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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! (270) - No, that made me sleepy. (20)

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! (275) - 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! (285) - 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! (376) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, I met a man with two prosthetic legs who was skating incredibly well at an ice skating rink in New York. MMT

#18044 (0) - Jun 5, 2014 by AO - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (208) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, the kid he bullied every single day for four years of high school is the only reason he is alive. When he crashed his car into a guard rail after a graduation party, the kid he bullied pulled him from his burning car, gave him CPR, and called 911. If he lives, I'll be sure he knows. MMT

#18043 (0) - Jun 4, 2014 by kate - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (396) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, I am in the hospital getting blood transfusions and bone marrow transplants to fight my leukemia. I've been here since school let out three weeks ago. My best friend Shawn has been here with me the whole time. He literally hasn't left the hospital. His love and support MMT.

#18042 (0) - Jun 3, 2014 by Marc - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (284) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, my mom finally lost her 8th battle with cancer. But it's OK. She's been fighting two different forms of cancer on and off successfully for 44 years. And today was her 92nd birthday. MMT

#18041 (0) - Jun 2, 2014 by Marissa - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (379) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, the last of my sister's triplets passed away in a car accident. All three kids have died in the past 10 years due to unrelated illnesses and accidents. MMT

#18040 (1) - Jun 1, 2014 by didi - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (390) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, it’s been seven years since husband was killed in Iraq while serving his 2nd tour of duty for the US Army. He was shot and died as he was carrying two children from a building that was wired with a bomb. Since then I have received several dozen emails from one of those two kids. Again and again, she thanks me and wishes me a blessed day. And in a way, it really helps me. MMT

#18039 (0) - May 31, 2014 by Nell - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (385) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, my little brother was the only person who offered to help me move into my new apartment. He was born with Multiple sclerosis and can barely walk on his own without assistance. But he insisted on helping me, and he really did. MMT

#18038 (1) - May 30, 2014 by thatwilldo - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (371) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, an 8th grade boy in my class brought one of my other 8th graders a bouquet of flowers simply because she mentioned yesterday that she had never received flowers from anyone before. She couldn't stop smiling for the rest of the day. MMT

#18037 (0) - May 29, 2014 by MJ - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (394) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, I cried for my wife for the very first time, and I can’t stop. She took her own life nearly two years ago. I was so disappointed. So heartbroken. So confused. I don’t know how I made it this far without a tear. MMT

#18036 (0) - May 28, 2014 by widower - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (308) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, as my tears dripped down into my father’s casket, all I could think was, “I still have so much I need to say to you.” MMT

#18035 (0) - May 27, 2014 by jenn24 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (281) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, my sister went into labor at her husband’s wake. MMT

#18034 (1) - May 26, 2014 by sparx - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (335) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

Today, after spending fifteen minutes or so assisting a blind customer find what she needed, I rang her up at the cash register, and she smiled and said, “Thank you so much. Your kindness is the only sunshine I’ve seen all day.” MMT

#18033 (0) - May 25, 2014 by maam - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (329) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, he wrote his suicide note on the final page of a book I bought him last week, entitled, “The Happiness Project.” I knew he wasn’t happy, I just didn’t know how much. I wish I had done more when I had the chance... MMT

#18032 (0) - May 24, 2014 by blue - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (246) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, I cried when my mom looked up at me from her bed at the hospice and said, "I always wished I could have been just a little bit prettier. That's why your father left me so many years ago... I just know." MMT

#18031 (0) - May 23, 2014 by M - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (334) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, after they detained me and took my ID and passport at the airport for looking "suspicious," the Israeli security guard noticed the tears in my eyes and brought me homemade cookies and a juice box from his own lunch. MMT

#18030 (0) - May 22, 2014 by zeshawn - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (451) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, it occurred to me that my mom and I stopped having new daily bruises on our bodies once I hit my alcoholic father back in the face as hard as I could last year on my 17th birthday. MMT

#18029 (1) - May 21, 2014 by anon - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (379) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

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