Teen daughter keeps getting thrown out of school over her appearance before dad fights back

Thirteen-year-old Demetra Alarcon attends middle school in California. Recently, her teacher pulled her out of class on a brutally hot day and said her romper was too short. The teacher added that Demetra was a distraction to the boys at school.

Demetra’s dad, Tony, arrived to the school with a change of clothes for her, including a tank top and shorts. But again, the school wasn’t happy with that outfit, either; the shorts were too short, and Demetra was sent home.

“I mean, today it’s 90 degrees outside and she’s wearing leggings because she doesn’t want to be dress-coded for wearing shorts,” Tony told CBS. “And it’s not OK. It needs to change.”

Unsure of his next steps, Tony described the dress code situation on NextDoor.com. He was curious to see what members of his community had to say. He received a ton of support, especially from women who said Demetra’s story reminded them of their own body image issues.

“We have to have dress codes that are fair and reasonable and that don’t cause them emotional issues — cause them to question their bodies or feel like they’re sex symbols at 13 years old,” Tony said. “Because they’re not. They’re just kids.”

The frustrated father is now speaking out and standing up for his daughter. And there’s a chance it could have an impact in a big way, which you’ll see in the video below.

Meet this dad-daughter duo, and please SHARE this hot-button issue with your friends on Facebook.

Police give prince Philip Breathalyzer test after he flips his SUV near Sandringham Estate

The two women who were in the other vehicle were treated at the hospital for minor injuries, but they’ve since been discharged.

Buckingham Palace told TMZ that the Duke of Edinburgh was seen by a doctor after the incident, who confirmed that he was in good health.

The Queen’s husband turned 97 on June 10, 2018, and subsequently stepped out of public life. Although he’s retired from his royal duties, he isn’t slowing down. He’s been seen driving around England and taking carriage rides through the park. In September, he even visited the set of King of Thieves.

Prince Philip may still be in good health, but at 97, he’s the oldest ever male British royal. If he wants to stay healthy and safe, he may want to consider hanging up the keys for good.

‘World’s most identical’ twins are trying to have babies at the same time with the same man

If you thought your family was bizarre, get ready for some serious perspective. A set of Australian twins who claim to be the “world’s most identical twins” are both attempting to get pregnant by the same man.

The twins, Anna and Lucy DeCinque, have shared the same boyfriend for nine years. The sisters are literally inseparable — from the moment they wake up to the moment they go to sleep, they spend every moment together. They even shower and go to the bathroom together.

So for these two, the idea of sharing the same boyfriend was the only acceptable choice.

“To be honest, it’s easy for us to share a partner,” they said in a 2017 video. “It’s so much easier.”

In December, they confirmed that they both want to have a baby with their partner, Ben Byrne. Preferably at the exact same time. The only problem is, they’re not sure how to make that happen.

Anna and Lucy DeCinque are twins from Australia. They were once deemed the “world’s most identical twins,” and the title is now their favorite tagline.

From the time that Anna and Lucy were young, they enjoyed dressing alike. As they got older, though, their desire to meld into one person only grew stronger.

Now they try to look 100% identical every single day, down to each strand of hair on their head. They’ve even had the same plastic surgeries done.

Anna says she gets “anxiety” when she thinks about the fact that they had different hairstyles once upon a time.

Beyond looks, the twins also try to live the exact same life. They eat the same food, shower and go to the bathroom at the same time, and sleep in the same bed. They take the same number of steps each day.

Oh, and they share the same Instagram profile.

With their intensely close-knit lifestyle, having independent dating lives just doesn’t work for the sisters.

“We have dated guys separately,” Lucy said. “But it hasn’t worked, because they didn’t understand how we were so close. They wanted to separate us, and they wanted to take us out separately, and we’re like, ‘No, we always want to be together.’ It just got too hard.”

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They came up with the only rational solution: to date the same man.

Enter their current partner, Ben Byrne. Ben is a fraternal twin himself, so he understands the sisters’ closeness more than most people would.

“What we love so much about Ben is he understands our bond,” one sister said.

Polygamy is one thing — but how does sharing a partner with your sibling even work, exactly?

