New Wells Fargo Scam Almost Drains Tech Guru’s Bank Account With This Simple Trick

Almost everyone has either been scammed or almost been scammed — and unfortunately, scammers aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. And no matter how intelligent you are, scammers are getting craftier on how they steal your money.

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And that’s what almost happened to Cabel Sasser, a tech guru who founded his own software company.

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This past Friday, Cabel tweeted out his experience when he almost gave a scammer his debit card pin code over the phone.

Cabel banks with Wells Fargo and shared with his followers that he received a 1-800 number call from the back of his card. Seems legit right? Stay with me…

“I almost just got scammed hard: a cautionary tale. So, I got a call from the 1-800 number on the back of my ATM Card: Wells Fargo. I answered, and a Fraud Department agent said my ATM card had just been used at a Target in Minnesota, was I on vacation? Ugh.”

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The caller on the other line said that Wells Fargo would issue him a replacement but first, they needed a few key details before moving forward…

“So the card-replacement dance began. “Is the card in your possession?” It was. The agent asked for the CVV code to verify I had it. After verifying, he offered to expedite a replacement. First, he had to read some disclosures. Then he asked me to key in a new PIN.”

So Cabel picked a random pin and entered it, verifying it once again. And then — the caller asked Cabel to key in his current pin. Before saying anything, Cabel paused.

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“Don’t you… know my PIN?” Cabel asked the caller. To which the voice on the other end replied, “It’s just to confirm the change. I can’t see what you enter.”

Cabel shot back saying, that as the caller was the bank — that the caller could see what he enters as presumably, they should already have his pin. And then things got even MORE creepy when the caller verified Cabel’s last four digits of his social security number.

“Only the IVR system can see it. Hey, if it helps I have all your account info up… to confirm, the last four digits of your SSN are XXXX, right?”

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Thankfully, at this point — Cabel listened to his gut and decided to hang up, even though the last four digits were correct.

“Apologizing for my paranoia, I had an idea: “Hey sir, I’m super, super sorry, but something feels weird. I’ll call you back at the number on the back of my card, and we can finish this up. Is that ok? Sorry again. Anyone, in particular, I should ask for?” Cabel asked.

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To which the caller replied yes, another agent would get to Cabel. Cabel then called Wells Fargo back and was informed that no one used his card at Target.

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The most terrifying part of the fraudulent agent’s shtick was how he led Cabel through all the appropriate steps and convincingly.

Thankfully, Cabel had his wits about him and did not give out his pin.

Snaps for Cabel.

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Trump Is In Denial About World Leaders Mocking Him At U.N. General Assembly

After much criticism from – well, everyone – President Trump stands by his claim that the world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly were not laughing at him during his address, but with him.

The moments of laughter happened when Trump used his address to humble brag about his “achievements” as president, confidently stating “in less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country.”

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That being said, if we really want to look back at what previous presidents have done for our country, defeating Nazi Germany, defeating Osama bin Laden and ending slavery are just a few of the massive accomplishments that previous U.S. leaders have remarkably achieved.

And as giggles moved through the audience, Trump paused and responded with a smile, saying: “So true. Didn’t expect that reaction, but that’s OK.”

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Cue more laughter and applause.

This past Wednesday in New York at a press conference, Trump disagreed and stated that he was not mocked.

“They weren’t laughing at me, they were laughing with me,” said Trump. “We had fun. That was not laughing at me. The fake news said ‘people laughed at President Trump.’ They didn’t laugh at me. People had a good time with me. We were doing it together. We had a good time. They respect what I’ve done.”

Though it was unclear what exactly in his address was supposed to be funny.

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said on Wednesday morning that the laughter was because people found Trump’s response truthful and how General Assembly attendees “love to be with him.”

“They loved how honest he is,” Haley said. “It’s not diplomatic and they find it funny. … When he goes and he is very truthful, they kind of were taken back by it.”

As you can imagine, the public was torn about what actually happened. One commenter from the above video shared:

“This is so sad. I love my country. But I am so ashamed. World leaders literally cannot take President Trump seriously. The most powerful man on earth?”

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While another user defended the president’s address, saying:

“I watched the entire 32-minute speech. It was a great speech, well delivered. This was a 4-5 second length of the entire speech that only ABC news sorted out depicting negatively about Trump. It’s really sad that the comments that people made about Trump are very negative. You should watch the whole speech to know what he was talking about. It was common sense. After listening to the entire speech I must say this man has a lot of courage to do what he did and he did it for his country.”

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And my personal favorite, a user that joked that the whole thing was just propaganda for a tv sequel for the hit tv show, The Office.

Oh my God… He’s Michael Scott from the office… Is this all just an elaborate plotline for a sequel show? “The Oval Office”?

Whether folks were laughing with him or at him, here is a friendly reminder to VOTE.

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The Amazon Prime Symbol Probably Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

This article originally appeared and was published on AOL.com

What do you think when you see the Amazon Prime logo on a product?

Most people, even the most devoted Amazon users, will think it’s a verified seller affiliated with the ecomm giant — but that’s not necessarily the case, according to Fred Dimyan, co-founder of Potoo Marketing.

Just because a Prime logo is present, Dimyan says, doesn’t mean it’s sold by Amazon. In actuality, any of Amazon’s 3 million marketplace sellers can use the Amazon warehouse to house and ship their items and get the so-called “coveted” mark on its products.

“Don’t make the assumption that every item you buy on Amazon is going to be real and genuine. Investigate it like you’d be buying it on eBay,” he said. “Understand that there’s a marketplace out there.”

While Amazon vets all distributors which products it sells directly, third-party sellers can be a gamble. If you’re not buying from Amazon directly, Dimyan recommends buying from the manufacturer directly or an authorized vendor.

Despite the company’s reputable standing, counterfeit items do exist on Amazon, especially when it comes to best-selling items, namely, Apple products. Both Amazon and Apple police their items and are constantly monitoring offerings in the marketplace for items being sold outside of the catalog.

