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Veteran South Carolina school bus driver evacuates 56 children off a burning bus in less than a minute, just before the vehicle bursts into flames. Superheroes walk among us.


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Vermont state lawmakers pass a bill entitling pregnant employees to workplace accommodations, including longer or more frequent bathroom breaks. Because when you've got a baby pushing on your bladder, there's no holding it in.


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Fiesty sea lion yanks little girl off a dock in Vancouver, B.C. — and there's (now-viral) video footage to prove it. Those "Don't Feed the Animals" signs are there for a reason.


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U.S. Department of Agriculture secretary Sonny Purdue rolls back Obama-era school nutrition standards, reducing whole-grain requirements, allowing higher levels of sodium and restoring sweetened milk to school cafeterias. Thankfully, Vermont's Farm to School Network is still going strong.


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Low-tech fidget spinners become the must-have item for twitchy kids and teens around the country. Screen fatigue?


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Sixteen-year-old Carter Wilkerson of Nevada ousts Ellen DeGeneres as the owner of the most-retweeted tweet with his plea to Wendy's for a year's worth of free chicken nuggets. And henceforth, he'll always be known as "that nugget kid."


This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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