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Simple Trick Saved 11-Year Old Girl From Would-Be Kidnapper

All kids should be taught this trick!

Kids are often so easy to trick, which is why they are mostly the preferred victims of bad people. However, one criminal got a taste of his own medicine when he tried to trick a young girl – because she happened to have a trick up her sleeves as well.

The strange man probably thought that Maddison Raines was a naive and vulnerable little girl, so he attempted to lure her to get into his vehicle. Luckily, one simple trick saved the Arizona girl’s life from her would-be kidnapper.

The 11-year-old and her friend were walking near a park in North Pecan Creek when a driver pulled up next to them. The man was driving a white SUV.

He told the girl her brothers had been involved in a serious accident and said she needed to go with him. While most kids would instantly go with the man out of panic and worry for their brother, the quick-thinking girl luckily remembered a story that her mother read to her before.

Instead of immediately complying, the girl asked the man for the “code word,” which she had chosen with her parents in case such a situation occurred. The man, not knowing the word, drove away without her.

Maddison’s mother, Brenda James, said:

“We just came up with that a few months ago. This one time, it saved my daughters life.”

Sheriff Mark Lamb credited Madison’s parent for coming up with a life-saving trick. He also urged other parents to do the same for the safety of their children.

“Kudos to the parents of this child for having a code word and talking about to their children about stranger danger. We hope by putting this out, it will encourage parents to have that conversation and create a plan with their children, so they know what to do if they are in that situation.”

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Distressed Mom Says Airline Staff Mocked Her Epileptic Daughter’s Unusual Name

“She took a picture of my boarding pass and chose to post it on social media, mocking my daughter.”

What's in a name? A distressed mother took to social media to complain about airline staff that mocked her young daughter's unusual moniker. To make matters worse, the mom revealed that the staff member even took a photo of their boarding pass and posted it on Facebook.

Traci Redford and her daughter Abcde were at the John Wayne International Airport in Orange County, Florida getting ready for a flight to El Paso, Texas. According to the young mother, they usually pre-board flights because of the little girl's epilepsy. However, things didn't go as smoothly for the pair. Traci claims that the gate agent laughed about Abcde's name in front of them.

The incident took place at an airport.

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This ‘6-ft Parasol Christmas Tree’ Is Perfect For Cat Owners

Cat parents, you might want one of these trees!

While Christmas is undoubtedly an exciting time for many, it can be a major headache for those who own cats. Just imagine the hassle of going through the motion of putting a Christmas tree up and then hanging decorations on it, only for your pet to knock it down several minutes after you’re done!

The struggle is real indeed but fortunately, we can no longer say nothing can be done about it. In fact, one product recently went viral on social media for addressing this specific problem.

Cat owners, check out this unique Half Parasol Christmas Tree!

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Tall Husbands And Short Wives Are Scientifically Happier Than Other Couples

Size certainly makes a difference!

What's the secret to a happy marriage? It might be your spouse's height. Scientists have just discovered that tall husbands and short wives are much happier than other more evenly-matched couples. The findings may have confirmed that size indeed matters when looking for the perfect partner.

The study was conducted by Kitae Sohn, who posed the question, "Does a taller husband make his wife happier?" The research involved "nationally representative Indonesian data" and found that "a greater height difference in a couple was positively related to the wife's happiness." Although the evidence was only found in marriages that last up to 18 years, it was clear that a tall husband is almost guaranteed to have a shorter and happier wife. Although it was unclear why are so happy, here are a few possible reasons.

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