But in such a large, complex market, items frequently fall through the cracks, so if you do discover a counterfeit item in your Amazon Prime box, Dimyan suggests two actions.

“Utilize Amazon’s return policy, and report on it,” he said. “When Amazon receives a report that something is fake or counterfeit, Amazon then investigates that person’s inventory and then acts on it if it’s found to be true. If consumers don’t report it, Amazon doesn’t know.”

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This Dog Meat Farm In South Korea Was Shut Down After Simon Cowell Donated $32,000

A meat farm in South Korea is officially closed, thanks to Simon Cowell donating £25,000 to shut it down.

Cowell has also given to the Humane Society International, an organization which aims to rescue over 200 dogs and puppies that are bred to be eaten.

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The Human Society International (HSI) has shut down 12 dog meat farms to date as well as rescued 1,400 animals. The organization aids farmers who desire to leave the dog meat trade industry helping them change to alternative farming methods like growing and selling vegetables.

Claire Bass, the HSI’s UK executive director, said:

“Simon’s generous donation means the world to us, and provides a huge boost to our appeal to close this horrendous dog meat farm. More than 200 dogs are languishing in the most appalling conditions, but we have a real chance to save them. With every dog farm we close and every farmer we help switch to a more profitable, humane business, we’re showing the South Korean government that it’s possible to end this cruel trade. These poor dogs have had the worst lives so far, so we’re desperate to get them out of those dreadful cages and show them love, soft beds and loving arms for the first time in their lives.”

I think we all can get behind that statement!

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While on Good Morning Britain regarding the dog meat trade, Simon shared:

“It’s like eating your friend. Ironically, some of those people who are eating dogs, if those dogs were their pet, that dog would be protecting that person’s life, that’s the irony. The joy, the love they bring into your life, what they do for you, you can’t put it into words.”

It is reported that there are an estimated 17,000 dog meat farms in South Korea. Simon continued to share in regards to the farm and the meat trade, the following:

“It is a strength, in my opinion, to say we’re not going to do it. If they all could come together now, maybe through social media, maybe through a different generation who just say no, enough people will listen. That’s what happens in the world today.”

Yes, Simon! I know you have an attitude but you also have a huge heart and it is a yes from me, dawg.

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Eating dog meat is, thankfully, rapidly declining in popularity – according to HSI. This is so, particularly in South Korea – despite 2.5 million dogs being bred each year for human consumption. The country’s laws are currently shifting in regards to the dog meat industry. Earlier in the year, a South Korean court decided that killing dogs for meat is illegal.

Animal rights activists believe that this step could potentially lead to banning the consumption of eating canines altogether.

Under the new law, the slaughter of animals would be limited for food to species that are technically considered livestock — which does not include canines.

But farmers regularly breach provisions of the Animal Protection Act, according to HSI. In Asia, dog meat is widely consumed and is not just a South Korean issue. It was found that 10 million dogs are slaughtered for the dog meat trade each year, just in China.

To help stop meat farms operating in Asia, click here. Together we can put an end to such a cruel act and make the world a better place, for us and for our doggos.

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Study Finds That If You Were Born With A Big Head As A Baby, You May Be More Successful

If you had a big head growing up and got alotta flack for it — now is your shot at redemption.

According to recent research, studies have found that babies born with large heads are more intelligent — which equates to having a higher chance of becoming educated and living a successful life.

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Hey, your mom was right! Your brain is holding a ton of brains! Jokes on you Steve from the fourth period. My. Brain. Makes. Me. Money.

The research was conducted by UK Biobank.

If you aren’t sure what a biobank is, it is a study which investigates the relation of genetic predisposition and environmental exposure to developing diseases.

Their research suggested higher intelligence actually correlates with a large head circumference and brain volume.

Who would have thunk it?

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UK Biobank monitors half a million UK residents to determine the link between their genes, their physical as well as mental health — along with the direction their life will take. UK, Germany and the US researches were led by the University of Edinburgh for this study, analyzing UK Biobank data from 100,000 Brits between the ages of 37 and 73. It was also noted over half a million samples were used from previous studies.

Both verbal and numerical reasoning skills, reaction time (RT), memory and educational attainment were observed and tested by researchers. The results in the study were published in a paper which was published by in the Nature journal, Molecular Psychiatry, which concluded the following:

“Highly significant associations were observed between the cognitive test scores in the UK Biobank sample and many polygenic profile scores, including […]intracranial volume, infant head circumference and childhood cognitive ability.”

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And according to the Independent, the average size head for a newborn baby is 36 cm for boys, and 35 cm for girls. But babies with larger than average noggins are more likely to enter into higher education.

Whoa, that is a BIG deal. The idea that the size of your brain can predict if you go or don’t go to college? I wonder if there are other physical attributes that predict our futures….

The UK Biobank has additionally claimed:

“Over many years this will build into a powerful resource to help scientists discover why some people develop particular diseases and others do not.”

Professor Ian Deary, Director of the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE) at Edinburgh University, told Neuroscience News:

“In addition to there being shared genetic influences between cognitive skills and some physical and mental health states, the study also found that cognitive skills share genetic influences with brain size, body shape and educational attainments.”

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While Dr. Sarah Harris, researcher, added:

“The research highlights the importance of investigating biological pathways that influence both cognitive function and health-related traits.”

Now you can show everyone who dares makes fun of your head this article as proof that having your big head sets you apart from the crowd.

But don’t get too big of a head, because that can be a bad thing too…

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Delta Offers Woman Who Was Sexually Assaulted $200 Voucher As Compensation For Letting Drunk Offender Walk Away

Delany Eva Luh, a Los Angeles-based fashion brand founder claimed in July that a Delta Air Lines flight crew did not assist her when she was sexually assaulted by a drunk man sitting right next to her on her flight.

Luh was flying from Chicago to Los Angeles and tweeted the entire interaction, which happened on June 16.

She posted how she was sitting between two men she did not know. Luh says she fell asleep and when she awoke, one of her seatmates who was intoxicated, was putting his hands down her leggings.

