Jonny Benjamin was elated to finish his first race alongside Neil Laybourne, his savior. Benjamin managed to complete the marathon with the stranger who talked him down from a bridge when he was at his lowest point, feeling suicidal. They spent the majority of the race with their arms around each other for emotional support…

Rebekah Marine is the bionic model. Born with Symbrachydactyly, a congenital abnormality that results in missing or malformed hands and limbs, Marine is missing her right forearm. But she’s never considered it a disability—only a difference. And now she’s using that difference to not only make a big splash in the world of fashion, but…

Shannon Boxx was one of the world’s all-time great defensive midfielders and a former member of the United States women’s national soccer team. After she retired in 2015, she took on another rival, this time off the soccer field. Boxx was diagnosed with lupus in 2007 at the age of 30 during the height of…

Bend the Arc Jewish Action announced its plans to mobilize American Jews nationwide to participate in Rise Up! on May 1. The movement is in response to “President Trump’s radical, anti-immigrant agenda, including his attacks on sanctuary cities and harsh deportation and detention policies,” said the organization’s press release. The protest will include rallies, protests and…

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