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‘World’s Youngest Barber’ is an 8-year-old West Philly girl with major moxie

“I was confident since the day I was born,” Neijae Graham-Henries said.

Delco dog mom has 9 Newfoundlands, a huge online following, and her own meme

She's training them to be therapy dogs in honor of her mom.

Delco dog mom has 9 Newfoundlands, a huge online following, and her own meme

She's training them to be therapy dogs in honor of her mom.

Veteran, 97, served in WWII at Normandy and still ushers at his West Philly church

He's been an usher for 92 years and has no plans to slow down.

Veteran, 97, served in WWII at Normandy and still ushers at his West Philly church

He's been an usher for 92 years and has no plans to slow down.
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He started painting dog portraits to get over a loss. Now, his art is all over Philly.

“I know that pain and that connection of loving and losing a dog,” Jay McClellan said.

‘Atheism is the last taboo,’ says West Chester woman, an advocate for non-believers

Margaret Downey advocates for atheists and helps people cure their superstitions.

His underground video game tournaments in Philly draw gamers from age 12 to 46

Gamers travel from as far away as Michigan to play in Madden NFL and NBA 2K tournaments run by a mail clerk nicknamed "Jimmy Thousands."

She left her all-boys school after coming out as trans. Now, she leads LGBTQ trainings there.

Hazel Edwards, 21, helped craft the Philadelphia School District’s policy on protecting transgender and gender nonconforming youth.

He cares for Longwood Gardens' 5,500 orchids, and is studying to become a pastor

His purpose and his dream job presented themselves at the same time.

Jess and the Mansplainers: A band of college profs led by a superhero expert

You've never heard “Axel F” until you've heard it played on the steel drums.

She’s no loaf: At 94, she works 6 days a week at a Giant bakery in Montco

Wynnifred Franklin applied for her job when she was 72.

Hospital worker known as ‘Pete the Groin Crusher’ has crushed 10,000 groins ‘without even a sweat’

“I’m holding someone’s groin for 20 minutes, they tend to remember me and nobody else."

Pet groomer unleashes dogs' inner rock stars with mohawks and colorful dyes

Rahanna Gray’s Instagram is full of her colorful clientele, whose hairdos range from mohawks to ombre dye jobs.

Bucks dads are the force behind events from Minefaire to Comic Con for Kids

Their Minefaire and Brick Fest Live conventions attract crowds nationwide. Now, they're starting a Comic Con for Kids.

‘Erik the Everyday Viking’ pillages minds and dresses like Krampus at Christmastime

It started as a joke, and then a hobby. Now, says Erik Weiss, "This is my day job."

What happens when a surrealist decorates a South Philly rowhome

"Welcome to Wonderland," artist Alden Cole said, as he opened his door.