I Stopped Hiding My Disability, and It Opened Up New Worlds
Everyone is hiding something—but embracing that secret part of yourself can change everything
Readers Share the Best Advice They Ever Got—and These Wise Words Are Gold
Readers share the life-changing lessons they were taught by others
Meet the Man Who Raises Money for the Homeless by Painting Their Portraits
A picture really is worth a thousand words
He Played a Superhero—but a Daring Rescue Made Him a Real-Life Hero
It's a bird ... it's a plane ... it's Captain Harrisburg, saving the day thanks to his quick thinking and...
How National Parks Reconnected This Duo with Nature—and Each Other
A grandmother and grandson find a way to mend their broken relationship, one national park at a time
Little Helper of the Week: Watch This Little Girl Offer a Plate of Food to a Homeless Person
One small act can make a huge difference.
Readers Share Stories of Strength and Success After Setbacks
Seeing a challenge as an opportunity can change your life
Meet the Kind Strangers Who Became Real Christmas Elves to Kids in Need
When local kids needed more than toys, strangers started checking off Santa’s list
A Pair of Beagles Were Left to Wander in the Snow—Until a Kind Stranger Took Them In
The story of an expectant couple and a wise man (but not the ones you’re thinking of)
Meet the Couple Who Became Real-Life Versions of Santa After Receiving Mysterious Letters
A Christmas mystery turns an unassuming couple into Santa Claus
This 16-Year-Old Saved a Group of Teenage Girls After Their Car Plunged into a River
Sixteen-year-old Corion Evans made a daring rescue to save three teenage girls after their car sunk into the water
Readers Share the Incredible True Stories of Their Hero Pets
We're pawsitive you'll love these stories of courageous animals
This Pet Squirrel Nobly Protected His Home During a Robbery—and Even Helped Catch the Culprit
Joey the squirrel came out claws a blazing, protecting his beloved home from an intruder
Man’s Best Friend, Indeed: This Pit Bull Fought Off a Shark to Save His Owner
There's no way the shark would take a chunk out of his owner—not on Darby's watch
Meet the Duo Who Spend Their Free Time Cleaning Up the Graves of Fallen Soldiers
A college student and a retiree pair up for a good deed—and develop a friendship along the way
How One Man’s Dream—and a Community’s Determination—Brought the Kingsport Carousel to Life
They may not have been carpenters or mechanics by trade, but residents of Kingsport, Tennessee, had just the thing to...
Solve a Math Problem, Get Free Food: How the Lucky Candy Bodega Uses Math—and Kindness—to Help the C...
The Bronx bodega's challenge aims to help those in need—and keep those math skills sharp too
This Man Jumped Off a Bridge to Save a Child After a Car Accident
A car crashes on a bridge and a child is catapulted into the water below. Who will save her?
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."
This Pediatric Social Worker Creates Dolls That Represent Every Kind of Child
Amy Jandrisevits believes that representation matters—and that all kids should have a doll that looks like them.
This Town’s Most Famous Resident Is a Pink Pig Named Ernestine
When Joanne Clayton spotted a stray animal near her home in Illinois, she had no idea how important it would...
This Cyclist Has Given More Than 450 Adaptive Bikes to Children in Need
The idea for the McLindon Family Foundation began with one thoughtful act of kindness.
This Father and Son Saved a Fisherman After He Fell Overboard
There was no one aboard the pleasure craft that almost T-boned them. So a father and son went fishing for...