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‘I want them to feel seen’: ‘Jelly, Ben & Pogo’ director on how Fil-Am representation validates children

PBS Kids “Jelly, Ben & Pogo” stars a Filipino American cast

Director Jalysa Leva talked with NextShark about the inspiration behind the animated series “Jelly, Ben & Pogo” and what Filipino American representation on PBS Kids means for future generations.

About the shorts: “Jelly, Ben & Pogo” (JBP) is an animated, short-form series directed by Leva. It follows Filipino American characters and is infused with Filipino culture, from the Tagalog language to Filipino food and music. 

Armenia Voices Support For China Fighting COVID-19 in Heartwarming VIdeo

Armenians have extended solidarity to China in its battle against the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) through a video featuring community members who are currently living in mainland China and Hong Kong.

In recent years, Armenians have continuously settled to live and work in areas such as Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

7-Year-Old Chinese Boy With Autism Earns $16,000 Teaching Yoga

yoga for kids

Meet Sun Chuyang, the youngest yoga instructor in all of China — perhaps even the youngest in the world.

At the very young age of seven, Sun, who comes from Taizhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province, is already making tons of money. According to China Daily, he’s earned more than 100,000 yuan ($15,930) from teaching yoga, the group physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline that originated in ancient India.

Grown Man Recreates Adorable Viral Video of Crying Kid’s Hilarious Dance

crying dancing girl

A content creator who goes by hijosh recently recreated the viral video the girl crying while dancing who, at the very young age of five, already has a firm grasp of showbiz professionalism with her “the show must go on” dedication.

Hijosh recreated the video with all of its details, including the furry dog costume, her dance steps, facial expressions, and even the background lighting effects. Just like the original video, which became viral earlier last month, the video creator and online personality’s take on the clip is also spreading like wildfire.

‘Left-Behind Kids’ Travel Under a Bus for 3 Hours to Find Their Working Parents in China

Two left-behind kids from a Chinese countryside endured almost three hours of travel while hiding under a bus just to see their parents who they believe work at a nearby city.

The children, who are believed to be around 8 or 9, have been living with their relatives in Nazuo Township, a rural village located in western Guangxi. They were “left-behind” with their relatives so their parents could find a high paying job somewhere else.

Belts and Bruises: How Physical Abuse Can Shape The Identities of POC

One thing I constantly see across Twitter is the sharing between POC of stories of their worse a** beatings and what tools were used to do so. I’ve seen sandals, rulers, switches, branches, pans, belts, and more, shared in this sense of solidarity as we all cackle over what got us into trouble.

I’ve laughed along too, even at relatable (although exaggerated) videos like this one, reminiscing in the times I’d fight back my tears until my face turned as red as the belt marks left on my body.