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A dream come true. A fairytale dance. And a wish granted. It’s time for this week’s politics-free news.

A birthday surprise

A 10-year-old waiting for heart surgery did the “Kiki challenge” to convince Drake to visit her. It worked!

A tiny dancer

Christina Thompson

A 2-year-old battling leukemia shares a tender moment with her dad. Then the video went viral.

A musical comfort

Katrina Donkin

A grieving teen held up a sign at a Pink concert. With the crowd’s help, she got the singers’ attention.

A sweet change

Charlie Neibergall/AP

This iconic animal crackers box got a major redesign. The animals are now roaming free!

A happy coincidence

There’s a baby boom in an Arizona hospital. And it’s not coming from the maternity ward.

A close call


These tourists got more than they bargained for. Watch this humpback whale make quite the splash.