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Today, when I asked my 13-year-old daughter how it happened, she looked up at me from her hospital bed and through hysterical tears uttered, “He told me I was beautiful.” MMT

#18064 (2) - Jun 26, 2014 by Ken - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (297) - No, that made me sleepy. (38)

Today, losing my infant son has been the most pain I have ever experienced in my life; his heart and lungs saving two babies was the only silver lining that has been helping me cope. MMT

#18063 (1) - Jun 25, 2014 by may - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (276) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today at 8am my doctor showed me the x-ray charts that clearly showed a solid mass in my abdomen. I cried for hours. My whole life seemed more precious than I could ever remember, and I just wanted to enjoy more of it. I spent the afternoon with my kids, laughing through my tears, until the doctor called me again at 6pm. “The biopsy results show a benign tumor,” he said. “It’s curable with a minor surgery.” This feeling of getting a second chance MMT.

#18062 (0) - Jun 24, 2014 by sterling35 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (293) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, when I asked my mom what she thought of me giving my girlfriend, who cheated on me last week for the second time, another chance, she said, "It’s always better to be alone with dignity than in a relationship that constantly requires you to sacrifice your happiness and self-respect." MMT

#18061 (0) - Jun 23, 2014 by Kev - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (325) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, my friend's final tweet reads, “Not everyone made it to today, so don't take your time for granted today.” It became her final tweet this afternoon after a distracted driver collided with her Corolla head-on on her way home from class. MMT

#18060 (0) - Jun 22, 2014 by krich - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (240) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, I cried when I saw that my boyfriend's mom finally added photos of me and my boyfriend to her family photo album. MMT

#18059 (0) - Jun 21, 2014 by Darrell - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (218) - No, that made me sleepy. (86)

Today, at the funeral, the bloodied, cracked fingernails and torn knuckles of my sister's best friend spoke volumes about how she tried to release her only daughter from the noose. MMT

#18058 (0) - Jun 20, 2014 by bestill - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (286) - No, that made me sleepy. (38)

Today, as I cried over him again, my mom said, “Kate, when you are important to another person, they will always find a way to make time for you – no excuses, no lies and no broken promises. You can’t hold on to someone if they’ve already let go of you.” MMT

#18057 (0) - Jun 19, 2014 by katecrown - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (310) - No, that made me sleepy. (35)

Today, I realized I had always fantasized about hearing that four-worded question, but I never imagined how perfect it would look as it did when he signed it to me this morning as we walked along the beach. MMT

#18056 (0) - Jun 18, 2014 by Claire - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (309) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, less than a week after her failed suicide attempt, my mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer. MMT

#18055 (1) - Jun 17, 2014 by Melaina - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (273) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, my 7-year-old daughter said, “Daddy, I know you’re upset about losing your old job because of money, but I get to see you more now with your new job and I really like that. I used to feel like mom and I were always alone.” MMT

#18054 (0) - Jun 16, 2014 by farfar - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (253) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, my grandmother patted me on the back as I cried in her arms, and she whispered, "Honey, when things are tough, you must be tougher. Don't pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a tough one that leads to greatness." MMT

#18053 (1) - Jun 15, 2014 by fightingjen - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (296) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, my friend at school who I talk to almost every single day about my family problems was admitted to a clinic for depression after her father found her subside note in her daily journal. She has always listened to my problems and asked me how I was feeling, but whenever I would ask her, she would just say, "I'm fine." And I thought she was. MMT

#18052 (1) - Jun 14, 2014 by Emily - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (248) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, the kid in our high school who just broke our school’s all-time bench press and lateral row weight lifting records was born with no legs. MMT

#18051 (0) - Jun 13, 2014 by jo - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (200) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, the doctor told my baby brother that when you go to heaven, God gives you all the balloons you lost when you were alive, and my brother cracked one last smile before he took his final breath. MMT

#18050 (1) - Jun 12, 2014 by dada - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (495) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today, I realized that I don’t really hate you, even though I’ve said I do for the past two years. I just hate the fact that you don’t love me the way you love him. But I’m trying to be OK with it for our two daughters. MMT

#18049 (0) - Jun 11, 2014 by JSway - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (182) - No, that made me sleepy. (31)

Today, after a false diagnosis last week, I found out I don’t have terminal pancreatic cancer. This unreal feeling like I just got a second chance at life MMT.

#18048 (0) - Jun 10, 2014 by butner - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (261) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, as the beeping turned to a flat-line tone, a tear rolled down my father's cheek, as if to tell me that he would miss me too. MMT

#18047 (0) - Jun 9, 2014 by jokajuice - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (264) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, I have everything I said I wanted in the suicide note I wrote ten years ago just before I swallowed those pills. I'm so glad I got another chance. MMT

#18046 (0) - Jun 8, 2014 by thereason - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (275) - No, that made me sleepy. (10)

Today, the homeless man that used to sleep in the alleyway behind my apartment now works down the street at the gas station as an attendant. And he tells me he has his own studio apartment now too. But he still wears the Nike shoes I gave him two years ago he was on the streets, and he still thanks me every time I see him. MMT

#18045 (1) - Jun 7, 2014 by Ronan - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (362) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

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