Senator Chiz Escudero revealed that he and his wife, actress Heart Evangelista, will renew their vows in 2016 to fulfill Heart’s request to have a photo with the whole family, parents of both sides included. The two were married in February this year but Heart’s parents did not attend the wedding due to a rift with their daughter. “It’s not a full-blown wedding, we’ll just renew our vows,” Senator Chiz said. “Mas mahalaga masaya si Heart dahil matagal na niyang binibitbit at pinapasan ito. Malaking tinik ang nabunot sa kanya...kaugnay nga nang pagkakabati-bati at pagkakaayos.” (abs-cbnnews.com)
2. Cannabis treatment helps nine-year-old boy speak his first words Nine-year-old Kalel Santiago of Puerto Rico was diagnosed with severe, non-verbal autism. Before that, at 10 months, he was diagnosed with the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma, and spent more than two years undergoing surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments. The controversial hemp oil, rich in cannabidiol (CBD) changed his life after he started taking it twice daily. Dad Abiel shares that he started speaking the vowels and then consonants, and can now say “Ami mi Mama,” or “I love my mom.” Dad Abiel shares: “You can’t imagine the emotion we had, hearing Kalel’s voice for the first time. It was amazing…. The only different thing we have been doing is using the CBD.” (yahoo.com)
3. Disney is turning “Tangled” into a TV show Disney’s “Tangled” is coming to TV. Disney Channel announced its plan for the series, which is set to premiere in 2017. Singer-actress Mandy Moore, who voiced Rapunzel, and actor Zachary Levi, who voiced Flynn/Eugene are also on board for the upcoming TV show, which will be set between the events of the feature film and the beginning of the 2012 short film “Tangled Ever After.” The show will center on Rapunzel as she familiarizes herself with her parents and her people. (mashable.com)
4. New comic tells the truth about pregnancy and motherhood When Toronto artist Rebecca Roher’s friend became pregnant, she learned a lot about the female body and turned it into a comic strip series, “Mom Body.” Rebecca wanted to capture in the comics the parts of pregnancy and post-pregnancy that people don’t usually hear about, based on her friend's stories on the physical changes she was experiencing. “With the comic I wanted to create empathy for women’s bodies. I hoped the comic would be encouraging for moms-to-be. Everyone has a mom who went through this or something like it… I hope this will help them understand and appreciate how much they really went through,” Rebecca said. (buzzfeed.com)
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