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Covid-19: Caring for five younger siblings at age 25

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Vanessa Pérez and her five siblings lost their mother, Mayra, to Covid-19 late last year. Vanessa is now the primary caregiver. She is trying to gain guardianship of her three youngest siblings, one just six years old. Though she’s “always been like a second mum”…

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President Biden and unity: Can the next generation unify America?

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US President Joe Biden has called on all Americans to help unify the country. But how challenging will it be to bring people together after what was such a polarising election? BBC My World brings together two 16-year-olds, from opposite ends of the political spectrum,…

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My niece, Kamala Harris – BBC News

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In an interview with the BBC’s Tamil service, the maternal uncle of Kamala Harris says he is confident she will be the most active vice-president America has ever had. Speaking from New Delhi, Gopalan Balachandran said Kamala’s mother was the greatest influence on her life.…

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Lai Chi-Wai raises HK$5.2m for charity climbing Nina Towers

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A man has scaled a Hong Kong skyscraper in his wheelchair to raise money for spinal cord patients. Lai Chi-Wai, who became paralysed after a road accident ten years ago, climbed 250 metres (820ft) of the Nina Towers building. Before his accident, Lai Chi-Wai was…

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