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  1. Teaching Girls to Be Their Own (Super) Heroes in a Time When Toy Aisles Teach Them Otherwise

    Marvelous.

    John Marcotte, founder of Heroic Girls and father of two superhero-obsessed daughters The Mary Sue has a great affection for, has a thing or two to say about showing girls that superheroes aren't "for boys." It's an incredibly important message, especially in a time when Marcotte says research has found that the toy aisles have never had a stronger gender divide—and that's just the tip of the gender normative iceberg.

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  2. Tiny Children Dub Over The Ultron Trailer, Annihilate The Earth With Cuteness

    Allow us to show you something beautiful.

    I think I would see this movie one thousand times if Bruce Banner actually sounded like that.

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  3. 4-Year-Old Responds Perfectly to Boy Who Called Her Ugly, Is a True Class Act

    The mic drop heard round the world.

    Siahj (Cici) Chase, thank you for reminding us all how it's done.

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  4. Here Are A Bunch Of Kids Reciting Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman,” Because We Need This

    Phenomenal, indeed.

    This video was released by Nickelodeon a few weeks back for Black History Month, but it is just as relevant today (International Women's Day) and every day.

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  5. 3-Year-Old Geek Girl Chooses Her Own Clothes, Is a Fashion Icon

    Why don't I own any capes? This must be rectified!

    Ok, but do you think she'd let me raid her closet?

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  6. 3-Year-Old Lassoes Our Hearts, Dresses as Wonder Woman to Celebrate Last Day of Chemo

    Ah, a Wonder Woman/Onion Ninjas crossover.

    Last May three-year-old Sophia Sandoval was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, for which she underwent surgery to remove the tumor and several months of chemotherapy before returning home recently with her family.

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  7. Why Pikachu Should Be President: A 10-Year-Old’s Very Important Essay

    "Super effective."

    [Editor's Note: The following was an essay written by Georgia Roberson, the daughter of Chris Roberson (iZombie) and his business partner/wife Allison Baker. It was originally posted on Roberson's tumblr and is republished here with permission. We think you're really, really going to love it.]

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  8. Pro-Deliciousness Parents Banned From Naming Their Kid Nutella in France

    Somewhere, there is a child named pretzel who will never find their soul mate.

    "Nutella, by any other name... No, seriously. Could we please name this kid literally anything else?" -France, probably.

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  9. The Radical Brownies Are Young Girls Learning to Be Socially Conscious Badasses

    Young girls slayin'

    Today in things I wish had existed when I was a kid comes the Radical Brownies, a group of girls of color ages 8-12 taking part in a group designed to create opportunities to "form fierce sisterhood, celebrate their cultures and contribute radically to their communities."

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  10. The Lex Luthor Of Parents Sent An Invoice To A Kid For Missing Their Child’s Birthday Party

    It's my party and I'll bill if I want to.

    Did you ever make a last minute decision to not attend a party you were invited to? Did the host send you a bill for what your attendance would have cost them? Are you also five-years-old?

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