mother. So it was just beautiful to have this,” Randall said. “And if it weren’t for Facebook, it would have never happened.”


She’s Been Away From Home For Weeks. When The Horse Sees Her Face Again? I Almost Cried

It is not only dogs who eagerly await their owners to return home. Horses apparently do that as well, but the time when almost every family had one was long before YouTube, so it’s no wonder many people don’t actually know this. Look at how this horsie reacted when he saw his owner after she had spent three weeks abroad! Wonderful!


He demands a divorce in this letter to his wife. Her reply is unreal

I’m writing you this letter to tell you that I’m leaving you forever.
I’ve been a good man to you for 7 years & I have nothing to show for it.
These last 2 weeks have been hell. Your boss called to tell me that you
quit your job today & that was the last straw.
Last week, you came home & didn’t even notice I had a new haircut, had
cooked your favorite meal & even wore a brand new pair of silk boxers.
You ate in 2 minutes, & went straight to sleep after watching all of
your soaps.
You don’t tell me you love me anymore; you don’t want sex or anything
that connects us as husband & wife. Either you’re cheating on me or
you don’t love me anymore; whatever! the case, I’m gone.

Your EX-Husband
P.S. don’t try to find me. Your SISTER & I are moving away to West
Virginia together!
Have a great life!

Dear Ex-Husband

Nothing has made my day more than receiving your letter. It’s true you
& I have been married for 7 years, although a good man is a far cry from
what you’ve been.
I watch my soaps so much because they drown out your constant whining &
griping. Too bad that doesn’t work.
I DID notice when you got a hair cut last week, but the 1st thing that
came to mind was ‘You look just like a girl!’ Since my mother raised
me not to say anything if you can’t say something nice, I didn’t
And when you cooked my favorite meal, you must have gotten me confused
with MY SISTER, because I stopped eating pork 7 years ago.
About those new silk boxers: I turned away from you because the $49.99
price tag was still on them, & I prayed it was a coincidence that my
sister had just borrowed $50 from me that morning.
After all of this, I still loved you & felt we could work it
out. So when I hit the lotto for 10 million dollars, I quit my
job & bought us 2 tickets to Jamaica. But when I got home you
were gone. Everything happens for a reason, I guess. I hope
you have the fulfilling life you always wanted. My lawyer said that
the letter you wrote ensures you won’t get a dime from me. So take
Your Ex-Wife, Rich As Hell & Free!


Woman Sees Crying Man Forced To Throw Gift In Airport Trash – What She Digs Out Breaks Her Heart

Grandfather Bill Modry had the perfect gift made for his newly adopted granddaughter. He and his wife happily made their way through airport security, their special gift in tow, but something terrible happened when they tried to pass through, which one woman witnessed and could not believe.

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Amarri Hernandez and her boyfriend were waiting at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport when they saw the incident happen, and Amarri grabbed the gift out of the trash and made it her mission to find the rightful owner.

She shared this story on Facebook and it quickly went viral, which led to the inevitable discovery of Bill’s family.

Watch the video below to hear the full heartwarming story!

What an angel! This definitely brought tears to my eyes. People can be so sweet 🙂


I’d Love To Marry My Boyfriend But I Can’t Stand His Mom

When you marry your husband, you’re not the only two people tying the knot. You marry his entire family too, and they’re likely dysfunctional AF. It’s a lifelong supply of drama, and it’s my boyfriend’s mother in particular that supplies most of it and keeps me from wanting to say “I do.”
My fiancé comes from old world Italy, where in many households, the mom stays at home and does everything domestic and the sons do literally nothing inside the home. As a consequence, my fiancé is sort of (and I say this with all love and respect) a mama’s boy. He’s not used to cooking for himself, doing his laundry, or cleaning the house. He just never ever had to do those things and he believes they’re women’s jobs. Communicating that I’d like his help as well as a less sexist relationship is an ongoing project. I have his mother to thank for that, and she continues to reinforce that mindset every day.

This is not true of all Italians, but my future MIL never has anything kind to say about my home country. If it only happened once, I could let it slide, but it’s constant. I constantly remind her that not everything she sees on TV is true.

