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Rosie O'Donnell Apologizes To Melania Trump For Retweeting Barron Autism Rumors… Before Turning Her Twitter Private!

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As Melania Trump once said: "Be the change you wish to see in the world."

While we've been on Rosie O'Donnell's side on literally every single encounter she's ever had with Donald Trump… we were a little disappointed to see her latest interaction with the First Family-elect.

By now, you've probably heard about that infamous viral video which suggests 10-year-old Barron Trump may actually have autism.

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Rosie herself didn't have anything to do with the controversial clip, but she did propel rumors last week when she retweeted the theory before it was taken down!

Well, seeing as Momma Melania is the poster child for cyber-bullying crusaders, she naturally took issue with fellow mother Rosie talking about her son.

However, we're happy to say Rosie officially apologized on Thursday, tweeting:

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Pokémon Go Is Changing The Lives Of Children With Autism! Find Out How!

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Pokémon Go may be causing some injuries and nuisances, but the popular mobile game is also making a really positive difference in some people's lives — specifically, children with autism and Asperger's!

Stephanie Barnhill was ecstatic when her son Ian Thayer asked her to go outside to catch some Pokémon, because the 12-year-old has Asperger's syndrome — which usually hinders his social interactions and motivation to go outside.

While Barnhill typically has trouble getting Ian to leave his comfort zone, she says playing Pokémon Go has given him an incentive to go outside and interact with other players!

Related: Pokémon Go Hit With $5 Million Class Action Lawsuit!

She explained to CNN:

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EXCLUSIVE! Donnie Wahlberg And Jenny McCarthy Spread The Love, Raising Over $700,000 For Autism Families With Amazing Special Concert!

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Thursday night, actor and singer Donnie Wahlberg rocked the house, raising over $700,000 for wife Jenny McCarthy's, autism charity, Generation Rescue, at his first ever solo-concert!

The iconic Arcada Theater in St. Charles, IL hosted nearly 1,000 fans in an intimate concert experience, AND the Blue Bloods star made a matching donation of $100,000 to the foundation.

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Special guests included New Kids on the Block band mates, Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, and Danny Wood with hip hop artists, Nice & Smooth and Naughty by Nature.

The Chicago lovebirds then brought the party back to

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Mom Shares ADORABLE Video Of Her Autistic 2-Year-Old Falling In Love With Snow White At Disney World! Watch!

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Sooooo cute!

Amanda Coley brought her 2-year-old son Jack to Disney World in Orlando, and even though it was the middle of the day, there were plenty of fireworks!

The young mom shared a video of the autistic Jack — who was adorably dressed as Pinocchio — meeting Snow White and falling head over heels for her!

Related: Is Disneyland Ditching Tower Of Terror For A Guardians Of The Galaxy Ride?!

Amanda wrote:

"This is my 2 year old - Jack Jack. He was having nothing to do with any of the characters on our Disney vacation in November. You see, he has autism and is non-verbal. He is on the shy side with people he does not know. THEN… he met Snow White. I must have cried 1000 tears watching his interaction with her. He was in love."

Awwwwww! All it took was true love's kiss! LOVES it!

Ch-ch-check out the power of the Disney princess (below)!

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Ellen DeGeneres Meets The Dancing Starbucks Baristas — Who Turn Out To Have A VERY Inspiring Story!

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OMG, we love this!

Y'all know how Ellen DeGeneres loves to get the story behind her favorite Internet sensations.

Well, this time she got something very surprising…

Not only are the Dancing Starbucks Baristas adorable in their viral video, it turns out they're downright inspirational!

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Sam is autistic, and was told previously he would never be able to hold down a steady job. Well, not only did his friend Chris give him the gig at Starbucks — he even came up with the dance routine that allows him to focus on his tasks!

Ch-ch-check out their adorable story (below)!

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Sesame Street Introduces Their First Ever Character With Autism! Meet The Adorable Julia HERE!

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Say hello to Julia, the newest muppet on Sesame Street — and the first character on the show with autism!

Sesame Street Workshop launched its newest nationwide initiative Wednesday morning, which aims to reduce "the stigma of autism" with the introduction of the first ever autistic muppet!

The initiative Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children was created for families with kids ages 2-5, and includes free downloadable videos, storybook materials, and digital story cards to make daily tasks easier for families of autistic children!

Related: Sesame Street Is Moving To HBO!

Senior vice president of U.S. social impact Dr. Jeanette Betancourt said that the initiative is to give other children a better understanding of autism, explaining:

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Taylor Swift Invites 7-Year-Old Autistic Boy To Her Concert After Watching THIS Amazing Piano Cover!

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Taylor Swift just made another kid's dreams come true!

The Bad Blood songstress has been getting her famous friends to make stage cameos on her 1989 world tour, but now she's extending an invitation to a 7-year-old boy with autism!

On Wednesday, Swifty retweeted a video of Jacob Velazquez playing a medley of a few of her songs on the piano — by heart!

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The little pianist was diagnosed with autism when he was four.

Just three years later, his dreams of jamming with the 25-year-old superstar are about to come true!

Taylor invited him to come to a concert on her tour, posting on Twitter:

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