The three sleep in a king-size bed with their boyfriend in the middle.

“He’ll kiss Anna good night, he’ll kiss me goodnight,” Lucy explained. “If we sit there watching a film, he’ll hold both of our hands. There’s just no jealousy.”

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The twins say that their mother and friends accept their unusual relationship, though they tend to get a lot of criticism from the general public.

But the relationship works “beautifully” for them, and they’re ready for the next step.

“We would like to get married to the same man,” Anna said.

They want to have children with the same man, too. And of course, they want to get pregnant at the exact same time.

“We want to experience pregnancy together, we want our bodies to look the same,” Lucy said in another video, per Yahoo! Lifestyle. “Because we’re so close we always want to be together.”

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“It is a bit of a dilemma,” she acknowledged. “We know that’s where nature comes in, we can’t control these things. You can’t force these things.”

They have considered using IVF or a surrogate, though their mom would prefer that they go the natural route.

They opened up about their family planning process on an Australian morning show in December.

“Our mom is actually convincing us to go naturally, give birth naturally, so I don’t know how that’s going to work [because] we need to be pregnant at the same time,” one sister said.

How, indeed.

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Though this strange setup probably makes your family look like the most boring, functional family in the world, the DeCinque sisters say they’re actually really happy with their life.

Lucy explained, “This is what works for us. People need to get that. We’re not hurting anyone.”

13-year-old stops armed robbaery at family dollar store, brings the crazed suspect to justice

When 13-year-old Braydon Self and his stepfather entered a Family Dollar store in Oklahoma, they had no clue of the terrifying scene they were walking into.

The first thing Braydon saw upon entering was a man aiming a gun at his stepdad. The pair had unknowingly walked right into a robbery in progress.

But instead of shutting down and letting fear overcome him, Braydon used his quick-thinking and survival instincts. With the gunman’s focus directed elsewhere, Braydon ran to the back of the store and huddled in the stockroom.

The teen pulled out his cellphone and called 911. Just as police arrived, the gunman escaped out the back door.

Still hiding in the back stockroom, Braydon heard noise outside the door and worried that it was the suspect coming back to hurt or even kill him. Luckily, it was his stepdad leaving the store to track down the robber.

Authorities eventually identified the gunman and found him at his home — where they uncovered evidence of other crimes that had been committed by the same man.

Now Braydon is being hailed a brave young hero whose actions potentially saved lives that fateful day at the dollar store.

Pregnant woman has never met server boyfriend’s family until customer writes note about them

n July 2016, Taryn and Ben were excited to announce they were expecting their first baby. The young couple from Spring, Texas, was even more thrilled to learn it was a boy, due in January 2017.

Taryn and Ben are both hard-workers with crazy schedules. And while Taryn’s family lives in the states, Ben’s family is from Ireland.

Though it has always been a dream for them both, Ben has never had the opportunity to take Taryn to his homeland and introduce her to his family… especially now that they’ll have a son with Irish roots.

Recently, Ben came home from working a shift at his restaurant when he handed Taryn one of his customer’s paid receipts.

The total for the table’s meal came to $122.87 — but then Taryn looked at what the customer had written in the “tip” line.

Taryn Keith is a young woman from Spring, Texas.

Taryn fell in love with a man named Ben, who’s known for bringing home sweet and unexpected surprises.

Taryn and Ben announced their son Killian would be due in January 2017.

Both of their families were ecstatic to hear the news.

While Taryn and her family live in the states, Ben hails from Ireland.

However, Taryn has never met Ben’s family.

With a baby on the way, it’s something the couple wishes could plan for more than ever.

The name Killian even comes from the Irish origin.

Recently, Taryn was shocked when Ben came home from working a shift at his restaurant with another sweet, unexpected surprise.

He handed her a customer’s paid receipt from earlier at work. A complete stranger was seated in Ben’s section and he struck up a conversation with the friendly table.

He was stunned when the talbe left a $750 tip on a $122.87 bill, along with a handwritten note:

Hopefully, this can get you back to Ireland for the holidays.

Taryn uploaded the photo to Facebook, where it quickly went viral

“Thought I would share it to show everyone that there is not only hate out there,” Taryn captioned her photo.

