This is one of the cutest and most wholesome stories we've read in awhile.
Thanks to the amazing teacher who shared this!
The justice system has failed many, many unfortunate souls. Including Willie Simmons, who was sentenced to life without parole, in 1982, for stealing $9.
Investigative journalist Beth Shelburne has brought Simmons' story into the spotlight when sharing this man's story via Twitter. Not only was Willie Simmons sentenced to life for something so ridiculous, but he has also been and still is currently imprisoned in one of the most notorious prisons in Alabama.
Alabama Legislature passed something called the "Habitual Felony Offender Act" to crack down on repeat criminals, back in 1977. And journalist Shelburne is here to shed some light on just some of the injustice created by this "Habitual Felony Offender Act."
You want to know what REAL FRIENDSHIP looks like? Read this. It's time we learn that some of the bullsh*t we see on social media doesn't represent the meaningful relationships we need in our lives.
If you have a friend like this, let them know how much you appreciate them.
Oh man, this kid will be horrified to learn about this when he grows up! Redditor user, u/sothishappened2, messed up or rather "TIFU" (which is an abbreviation for 'Today I F**ked Up') by letting his son take in his mother's menstrual cup for show and tell.
To be fair, the dad had no idea what the cup true purpose was until it was too late.
At least it was an innocent mistake that everyone found hilarious -- including the mother! Read the story below:
This is a terrifying story that could've ended very differently. And it's sad that it took her stalker's death for it to stop, and the only way she was able to experience relief and gain control of her life once more.
Twitter user, @johnniejae, shared her terrifying experience as a teenager, having an a stalker. The encounter started innocently enough, at the library and just escalated from there.
Did you know that an estimated 15.2% of women (18.3 million women) have experienced a form of stalking during their lifetime that made them feel in fear for their lives?
Additionally, an estimated 5.7% of men (or nearly 6.5 million men) have experienced stalking victimization during their lifetimes. And among female stalking victims, an estimated 60.8% were stalked by a former partner.
Pretty scary, wouldn't you say?
Nothing like renting a cabin in the woods to get the creative juices flowin'! Australian comic book author, playwright, and screenwriter, Tom Taylor, decided to rent this solitude cabin in hopes of getting some work done. When he arrived at his Airbnb, it wasn't exactly the peace and quiet he expected... This story has more twists and turns than a daytime soap opera, from mysterious wind chimes to a sinister teddy bear. Get comfy because you're in for a wild ride!
8 months ago, u/bookmark32345 asked Reddit users, "What really happened in real life that if you saw it in a movie you would say, "that's totally unrealistic?" And the top true story response will have you laughing as well as saying, "that's totally unrealistic!"
This stepdad has decided to tweet out and give the world a play-by-play of one the most relatable love stories of our time. His stepson believes no one knows about the girl in his bedroom and is trying to smuggle her out quietly, and discreetly to keep it that way. Will they make it or won't they? Read on to find out!
If you didn't see Star Wars The Force Awakens... well, then these are major spoilers. Everyone who has seen it knows who Finn is. The new trusty dusty sidekick, well Finn was also a part of the Empire army. And the Corporal that had to look after him TR-8R, well let's just say it was definitely disappointed in Finn. But one Twitter user @classywarefare felt bad for TR-8R, and his little rant is just too funny not to share!
Sometimes we see what we want to see. And we forget that there is a whole picture, another side, a different perspective. Sometimes we need to take a step back, to see it all or refocus. And sometimes, we need to be reminded that not everything is as it seems, that there might be so much more. So when this happened to @Thomas_Mcfall, he had to share the moving story via Twitter.
In case of a boring work day... here is an exciting story to help get you through it! We know it helped us!
Here's a little backstory. Well, apparently a colleague of Twitter user Zak Toscani had gotten his lunch stolen from none other than the employee kitchen! We agree, scandalous! So obviously Zak too to Twitter to document everything that had happened!