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You’ve got to read it to believe it! These true stories seem almost too good to be true, but we promise that we couldn’t make these up. From love to loss and from survival to unbelieavable coincidences—we’ve got the wildest stories to keep you informed, entertained, and inspired.

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This Cop Can Recall Every Face He Has Ever Seen

Facial-recognition software identified one suspect of the 4,000 captured by security cameras during the 2011 London riots; Gary Collins identified 180.

13 Sweet Vintage Letters to Santa—from Almost 100 Years Ago

Sweet, vintage letters to Santa from Texas farm kids recall a simpler, more generous time.


The Charming Stories of 18 Timeless Vintage Outfits

What’s the oldest piece of clothing in your closet? Grandpa’s WWII uniform? Great-Grandma’s wedding dress? The first suit you ever...


A Couple Spent Just $30 on Their Honeymoon to Maine—and Loved Every Minute Of It

Newlyweds Terry and Jim Orcutt created honeymoon memories on vacation in Maine during the 1970s.


Me and the Supreme Court

Moments like this create the memories of a lifetime.