The Make-A-Wish foundation has launched their new campaign called Season of Wishes, where they will grant 50 wishes and KSTP showed how a Warroad 7-year-old is getting her wish.

Kimmy, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy struggles with being independent because her disease, which weakens her muscles, makes Kimmy rely heavily on her parents, according to KSTP.

To grant Kimmy's wish, architects at Rehkamp Larson Architects Inc. are building a playhouse for Kimmy in her front yard where she can play independently without Mom and Dad's help. What name did Kimmy call her playhouse? Kimmy's Castle.

Jean Rehkamp-Larson, an architect of the company, said they typically create houses and do renovations, but will take on creating Kimmy's Castle. Amanda Kay, another architect at the company, said that it's a a great opportunity. "Hearing her story, how could you say no? she said.

Kimmy needs back growing rod surgery every six months, her mother Dian Mullis said told KSTP. Kimmy has a high-tech chair that can take her outside to play, but once she is outside, she can't do much since something has to be at Kimmy's height for her to use it, according to KSTP.

Ultimately, what Kimmy wants is the freedom to play without her parents' help. "I want [the playhouse] to be independent so I can go in there and do whatever I want," she said.

Hidden Images in 'Mona Lisa'?

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Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" is once again puzzling those who decide to take a deeper look at the mysterious painting, but one man thinks he may have discovered animal images within it, according to MSNBC.

Keir Simmons reports from London that a Rochester, New York, man Ron Piccirillo discovered what seems to be an ape's face and a lion head in the painting when he turned it on its side. The art historian said he was reading from da Vinci's notebooks, and noticed that da Vinci referenced these animals, according to MSNBC.

"I call it an accidental discovery," Piccirillo said. He told MSNBC that he was confused as to why no one else had noticed the images in the painting before.

In London, art historian Martin Kemp sees things differently. "There is deeper meaning in his paintings but there are not kind of hidden objects, not some kind of visual puzzle," he said.

The "Mona Lisa" is on display at the Louvre in Paris and it is up to those who see it up close to decide if it has hidden images in it, or to let the painting remain a mystery.

Hidden Images in 'Mona Lisa

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Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" is once again, puzzl

Hong Kong women gets $154 million in divorce settlement

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On Thursday a Hong Kong woman won $154 million in her divorce settlement, only one-fifth of her ex-husband's estate, CNN reported.

Regardless, Florence Tsang is $154 million richer and was also awarded a property worth $33 million as well as another property in London worth $4 million, according to CNN.

The couple was married for eight years before they got divorced.

CNN reported that Tsang had gotten pregnant four years ago and her then-husband Samathur Li Kin-kan wanted her to get an abortion, but Tsang refused.

Since Tsang is in custody of their 3-year-old daughter, she was awarded millions to take care of her and raise her, CNN editorial producer Nadia Bilchik said.

Kin-kan tried to hide assets of his father, who Bikchick called a "huge property mogul in Hong Kong," and Tsang was awarded 55 percent less of what she asked for of her ex-husband.

However, Tsang showed news cameras a smiling face as she walked out of the court room that Thursday. CNN reported that the judge told Tsang that "she should live in the manner to which she has become accustomed."

At the Milton Hershey School for disabled children in Pennsylvanian, faculty claim they'll admit anyone to their school, except a 13-year-old boy who is HIV-positive, according to CNN.

The boy who remains anonymous, is posed as a threat to the school because they think he could have sex with another student and transmit the virus to someone else.

In a statement, the school said, "The school knows that no child can be assumed to make responsible decisions which affect the well-being of others." It went on to say, "The school believes it has made the correct assessment of the risks of transmission of HIV in this setting, and has not violated the law..." according to CNN

The school says it doesn't presume anything, however, CNN reports that the school is presuming the boy will have sex, the sex will be unprotected, and he will pass the virus along. But the boy takes drugs to keep the virus in check and is 95 percent effective, so it is likely he would not even transmit the virus to another student.

"The Americans With Disabilities Act barred discrimination based on HIV status," CNN reported. And by denying this student access, the school is being sued by the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania on behalf of the student.

The boy, whose face was not showed on camera, said how this situation has caused him emotional distress. "I feel that no other teenager should go through this, being denied just because they have HIV," he told CNN.

Hit and run leaves Iraq vet. in cirtical condition

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A Minnesota man who served his country as a Marine in Iraq remains in critical condition after being hit by a car in small-town Gaylord, Minn., this past October while he was riding his motorcycle, Kare 11 News reported.

John Byro, 29, was supposed to leave Hennepin County Medical Center this week, but his conditions worsened, forcing him to stay longer, making his sister stay longer also, Kare 11 reporter Jay Olstad said.

"The staff has been joking about changing my address to his room," said Byro, who has stayed at the hospital for the past 37 days alongside her brother.

John was supposed to be transferred from HCMC to Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul to begin his long-term rehab but then things took a turn for the worse, Kare 11 said.

Fluid built up in his brain and he was rushed into surgery. Kare 11 reported that all of his progress was "wiped away." "And after 48 hours of not moving or opening his eyes, you start to think really, really bad things," Byro said.

However, Kare 11 reported that John opened his eyes this morning and his sister hopes that John will pull through and also that the person who hit John will come forward.