My fiery MIL is sort of the human equivalent of a self-rolling bowling ball—she just plows through whether it’s the right thing to do or say or not. Social cues are completely missed on her and I’ve seen how she crosses boundaries again and again. It would be easier if my fiancé spoke up, but it’s usually not worth the fight. Plus, being a mother is the only life she knows. She’s not going to hold back when my kids are around, and she doesn’t understand why that’s not cool.

I’ve noticed that she sneaks things when she thinks people aren’t looking. She smokes in the bathroom, thinking that if we don’t see or smell the smoke, we’re somehow duped by her mysterious ways. I have to ask myself if she’s someone I can really and truly trust. My gut instinct says no.

I don’t think feeding people is a trait specific to this Italian mom. It’s pretty much what grandmothers like to do. My problem is that she sees nothing wrong with sugar, sugar, and more sugar. And while I’m not some crunchy vegan, I’m aware that sugar has this split personality: sweet but also addictive and inflammatory. I want my children to develop different taste buds, which she’ll assuredly destroy in one fell swoop with cakes and cookies.

My MIL is a black cloud of negativity that literally dampens or drowns every and any mood. And being around her is mentally exhausting. And since family is so important here in Italy, it’s inevitable that we’ll be seeing a lot more of her once we’re married. Cut the grinding and gnashing of teeth for before, during, and after every family gathering.
One of the biggest differences in our values is that she’s a self-proclaimed devout Catholic who never does anything religious and basically hates the Church. Nonetheless, she expects everyone to go through the Catholic rituals because it’s tradition. Me, on the other hand? I’ve chosen to stop practicing Catholicism and religion, in general. I see no point in practicing a religion for cultural purposes when the spiritual aspect is void and dead. That’s my opinion and you can totally agree or disagree. The problem is that she disagrees with me, and I really don’t want her to shame me for raising non-Catholic kids.

Like I said, I’m the foreign freak from America, where people do strange things like wear jeans while eating eggs for breakfast.  And since there’s really no such thing as an independent human being here in Italy (because you are your entire family), I have this terrible feeling that she’ll claim our kids as her children. And so will begin a territorial war over my husband’s offspring.

No human being is perfect and we’re all a work in progress, I get that. But there are some things in today’s day and age that are just not acceptable anymore. #TIMESUP. And I’m really gutted that my future MOL is a total racist. I’m mortified by what she says about foreigners, completely forgetting that I too am a foreigner. She’s also deeply sexist and a walking example of every outdated stereotype out there.

Remember that bit about boundaries and how she doesn’t really get them? It extends to flirting hardcore with guys who are young enough to be her sons. It’s obvious and painful to watch, making her anything but the doting grandma you wish for your future kids.


Living In A Container House Could Help Stay Debt Free

When most people think of housing, their primary concern may be as limited as protection from the nature to as embracing as having a secret getaway from life. Whatever the reason, having a place to live is very important.

Before getting a house, most people start out with a budget and a few questions. “How much exactly should a living space cost?”. “And can I even afford one?” While paying rent seems like a viable option, the long-term benefits of pay-as-you-go housing seem are far less, compared to owning your own home.

But buying home costs a lot more money, and most real estate sellers require either a massive down payment or a one-off. And for most people who earn salaries, this might be a hard deal. That is where the small house comes in.

All across the world, ingenious businesses are providing alternative solutions to solving the housing problem. The most popular of these solutions involves using shipping containers to fabricate living spaces.

Why build a home from a container?
Most traditional houses are built of brick or wood. Shipping containers are made from steel. The following qualities make it a good material for building a home.

Material for the building is not hard to find. There is an excess of shipping containers lying idle in ports across the world.

Affordable pricing
Compared to houses made of other materials, container houses are much cheaper to build. They cost as low as $35,000, including the cost of the container and furnishing. With that little money, a person can afford up to 600 square foot of living space.

A 40 ft container weighs in at over 3,500 kg. that is a lot of metal. Converting these containers after they have outlived their natural use save a lot on steel recycling. In addition, it reduces the amount of wood in building construction, inadvertently saving millions of trees.

