Weekly Wrap 7.13.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

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By the Web Editors 7-13-2018

1. After 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say Hello

“Our countries have seen each other as an enemy for so long, and many have lost their lives. But now they made peace, which surprised me and the whole world.”

2. The Extinction of the Middle Child

They’re becoming an American rarity, just when America could use them the most

3. The Music of Dr. King’s Dream

 At The Table With Dr. King is a multi-media presentation that uses Dr. King’s story to inspire culture change in schools.

4. The Trap of Political authenticity

Democrats want to promote “ authentic” candidates. This will also be their downfall.

5. 'Find Your Passion' Is Awful Advice

A major new study questions the common wisdom about how we should choose our careers.

6. Twenty-foot-tall rice could feed a flooded planet

When climate change floods regions around the world, deepwater rice could thrive while other species die.

7. As Gov’t Says 3,000 Migrant Children Are in Custody, Detained Mothers Are Organizing the Find Their Kids

Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy, one detained Honduran woman has been organizing mothers behind bars to help find their children. 

8. Stateless and Poor, Some Boys in Thai Cave Had Already Beaten Long Odds

The extraordinary rescue of the youth soccer squad has been a rare cause for cheer in a nation that has endured four years of military governance and a growing rural-urban divide.

9. In a Cave or on the Border, They Are All Our Children

The children in the cave need our help. The children at the border do, too.

10. The Awkward Moment When Trust Fund Kids Are Called ‘Self-Made’

How can you be “self-made” when the resources you used to make yourself were just handed to you?

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