Sugar Land, Texas
When David Sebek and his business partner Tracie Whitacre opened Escape Again Rooms 20 years ago, they were glad to be opening in Sugar Land, Texas, a place with a sweet name and a sweeter reputation.
A California Wildfire Burned Everything This Rancher and His Family Had Built for Years
After a wildfire swept through the land where his family raised their cattle for more than a century, a...
Everything I Know About Love, I’ve Learned from Dogs
The dogs I owned weren’t all nice. In fact, some of them were beasts. But each one showed me what...
This Day Care Leader Wrestled a Cougar That Tried to Attack Her Kids
When a wild cat springs from the woods to prey on her young students, a day care owner instantly moves...
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.
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...
He Was Bullied in High School and Never Wanted to Relive Those Days—Then His Classmates Convinced Hi...
It's never too late to show someone kindness.
My Favorite Neighbor Was a Golden Retriever
Jersey Girl wasn’t technically Karen Dickson’s dog, but their bond was nothing short of spectacular.
After Their Son Passed Away, His Beloved Dog Served as Their Last Living Link to Him
Lucy was Eric’s dog first. After he passed, she became ours.
A Cancer Survivor Finally Found the Perfect Dog to Adopt—Their Odds Were 50-1
Ryan was able to get through treatment because of his beloved dog, Kyra. When she passed, it was years before...
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...
The Therapy Miniature Horse With a Magic Touch
Gentle Carousel Miniature Horse Therapy has a menagerie of animals that provide comfort to those in need all over the...
How One Military Veteran and Her Disabled Service Dog Are One Another’s Support Systems
Not your average “who rescued who.”
When a Cryptic Stranger Lurked Toward Their Owner, These Mild-Mannered Dogs Sprang Into Guard Mode
The normally affectionate pair weren’t going to let anyone threaten their pack.
The Stray Cat Who Brought Home a Stray Cat
People used to say that during the Great Depression, the needy would mark the doors of sympathetic households. I believe...
This Dog Felt It Was His Duty to Help All Who Needed It, No Matter Where He Went
Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear collars.
This Guardian Angel Cat Helped Save His Owner from a Life-Threatening Seizure
A friend showed up at my door with a little black kitten, a barn cat from eastern Kentucky, as a...
Meet the Dog Who Saved a Nest of Baby Cardinals from her Brother
When this pup realized nature would put these baby birds’ lives at risk, she chose nurture.
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.
The Special Reason Why These Australian Shepherds Are Attached at the Hip (and Heart)
They don’t only lean on each other metaphorically.
The Story of an Adopted Pet Dog Who Adopted His Own Pet Dog
Whoobie loved his owner so much, he thought it might be fun to have a little pet of his own.
Meet One Family’s Blind Pet Deer and Her Seeing-Eye Poodle
Willie is Dillie’s eyes, and Dillie is Willie’s whole heart.