A group in Tampa called the Rough Riders, named after Teddy Roosevelts cavalry, are in the news for handing out over 10,000 teddy bears to kids every year. They’re a Tampa “krewe” that honors the original unit’s memory and the city’s role in American military and presidential history……………. A woman in Texas named Tanya Herbert has the world’s largest feet. She’s 6’9″ and wears a size 18, so buying shoes has always been an issue, especially dress shoes. Her only option was men’s shoes. But she recently talked about it on TikTok, and people told her to get in touch with a custom-shoe company in Chicago called Mohop. They made her a pair of wedges first, and just did a pair of four-inch heels for her too. She’s 7’1″ in them. (Here’s a video of the heels being made, and here’s her wearing them.)……..And finally……..
An 80-year-old high school janitor in Texas had to come out of retirement after his rent went up by $400 a month. But students at the school weren’t having it, and started a GoFundMe campaign that’s now raised over $270,000 for him.