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Brazilian Soccer Player Records His First Steps After Plane Crash And Sends A Touching Message To His Fans

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“Thanks for the warmth and kindness.”

As Brazil and the fútbol community recover from the tragic Chapecoense plane crash that took the lives of 71 people near Medellín, Colombia, a few glimmers of hope are emerging. One of them is this recent video featuring Alan Ruschel, one of three Chapecoense players who survived the crash. The video shows Ruschel, who is recovering from his injuries, taking a few steps and giving a thumbs up to the camera. The 27-year-old then takes a moment to address fans in Brazil and people around the world who have shown their support. “Thanks for the strength you’ve given me through prayers. Thanks for the warmth and kindness. I just want to thank everyone,” says Ruschel.

Last week, Chapecoense were named champions of the Copa Sudamericana, the tournament they were scheduled to play in before the tragic accident.

READ: Details About The Chapecoense Crash Are Emerging And They Are Heartbreaking

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13 Non-Super Powers That'll Convince You The Person Who Gave Birth To You Is From Another Planet

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13 Non-Super Powers That’ll Convince You The Person Who Gave Birth To You Is From Another Planet

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Moms are seriously the superheroes of every household. Not only are they the glue that literally holds everything together, they also have some terrifying and incredible superpowers.

The most incredible superpower mami has is telepathy. She can literally read your mind.

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Me: *thinks about asking mom to stay the night with my bestie*

Mom: Te vas a quedar aquí esta noche.

Me: How did you even know?! ?

Mom: *taps her temple*

Most people have five sense, she has a sixth sense that tells her when you are up to no good.

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She. Always. Knows.

She hears everything you say even when she’s deep in chisme conversation with her comadre.

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And you know that a “shh” to her friend doesn’t mean anything good for you.

She has her own arsenal including the chancla…

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The only superhero weapon that can make civilizations crumble.

…and her handy-dandy cinturón.

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CREDIT: The Maury Show / GIPHY

Even superheroes need that nuclear option.

She even has a sidekick, a.k.a. papi, who always has her back and makes sure (her) justice is delivered.

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That is one united front that nobody is ever going to be able to break.

Moms legit have the echolocation skill which helps them find anything in the house.

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Doesn’t matter if you search for one minute or one week, she will always find it before you.

She. Is. Everywhere.

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Seriously. Either she has her own army of minions or she is the only person on earth able to be multiple places at one time.

She even has a secret identity, like when she answers the phone nicely after ruthlessly tearing you apart.

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Mom to me: ? ? “¡Te lo juro! If you talk to me like that again, I will smack the teeth to the back of your head!”

Mom when person answers phone: ?? “¡Hola mi niña! Cuentame. ¿Como estuvo la boda de tu hija?”

She can also become completely invisible just waiting for you to act up.

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Are you sure there is no one waiting for you to get home?

Two words: super strength.

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She will lift any piece of furniture in the house and she will also endure tremendous amounts of pain just to see her babies smile.

Her powers aren’t only used to scold you. She uses them for good like to show up at random times just to be by your side when you need her.

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CREDIT: The Flash / DC Comics / Warner Bros. Entertainment / The CW / DavidSoboz / YouTube

No distance is too great to keep mom from taking care of her baby.

Because have you ever seen mom and Wonder Woman in the same room?

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CREDIT: Wonder Woman / Bruce Lansbury Productions / christopherjonesart / Tumblr

Didn’t think so.


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