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Baby Born 4 Months Early Survives
When Marie Massey went into labor four months early, doctors told her that babies born at 23 weeks rarely survived, and if they did, they ran the risk of a variety of different complications. When baby Faith was born, she weighed just 15 ounces, less than a loaf of bread. But Massey remembered a dream from the night before when God told her to have faith. Faith is now one of the earliest and tiniest babies ever to survive.
Congress Is Institution With Worst Reputation, Survey Says
A new survey from the Reputation Institution says, hands down, Congress has a lock on the worst reputation. But five years after the financial crisis, banks are still a close second. Our next least favorite business is our cell phone and cable companies. Of course, journalists don’t exactly get Valentines either.
Spain’s Annual Tomatina Festival Draws Thousands
Every year in a little Spanish town, neighbors get together for one afternoon to pelt each other with tomatoes at the peak of the harvest. The tradition started 68 years ago. It is a tradition that drew an estimated 20,000 people this year and they even set up showers all over town.