January 19, 2017
From teaching to coaching to organizing charitable efforts at work, Parker Ramsdell has made it a priority to help others.
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March 17, 2016
When 90-year-old Norma Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with cancer just weeks after her beloved husband of 60 years suddenly died, she told her doctor “I’m 90 years old, I’m hitting the road.”
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May 27, 2016
Singer Florence Welch and guitarist Rob Ackroyd performed a set in Chen’s hospice room—and Chen was ready with harmonies.
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April 12, 2016
Here are some choice selections from Cleary’s 35-plus books and life of writing.
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Get those tissues ready. U.S. Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin surprised her parents during a press conference in a Denver aquatics center by reading a heartfelt thank-you letter.
Journalist and former Parade Editor-in-Chief Janice Kaplan commits to “the bright side,” which really meant experiencing gratitude every day—even if it wasn’t easy, at first.

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June 21, 2016
Do-it-all dad astounds fellow spectators by effortlessly catching a foul ball in one hand while holding his daughter and a snack tray steady with the other.
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May 31, 2016
World War II veteran invited to throw the first pitch at a Mariners' game against the Padres turns in an admirable performance.
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May 05, 2016
Colin Campbell chronicles his journey from cold abandonment to sunnier days with the dog who 'rescued' him.
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January 15, 2016
People from all walks of life come together for an inspiring, life-changing week to celebrate the values of inclusion and acceptance.
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Photographer snaps secret candids of strangers and then gives them the photo as a gift. She calls this series 'anti-selfies'.