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MELISSA GOTLEIB

Melissa Gotleib is a content editor. She graduated from George Mason University and was a brand ambassador for Spotify, Barnes & Noble and Microsoft. Melissa previously worked for USA TODAY. Originally from Margate, N.J., Melissa enjoys salt water taffy, long beach days and spontaneous adventures. Follow her on Twitter @Miss_Melisssss.

A man called her “disgusting” for breastfeeding in public, and his insults didn’t stop there Faves A man called her “disgusting” for breastfeeding in public, and his insults didn’t stop there MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:48pm, June 15
Fifteen hours after a gator dragged a toddler into the water, police make a heartbreaking announcement Faves Fifteen hours after a gator dragged a toddler into the water, police make a heartbreaking announcement MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 5:42pm, June 15
A brave mom of 11 saved her son from the Orlando shooter, but now the family is mourning the tragedy Faves A brave mom of 11 saved her son from the Orlando shooter, but now the family is mourning the tragedy MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 3:18pm, June 15
Christina Grimmie’s “The Voice” mentor is warming hearts with the pledge he just made to her family Faves Christina Grimmie’s “The Voice” mentor is warming hearts with the pledge he just made to her family MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:57am, June 15
He wanted to surprise his children, and you’ll smile when you find out what he planned in his living room Faves He wanted to surprise his children, and you’ll smile when you find out what he planned in his living room MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 3:53pm, June 14
Right as the Orlando shooting began, a victim captured terrifying Snapchat video that will leave you speechless Faves Right as the Orlando shooting began, a victim captured terrifying Snapchat video that will leave you speechless MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:12am, June 14
A man who’d had it with his neighbors’ loud, fiery sex decided desperate times called for desperate measures Faves A man who’d had it with his neighbors’ loud, fiery sex decided desperate times called for desperate measures MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 8:15am, June 11
A bicyclist tried riding through President Obama’s motorcade and what police did next wasn’t pretty Faves A bicyclist tried riding through President Obama’s motorcade and what police did next wasn’t pretty MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 7:53am, June 11
He found his chicken sleeping upside-down in the grass, and its reaction after getting poked is hilarious Faves He found his chicken sleeping upside-down in the grass, and its reaction after getting poked is hilarious MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:06am, June 10
Still digging for that $35,000 quarter? Here’s why you probably don’t have it Faves Still digging for that $35,000 quarter? Here’s why you probably don’t have it MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 8:51am, June 10
Joe Biden wrote an open letter to the Stanford rape victim that’s worth every second of your time Faves Joe Biden wrote an open letter to the Stanford rape victim that’s worth every second of your time MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:09pm, June 9
A Florida woman was shocked when she saw what swam right up into her yard Faves A Florida woman was shocked when she saw what swam right up into her yard MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 1:01pm, June 9
Watch the disturbing footage of a mother stopping this man from snatching her daughter Faves Watch the disturbing footage of a mother stopping this man from snatching her daughter MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 7:26am, June 9
After reading the Stanford victim’s letter to her attacker, the heroes who stopped it all have spoken out Faves After reading the Stanford victim’s letter to her attacker, the heroes who stopped it all have spoken out MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 7:20am, June 9
A female friend of the Stanford swimmer who raped an unconscious woman blamed it all on this Faves A female friend of the Stanford swimmer who raped an unconscious woman blamed it all on this MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:38am, June 8
Have loose change lying around? You’ll want to search for this quarter when you find out how much it’s worth Faves Have loose change lying around? You’ll want to search for this quarter when you find out how much it’s worth MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:17am, June 8
It may look like a huge jaguar is about to attack this man, but what it does instead is super cute Faves It may look like a huge jaguar is about to attack this man, but what it does instead is super cute MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 10:05am, June 7
The verdict is in for the mom whose son fell into a gorilla habitat, and it’s sure to spark heated debate Faves The verdict is in for the mom whose son fell into a gorilla habitat, and it’s sure to spark heated debate MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:07am, June 7
You’ll never want to pass a motorcyclist on the road again after you see what happened to this impatient driver Faves You’ll never want to pass a motorcyclist on the road again after you see what happened to this impatient driver MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 10:59pm, June 4
He was arrested for murdering his girlfriend — what he put on her Facebook page is beyond disturbing Faves He was arrested for murdering his girlfriend — what he put on her Facebook page is beyond disturbing MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 11:22am, June 3
One man came home to discover two gross visitors hanging from his ceiling Faves One man came home to discover two gross visitors hanging from his ceiling MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 11:19am, June 3
This woman learned the hard way what happens when you get too close to an elk in a park Faves This woman learned the hard way what happens when you get too close to an elk in a park MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 10:51am, June 3
A woman bought a deep freezer at her neighbor’s yard sale for $30, but what she found inside will haunt you Faves A woman bought a deep freezer at her neighbor’s yard sale for $30, but what she found inside will haunt you MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:08am, June 2
An alligator trapper stopped by her house with a gator in the back her SUV, and wait until you see where it ended up Faves An alligator trapper stopped by her house with a gator in the back her SUV, and wait until you see where it ended up MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:33pm, June 1
They attached a GoPro camera to a cheetah and the amazing footage that followed can’t be missed Faves They attached a GoPro camera to a cheetah and the amazing footage that followed can’t be missed MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 11:18am, June 1
A giant python bit a man while he was sitting on the toilet — where it struck him is just unreal Faves A giant python bit a man while he was sitting on the toilet — where it struck him is just unreal MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 10:09am, May 28
Get ready: This video of lightning strikes in slow motion is the coolest thing you’ll see all day Faves Get ready: This video of lightning strikes in slow motion is the coolest thing you’ll see all day MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 12:23pm, May 27
She went missing on the Appalachian Trail, and her last words to her family will break your heart Faves She went missing on the Appalachian Trail, and her last words to her family will break your heart MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 9:54am, May 27
Officers pulled a 23-year-old woman over for speeding and what she did next could lock her up for 45 years Faves Officers pulled a 23-year-old woman over for speeding and what she did next could lock her up for 45 years MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 8:38am, May 25
Watching 70 tiger sharks tear apart a humpback whale is one of the craziest things you’ll watch today Faves Watching 70 tiger sharks tear apart a humpback whale is one of the craziest things you’ll watch today MELISSA GOTLEIB, FAVES STAFF 6:43pm, May 23