Friday Lights: Megan’s Story

Friday Lights: Megan’s Story

Each Friday we post content sent to us by our readers that is inspiring, funny, lighthearted or just generally fun. If you’d like more information on submitting content for this feature you can get more information here

Here’s something from our friend Josiah Haken of New York City Relief. So good.

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Each Friday we post content sent to us by our readers that is inspiring, funny, lighthearted or just generally fun. If you’d like more information on submitting content for this feature you can get more information here. 

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