“On June 16th I was sexually assaulted on a @delta flight home from Chicago to LA. I was in the middle seat side by side by two men I did not know. I ended up falling asleep and woke up to a drunk man with his hands down my leggings.”

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The 23-year-old woman is now suing Delta for not cutting off her intoxicated seatmate and then, after the alleged assault, offering her a mere $200 voucher to make amends.

Knoxville attorney, James Friauf, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on behalf of Luh against Delta over the neglect.

In the lawsuit, while one of Luh’s seatmate fell asleep, the other – who was located in an aisle seat –
attempted to “engage her in “small talk” about his work and “marital problems.”

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Luh says in the lawsuit the man’s eyes were watery and bloodshot, and “the smell of alcohol was noticeably strong on his breath.” and was made to feel uncomfortable as the man would lean in close when speaking to her.

The lawsuit goes on to say Delta employees continued to serve him “as many as six to eight alcoholic beverages” within two hours, despite the seatmate’s “obviously-inebriated state.” Luh also adds she gave a flight attendant a “concerned look” as the Delta employee continued to serve the man more alcohol.

The lawsuit states Luh “did so in an attempt to make the flight attendant aware of her discomfort without making obvious to Assailant that [Luh] was raising concern about his intoxication level. [Luh] worried Assailant would become agitated with her if he realized she had complained about him. The flight attendant ignored [Luh],”

It goes on to say the man then pretended to make a phone call to a person named “Molly,” saying that he hoped to meet “cool girls who were unlike this one next to [me].”

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Luh allegedly then told the man to “back off” and stated he was in “her bubble.” She then leaned as far as possible to her left, toward the window-seat passenger – who was sleeping with headphones on, and she eventually fell asleep, according to the lawsuit.

Luh alleges that while she was sleeping, she was “startled awake” by a discomfort in her vaginal area. Attorney Friauf wrote in the suit this was due to the assailant “digitally penetrating” her.

The lawsuit goes onto say Luh attempted to move from her middle seat but the assailant refused to let her by, his tray table down which held a vodka and a cranberry cocktail, along with other small bottles of vodka. Luh knocked over the small bottles when she was able to move over the assailant. When this happened, she allegedly saw his erect penis in his pants. Luh thankfully was able to change her seats but the assailant was permitted to exit the aircraft.

Delta did not notify law enforcement once the plane had landed and as a result, Luh notified the authorities herself. Luh says Delta gave her a $200 voucher for future travel with the airline when she made a complaint about how Delta handled the incident.

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After Luh left the plane at Los Angeles, Delta claimes Luh shared with “a Delta agent that she had been improperly touched on the leg by another passenger during her flight. Immediately upon learning this information, Delta reported the incident to local and federal law enforcement for their handling.”

According to Yahoo Lifestyle, Luh is asking for $1 million in compensatory damages and another $5 million in punitive damages.

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After Refusing To Give Partial Credit For Assignments Students Didn’t Turn In, This Teacher Got Fired

In Port St. Lucie, Florida — a teacher claims she was fired for refusing to give students partial credit for work they did not turn in to her.

After multiple students did not hand in an Explorer Notebook project, eighth-grade history teacher Diane Tirado at West Gate K-8 School gave the students a zero for the grade according to WPTV.

She was let go apparently due to the school’s no-zero policy that was supposedly included in the student and parent handbook, according to Tirado.

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“But what if they don’t turn it in, and they say we’ll give them a 50. Oh, no, we don’t,” Tirado shared with WPTV.

Tirado was terminated from her position on Sept. 14 despite being in her probationary period though, there was no clause mentioned in the letter from the principal.

A chief information officer for West Gate said the following in a statement, according to WPTV.

“There is no district or individual school policy prohibiting teachers from recording a grade of zero for work not turned in. The district’s uniform grading system utilizes letter grades A-F, numerical grades 100 to zero and grade point averages from four to zero.”

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But Tirado says she was never told to give a student a zero.

“I’m so upset, because we have a nation of kids that are expecting to get paid and live their life just for showing up, and it’s not real,” the teacher said.

On the teacher’s last day, she posted to Facebook — with a message she had written on her whiteboard to students.

The post reads:

“Bye kids. Mrs. Tirado loves you and wishes you the best in life! I have been fired for refusing to give you a 50% for not handing anything in.”

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The posting has over 2.8K shares on Facebook as of this week.

Tirado hopes that sharing her story will force the school to alter its policy of not handing out zeros. In another post to Facebook, Diane shares:

“Good morning! It is around 3 am and I cannot sleep. Thoughts of the last few days will not leave my brain. I feel relieved that I have gotten the word out about a very bad grading policy that most people highly disagree with also, but it is time for the next step of the fight.”

And according to a picture on Diane’s Facebook, it seems that her fight has made it behind the news desk — specifically, an interview on a local news station about school’s policies.

To stand with Diane, Diane encourages all parents to organize, reach out to their school districts and speak out about the unfair grading policies, saying:

“Your voices will be the ones to create policy change. This fight is too big for only one person. I need your help! Help me to bring back sanity to our schools. Our children will be better human beings for it. Thank you for all the support you have given me. You have made me proud of myself.”

Go, Diane, go! You make us proud.

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Recent Poll Reveals That Men Hide In Bathroom For ‘Peace And Quiet’ Seven Hours Per Year

Everyone needs alone time. Men, women, children — you name it.

But according to a recent survey, men do not get enough of it.

‘Nagging’ partners, avoiding children and/or chores, or getting the chance to look at their mobile phones undisturbed were the main reasons men hid away for a total of seven hours a year, according to researchers.

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The poll consisted of 1,000 men who most likely took the poll silently locked away in a nearby bathroom.

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But it gets even better.

Researchers discovered men didn’t even use the bathroom to go relieve themselves.

They used the bathrooms as their cones of silence, devoid of any disturbances be it, man, woman or child.

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Bathroom experts Pebble Grey revealed in additional research that one in 10 visits to the bathroom are interrupted on average.

If you do the math, that is 171 times during the course of the year.

