These Teens Serve on the Front Lines of Their Local Fire Department
In an unexpected turn of events, these teenagers went from math class to answering ambulance calls.
These Fathers Formed “Dads on Duty” to Prevent Violence at a Local High School
When gang violence spiked, concerned dads at this Louisiana high school said “Not on our watch."
How These Readers Found a Silver Lining During the Pandemic
If you wish you’d had a fast-forward button to push in March 2020, you’re not alone. But some readers...
This Elementary School Teacher Pledges to Donate One Million Books
“I wanted to do something that’s going to stretch my faith, my work ethic, my everything.”
Here’s How a Group of Strangers With the Same Name Started a Virtual Band—And Friendships to L...
Four men with the same name who all love making music? Baltimore Paul had an idea. Wouldn’t it be funny,...
Kindness, Delivered: Restaurant Owner Drives Six Hours to Make Terminally Ill Woman’s Favorite...
A Baltimore restaurant goes above and beyond to make a delicious dish for a special customer.
This Veterinarian Helps Pets of Homeless People Out of His Own Pocket
A California veterinarian makes house calls to pet owners who have no place to call home.
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.
After a Woman Rescued an Injured Swan, Strangers Helped Her Get the Bird Across the City to a Rehab ...
This woman went above and beyond to save a swan in the Big Apple—and some passersby stopped to help.
This National Guardsman Still Found Time to Teach His Students After Being Called for Duty
He fulfilled his duty to his country—and his students.
My Father-in-Law Had the Whole Family Select His Final Resting Place Before He Passed
When it came to selecting his final resting place, my father-in-law knew to scout the land he loved, with...
This Woman Has Helped Over 400 Seniors Schedule Vaccine Appointments
She saw a need for help—and didn't hesitate to step up to the plate.
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...
This Biker Rode 1,426 Miles to Meet the Family of His Organ Donor
Her son’s organ donation saved his life. So he rode to meet her.
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...
How This Woman and Her Horse Made a Man’s Final Months Full of Life
A horse shunned by his herd gets rescued by a woman who understands his pain. Then they live, play, and—ultimately—grieve...
How One “Hedgehog Lady” Reignited Her Sense of Purpose
When a baby hedgehog needed a home, this woman stepped in without hesitation.
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.
Inspiring Stories from People Who Found Their True Calling Halfway Through Life
Some people don’t find their true direction in life until they are halfway through it.
How an 18-Year-Old Helped Save a Hiker Who Fell 75 Feet Off a Mountain Cliff
An 18-year-old went on a hike with his mom—and returned home a hero. Here's how his quick actions saved...
This Single Mom Donated the Little Money She Had to Help an Injured Police Officer. Then She Got Exa...
She paid it forward—and got something incredible for her kindness.