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Twitter’s ‘Search Party’ Reunites Long-Lost Childhood Best Friends

Thank you, Twitter!

The power of Twitter has been harnessed for good once again! Thanks to a crowdsourced search party, two long-lost childhood friends have been reunited.

Twitter user Bri @briannacry (Brianna Cry) took to the social media site asking other users to help her find a girl she had met during a short night of friendship back in 2006 on a cruise in Hawaii. And just like that, the Mississippi woman’s wish came true.

Brianna tweeted:

“Hey Twitter, I met this girl on a dinner cruise in Hawaii in 2006. We were basically best friends for that night, so I need y’all to help me find my best friend cause I miss her and I need to see how she’s doing now. Please retweet this so we can be reunited.”

With everyone retweeting it, it was only a matter of time before her friend would show up.

Hours and many retweets and likes later, Twitter user @heii_tree posted a photo of herself holding a picture of her family on the cruise that night along with the message: “Heard you were looking for me.”

Brianna was quick to tweet back, “OMG OMG HEY GIRL HEY GIRL HEY!!” and “omg my heart is so happy.”

Understandably, netizens were curious if the girls have rekindled their friendship after the successful Twitter search party. Heii confirmed that she and Bri are communicating via private message but unfortunately may not be able to meet anytime soon.

“To everyone who’s saying @briannacry and I should meet up: I’m going to community college on financial aid I’m not going anywhere anytime soon.”

Naturally, a Go Fund Me to help them cropped up almost immediately. But it appears to be a false flag operation, with Heidi cautioning that neither she nor Cry had been contacted about it yet.

Many Twitter users were hopeful that this Internet reunion would culminate in a real-life one soon. But for now, the two seem to be able to correspond with each other just fine.

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15 Photos Show Us What Prison Cells Look Like In Different Countries

Which ones are the best and which are the worst?

One of the most common consequences of committing crime is imprisonment. Whether you are there for a few years or for a lifetime, you can just imagine how being confined there and losing your freedom can surely feel like hell.

Besides, who would want to get locked up in a place for crooks and psychos, right? So we all should really do our best to live as righteous, law-abiding citizens if the thoughts alone of staying in prison scares the pants out of you.

It is, however, still interesting to think about prison cells vary from country to country. In this compilation we have for you, we get to see how prisoner conditions are different depending on where you are. ...

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Teacher Tells 6-Year-Old Students ‘Santa Isn’t Real, Parents Buy Your Presents’

“Santa isn’t real and parents put your presents under the tree.”

A substitute teacher from New Jersey has been heavily criticized for telling first-grade students that Santa Claus doesn’t exist. The unnamed Cedar Hill School teacher also said the tooth fairy and Easter Bunny are not real. One mom took to social media to share her frustrations toward the substitute teacher.

Lisa Simek shared on Facebook, explaining how the teacher "unleashed" on the young students. The upset mom then said that many parents "have been doing damage control" with their children.

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Rich Bachelors Are Getting Vasectomies As ‘Insurance’ Against Gold Diggers

“This extortion happens all the time. Women come after them,” said a urologist.

They say it’s easy to get a partner if you’re rich and famous but of course, it’s genuine love and affection that can be hard to find. Take it from these wealthy men who have gone the extremes to ensure they won’t ever be trapped by potential gold diggers.

In a report by the New York Post, we have learned that moneyed bachelors are undergoing vasectomies in order to avoid partners who might take a shot at trapping them with deliberate pregnancy.

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