“Cunhaporanga’s home is a cluster of thatched-roof huts along the river’s edge, surrounded by nothing but Amazon jungle. The dozens of residents who live here are fellow members of the Tatuyo people. They paint their faces in bright red, wear elaborate feathered headdresses, live alongside squawking macaws that Cunhaporanga warns should not be mistaken for pets, and survive off whatever they can grow or catch.” It’s also home to the latest TikTok star. WaPo (Gift Article for ND Readers): Taking Indigenous culture viral.

+ Pfizer CEO says Covid vaccine data for kids under age 5 may come in late October.

+ “World War II was more than a decade in the future, the electronic traffic signal was a recent invention and few women were harvesting lobsters.” That’s when Virginia Oliver started trapping lobster. And she still is.

+ Teachers Surprise School Custodian Who Walked to Work with a New Car.

+ The Helm is a cool, new publication on The Future of Women’s Healthcare.

+ “They cry, I get a lot of hugs.” Marshall Smith has one of the most rewarding jobs. Newsletter writer? Close. Metal detectorist.

+ California man uses chess to teach students how to make the right moves in life.

+ Kansas City Royals’ Jake Brentz Threw The Worst Pitch In MLB History. (The feel good part is that the batter didn’t swing.)

+ Is it possible to feel good while reading a book about our relationship to media and the year 2020? Yes! I promise. Please Scream Inside Your Heart: IndieBound | Amazon | BookShop.org | Green Apple (signed copies).