Byro's family is planning a benefit Friday Dec. 9 in hopes of raising money to pay for John's medical costs as well as to increase the $5000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest, Olstad reported.

A night out at a Dinkytown bar

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It's Friday night and a Dinkytown bar, the Library, rages on, according to a Minnesota Daily reporter on the scene.

Blasting from the speakers, Raghav Mehta, the Daily reporter, heard blue-haired beauty Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream," which sent "patrons into a drunken frenzy," he said.

Wanting to know what these patrons thought of what Mehta called the "[epitomy] of a 'campus bar," he started interviewing.

"There are a lot of bros here, but the drinks are so cheap," psychology major Alaina Klocke said, her voice nearly being drowned by the bar's chatter.

Klocke came to the Library with her friend, Erica Tasto who is a journalism student. "It's better than going to Blarney, and Burrito Loco is always a bust," Tasto, a junior at the University, said.

Mehta is not surprised by what he sees: college students cutting back and taking a break from the wear-and-tear of the college grind. He claims that the drinks are in a college student's budget and is a popular place to come because of the close proximity to student housing.

"It was almost 1 a.m. when another wave of patrons entered, making an already dense crowd even more difficult to maneuver," Mehta wrote. As he makes his way to the second level of the bar, he notices Jennifer Maes, a Political Science junior, who doesn't seem happy to be at the Library.

Maes, lost in the crowd of what Mehta calls "clean-cut boozehounds," can't find the friend she came to the bar to meet, one reason why she doesn't like to come to the Library.

"There are too many bros here ... " she said. "I get why people come here, but I can't stand it."

The "Arts and Entertainment" section of the Minnesota Daily hit the streets of campus to capture five trend-setters among University of Minnesota students.

First up was Caroline Janson, a chemical engineering student who transferred to the University from Sweden. Rocking a form-fitting pencil skirt and tank top, she decided that outfit wasn't enough. She paired it with a flannel shirt to complete her ensemble but added those extra touches like leather lace-ups and glasses (even if she needs them to see) to make the outfit come full circle.

Next is Lacy Braun, a public relations major who wore a wide-legged red pant with a tucked in white blouse. She pairs the outfit with black pumps and a simple white clutch to complete her business-casual outfit.

Cho Hung, an engineering student, dressed in high-wasted royal blue silk pants. Think the magic genie from Aladdin, but trendier. She pairs it with a tan 3/4-length shirt and flat sandals to give her outfit a classy and effortless look.

Last but not least is Chloe Ahlf, an apparel design major, who obviously knows how to put an outfit together. She paired a feminine and well-fitted flannel shirt with ripped stockings. She wore "Daisy Dukes" and moccasins to complete the look, giving off a Bohemian feel that is always applauded.

Occupy Wall Street protestors occupy a different location

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A clashing sound of snare drums, bongos, and bucket drums moved from the familiar spot of Zuccotti Park to the East side home of New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on Sunday, The New York Times reported.

Well, that was the intention of the Occupy Wall Street protestors. They wanted to stage a 24-hour circle of drums in front of the mayor's town house, but police officers blocked the protestors at every corner, according to The New York Times.

"In effect, the police have created a no-First Amendment zone on 79th (where the Mayor's house resides) Street," civil liberties lawyer Norman Siegel said.

The protestors who did a "Millionares March" on Oct. 11, bypassed the mayor's house, but was then chosen to protest in front of after they were forced out of Zuccotti Park according to The New York Times.

In response to being kicked out of the park by police early Tuesday morning, the protestors then decided to move their march elsewhere.

"[Bloomberg] sent the N.Y.P.D. to visit us the other day at 1 a.m., so now we are visiting him," Aaron Black, 38, said of the mayor to The New York Times. Black is a photographer who helped organized the event, according to The New York Times. "If he's in town, he should come downstairs to talk with us."

One-on-one with pop-star Adele

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According to Adele, she doesn't consider herself a singer, she told Cosmo at a cozy lounge in XL Recordings office in London.

"If you were to look up the word singer in the dictionary you'd see [Etta James and Aretha Franklin]. Not mine," she said flashing her gold rings on her manicured fingers.

Although Adele's music focuses on heartbreak, this part of Adele's life doesn't consume her and define her as a person. Cosmo reported that Adele is a breath of fresh air because she talks fast, laughs loudly, and swears more than some rappers.

After graduating from high school, Adele planned on attending college and thought she would eventually work for a record label to discover talent she told Cosmo. While planning her 18th birthday, Adele heard from a record label hoping to meet with her.

Thinking it was a joke, Adele soon realized this man who called her worked for XL Recordings, and soon after she signed with the label. Feeling bad telling the story she said, "It was really that easy," she told Cosmo.

Adele then met a boy and starting dated him, but confessed that he cheated on her. "I was gutted," she said as she pounded a fist over her heart, according to Cosmo. But this relationship gave her inspiration in her album titled, "19."

The Grammy-award-winner then started dating another guy during a 6-month break from her music career. She claimed that the relationship was more severe than the first, but ended in heartbreak. "I'm fine without him," she said, "but I don't want to be without him and I still miss him."

Before leaving to meet with her manager, she reached the door and exclaimed, "God! If I find that happiness, what will I write about?" she joked. But then reassuringly said, "No, no. I really want my next album to be happy and fun."

*Can't get the interview on Cosmo's website but I linked the site anyway.