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Gallatin, Tennessee: The Town That Rose Above Tragedy to Become 2017’s Nicest Place in America

This town's moving story of strength and kindness will restore your faith in humanity.

How a Tiny Facebook Page Sparked a Movement of Kindness in Shorewood, Wisconsin

It started out as an online group for recycling kids' toys until a Facebook post from a member in need...


How It Feels to Live in a Tiny Town Where Everyone Knows Your Name

When a town's motto is "Nice people live here," you can bet their hearts know no bounds when it comes...


When Police Violence Threatened to Tear This Town Apart, What Happened Next Will Restore Your Faith ...

A saying goes, "When something terrible happens, it's how you react to it that really determines who you are." That...


This Restaurant Owner Hands Out Hundreds of Dollars to Stranded Travelers

Jim Oliver's Smoke House, Lodge, and Cabins in Monteagle, TN, has a knack for helping stranded travelers. Is he running...