8 Things of Note

A few of our favorite links from around the web this week.
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We hope for you a weekend full of heart, soul and adoration! And in the meantime, a few conversations from around the web we found particularly noteworthy—happy reading!

Let’s talk about breasts: “Luckily, as it turned out — and is so often the case with superficial measures of self-esteem — I had nothing to worry about.”

Misty Copeland channels the artist Edgar Degas's most famous ballet works, bringing them to life. “You're trying to strive for this perfection, but you still want people to get that illusion that your line never ends and that you never stop moving."

What was it like for women not to be allowed their own credit cards or denied a job because of a ‘pregnancy condition’? In their own words.

“Where there is love, there is life.” Mahatma Gandhi’s wise words and others’ romantic sentiments.

Alyce Dixon died at 108, and she was our nation’s oldest female World War II veteran.

An amazing initiative: French supermarkets are now banned from throwing away and spoiling unsold food. 

The truth about stretching.

Do our schools lack joy? “You have to help the child find pleasure in learning—to see school as a source of joy.”

 p.s. A few ways to spread the love on Valentine’s day and beyond.