A Child Lost Her Beloved Baseball Cards in a Wildfire, So a Stranger Stepped Up to the Plate to Help
A longtime baseball card collector seizes the opportunity to do good after a destructive wildfire.
13 Powerful Things Surviving a Terrorist Attack Taught Me About Life
Here's how I learned to see the good in a world that can seem, at times, to be horrifically evil.
I Survived 9/11—These Are the 13 Questions Young People Ask Me the Most
Twelve-years-old at the time of the attack, the author survived, and so did her family—but she soon realized 9/11 was...
9/11 Survivor Stories: Twists of Fate That Saved These People’s Lives
These stories will leave you speechless.
12 Real Ghost Stories That Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine
Calling on only the bravest and boldest of ghost hunters. These scary stories are not for the faint of heart.
13 Spooky Ouija Board Stories That Will Give You Chills
Get ready to get freaked out by these true tales.
A Deep Sea Diver Went Out on a Routine Job—Then His Air-Supply Cord Snapped 300 Feet Down
It was supposed to be an easy job for a team of men who repair underwater pipelines.
Mitch Albom on What It Means to Be a Real Father to a Special Orphan
What is a real father? An orphan in Haiti teaches bestselling author Mitch Albom a wonderful new definition.
The Boot Texan Kitchen in Houston, Texas
When the COVID-19 pandemic shut Houston down, Angeline Latchley and her fiancé found themselves unemployed and bored, like so many...
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the town to shut down, Scott Chittle decided that the community needed a safe place...
The Quality Inn in Kodak, Tennessee
When icy temperatures this past winter froze Kodak, Tennessee, shutting power down and freezing pipes, Sean Patel, owner of the...
For most people, a free Christmas cheesecake would be a welcome surprise. But for Diane Dobson of Renton, Washington, it...
Nina and Doug’s House in Austin Hills, Texas
Chelsea Timmons was going through a year of transition: She quit her teaching career to deal with mental health issues...
The Sun and Moon Ranch in Lexington, North Carolina
In 1971, at just two years old, Shannan Hearne mounted a horse for the first time. She felt a deep...
When COVID-19 hit Brooks, Georgia, the first thing Angel Girard noticed in her neighborhood Facebook group, “Life in the Brooks...
Lake City, South Carolina
The quiet beauty of Lake City is typical for a South Carolina town: tidy small homes lining peaceful, leafy streets....
Sugar Land, Texas
When David Sebek and his business partner Tracie Whitacre opened Escape Again Rooms 20 years ago, they were glad to...
I Came Out After 20 Years of Marriage and Met the Love of My Life
Larry Best thought he had the perfect love and the perfect marriage, but until he found his husband and soul...
This Dog Belonging to a Boarding School Teacher Taught a Few Lessons of His Own
Forty years ago, when I taught eighth grade at a boarding school in California, the headmaster somehow ended up with...
1,000 Miles Couldn’t Keep this Dog and Her Pup Apart
A chance TV news spot reunited this bonded pair after a tragic separation.
How One Pig Became a Town Mascot, and the Best Friend She Made Along the Way
Porkchop and Harley may have been two different species, but they had one big thing in common: snackin’.
How the Dog Nobody Wanted for 17 Months Became a School’s Unofficial Mascot
When Higgins was found, he had been dumped on the side of the road and appeared aggressive—but with some TLC...
Meet the Pitbull Who Became Her Family’s Caretaker
"At that moment, Emmy Lou came up to me and put my whole wrist in her mouth. She was hugging...
After This Man Rescued a Cow from a Dairy Farm, the Two Developed the Most Unbelievable Friendship
Meet Ryan and his 1,000-pound bestie: Jenna the cow. She's brought joy to his life—and also brought him together...
This Rescue Dog Helps His Owner Nurse Baby Hummingbirds Back to Health
You don't have to be from the same species to be kindred spirits.