True Stories

We Hear You America: Collingswood, NJ Declares
We Hear You America: Collingswood, NJ Declares “Holiday” to Be Heard

On January 11th Collingswood, NJ celebrated "Get Out the Vote" Day. Currently the town is in 16th… >>

Lines from Love Letters
Lines from Love Letters

Who doesn't swoon at a beautifully written love letter? We asked our Facebook fans to share the… >>

Six Inspiring Tales of True Romance
Six Inspiring Tales of True Romance

Courtship tales that will surprise and delight you. >>

True Romance: Love At Long Last
True Romance: Love At Long Last

A story that proves true love knows no time limit. >>

True Romance: Love Amid The Mortars
True Romance: Love Amid The Mortars

They were friends, stationed in Iraq, but their friendship became a scene from a romance film. Says… >>

True Romance: Her Mother Was Right!
True Romance: Her Mother Was Right!

Alexandra's mother introduced herself to Steven as his future mother-in-law and that's just who… >>

<i>Reader's Digest</i> February 2012
Reader’s Digest February 2012

Extras and highlights from the current issue of Reader's Digest magazine >>

True Romance: The Airport Connection
True Romance: The Airport Connection

X marks the spot when it comes to true love. This couple's airport game led to a proposal and a… >>

True Romance: The Second Time's the Charm
True Romance: The Second Time’s the Charm

The Millers had a good life, but things changed. Here, they recount the story of their… >>

A Wife Gives her Husband the Gift of Life
A Wife Gives her Husband the Gift of Life

  The year 1998 was the beginning of a remarkable transformation for my family. My… >>

Holiday Stories: The Gift of Possibility
Holiday Stories: The Gift of Possibility

It was Christmas in Boston. Everyone, it seemed, was accompanied by someone else smiling or… >>

Holiday Stories: All I'm Asking For
Holiday Stories: All I’m Asking For

Rick Bragg reflects on Christmas as a boy, a seesaw of gloom and glee. As an adult, however, he… >>

True Love Reunites a Couple Torn Apart by Amnesia
True Love Reunites a Couple Torn Apart by Amnesia

Amnesia sent him spiraling into oblivion. Love brought him back. >>

Holiday Stories: Some Assembly Required
Holiday Stories: Some Assembly Required

A father ponders what it means to assemble a Barbie Townhouse, and shares a fond memory of his… >>

Holiday Stories: Sharing the Sweetness
Holiday Stories: Sharing the Sweetness

As hard as you try to break with family tradition, your heart remains at home on the holidays. >>

Holiday Stories: Merry, Silly Christmas
Holiday Stories: Merry, Silly Christmas

A tribute to Randy, who the family of Jenny Allen will never forget. A man who taught them a lesson… >>

We Hear You America: How the 2011 Campaign Made Winning Towns Better
We Hear You America: How the 2011 Campaign Made Winning Towns Better

Find out how lucky winners of Reader's Digest We Hear You America prize grants used their funds to… >>

Taken by the Wind—and Back to Earth
Taken by the Wind—and Back to Earth

Reginald and Danielle Eppes are convinced their son survived his ride in the maelstrom of a tornado… >>

Budget Crises Make Mayors Feel Like
Budget Crises Make Mayors Feel Like “Bad Guys”

[America's mayors are facing tough fiscal times. Reader's Digest's We Hear You America program is… >>

We Hear You America: Mayors of the Week
We Hear You America: Mayors of the Week

Meet some local leaders are working to make their towns even better -- and maybe earn a WHYA prize… >>