The Happiness League--LykkeLiga is story of kids with developmental disabilities coming together to become handball 'stars.' Their parents use Facebook App and Messenger to organize this league and build a community, stretching across Denmark.
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During this global health challenge, we know there are many questions about where to find accurate information, how to stay connected, and how Facebook is responding. Our focus is on keeping people informed about the coronavirus (COVID-19). We’re sharing a few resources below that will be continually updated.
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The communities built on Facebook App span friends who share the same passions to strangers connecting over difficult times. When AJ F. and his wife had a miscarriage, he found himself longing for community and started the Dadsnet - Dads Community Group. In this group, friendships quickly grew with dads supporting dads through the daily challenge of parenthood, relating to one another and lifting one another up.
As a medical student, Vipin K. spends long hours studying to be a doctor, but the ultimate test came on a train ride in India. A young woman in labor needed help and with the guidance of over 200 doctors in a WhatsApp chat, Vipin delivered his first baby that day.
When 13-year-old Lily R. saw a used wheelchair posted on Instagram by her hero, a Wheelchair motocross star, her imagination ran wild—could she take up the sport? Her mother replied to the post and days before her birthday, Lily ended up receiving the gift of a lifetime.