“Truly blessed.”

Thanks to a stranger’s act of pure kindness, Ben, Taryn and Killian will be able to make that important trip after all.

With all the hate and negativity in the world, this simple gesture proves there are still good people out there. Please SHARE this with your friends on Facebook!

Mom delivers baby, forbidden from holding him when dad utters: “There’s something wrong with Adam’s leg”

Andrea West met her prospective husband during their final year at university. They fell into an amazing romance and moved back to Andreas’ hometown soon after graduating.

In a few short years they were engaged, and soon enough were able to announce to friends and family that Andrea had become pregnant with their first child. Andrea was overjoyed.

After just eleven weeks, however, the happiness turned to sadness. Andrea miscarried.

This is how Andrea described the feeling:
“I was an absolute wreck. I didn’t know what to do, who to talk to, what was appropriate to discuss, or who could help me. Little did I know that 1 in 4 women suffer the same and people just don’t talk about it. I didn’t know if I could ever deal with being pregnant again.”

After a while, Andrea’s anxiety was healed with the help of her supportive husband. Thankfully, she became pregnant again.

This time around, she promised she would do anything and everything in her power to help her baby grow healthily. She gave up a few different foods, including cold-cut meats, sushi and certain cheeses. She also took to devouring books on pregnancy. This time, she said, everything would be OK.

Sure enough, her term passed without any complications. She began having small contractions right on time, went into hospital and was admitted into a delivery room with her partner.

She was about to be sent home, but an ultrasound showed she had little-to-no amniotic fluid left. They had to induce labor right then.

Thankfully, the birth went well. Before the end of the night, Andrea and her husband had welcomed a little boy into the world, Adam.

Only, Andrea’s partner never got to cut the umbilical cord as he hoped.

Instead, Adam was immediately rushed away from his parents in a confusing array of medical staff. Andrea’s husband was able to catch a quick look at his son over the shoulder of a group of doctors. He turned back to Andrea and uttered the heartbreaking words: “Honey, there’s something wrong with Adam’s leg.”

Twenty people had swarmed around little Adam. The longer time went on without answers, the more concerned Andrea grew.

When Andrea’s mom and partner left to inform family members outside of the situation, she lay alone in the ward, not knowing what was happening. Still, no one told her what was going on with her baby.

It just so happened that the right side of his stomach and his entire right leg were marbled purple and black.

After some time, Adam was diagnosed with Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita (CMTC), an extremely rare vascular malformation.

Andrea and her husband didn’t know how to respond. At the time of their son’s birth, there had been only 500 reported cases of the disease in the world – ever.

Adam underwent a number of tests on his vital organs, which, fortunately, he passed without issue. Andrea spent so much time in the NICU that she didn’t sleep for four days.

In the end, Adam was finally able to go home, with a strict set of instructions on how to care for his skin. The more time that went by, however, the more it became apparent that Adam was a real fighter.

Today, he’s a wonderful, healthy young boy who loves math and playing chess. He’s even been able to play sports, though his condition makes his leg a bit weak.

Through it all, although Adam knows he’s slightly different from the other children, he’s never seen his disability as an obstacle.

Sure, Adam might have had a tough start to life, but today the West family is quite happy.

Boaters spot rare sight, capture a pink dolphin swimming. Then they see her ‘friend’

Pinky’ was first spotted back in 2007 and has since been seen periodically over the past eleven years.

However, this past summer, fans of Pinky got to see something spectacular. Pinky was swimming with a second pink porpoise that is believed to be her child.

Bridget Boudreaux saw the pair while on her pontoon boat and recorded video of the event that you can see below.

“I about fell out the boat,” she told KHOU. “I was like wow that’s not a regular dolphin, that’s a pink dolphin.”

Boudreaux says she spotted the pair playing near the banks of the water. Then later in front of a big cargo ship.

“My husband was driving the boat and one jumped 20 feet from our boat,” Boudreaux told WFLA. “We were just astonished. I couldn’t get my camera out fast enough.”

Boudreaux could only snap a picture of one of the pink dolphina. But she did manage to take the first photo of a pink dolphin that is completely out of the water.

