16 Things That Happened In 2016
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16 Things That Happened In 2016

There were ups and downs of this year.

16 Things That Happened In 2016
Affinity Magazine

2016 was a hell of a year. And I literally mean, a HELL of a year.

There were many downs but there were still a few ups. Lets be honest, this was a memorable year. There were both achievements and also a few set backs that turned our country into 1950's America, but that's beside the point.

Here are the 16 things I will always remember from 2016.

1. A racist misogynist was elected the President of The United States

Great job America, you surely "made America great again".

2. A rapist was given 3 months in Prison

Apparently raping a girl doesn't give you as much prison time as selling weed.

3. A hand load of deaths that didn't have to happen

From Alan Rickman to Prince, and even to the thousands of innocent lives lost from these wars and terrorist attacks, may they all rest in peace.

4. Everyone was obsessed with Pokemon GO for a month

People were mugged and some even found dead bodies, but hey at least we got to go outside and enjoy the weather while looking for some great Pokemon.

5. People turned the death of a gorilla into a meme

What wasn't turned into a meme in 2016.

6. The Orlando Shooting

A terrible attack against the LGTBQ+ Community.

7. Way too many terrorist attacks around the world

The list was on and on as days passed.

8. Tiger numbers have risen

It has increased for the first time in 100 years. Yay Tigers!

9. Giant Pandas are no longer endangered

There are now 2,060 giant pandas in the world. Lets keep it rising! We need more pandas.

10. The Powerpuff girls reboot is trash

An embarrassment of a show if I'm honest.

11. DAPL lost

Everyone joined together for NODAPL and the Native American's won!

12. Leo DiCaprio FINALLY won an Oscar

It's about time.

13. Moana was a blessing

If you haven't seen it... go see it.

14. Kayne was CANCELLED

Finally people realized what a terrible guy he is.

15. Stranger Things changed us

A show that everyone loves, I have yet to meet a hater of this Netflix hit.

16. HIV cure is closer than ever

The first patient treated in a recent study showed no sign of the virus after the start of treatment.

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