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The Best Life Stories
Listen to the $25,000 winner of the best life story contest read his winning entry. Plus,...
Images From Brazil’s Surui Tribe
Brazil's Surui tribe fought the loggers and developers threatening their lands for years, but nothing...
Mayday! One Man’s Story of Surviving a Plane Crash
Could you survive a plane crash for 18 hours treading water without a life vest? Michael...
Editor’s Note: Father Time
A note from Reader's Digest editor-in-chief, Liz Vaccariello.
True Romance: The Luckiest Mistake
RACHEL: It was January 10, 2007, and you were working at a computer lab in Waco. RUBEN:...
The Twins Teaching a Coastal Town to Clean Up Its Act
Between ballet lessons and tae kwon do, these twin sisters rally to protect the earth.
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...
Lines from Love Letters
We asked our Facebook fans to share the first line of the best love letter...
True Romance: Love At Long Last
PETER: I was at a skating rink one night when I was 16, in 1958, and I...
True Romance: Love Amid The Mortars
JOEY: The first time we met, I stepped into your office and asked you to...
True Romance: Her Mother Was Right!
STEVEN: The first time I met your mom was when she came up to me...
Extras and highlights from the current issue of Reader's Digest magazine
True Romance: The Airport Connection
LAUREN: I was 35 and living in Richmond, Virginia. Somehow a lifelong partner didn't seem to...
True Romance: The Second Time’s the Charm
RON: Pepper would describe me as a ladies' man, and I was. Twenty-five years ago,...
A Wife Gives her Husband the Gift of Life
The year 1998 was the beginning of a remarkable transformation for my family. My father,...
Holiday Stories: The Gift of Possibility
That Christmas Eve, the streets of Boston were clogged with tourists and locals bundled in...
Holiday Stories: All I’m Asking For
I must have been about nine years old, too dignified to sit on Santa's lap...
True Love Reunites a Couple Torn Apart by Amnesia
Amnesia sent him spiraling into oblivion. Love brought him back.
Holiday Stories: Some Assembly Required
My five-year-old daughter knew exactly what she wanted for Christmas of 1977, and told me so....
Holiday Stories: Sharing the Sweetness
On the 25th of December, my mother expects her children to be present and accounted...
Holiday Stories: Merry, Silly Christmas
My best Christmas was the year we had Ken and Barbie at the top of...
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...
Taken by the Wind—and Back to Earth
Thunder was drumming in the distance when Reginald Eppes woke up at five in the...
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
Meet some local leaders are working to make their towns even better -- and maybe...
Shelli Eldredge’s Miraculous Recovery
Shelli and husband Stephen were in Hawaii with their family when tragedy struck. Here, a...
Standing Tall: The Memorial Garden Miracle
Hurricane Irene might have been gentler than expected in some quarters, but in West Hartford,...
The Boy Who Defied Death
Doug Knutzen got the call at his auto shop: Emergency at the beach. Twelve-year-old Dale...
Baby Evan: A Miracle of Science
Evan Stauff was only three months old when his mom, Kathleen, woke to find him...
Swept Away: A Miracle at Sea
60-year-old Hiromitsu Shinkawa and his wife fled the tsunami they feared was following the devastating...
Twin Miracle: Hugged Back to Life
Kate Ogg, 29, was anxious as she waited in her Brisbane obstetrician's office. Her twins, conceived...
To Serve and Protect
Daniel Hernandez doesn't see himself as a hero. The people of Tucson, Arizona, and the...