And bathroom time is sacred time.

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“We all need a little bit of time to ourselves – to take stock or switch off completely.” a spokesman said.

“And the bathroom appears to be the go-to place for those moments – it’s very much a sanctuary, somewhere we can cut ourselves off from the outside world, albeit just temporarily. As the results suggest, peace and quiet is sacred and clearly men take the opportunity to get this where they can – often in the bathroom.”

I have been saying that for years!

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It is found in the research that disturbances include these interactions from either the men’s partners or from the children. And 45 percent said getting time, if any, to themselves is an uphill battle. A quarter claimed their partner does not appreciate just how busy their life actually is.

Okay, things start to get a little sad just a heads up.

The study also found that 23 percent describe their bathroom as their ‘safe place’. It was also reported that 25 percent of men went as far as saying if they could not get that escape to their bathrooms from time to time they ‘don’t know how they’d cope.’

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Okay, friendly mental health PSA here….

If your “you” time is the seven hours a year in the bathroom, we have some major problems.

This sounds like a boundary-setting/avoidance issue and while there are certain responsibilities men must uphold for their partners and children (if they have any) — to be a good caretaker, you first must, must, must take care of yourself.

Be it a weekend trip in the Rockies, a planned golf outing or drinks with the boys, if you can’t have an honest discussion with your partner (or are brave enough to bring it up) about getting some alone time in your life — then maybe you are with the wrong partner.

The truth hurts but hey, do you really want to spend hours in a safe place where smells go to die? I didn’t think so.

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Texas Roadhouse Waitress Notices 4-Year-Old Is Deaf, Learns Sign Language To Wish Him Happy Birthday

Last week in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Octavius Mitchell Jr. decided on Texas Roadhouse as his celebration spot for his fourth birthday.

His mom, Shatika Dixon, says that Octavius was born hearing impaired.

And one waitress at Texas Roadhouse noticed how Octavious signed with his mom and wanted to make him feel special for his birthday, according to CBS affiliate WTVF.

As most know, at Texas Roadhouse – it is a tradition that the servers sing to those celebrating their birthdays, while the guests of honor sit in a saddle.

“He loves animals so he was so excited about getting to sit on this and [have] all the attention on him,” Dixon said about Octavius.

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Kathryn Marasco, a Texas Roadhouse waitress soon realized it was Octavius’ birthday, and that he was hearing impaired.

“I’m sitting there and I’m watching from a distance and the mom is signing to the little boy, which I noticed he had his hearing aids,” Marasco said.

Marasco said she then asked her fellow server, Brandie White, if she knew how to say “happy birthday,” in sign language. White did not but she did want to help Octavius as well. White studies Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Middle Tennessee State University.

White pulled up YouTube on her phone to learn how to wish Octavius a happy birthday.

After referring to how the pair could say “happy birthday” in American Sign Language, they quickly went through each step and then — they headed to Octavius’ table to show him what they had learned.

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“Happy birthday to you,” the waitresses signed.

Both Octavius and his mother were very impressed, to say the least as the waitresses not only acknowledged the 4-year-old’s birthday, they additionally took the time to celebrate it in a way that was even more special to Octavius.

Dixon said she was very emotional after the touching surprise from Marasco and White.

“Everybody thinks we’re crazy when we’re out talking and we’re signing. So it’s really important to me that someone noticed that and picked up on that and made that special just for him, my baby,” Dixon said.

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White said making restaurant patron’s feel welcome is very important to her.

“As a server, I want you to be able to come in, I want [you] to be like, ‘Oh this is my home, I belong here,'” she told WTVF.

Dixon said that this was Octavius’ very first time signing with people that were not herself or his teacher. It was not a huge phrase but it was a powerful one. Octavius was overjoyed with the gesture, along with his mother by the kindness the two servers shared.

Needless to say, Octavius will remember his fourth birthday for a long time thanks to White, Marasco and a little bit of sweetness.

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People Are Getting This Body Part Shortened And It Is Actually Trending

For some, getting “work” done is a necessity. For others, it is purely cosmetic.

And almost anything can be “done” but right now, most folks are opting to shorten this body part and it is a bit….odd to say the least.

The body part you ask? Toes.

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Toe shortening is becoming very popular (yes, you read that right) and we are not talking about the big toe, but your second ‘lil toe.

Wait whaaaaaat?

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Okay so let us back up. It is fairly common to have a long ‘index toe’ and it is also noted to be absolutely normal.

That whole ‘your metatarsal is connected to your second toe’ yea not true so you can breathe easy with your long piggy.

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That being said, despite it being perfectly healthy and normal — some folks want it shortened.

This is also the case when the toe is being damaged.

According to Footconsultant, in the event where there is damage being caused – there are only two options to chose from. Padding or the toe-shortening procedure.

The latter is considered a ‘simple’ procedure that fixes the pointer toe.

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If you’re not good with blood and body parts, this next part may not be for you.

The first step in this simple procedure? The tip of the toe is *gulp* cut off.

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This is done before a section of the bone is removed to make the toes the correct length. The bones are then remodeled into a more correct shape and can be held in place with either wire or an implant. Thankfully, you are under a local anesthetic but still. OUCH.

It is noted that most patients require three stitches and the toe is closed up.

Don’t worry, it gets more gross.

The excess skin is known to resemble a pushed-up jacket sleeve and okay we are done here.

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Anyhow, you will be back on your feet within weeks but your new toes may take some time to settle in and wearing shoes may take a while. Like….a whole month.

And the price tag on the operation? It ranges from $1,700-$2,200.

Footconsultant additionally offers prices for two toes, three toes, four toes – but not five toes. I guess, five is where they draw the line or maybe they assume at least ONE of your toes is cosmetically pleasing.

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“Long toes are not simply a cosmetic issue, they can in many cases result in a buckling of the toe itself which over time becomes permanent.” a consultant podiatric surgeon at Footconsultant, Stuart Metcalfe, told LADbible.