Container houses can be built at other locations from scratch and easily transported to their final destination. As most homes built from this material are modular, they can easily fit on trucks.

Fast to build
Shipping container houses are a lot faster to build. Since there is no wait time for the mortar to dry, the average container house can be habitable in far less time than a regular brick and mortar or wood house.

Despite the many advantages, there are some challenges to contend with when dealing with container houses.

Building regulations
Depending on what country or city you live in, there are varying regulations on building. Some countries and states do not support building with containers, while others are largely unaware of the possibilities and thus, they have no regulations guiding the use of containers for housing.

Finding qualified builders
The skill required for building a container house varies much from that needed to construct traditional houses. Find a contractor who has experience in building container houses may pose a problem, especially in areas where these houses are not popular.

Steel conducts a lot of heat. To enjoy a container house, insulation must be properly attended to. This will eliminate rust and keep the overall temperature of housing units moderate, despite changing weather conditions.

Roof weakness
Container bodies may be strong, but their roofs are not particularly so. A maximum load of 300 kg is recommended, except additional reinforcement is added.

Lack of flexibility
Though containers can be combined to form larger living spaces, dimensions are limited to either 20 or 40 foot. For varying dimensions, additional work is needed, and this costs even more.

Whether you earn millions and can afford to pay for some swanky off-track living or you clock in at a couple of thousands a year, container homes are great to have. For middle and low-income earners, they could be the opportunity to live out your dream of becoming a homeowner.

They will cost you a lot less to own. And if your income is far from desirable, these houses may be your ticket out of extended mortgages and debt. And if you ever get tired of the scenery, you can always load your house on a truck and move it all away.


Friends Who Find Old Boat Abandoned In The Woods Are Stunned To See What’s Hiding Underneath

Dogs have a great nose for trouble. They seem to find it no matter where it’s hiding—be it under the couch, along your most valuable possessions, or deep in the woods (watch out, squirrels!).

When a group of men headed off to a cabin for a bachelor party retreat, one of them decided to bring their dog along. Soon after arriving, the canine caught a scent and took off running!

When the guys finally caught up to her, she was transfixed on an abandoned metal boat near the cabin. The men then made a discovery that made them cancel their weekend plans altogether…

Any dog owner will tell you with the utmost confidence that their pooch’s sense of smell is far superior to any human’s. All it takes is a brief whiff of something unusual and they’re off to find the origin!

Thanks to their dog’s incredible sense of smell, some friends who were staying at a cabin for their pal’s bachelor party made a startling discovery. It made for quite a surprising trip—and one they wouldn’t soon forget.

See, one friend in the group brought his dog along for the weekend retreat, but the second they arrived at their destination and stepped out of the car, the dog picked up on some scent. Stunning everyone, she sprinted toward an abandoned metal boat that was nearby. What was in there?

It took the men a few minutes to finally catch up with her, but when they did, they noticed she was completely transfixed on the upside-down metal boat. The group tried to coax her away, but she refused to move…

The dog was laser-focused on something underneath the metal hull. She kept circling the boat excitedly, and she refused to leave its side. She was trying to dig underneath, but she couldn’t quite get deep enough to slide under. Something was in there… but what?

The friends were too curious to leave the dog alone, so they lifted one side of the boat so she could get underneath. Then, one of the guys peeked his head underneath—and he came face-to-face with two precious kittens!

Their sweet dog had caught the scent of the abandoned kittens, and she refused to go anywhere until she lead her human friends to them! The men stared in awe; they couldn’t believe what she had discovered.

The men had no way of knowing just how long the kittens had been hiding underneath the metal boat. They also couldn’t tell whether they were abandoned by human owners or if perhaps their mother had been killed.

Regardless of how they got there or how long they’d been stranded, both of the precious kitties were in terrific shape. They weren’t injured, and they seemed just as sprightly as animals who came from loving homes.

The friends were amazed that their dog was quite taken with the pair. Whenever cats and dogs meet, you never really know what the outcome will be. In this case, however, the dog was instantly smitten with the kittens!

