A 60 years old Japanese Truck Driver found out he was accidentally switched at birth in 1953 at San Ikukai Hospital in Tokyo. His biological parents are rich family & the infant who took his place grew up to be the Head of a Real Estate company. Meanwhile he was raised by a poor single mother. independent.co.uk/news/wo…
Saved by the Bell was originally called 'Good Morning, Miss Bliss' and starred Parent Trap actress Hayley Mills as a teacher. The show was cancelled after a single season then repackaged with Zack, Lisa, Screech and Mr. Belding retained from the original show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goo…
Almost any parent-child combination of eye colors can occur. The genetics of eye colour are complex and has moved on from the original thought that eye colour was determined by a single gene, with brown being dominant and blue recessive. askabiologist.asu.edu/que…
Today I learned about a 3000-year old Chinese tradition called Ghost Marriages, or the marriage of two people who died single. In some cases, the parents of unmarried men buy female corpses so their sons could have a wife in afterlife. abc.net.au/news/2018-04-0…
After losing his wife from breast cancer, a 57 year old man with a prior heart attack attempted to run 75 marathons in 75 consecutive days for single parent awareness. He succeeded. m.huffpost.com/us/entry/9…
After losing his wife from breast cancer, a 57 year old man with a prior heart attack attempted to run 75 marathons in 75 consecutive days for single parent awareness. He succeeded. huffingtonpost.com/2011/0…
Rick Moranis vanished from acting after his wife’s death from breast cancer, to become a full-time single parent todayifoundout.com/index.…
The countries with the most single parents in the industrialized world are those in the anglosphere spacedoutscientist.com/20…
Rick Moranis retired from Hollywood in 1997, after losing his wife 6 years earlier to liver cancer, to raise his children well as a single parent mentalfloss.com/article/2…
57% of black families in the US are headed by a single parent compared to 22% of white ones encyclopedia.com/topic/Si…
The single-celled organism (Tetrahymena thermopila) has seven sexes, it only takes two of them to mate (21 different combinations), and the child can be any one of the seven sexes and is not dependent on the sex of the parents. plosbiology.org/article/i…
In 2005, The National Bureau of Economic Research concluded that the negative impact of marijuana use in the tenth grade is similar in magnitude to living in a single parent family. nber.org/reporter/winter0…
There is an outdoors marriage market in Shanghai where thousands of singles have their parents search for a potential spouse each Sunday aljazeera.com/indepth/inp…
70%+ of the prison population in the US comes from single parent homes. janicehiggins.bizopiaweb.…
In 1998, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison called Bill Clinton "the first Black president", saying, "Clinton displays almost every trope of blackness: single-parent household, born poor, working-class, saxophone-playing, McDonald's-and-junk-food-loving boy from Arkansas" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
Today I learned of the "Pied Piper of Saipan," a U.S. Marine in WWII who, working alone, convinced holdouts in caves to surrender, using the "backstreet Japanese" he learned from Japanese-American foster parents. In all, he was responsible for single-handedly capturing 1,000 Japanese soldiers and civilians. articles.latimes.com/2006…
Pope Benedict XVI's parents met through a singles ad catholicnewsagency.com/ne…
TIR: You can't think of a single animated Disney movie that has a main character with legitimate parents.

Today I Realized: You can't think of a single animated Disney movie that has a main character with legitimate parents (that survived though the movie).

In 1903 in Kansas, two parents named James and Anna O'Marra lost eight of their nine children in a single week from diphtheria. dianastaresinicdeane.word…
Between 1967 and 2003 US poverty rates declined in every studied demographic group, yet the overall poverty rate increased. One major reason was that more impoverished demographic groups like single parents grew significantly as a share of the population. pubs.aeaweb.org/doi/pdfpl…
Richard Linklater is making a movie about a boy raised by divorced parents in which the young protagonist ages 12 years in real time. Linklater began filming in '02, and release is scheduled for '15. Similar projects have been done, but never in a single-release format. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boy…
The Bryan brothers (tennis doubles champions for 344 weeks) had parents that forbade them to play against each other in junior singles tournaments. They would alternate defaulting (giving up) to the other. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…

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