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Today, as I sat on the floor of an orphanage in Cambodia and bottle fed one malnurished child after the other, I wondered how we exploited our access to food to the point where Americans are now paying to lose weight. Holding a 30lb eleven year old really MMT.

#17216 (5) - Jan 2, 2013 by withpeace - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (963) - No, that made me sleepy. (35)

Today, when he showed me the photos of the two of us he kept in his Army helmet for the last 2 years while he was overseas, I realized he’s been thinking about me as much as I’ve been thinking about him. MMT

#12794 (0) - Feb 15, 2011 by AllSmiles - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2607) - No, that made me sleepy. (92)

Today, my father told me, "Sometimes, you have to let go of the good things to catch the great ones." MMT

#1616 (1) - Sep 29, 2009 by Hmm. - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1192) - No, that made me sleepy. (63)

Today, I have purchased more flowers for daughter’s grave than I did for HER while she was alive. MMT

#14775 (2) - Jul 2, 2011 by pop - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1556) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, the cop took the handcuffs off of me and told me to “get out of here now” as soon as he heard from 20+ eyewitnesses that I had only given the two gangster-wannabes black eyes after they purposely knocked a homeless vet out of his wheelchair and stood over him laughing and kicking dirt at him. MMT

#14478 (5) - Jun 9, 2011 by jay3 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1875) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, at my Grandpa's memorial service this evening, my family and I suddenly heard loud engines revving as we were setting up before mourners arrived. We went outside the church to inspect and saw my Grandpa's car club (he was an avid car show attender) driving around the church with their old cars. It broke my heart and made my day at the same time. It was truly a MMT moment.

#16199 (0) - May 12, 2012 by Wowed - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (537) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, I visited my best friend in the hospital that was struck by a drunk driver while biking to my house on the weekend. Despite hardly being able to form sentences from the pain and the drugs, he was obviously lucky to be alive. Knowing that had he not been wearing the helmet I recently gave him, there wouldn't be anyone to go and visit MMT.

#16236 (0) - May 24, 2012 by Zach - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (357) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today, I met a man at Venice Beach wearing a t-shirt that said, "The Smilemaker." All he did for the duration I watched him was walk back and forth telling jokes, making funny faces, and doing whatever it took to make complete strangers laugh. And he wasn’t even asking for tips. He made me smile. MMT

#2529 (0) - Nov 19, 2009 by Dilly - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1723) - No, that made me sleepy. (56)

Today, when I witnessed a 27-year-old breast cancer patient laughing hysterically at her 2-year-old daughter's antics, I suddenly realized that I need to stop complaining about my life and start celebrating it again. MMT

#4304 (0) - Jan 28, 2010 by GeeBee - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1642) - No, that made me sleepy. (47)

Today, the six months the doctors gave my dad was cut short by five whole months without warning. The fact that we didn't even get him a quarter of the way through his 6-Month bucket list MMT.

#17968 (1) - Mar 20, 2014 by Ze - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (251) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, it’s been ten years since my controlling, abusive ex-fiancé sold my favorite guitar which cost me $900 and took me ages to save for. He sold it on the day I dumped him. When I went to claim my things, he was proud that he had sold it to a pawn shop. Luckily, I managed to track down the guy that bought it from the pawn shop. The guy was really sweet, and gave it back to me for free, on the condition that I accompany him on his front porch for an hour and play guitar with him. He grabbed a second guitar and we ended up sitting there on his porch for the rest of the afternoon playing music, talking, and smiling. He’s been my husband for nine years now. MMT

#15891 (2) - Jan 12, 2012 by nicki - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2240) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today my little brother, a burn victim with scars that cover the entire left side of his face, informed me that he wanted to ask last year’s homecoming queen out on a date. I thought he was crazy. But she said yes, and they went out on the date and have a second date scheduled already. MMT

#17747 (3) - Aug 17, 2013 by JTT - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (542) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, I work at a teddy bear shop where we build custom stuffed teddy bears for people. This morning a little girl came in to make a bear for her dad who was leaving to head overseas with the Marine Corps for 11 months. When it came time to put the little heart patch on the bear (something every bear we make has), the girl asked to use my scissors. She wanted to cut the heart in half so as to put half on her dad's bear and keep the other half for herself to remember him by. When I saw the half heart sitting in the little girl’s hand it MMT.

#17074 (3) - Nov 26, 2012 by Kayla - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (703) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, before he crashed his motorcycle he sent me a cute email asking me out on a first date - something I’ve been waiting for over a year. I just received the email on my iPhone - about an hour after the emergency room doctors informed his family that he’s now medically brain dead. MMT

#13002 (5) - Feb 28, 2011 by Morgan - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1476) - No, that made me sleepy. (47)

Today, my dad – the most frugal person I know – tipped the bag boy at the grocery store $10. When I asked him how that gesture fits in with this frugal way of living, he said, “Frugality isn’t just about spending less money, it’s about spending money on the right things. Did you see that kid’s smile? That was $10 well spent.” MMT

#12608 (2) - Feb 4, 2011 by Alec - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1674) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, I work for a charity in greater San Diego near the border. I was finalizing the books for last year’s taxes when I realized that the largest sum of cash donations we received came from two men who have been in the local news recently as being suspected leaders in a drug trafficking operation. MMT

#17418 (0) - Feb 27, 2013 by clife - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (606) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, earlier, I was at a high school house party and was drugged. I woke up in my own bed at my parent’s house about 2 hours ago. It turns out the nerdy guy in my Algebra II class, whom I’ve never spoken to, stood up for me when I was unconscious and then called my brother and helped him get me back home safely. MMT

#11617 (3) - Nov 20, 2010 by Ann - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2367) - No, that made me sleepy. (56)

Today, all of my biggest daily frustrations and worries seem completely meaningless while I sit here helplessly waiting for my wife who is in the ICU at the ER. MMT

#16829 (0) - Oct 23, 2012 by JaxOC - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (387) - No, that made me sleepy. (20)

Today, I found out that my friend’s father volunteers at the local soup kitchen three times a week. What's amazing about this is that his family has been struggling with money and has eaten at shelters several times themselves in the past. When I asked why he does it, he said, “All people deserve something to eat, and I know there are others who have far less than us right now." MMT

#16801 (0) - Oct 12, 2012 by cocoaelf - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (412) - No, that made me sleepy. (9)

Today, when my grandma was talking about getting plastic surgery to eliminate wrinkles in her face, my grandpa looked over at her and said to me, “You know, we’ve been together so long, and I love you so much, when I look at you I don’t even see what’s on the outside anymore. I could be blind and see the woman I love.” MMT

#17606 (0) - May 29, 2013 by jietee - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (650) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

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