Her maternal instincts seemed to have kicked in as soon as she laid eyes on them, and the kittens had absolutely no fear of her, either! The men watched as both kittens walked up to the dog as if they were longtime friends.

The men finally overturned the boat and rested it next to where the kittens were sitting. They were both so tiny! Their eyes opened wide as soon as they saw the forest around them. All they wanted to do was take in the epic scenery!

It only took a few minutes before their dog began treating the kittens as her own. She started licking the cats and bathing them, making sure their fur was ridded of the dirt that had been caked into their fur.

The men knew that if it wasn’t for their dog’s instincts, the kittens would’ve most likely died. The guys were miles into the woods, and there would’ve been no way for the cats to find food; they were too young and helpless.

The men were all thankful for the discovery, but it was their dog who was the proudest one of all. It was almost as if she completely understood that she not only found the kittens, but in doing so, she saved them from certain death.

Not surprisingly, the friends’ weekend plans changed drastically. They’d brought food and water with them, so they scooped up the kittens and brought them into their cabin so the animals could finally enjoy a proper meal.

They prepared a huge bowl of food for their new friends and fed them small scraps of meat. The men had intended on making burgers and hot dogs while they camped, but they quickly realized the meat they brought could be used in a much more valuable way.

As it turned out, the kittens were unfortunately abandoned by their mother. The men took them both to a local veterinarian soon after finding them. They wanted to make sure there were no health issues with their two new precious pals…

Luckily, the vet gave the kittens clean bills of health; they were just as amazed as the men were that the kittens were in such good shape considering the circumstances. Soon after the vet visit, two of the friends actually adopted them!

It was the perfect ending to an eventful weekend. The men were able to enjoy each other’s company, celebrate a bachelor party, and return home with two brand new additions to their group. Mission accomplished, gentlemen!

A weekend in the woods and a random discovery of kittens? Now that’s a bachelor party!


34 Splendid Photos Of Salvador Dali Being Salvador Dali

Like ballerinas, Salvador Dalí was simultaneously an artist and a work of art. When not piecing together some of the most mind-bending paintings known to man, Dalí employed the bizarre and sublime when concocting his inimitable public persona. As the following photos show, Dalí was as much an extension of his art as art was an extension of Dalí:

Throughout his life, Dalí embraced the irrational as his truth, and dug deep into the unconscious self to splash his findings onto the canvas. Pure aesthetics didn’t motivate the surrealist quest to unearth the irrational, though: In the eyes of surrealists, it was cold, rational calculation that led to the conflicts, wars and alienation seen in the early 20th century.

By uncovering the irrational and sublime through shape and color, one could show that another world — one not dictated by zero-sum games and the intellectual strictures of reason — was not only possible, but already existing. By looking inward instead of outward to understand the world in which we live, so thought the surrealists, we might survive.

In a technical sense, Dalí and his contemporaries did not succeed in altering the world’s consciousness, but their work — as complex as it is absurd — presents an invaluable artistic challenge to the chilly realism that largely defined the 20th century. That alone is a triumph.

After you enjoy these vintage Salvador Dali pictures, check out our posts on the most iconic surrealist paintings and art and famous photos that changed history.


Photographer Groans Internally When 10 Mins Before Closing He Sees Mom Walk In, But Then He Notices Her Daughter

We all know the feeling. It’s been a long and tiring day at work, there are just a few minutes to go and you are counting them down, cursing the clock as it seems to move ever slower. You’ve already stepped out of work-mode mentally, so when you get that call, that email, that customer through the door literally seconds before freedom, you are totally unprepared and a bit irritable.

Most of us in this situation would try to fudge it somehow, pass on the responsibility and do just about anything to get the hell out of there. This is the story of a guy that didn’t. His heart told him otherwise, and it was the best decision he ever made.

Read the beautifully illustrated story below. It was originally shared on the true story website Not Always Right and is about a sick child, a desperate mother and a kind-hearted photographer. The ending has an amazing plot twist, so don’t forget the Kleenex!

People reacted with emotion to the powerful story of human kindness