David Beckham’s tattoos turned into animated illustrations for an important reason

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LONDON — David Beckham’s tattoos have been transformed into powerful animations in a film highlighting the lasting impact of physical and psychological child abuse. 

The film — released by children’s charity UNICEF — shows the footballer’s tattoos coming to life in shocking scenes depicting physical and psychological abuse. 

The first animated tattoo in the film features the words “violence marks forever” wrapped around a heart, while another shot shows a tattoo of an angel with tears rolling down its face

The other animated tattoos in the film depict traumatic scenes in which children are being assaulted and verbally abused.  Read more…

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Trump’s victory is driving the youth of America to fight back

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Protesters have continuously marched and shouted in streets across the United States since the election of Donald Trump on Nov. 8, and, if you look closely at the faces of many of these protesters, you’ll realize just how young some of them are. 

Demonstrations have popped up at colleges and high schools across the country. Pick a school — Rutgers University, the University of Southern California, New York University, and many others — or pick a city with high school students — Miami, Des Moines, Washington, D.C., and many more — and you’ll find a recent demonstration against what the United States may look like under Trump.  Read more…

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