30 Stories About the Touching Kindness of Strangers That’ll Make You Tear Up
We asked readers for firsthand accounts of compassion. Here are 30 stories on kindness that touched your lives—and our hearts.
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.
17 Reasons My Favorite Teacher Changed My Life
It only takes one person to make a difference in the life of another—and teachers are often that person. Check...
This Heartbreaking Story Will Remind You Just How Much Kindness Really Matters
Her moving story will stay with you long after you finish reading.
This Woman Is Raising Money to Open a Salon Accessible to People with Disabilities
Cat Rongitsch, whose stepdaughter has spina bifida, dreams of a place where anyone can feel safe and comfortable getting a...
14 Heartwarming Stories That Prove There’s Nothing in the World Like the Mother-Daughter Bond
Tales of infinite mother-daughter love in 100-words or less.
This Powerful Story Will Convince You to Stop Saying “Let Me Know If You Need Anything”
What does someone who has suffered a sudden trauma and grief most need?
18 Things I Learned From My Sister
Family is great, but there's something especially special about having a sister. Whether it's learning about love, sharing, giving, or...
Doctors Thought This Disabled Boy Would Never Speak. Boy, Did Alexander Turner Prove Them Wrong.
Alexander was a strangely motionless and silent baby, and doctors knew of fewer than 100 cases like his in the...
3 Touching True Stories That Illustrate the Power of Acceptance
These tales from the Moth, America's premier storytelling group, touch on the empowerment and humor that comes with accepting others—and...
14 Dad Stories That Display the Kindest, Bravest, Wisest Fathers in the World
In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between father and child