The shells are trucked over to Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood and once a month are brought en masse to Governors Island in the heart of the New York Harbor. Billion Oyster Project has collected more than 1 million pounds of oyster shells so far.
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In midcentury home economic classes, girls learned to cook for their future husbands while boys took shop. But now kids might learn about healthy relationships or how to balance a bank account.
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(Left) Stacy, and sister Tracy reminisce over a collage of photos of Maleak Coffin, who died three days after being shot in December. The blanket was gifted to the family by Maleak's girlfriend, Marshay Walker.
A general view of the makeshift memorial in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on March 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Calvin College in Michigan is affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church, which holds that "homosexual practice ... is incompatible with obedience to the will of God as revealed in Scripture."
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Scout Smissen, a 17-year-old junior at Roosevelt High School becomes emotional while speaking to a crowd of hundreds at Red Square on the University of Washington campus in Seattle.
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Seventh-grade English teacher Kareli Lizárraga works with her students at STRIVE Prep-Sunnyside in Denver. She came to the United States illegally as a 4-year-old, and works in Denver thanks to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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