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“This is in turn often leads to increased pressure over the tip of the toe and over the top of the knuckle joint of the toe. The problem is that these changes develop slowly over time and often the underlying cause goes unnoticed by patients.”

So if you have made it this far in the post and you have decided you are in the market for a few new toes, you may want to start saving now as the podiatry practice is in the UK.

And to that, I say, well isn’t that toe-tastic?!

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This Cop From Detroit Posts Racist Snaphchat Selfie, Gets Fired

When is it okay to refer to the people you are arresting as “zoo animals”-? The answer is never. Detroit police chief, James Craig agreed with the above answer and fired one of his newer cops for saying so via Snapchat while on duty, out in the field.

“If you feel that way, you’re not welcome here and we’re not going to have any tolerance for this kind of behavior,” Chief James Craig shared with Daily Dot on Monday.

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The 27-year-old, Caucasian officer, Sean Bostwick, was fired on Monday after posting to Snapchat a racist selfie the Saturday prior.

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The snap was of Bostwick sitting in his patrol car, one eyebrow raised and in full uniform with the caption “another night to rangel up these zoo animals,” according to Detroit News.

Brandon Hunter, a journalist for the MI Chronicle, tweeted out a post with the attached snap below.

“Detroit Police officer Sean Bostwick posted this on his social media. He was suspended from the job Sunday. He needs to be fired. Your top cop is black, you patrol a predominantly black neighborhood, in a city that is almost 85% black. Can’t have this on our force.”

Bostwick’s post shocked Craig after he received multiple phone calls from other officers and community leaders notifying of what Bostwick said

Bostwick met Craig along with a union representative regarding the photo this past Monday, stating Bostwick “expressed some remorse” and “took responsibility,” though Bostwick said he “didn’t mean it the way it came off.”

Bostwick apparently meant he would “wrangle up” (not “rangel up”) the “zoo animals.” But with Detroit’s more than 80 percent Black population, likening them to zoo animals is a frequent analogy targeting minorities from people in power and it goes without saying, unacceptable.

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It was shared that Bostwick was with the police force for close to 18 months but spent 16 of those months at the police academy. Craig said Bostwick’s probationary status allowed him to make a “quick, decisive action” on the racist post, but if it would have been a tenured officer – it would have been handled differently.

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Craig says he hopes Bostwick does not find his way back into law enforcement via another police department.

“I think any department that hires him will be concerned about this post,” Craig said. “I don’t think any city would want to take a chance or risk, but that’s between him and a potential employer.”

As of September 24th, it was shared that Bostwick was in fact, fired but not just due to the racist post. Bostwick was noted to have low test scores at the Academy and many had multiple concerns with Bostwick working out in the field.

Thanks to many, Bostwick’s suspension and termination was swift and just. Let us hope in the future, racism will be met with the same level of priority as it was with Bostwick.

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Policeman Doesn’t Believe Uber Driver Is Actually Laywer, Gets Caught In Lie

It is not easy being a cop today.

And it is not easy watching a few bad eggs from the bunch mistreat innocent people.

People like Jesse Bright, who was pulled over by officer Kenneth Becker.

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Bright was pulled over while driving for Uber to make a few extra bucks when police surrounded his vehicle and arrested his passenger.

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But he was flabbergasted when he was asked to get out of his vehicle so the officers could search it for drugs, so Bright grabbed his dashcam and began filming.

But when Becker saw what was happening, he told him to stop.

Bright asked him under what law and Becker responded with:

“Be careful because there is a new law. Turn [it] off or I’ll take you to jail.”

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To which the criminal defense attorney hit back with: ‘For recording you? What is the law?”

Agreeing with Becker, an accompanying deputy chimed in – saying there actually was a new state law forbidding the filming of police officers.

Bright was then called a ‘jerk’ before he was ordered to get out of the car.

The officers then decided to order a few canines as Bright refused to have his car searched.

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Bright told WECT he believes the officers knew they were giving false information.

“They should know, I’m sure they do know, that it’s legal to record police.”

Wilmington Police Department’s, Ralph Evangelous, additionally agreed with Bright, stating:

“Taking photographs and videos of people that are in plain sight, including the police, is your legal right. As a matter of fact, we invite citizens to do so when they believe it is necessary. We believe that public videos help to protect the police as well as our citizens and provide critical information during police and citizen interaction.”

Since the incident, Becker has since been demoted to corporal – which equates to a $1.38 an hour difference.

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“I was mainly surprised because one of the officers who was there has had a trial in court with me and so he recognized me. I’d think that once they’d recognized that I was a trial lawyer they would’ve changed their tone and stopped violating my rights.”

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As you can imagine, many were angry with the recorded interaction.

Comments from the viral video included one user saying:

“THE SERGEANT. The sergeant, the one who was supposed to uphold the law to the highest degree as the senior officer on the scene was threatening to violate his right to record and threatening to arrest him without cause. This is not, NOT what the law enforcement system is set up to be, should be, or should be accepted to be…these are the actions of a criminal gang, not a force whose primary objective is to protect and serve.”

After the huge backlash, the sheriff’s department stepped in and issued a statement stating, ‘not only does the Sheriff agree that it is legal to record encounters, he invites citizens to do so.’

To watch the full video, scroll on below.

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End Of An Era Passes As Last 9/11 Rescue Dog Dies At 16 Years Old

After showing much promise in intense search and rescue training, Denise Corliss brought a golden retriever named Bretagne to the ranks of Texas Task Force 1.

As the pair trained, they were met with no immediate call to action, just radio silence — that is until 9/11.

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A day that no amount of training could prepare the masses for.

Bretagne (pronounced “Brittany”) was called to her very first rescue mission: the aftermath of 9/11.

As most of the country fell in shock over the twin towers falling in New York City, Texas Task Force 1 geared up for duty.

Both Bretagne and her human Denise began the search for any survivors that were trapped underneath the remains of what was the two towers.

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It was reported that 300 additional search and rescue dogs were present in the traumatic days and weeks after 9/11 — where both human and dog were on a mission to find more survivors.

