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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.

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Heartwarming Stories of Teachers Who Changed Their Students’ Lives

Good educators share knowledge. 
Great ones make an impression that stays in their students’ hearts forever.


13 Heartwarming Stories of Dads Going Above and Beyond for Their Kids

These men have a powerful way of showing their love that goes further than simply saying it.


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13 Random Acts of Kindness in the Age of Coronavirus That’ll Give You Hope

Acts of kindness, no matter how small, can still bring hope during a pandemic.

26 Love Quotes to Add to Your Valentine’s Day Cards

Instead of struggling to find the perfect sentiment, tap these authors, producers, journalists, poets, and writers for their most inspiring...


8 Heartwarming Stories of Older Children Who Finally Found Their Forever Home

It's not just infants who need forever families. Grab a tissue: These adoption stories will make you cry—in the best...

22 Famous People You Didn’t Know Are Middle Children

In honor of August's National Middle Child Day, let us bust a pervasive myth for you: No, middle children aren't...


8 Adoptees Who Found Their Birth Parents Through DNA Kits

Who knew that swabbing your cheek could result in family reunions across the world? A simple test is responsible for...


9 Thoughtful Ways to Donate Your Used Books

Share your favorite books with those in need by donating them to these great causes.

30 Dating Deal Breakers for Men

Men shy away for all sorts of reasons—some ridiculous, some justifiable, some absolutely mysterious. Here's what can turn a guy...


Marriage Advice from the 1950s That Still Applies Today

The decade known for happy housewives and Mad Men husbands may not appear to offer much guidance for modern unions....



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10 Inspiring Books Every Teacher Needs to Read

Whether you're a rookie looking for advice or a seasoned educator seeking inspiration, this collection of books will help you...