Inspiring Stories

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Profile in Courage: The Firefighters

In June 2013, 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots lost their lives fighting one of the worst wildfires in… >>

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Everyday Heroes: Three Acts of Generosity

Three acts of generosity inspire others around them. >>

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Everyday Heroes: Social Media Saves a Battered Puppy

Tied to a truck and dragged for miles, this young pup has seen extraordinary cruelty—and… >>

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What Are You Thankful For? 7 Creative Answers

What makes you grateful? Anne O. Kubitsky started the Look for the Good Project by asking people… >>

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6 Stories of Divine Signs

When our loved ones leave this world, does our connection with them end? Also: Christmas Stories of… >>

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The Stranger Who Changed My Life: My Enemy, My Friend

From the moment Serbian missile commander Zoltan Dani shot down U.S. fighter pilot Dale Zelko's… >>

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Everyday Heroes: The Fearless Fiancée

A bride-to-be saves a stranger's son from drowning: “He was reaching and grasping for something… >>

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Everyday Heroes: The Intrepid Trucker

With courage, quick thinking, and a little help from a friend, Michael Schiotis saves a stranger. >>

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Do You Know Why We See Snow as White?

A savant's story reveals the complexity of snowflakes and the simplicity of snow. >>

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Remembering the Boy Who Was Brave

The grieving mother of a victim of the Sandy Hook shooting finds solace in her son's last… >>