But the dogs did not just rescue lives, they also left a smile on firemen, first responders and rescue worker’s faces — helping with the PTSD from the horrifying attacks.

Beyond 9/11, Bretagne continued to rescue lives with helping in search and rescue efforts like Hurricane Katrina as well as Hurricane Ivan.

Eventually, Bretagne retired – staying with her mom, Denise.

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Even as she grew old, Denise said she still loved “searching” for things in the house.

But right before Bretagne’s 17th birthday — the retriever stopped eating and seemed to be fading and quickly.

It was found that Bretagne’s kidneys were failing and it was time for her to pass on to the next life.

Bretagne was not just a kind spirit to many humans, but also a hero in one of America’s most tragic moments.

Denise then moved forward with the decision to put Bretagne down and as you can imagine, Denise was moved to tears.

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As Bretagne walked into the vet’s office for the last time, her fellow colleagues sent her off with a hero’s salute.

There was not a dry eye in sight.

She would have turned 17 in August.

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To watch the heartbreaking video, scroll on below.

One user said: “That dog has done more for our country in 17 years than I ever will.”

While another shared: “Paradise is open to all Creatures. – Pope Francis. Here is one such a creature that is going to Paradise. Sad to say some people, living much longer lives than this beautiful creature, do not do half of the good it did. May its Paradise be filled with fluffy pillows, and wonderful dog chews.”

And to to end on a positive note, one user shared a sentimenent I think we all can relate to…

“This is so beautiful. These Police dogs are just like Police men. They deserve respect as well. R.I.P. Bretagne.”

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Trump’s Grandpa Was An Immigrant Who Begged Not to Be Deported In Found Letter

Thanks to a German tabloid this past November, a letter from 1905 from Donald Trump’s grandfather, Friedrich Trump, was found, translated and published in Harper’s latest issue.

Friedrich first came to the US from Kallstadt, a Bavarian town in the German Empire back in 1885. And at the age of 16 – he illegally skipped out on mandatory military service. Hmmmmm….do you see a pattern?

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Because of this, Friedrich lost his citizenship, later becoming a US citizen during the Yukon gold rush where he made his fortune running brothels and bars. Whoa, this is getting weirdly prophetic – I am convinced now occupations DO run in the family.

In the early 1900s, Friedrich returned to his homeland but was scheduled to be deported due to flaking out on the draft.

The translated letter below is addressed to Prince Luitpold of Bavaria, begging the ruler of Kallstadt not to deport Friedrich back to the US.

Prince Luitpold of Bavaria
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But the prince did not buy it and according to history, Friedrich found himself in the US again.

If he only knew his future kin would be in the prince’s position in 2018 — oh the irony.

Read the [melodramatic] letter below…

“Most Serene, Most Powerful Prince Regent! Most Gracious Regent and Lord!

I was born in Kallstadt on March 14, 1869. My parents were honest, plain, pious vineyard workers. They strictly held me to everything good — to diligence and piety, to regular attendance in school and church, to absolute obedience toward the high authority.

After my confirmation, in 1882, I apprenticed to become a barber. I emigrated in 1885, in my sixteenth year. In America I carried on my business with diligence, discretion, and prudence. God’s blessing was with me, and I became rich. I obtained American citizenship in 1892. In 1902 I met my current wife. Sadly, she could not tolerate the climate in New York, and I went with my dear family back to Kallstadt.

The town was glad to have received a capable and productive citizen. My old mother was happy to see her son, her dear daughter-in-law, and her granddaughter around her; she knows now that I will take care of her in her old age.

But we were confronted all at once, as if by a lightning strike from fair skies, with the news that the High Royal State Ministry had decided that we must leave our residence in the Kingdom of Bavaria. We were paralyzed with fright; our happy family life was tarnished. My wife has been overcome by anxiety, and my lovely child has become sick.

Why should we be deported? This is very, very hard for a family. What will our fellow citizens think if honest subjects are faced with such a decree — not to mention the great material losses it would incur. I would like to become a Bavarian citizen again.

In this urgent situation I have no other recourse than to turn to our adored, noble, wise, and just sovereign lord, our exalted ruler His Royal Highness, highest of all, who has already dried so many tears, who has ruled so beneficially and justly and wisely and softly and is warmly and deeply loved, with the most humble request that the highest of all will himself in mercy deign to allow the applicant to stay in the most gracious Kingdom of Bavaria.

Your most humble and obedient,

Friedrich Trump”

Yeesh.

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Woman Who Rescued Countless Number Of Animals Arrested For Saving Pets Without A Permit

Tammie Hedges stepped up to the plate when Hurricane Florence swept through her home state — rescuing pets that may have been lost in the storm.

Only, she was not praised for her heroics — she was arrested.

A resident of Wayne County, North Carolina, Hedges was taken into custody on Friday after administering care to over two dozen animals for owners that had to evacuate before the storm hit — 17 cats and 10 dogs to be exact.

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“The owners got to evacuate. They got to save themselves. But who’s going to save those animals? That’s what we did,” Hedges said to USA Today. “We saved them.”

Hedges is the owner of donation-based animal rescue center known as Crazy’s Claws N Paws. She was in the process of converting a warehouse space into an animal shelter when she decided to instead use the building to aid in keeping pets dry but her facility was technically, not legally registered as a shelter.

“Our mission was to save as many animals from the flood that we could,” Hedges said. “We went through Hurricane Matthew and it was horrible. There were many preventable deaths.”

Hedges shared that an elderly couple dropped off 18 of the animals just before the storm, noting some were sick as well as injured. After Florence passed on Monday, Hedges received a call from Wayne County Animal Control about the animals in her makeshift shelter.

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“He basically told me, ‘You can voluntarily hand over the animals, or I can go get a warrant,’ ” Hedges said.

And Hedges complied.

“A few days later they called me in for questioning and yesterday they arrested me,” Hedges said.

The charges included 12 counts of practicing medicine without a veterinary license.

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A Facebook status of the charges was shared by the non-profit below.

