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When Jaxon Elliott-Sprysa died aged 15, his mother gave some of his personal belongings to an initiative that makes memory quilts. The scheme by a hospice in Ottawa, Canada, aims to memorialise the life of a loved one in a deeply personal way. #quilting #hospice #madewithlove #bbcnews
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What do a fertility doctor, a psychiatrist and an immigration lawyer all have in common? They're all using TikTok to help combat misinformation in their fields. #instahealth #immigration #mentalhealthawareness #tiktok #bbcnews
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"I want to understand, how could he kill hundreds of people?" Garil Arnandha was just 10 when his father was killed in the 2002 Bali bombings. Here he meets Ali Imron, who is serving a life sentence for the attack that claimed over 200 lives. #CrossingDivides #balibombings #bbcnews
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Meet the two women who have united to save Egypt's lost Jewish heritage which shrank in the country after the Israeli-Arab conflict in 1948. Magda, who is Jewish and Marwa, who is Palestinian and Muslim, meet every week to clean, rescue and repair books, synagogues and cemeteries. #crossingdivides #egypt #egyptianculture #bbcnews
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Meet Rita Ebel, aka 'Lego Grandma'. She's testing a wheelchair ramp built from Lego聽bricks in Hanau, Germany. She started building the ramps with donated bricks a year ago, to raise awareness for disabled people in her hometown. Now dozens of shops in the area are using her creations to improve accessibility for wheelchair users. Photos: Reuters #lego #legobricks #legocreations #wheelchairaccess #bbcnews
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Ryan Cameron, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease aged just 31, has hailed brain surgery that has allowed him to "live life again". The former teacher initially noticed a "resting tremor" in his arm and over time the neurological condition left him struggling to speak and control movement. Medication failed to help, so he underwent deep brain stimulation, where electrodes were inserted into his brain to stimulate damaged nerve cells. #parkinsons #parkinsonsdisease #parkinsonsresearch #bbcnews
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American Ryan Newman is in a "serious but not life threatening" condition in hospital after crashing on the last lap of the Daytona 500 in Florida. The 42-year-old was leading when his car was tapped from behind and it spun into the wall before flipping and being struck by another car. Tap the link in our bio to read about the event, the biggest race of the Nascar season, that was won by Denny Hamlin in a photo-finish.聽 Photo: Reuters #daytona500 #motorsport #ryannewman #nascar #bbcnews
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Helicopter video shows the widespread flooding across parts of England and Wales following Storm Dennis. #flood #rain #storm #weather #bbcnews
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