From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking about using #InstantIndex or email us at ABC.WorldNews@abc.com and they could appear on World News.
Flower Girl Meltdown:
We’ve all been to a wedding where young flower girls play starring roles, leaving the adults so nervous about what could possibly go wrong. During this particular ceremony there was a sudden hold up. One frightened little flower girl comes charging down the aisle in tears then moments later, without losing a bit of composure, some slightly older kids march with confidence to show us all how it’s done.
Smithsonian Photo Competition:
The Smithsonian had the tough task of having to chose from nearly 38,000 spectacular images capturing travels from all over the world. A young boy in Albuquerque, New Mexico framed by a solar eclipse, rice paddies in Vietnam, and the Milky Way are among the entries in theannual photo competition.
Viewers Touched by the ‘Best Obit Ever’:
Last night you learned about our Person of the Week, Amanda Lewis, who used humor to remember her father, Harry Weathersby Stamps. Amanda showed us how Harry taught his girls to fish, and how to pick out the perfect hammer. Your responses to last night’s Person of the Week, Amanda Lewis, really touched us. Let us know what you think about this touching tribute.