“Tammie has been released on an unsecured bond of $10k. She is charged with the following: 1 count of administering amoxicillin to Big Momma, 1 count of administering Tramadol to Big Momma, 3 counts of administering amoxicillin to a white Siamese cat, 3 counts of administering a topical antibiotic ointment (triple antibiotic from Dollar Tree) to a white Siamese cat, 3 counts of administering amoxicillin to a cat known as Sweet Pea, 1 count of administering amoxicillin to an unnamed black kitten, and 1 count of solicitation to commit a crime (asking for donation of Tramadol (that was supposed to be a request for a vet)).

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“It was all over-the-counter stuff you could literally find at Dollar Tree,” an animal rescue volunteer, Raina Nyliram, said.

Nyliram started a crowdfunding campaign in Hedges name to help with any legal fees inccurred.

“She couldn’t get the animals to the vet because the vet was closed. All the charges are bogus.”

Tammy’s court date is on October, 17th, at the Wayne County Courthouse. The county issued a statement about the incident:

“Wayne County Animal Services turned the case over to the Wayne County District Attorney’s office based on suspicion of practicing veterinary medicine without a license and presence of controlled substances. Ms. Hedges is considered innocent until proven guilty.”

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A petition was also made in support of Tammy’s innocent deeds.

But according to a recent Facebook post on the shelter’s page, it appears as if the charges against Tammy were dismissed.

Until the official statement is released, be sure to sign the petition here!

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans, Get Ready For The Best Vacation You Could Possibly Dream Of

To all the Game of Thrones fans: I am sorry you have had nothing to binge watch this year.

But let me give you some good news!

HBO is gearing up to open a Game of Throne set to fans and oh yes, it is coming very, very soon.

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Are we feeling better now?

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Iconic locations that are considered the most recognized backdrops from Game of Thrones will be available to tour i.e. Winterfell, Castle Black and King’s Landing. HBO is planning to open up said sets to the public at some point in 2019 — which leads most to believe that point will be after Game of Thrones finishes its eighth and final season. The final season is said to air in the summer of 2019. Each of the filming locations is set in Northern Ireland, so you may want to start looking at tickets soon!

Every set will be filled with recognizable props, costumes and set pieces from the show and that is not all. HBO is additionally planning to install interactive digital materials that will reveal just how the show was able to pull off so many amazing virtual effects. And while Game of Thrones has shared live exhibitions prior, HBO is promising this exhibition will be the biggest and most involved Game of Thrones experience, ever.

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But before you go running to check flights online, HBO says they will not be opening up filming locations to the public until the final season – season eight – airs in 2019. And though the cast of Game of Thrones finished filming the show’s final season months ago, there is still much work to be done by the production team to prepare the space for the public.

It is unknown when exactly HBO will be premiering the final season of Game of Thrones but thanks to the network president sharing that the new season will begin airing in “early 2019” — we have a pretty good idea that it will air either in January, at some point in June or somewhere in between.

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BUT according to the show’s visual effects supervisor, he shared that his team would be working on the season until May of 2019 and that the season will most likely not qualify for the 2019 Emmys due to deadlines.

…so with all that information, we are led to believe the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere date will be either May 19, 2019, or May 26, 2019, but until the official date is announced, we can only daydream about all the set pieces we will see next year.

Until then, I suggest re-watching each episode of each season so that when you go to visit Ireland — you will appreciate every prop, costume, and landscape even more than you currently do.

Hey, you have the time!

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Police Inform Parents Fortnite Is Being Used By Predators To Lure Children

Parents today not only need to worry about strangers approaching their children in real life — they also have to fear their children being contacted online.

And according to the authorities, video games like Fortnite and Minecraft have revealed more opportunities for adult predators to contact minors.

State Attorney General Furbir Grewal warned the public earlier this week that those seeking to take advantage of young teens and children have plenty more options to do so than ever before.

This warning came after the announcement of the arrests of 24 alleged predators.

“It is a frightening reality that sexual predators are lurking on social media, ready to strike if they find a child who is vulnerable,” Grewal said in regards to how the 24 suspects were attempting to illicit sex with teenagers.

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The suspects were all men, with no particular common age group or demographic.

Some of the police sergeants posed as teenagers to capture the suspects.

Grewal shared that what they found was the men taking advantage of not just one app, but many — allowing them to reach out to children.

But in this case, the men who thought they were chatting with 14 and 15-year-old boys and girls were actually talking to detectives with the New Jersey State Police’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

The task force trains its detectives to keep and operate online profiles on a variety of apps that are known for hooking up, such as Tinder and Grindr. But Grewal said it is not just hook-up apps that predators are using.

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Alleged child predators that had been arrested were using apps like Kik, Wishbone, Tumblr to communicate as well as video games including Fortnite, Minecraft and Discord.

What is the draw with these types of apps? The chat area.

“These arrests serve as a sobering reminder that parents should closely monitor their child’s online activity,” State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan said on Tuesday.

Apps like Tinder have age restrictions of 18+ but users can enter a birth date that is either younger or older than they actually are.

But it may surprise some to find that the app was not always adult-only.

It wasn’t until June of 2016 that a user only had to be 13 to sign up.

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The company eventually changed this requirement after parents complained according to parentinfo.com.

Other social apps like Tumblr, Instagram and Snapchat also have minimum age requirements of 13.

But these apps do not have a secure way of keeping children off, as a child may access the app if they can figure out a birthday that would make them older than the required age.

Authorities encourage parents to talk to their child about what apps they use as well as when talking to others, differentiating what is appropriate and what is not appropriate.

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“If children appear anxious of evasive when the topic is raised, it may be a red flag,” Grewal said to NJ.com

“It’s critical that parents talk to their children about social media and chat apps to let them know that the people they encounter may not be who they initially seemed to be.”

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Factory Farm Pig Escapes Flooded Slaughter House, Befriends Man Who Says Pig “Changed His Life”

In North Carolina last Monday, 20-year-old Josh Wells walked out of his house and saw a pig racing towards him — a site one does not normally see most days, if ever.

