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August 6, 2018
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“I feel like I had a lot of luck along the way, and a lot of help. Help from my friends, my family, the community a from some higher power, I don’t know.’

Bryce Carlson (37) on his 38-day, 6-hour & 49 minute solo row across the Atlantic Ocean. The high school science teacher is the first American to complete the 2,000-mile feat, according to the Ocean Rowing Society.
“Fire season is really just beginning.”

Chief Ken Pimlott, California Dep't of Forestry & Fire Protection. The Carr fire, now the 6th most destructive in the state's history, is only one of 18 fires blazing across the state. So far this year, CA fires have burned about 290,000 acres – more than double the five-year average during the same time period.
‘It just felt like my mouth was burning.”

Sarah Douglas, who is eight months pregnant, after taking a sip of what she thought was a McDonald's latte, but was actually cleaning fluid. McDonald's apologized and said it was in the process of cleaning the machine. Although, the fast-food chain confirms this is not the first time it has happened.
‘Even when we were little girls I can remember being in kindergarten, knowing that that is what we saw for ourselves.’

Briana Dean to PEOPLE. Briana and her identical twin sister, Brittany (32), married identical twin brothers, Josh & Jeremy Salyers (34), in a joint ceremony at the 2018 Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, OHa where they met in 2017. The two newlywed couples plan on raising their families together.
“I want to thank God for keeping me alive and well…. The love you have all shown me will never be forgotten and I look forward to the day where I can say I came out on the other side. I will keep fighting.”

Demi Lovato, in her first statement since a reportedly near fatal drug overdose.

Have a fabulous week!

by Jenna Lee,