Some have speculated that the dolphin may be an albino. Then others say the mammal’s rosy coloring could be attributed to a genetic variation.

“So what they get from mom and what they get from dad means they can look a little bit different than that perfect image we expect,” Senior Rescue Biologist Kerry Sánchez of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium told WFLA.

Pink dolphins are an extremely rare sight to behold.

“Seeing an animal that is extremely light in color is not something we would normally expect to see,” Sánchez said. “And in my full time here we’ve never seen an animal that looks like that.”

You wouldn’t be able to confirm whether or not if the dolphin is actually albino without genetic testing.

There have been only 14 documented sightings of albino bottle-nose dolphins since 1962. Pinky the dolphin has become so famous in Louisana that she even has her own Facebook page.

You can watch a video of her most recent sighting below.

Teens find crash site where pregnant mom died, hear cries from debris and know her baby is alive

Two friends from Minooka, Illinois, 16-year-old Hunter Hasenjaeger and 17-year-old Collin Barry, were heading home just after midnight when they saw a horrifying scene on the road.

At first, the teens saw a Chrysler 300. The front of the car was totaled on the driver’s side. Then, they heard the sound of a baby screaming and crying at the top of her lungs.

Hunter and Collin then saw 27-year-old Alexis Danley, who was deceased… and six months pregnant when she died.

What the teens didn’t know at the time was the man who struck and killed Alexis would be arrested for driving under the influence.

Alexis’ hand was reaching back to grab the baby seat, where her 1-year-old daughter was sitting, completely terrified.

Hunter instantly felt a connection to the helpless little girl. Since the police had not yet arrived, the teenage boys knew they had to do something — and they began working together to pull the child to safety.

These two young men are heroes! Please pray for this little baby and these boys that rescued her. She will now have to grow up without a mother because to a drunk driver so please keep her in your prayers.

Abused tiger has never been shown affection – watch as she finds her soulmate

A traveling circus lost one of their attractions when reports of animal cruelty and neglect surfaced. 9-month-old tiger Aasha was severely underweight at 30 pounds: a fourth of what she should weigh.

Housed with a larger tiger, Aasha was often bullied and nipped. When a US Department of Agriculture inspector saw Aasha’s condition, they reached out to rescue specialist and founder of Texas’ In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Centre, Vicky Keahey.

Keahey too was shocked at Aasha’s size and immediately recognized the small tiger also had ringworm – causing dry, cracked, bleeding skin.

The treatment, medical baths, were not Aasha’s favorite activity, but soon she became accustomed to touch and to water. Her health began to improve, and so did her interactions with people.

After a few months, Aasha looked like any other healthy tigress and rescued male Smuggler found her particularly appealing. Caged next to her, he often would show off for her like males in the wild do. With caution, the rescue center allowed supervised “dates,” and the two tigers hit it off.

Now they live in the same enclosure together and seem forever bonded. Four years after Aasha’s rescue she found her soulmate and together theirrrrrrrr great!

Judge Judy lets stolen dog run loose in courtroom to help identify his one true owner

The courtroom case you are about to see is one of the most memorable moments on “Judge Judy.”

It all began when a broken hearted man filed charges against a woman, claiming that her dog was actually his dog that someone had stolen from him.

The woman said she purchased Baby Boy, the small white fluff-ball dog in question, outside a shopping center for a just $50. The plaintiff, on the other hand, said Baby Boy actually belonged to him. “This is like my child,” he cried.

The defendant showed Judge Judy a stack of photos and paperwork to prove her case, insisting Baby Boy was rightfully hers. Judy felt something was off, but she couldn’t quite put her finger on it.

In a bold and emotional move that has now went viral, Judge Judy decided that the only way to properly identify Baby Boy’s true owner was for the dog to do it himself. She told the defendant to bring Baby Boy into the courtroom and instructed her to put him down on the floor and see who he would run to first.

What happened next made for one of the most heartwarming tearful moments that the internet had seen in a long time. The defendant said ‘He does that to everyone’ But Judge Judy insisted it was his dog and he should take him home. (talking about the plaintiff in the case). Case dismissed. Don’t you just love happy endings?