Due to Hurricane Florence flooding the area, Walls and the community had seen plenty of bizarre sights in the past days like alligators and snakes in floodwaters.

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But a pig?

This was definitely, unexpected.

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As the pig made its way towards Walls, Walls was unsure of what to do next. But Walls soon discovered that the pig was very friendly and that the animal had been through much trauma, as the pig was sunburnt and his lungs filled with water.

It was soon discovered that a factory farm that breeds pigs for pork production had been taken over by the floods — leaving many pigs who had been left behind to swim for their lives to safety.

The pigs trapped in the factory were not accustomed to exercise and most died due to exhaustion or drowning as a result.

But not the pig who found Walls.

Walls thought the pig was a female and named the pig Flo (he later discovered the pig was in fact, a male.) Walls decided to do look after Flo, giving him food and water, as well as covering Flo’s skin with mud to attempt to help with the sunburn pain.

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Walls then found he was not able to keep Flo on his family’s property so Walls and his mother got in touch with Ziggy’s Refuge Farm Sanctuary in Providence, North Carolina.

“I sat with Flo and got the trust from Flo, and ever since then, I tried to figure out how to get Flo in the right direction,” Walls said. “They’re really cute animals. And smart. I’ve learned so much [more] about pigs in three or four days than I ever have in my entire existence.”

Cofounders Kristen Hartness and Jay Yontz were beyond happy to take in Flo but there was an issue with getting Flo to the sanctuary, as many of the roads leading into Walls’ neighborhood were closed off and they could not get the pig to safety right away.

Hartness was able to find a family who would keep Flo safe until she and Yontz were able to pick him up and take him back to their sanctuary.

Everyone at the sanctuary, including Hartness and Yontz, fell in love with Flo just as Walls did but Flo was very sick. The pig was having difficulty breathing as he took in so much water he was overheating.

It was then that Hartness and Yontz took the sick pig to a vet. But thankfully, the next day Flo made a miraculous recovery according to the pair and was even reported to be “running through the yard.”

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Since Flo came into Hartness and Yontz’s lives, the two have taken in multiple pigs rescued from Hurricane Florence and are working hard to make sure all the pigs get medical care.

And as for Walls, there isn’t a day that goes by that he does not think of Flo, who he says changed his life in so many ways. Walls shared that he had never before thought of the factory farmed pig’s lives before and had never thought himself to be an animal welfare advocate before Flo but now wants to do everything and anything to help animals just like him.

To help Flo and other pigs rescued from Hurricane Florence live their news lives at the sanctuary, you can donate to Ziggy’s Refuge Farm Sanctuary here.

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The ‘Scariest’ New Opioid Drug Threat Yet Is Trending And It’s Called ‘Gray Death’

This article originally appeared and was published on AOL.com

It’s new, dangerous and people say the highly addictive drug trending can kill its users in one dose.

People are calling it the “Gray death.”

The drug earned its nickname due to its color and concrete-like appearance, with the consistency of the substance varying from hard, chunky pieces to a fine powder.

The potent mixture is a combination of heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil — a drug used to tranquilize elephants — and other opioids. It’s the latest concoction to emerge in the ever-threatening opioid trend, which involves combining heroin with another opioid to produce a more powerful drug.

“Gray death is one of the scariest combinations that I have ever seen in nearly 20 years of forensic chemistry drug analysis,” Deneen Kilcrease, manager of the chemistry section at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, told the Associated Press.

The drug, which closely resembles a crack cocaine rock and has a texture like concrete, is underlining the ever-changing opioid crisis.

And though its drug’s ingredients are considered lethal they are unknown to many of its users, who typically are addicts just purchasing heroin, or so they think.

According to a bulletin issued by the Gulf Coast High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, gray death has a higher potency than heroin and has several methods of consumption to the body: injection, smoking, snorting or swallowing.

So far, investigators have detected gray death and the overdoses caused by the drug in Ohio, Georgia, and Alabama.

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Our Pets Do This Heartbreaking Act Right Before Getting Put Down According To Vet

No one likes hearing about their pets having to be put down.

But sometimes, we have to face the music and give our pets a smooth transition into the next life.

A few weeks ago, a post about what dog’s do the moment before they are euthanized went viral and let’s just say — get ready to ugly cry.

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Jessi Dietrich, a Twitter user who is a dog person, was informed by her vet what exactly was the hardest part of his job.

And the answer requires tissues.

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Jessi wrote:

“Asked my vet what the hardest part was about his job & he said when he has to put an animal down 90% of owners don’t actually want to be in the room when he injects them so the animal’s last moments are usually them frantically looking around for their owners & tbh that broke me. And for this reason, I’m literally gonna be cradling my homeboy rick when his time comes with all his favorite toys and endless ear scratches at the ready regardless of how distraught I am. Didn’t mean to break everyone’s hearts just wanted to raise awareness!!!!! I’m so sorry.”

And cue the waterworks.

The status is followed by a post that was shared on Hillcrest Veterinary Hospital’s Facebook page.

The post was written by a ‘tired, broken vet’ and encouraged many owners to stay by their pets side before their final moments.

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They shared:

When you are a pet owner it is inevitable, the majority of the time, that your pet will die before you do. So if and when you have to take your pet to the vet’s office for a humane pain-free ending I want you all to know something. You have been the center of their world for THEIR ENTIRE LIVES! They may just be a part of yours but all they know is you as their family. It is a crappy decision/day/time/event every time, there is no argument against that and it is devastating for us as humans to lose them. But please I beg you DO NOT LEAVE THEM. Do not make them transition from life to death in a room of strangers in a place they don’t like. The thing you people need to know that most of you don’t is that THEY SEARCH FOR YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE THEM BEHIND!

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This vet really laid down the law and did not hold back.

But tough love sometimes hurts.

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What’s the moral of the story?

Hopefully, you do not ever have to put down your furry friends, but if you do — stand by their side.

You are your pet’s world. The best thing to do in their last moments, is share that world with them.

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