baby’s head reattached by doctors in medical miracle

Toddler’s head reattached by doctors in medical miracle – YouTube.

This 16 months old baby was in a car crash with his mother and sister. The impact was severe and he suffered internal decapitation: his spine was dislocated, the head separated from the neck (only the bones were separated, the spinal cord inside and the skin and flesh around were still attached).

Vocabulary:

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14-year-old boy arrested for building a clock

Ahmed Mohamed, a 14 year old boy, built a clock and brought it to school to impress his teacher. He was suspected of having built a bomb and was brought to the police station in handcuffs.

He was then released when the police realized he was just a clever kid who had built an ordinary clock.

He recieved a lot of support from all over the Internet, including messages from President Obama and MarkZuckenberg, and was invited to several outstanding technological and scientific institutions.

Ahmed Mohamed Was Arrested For A Clock And Then Broke The Internet – YouTube.

50th anniversary of historic civil rights march

50 years ago, brave people marched across a bridge to demand equal rights for Black people in the USA. This weekend we honor their action gratefully. See President Obama speak in Selma, Alabama.

▶ Selma to mark 50th anniversary of historic civil rights march, ‘Bloody Sunday’ – YouTube.

Latifa Ibn Ziaten, a grieving mother, tells young French people that integration is the key

This great lady will be visiting our school on Monday March 9th 2015.

This brave mother lost her son when Mohamed Merah killed him a few years ago. Instead of collapsing she took action and becale an activist against radicalisation.

Now she visits middle schools and high schools in France to talk to young people about integration, brotherhood, religion, family, and the need to integrate to play a part in society.

Here is a video explaining her story and showing her action:

Grieving mother turned activist against radicalization – The National – CBC Player.