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Today, I am 16-years-old. I learned CPR yesterday in health class. I had no idea I would have to perform CPR on someone this afternoon. And when the paramedics arrived, they told me I undoubtedly saved my mom’s life. MMT

#17685 (1) - Jul 10, 2013 by James - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (687) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, one of my patients mistook me for his son and held my hand tight, and told me that everything was going to be OK. He held my hand and smiled at me for the last 60 seconds of his life. I found out this evening that his son had disowned him over a decade ago. MMT

#17675 (0) - Jul 3, 2013 by TheOne - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (637) - No, that made me sleepy. (7)

Today, my mother who disowned me 10 yeas ago due to my lifestyle choices, called me from her death bed four states away. We chatted pleasantly for nearly an hour, just 12 hours before she passed. MMT

#17671 (0) - Jul 1, 2013 by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (338) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, in an office filled with over 300 high earning executives and business analysts, the person who seems to wear the biggest smile all day, everyday is our office janitor. MMT

#17670 (0) - Jun 30, 2013 by lalooon - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (558) - No, that made me sleepy. (9)

Today, during a renovation at my parent’s old house (that’s now my house), an honest worker found my mom’s engagement ring that she cried about losing when I was in the 3rd grade. MMT

#17639 (0) - Jun 14, 2013 by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (521) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, I was in a public restroom with a friend at a concert hall when I looked in the mirror and said, “I hate my hair! It’s so frizzy!” Then my friend and I turned around to leave just as a teenage girl our age walked in with no hair at all wearing a shirt that said, “Die cancer! Die!” MMT

#17631 (0) - Jun 10, 2013 by Grateful - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (539) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

Today, I hydroplaned on the freeway, smashed through a guardrail into oncoming traffic, skidded backwards between two oncoming cars, went off the road on the other side, down a 25 foot hill, flipping twice and landing on the roof of the car, and I walked away without a scratch. MMT

#17629 (0) - Jun 9, 2013 by lifelover - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (620) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, after finishing up another 70-hour week of work in an attempt to give my family a more comfortable life, I realized I totally forgot about my daughter's 11th birthday. She wasn’t mad at me, but she looked at me this evening before bed and said, “What I want for my birthday is more time with my dad.” MMT

Today, my best friend of 30+ years is a kid from high school who I initially ignored because she made me think “What a weirdo!” when I first met her. MMT

#17612 (1) - Jun 1, 2013 by bestfriend - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (295) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, after sitting quietly and listening to me complain about her unfaithful ways for over an hour, and how I wanted to give her another chance, my grandma’s relationship advice to me was: “Don’t get burned twice by the same flame.” MMT

#17611 (1) - May 31, 2013 by Kbot - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (360) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, when I looked at my mother sitting there again, drunk and high, I realized she did teach me something important after all. She has taught me firsthand what I don’t want for myself, which is why I worked hard enough to earn my scholarship that’s moving me to Rice University three states away. MMT

#17609 (1) - May 30, 2013 by RaeRae - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (395) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, a month after she was admitted into a psychiatric hospital, I read my daughter’s journal. On several pages she states that her “mom” (me) is her only hope left in the world, and that she’s holding on just to make sure I don’t have another reason to cry. MMT

#17584 (2) - May 18, 2013 by Estelle - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (597) - No, that made me sleepy. (7)

Today, while swimming laps at the community pool, I was frustrated that a man who could barely swim kept creeping into my lane and slowing me down. I almost rudely thanked him for interfering my workout. But after he got out of the pool, I realized he had a US Army tattoo across his upper back and no legs from the knees down. MMT

#17553 (0) - May 2, 2013 by lauren - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (572) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, I found out that there is a strong possibility that I could become paralyzed from the waist down in the next couple of months due to a rare cyst that has grown on my spinal cord. I went to work this afternoon and listened to my colleagues complain about everything - our boss, finances, family issues, etc. When I got home I kissed my husband, walked my dog, and appreciated the movement in my legs. MMT

#17546 (0) - Apr 29, 2013 by Olgaa - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (567) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, my two best friends of 20+ years are girls I didn’t get along with at all in high school. MMT

#17534 (0) - Apr 23, 2013 by nomorehate - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (258) - No, that made me sleepy. (40)

Today, I realized that while a significant percentage of the human population dies from starvation, a significant percentage also dies from obesity. MMT

#17529 (0) - Apr 21, 2013 by notme - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (410) - No, that made me sleepy. (82)

Today, simply because I was in the right place at the right time, and instinctively tied tourniquets (my two shirts and a jacket) around bleeding limbs, paramedics at the scene of the Boston Marathon told me I saved three lives. MMT

#17520 (1) - Apr 16, 2013 by soba - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (735) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today I watched two of my friends cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon before leaving to go get something to eat. An explosion rocked the area where I had been standing just minutes after I left. MMT

#17518 (0) - Apr 16, 2013 by Bostonian - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (404) - No, that made me sleepy. (5)

Today, I breathe through my best friends lungs. He became my donor when he passed away in a car accident eight years ago. MMT

#17504 (0) - Apr 9, 2013 by MissingHim - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (631) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today, I’m 15 years old and so is my neighbor. He has Autism. Even though he calls me often, I usually only hang out with him once ever few weeks. But he still calls me his best friend in the world. MMT

#17502 (0) - Apr 8, 2013 by friend - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (462) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

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