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Today, I got into a big fight with my boyfriend. Angry, I got on FB seeking some comfort. My friends all said they were busy. Sad, I clicked on the last person on my list, a nerdy boy who my friends pick on all the time. He listened to me for 3 hours straight, and said things that left me speechless. MMT

#218 (28) - Aug 13, 2009 by Brandy - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (12283) - No, that made me sleepy. (1292)

Today, the charity I work for helped move a very poor family that has never lived in their own home into an apartment of their own. As we were showing their three young sons their room containing three twin beds, they were confused at first because they have always shared one full size bed. MMT

#17610 (0) - May 31, 2013 by dovany - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (350) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today, after 29 years teaching at the same school in California, the superintendent had to put my 54-year-old aunt on furlough for 4 straight months. She started a second job at Taco Bell this afternoon just so she can make ends meet. MMT

#14497 (1) - Jun 10, 2011 by anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (764) - No, that made me sleepy. (49)

Today, after a long battle with cancer, my grandma passed away at the wise age of 88. She was the most amazing chef. This evening the light in the kitchen burnt out of my grandpa’s and grandma’s house. My grandpa needed my assistance changing the bulb due to his age and the high ceilings. I asked him how he had changed this bulb himself over the years, and he said, “You know, I was thinking it was kind of strange, but I haven’t changed that bulb in almost 20 years.” MMT

#16746 (1) - Oct 1, 2012 by benno - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (612) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, I road my bike to your grave - twelve miles up and downhill. I sat down and talked to you, as if I never lost my best friend. Even after 10 years, I still cry when I go there. No one knows how much I blame myself for not taking your subtle threats seriously, and not trying to convince you that suicide wasn't the answer. MMT

#16508 (1) - Jul 26, 2012 by SleepyWolf - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (535) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, his first time trying heroin was his last… and his last breath. And the last thing he said to me was, “One hit couldn’t hurt.” And although I didn’t agree, I nodded as if I did because I was too shy and stupid to speak up. MMT

#8415 (3) - Jul 2, 2010 by kid81 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1224) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, my wife still wears the bracelet I made for her when we were in the 5th grade. MMT

#14778 (1) - Jul 3, 2011 by JayD - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2868) - No, that made me sleepy. (68)

Today, when I opened my store at 5AM there was an envelope sitting on the floor that someone had dropped through the mail delivery hole in the front door. In the envelope was $600 and a note that said, “Five years ago, I broke into your store at night and stole $300 worth of food. I’m sorry. I was desperate. Here’s the money with 100% interest.” Interestingly, I never reported the incident to the cops because I assumed that whoever stole the food really needed it. MMT

#12880 (4) - Feb 20, 2011 by Guy - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2939) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, at the hospital where I work we were taking up donations for Autism. This little boy came through my line and asked me what autism was. After explaining it to him, he donated his last five dollars that his dad gave him for the vending machine to the cause. I told him he didn’t need to do that, but he insisted and walked away. MMT

#16749 (0) - Oct 3, 2012 by nurse J - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (481) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, I have been a firefighter for 24 years. Back in 1992, the local newspapers and news channels called me a hero and interviewed me a few times after I carried 19 retirees, one at a time, out of a burning luxury retirement condo. I was off-duty at the time and just happened to be visiting my grandmother who lived across the street. This evening I was contacted by a trust attorney representing one of the retirees who I helped that day. She passed away yesterday, and in her will she left me 25% of her estate – roughly $800,000. MMT

#15070 (1) - Jul 29, 2011 by FD - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2230) - No, that made me sleepy. (38)

Today, I received a call from my good friend's mom thanking me for taking the time to talk to her son, who had decided to see a counselor this morning instead of killing himself - which he apparently admitted openly. Last night, I talked to my friend for an hour outside of his parent's house, and had no idea I had just saved his life. MMT

#16584 (0) - Aug 28, 2012 by swancheez - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (553) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

Today, I am 17 years old and live with both of my parents in Los Angeles. In my Psychology class today, the teacher asked us to raise our hand if our parents are still together. In a class of 30+ students, only 8 of us raised our hands. MMT

#9050 (12) - Jul 28, 2010 by KiSnS - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1528) - No, that made me sleepy. (46)

Today, I can't help but wonder if the same people who like to take all that I give would be the same people still around on a down day in the future when I have nothing left to give. MMT

#16105 (2) - Apr 11, 2012 by Maiesmiles - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (516) - No, that made me sleepy. (63)

Today, my oldest brother was deployed to Afghanistan for 9 months. My mom was really upset. This evening my brother’s best friend knocked on our door and spent a couple of hours chatting with my mom and telling her funny stories from the past about my brother. He told me, “I came over just to make your mom smile.” MMT

#15566 (1) - Sep 29, 2011 by AW - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1135) - No, that made me sleepy. (37)

Today, I am alive 40 years after my best friend donated his kidney to me and saved my life. We are now in our early 80’s and still enjoy each other’s company on a daily basis. MMT

#17987 (0) - Apr 8, 2014 by David - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (373) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, I was standing in the checkout line looking out the window just when a man pulled a shopping cart from the buggy return in the parking lot, which set loose one cart that was heading directly for my car. He kept walking toward to the store while a random kid who just happened to be walking nearby sprinted as fast as he could to stop the cart before it hit my car. That kid MMT.

#16449 (1) - Jul 11, 2012 by tampabay001 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (500) - No, that made me sleepy. (20)

Today, I had a conversation with an ex-boyfriend's mom. We chatted for awhile, and she then went on to say how her son hadn't found a new girlfriend. She turned to me and said seriously, "I think it's because you set the bar so high." I’ve been feeling really down lately and her simple words made my day, and MMT.

#16244 (0) - May 27, 2012 by Snoodles - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (455) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, it has been exactly six months since my doctor at the Scripps cancer treatment hospital gave me six months to live. And although I’m still struggling, I have made far more progress than my doctor expected, she says I have at least another six months in me now, and I feel blessed to get this extra time. MMT

#17770 (2) - Sep 5, 2013 by kitty-cat - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (480) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, I wore a V-neck shirt that reveals the top of the large scar on my chest from when I had heart surgery last year. It’s only been in the last few weeks that I’ve gained enough confidence to wear clothing that doesn’t completely cover it up. Anyway, while I was standing in line at a restaurant, a little boy came up to me, lifted up his shirt and showed me his own heart surgery scar. “I’m not alone,” he said as he smiled. His mother told me he was extremely self-conscious of his scar and usually never showed it to anyone because he felt like he was the only one with a scar like that. MMT

#15748 (3) - Nov 9, 2011 by kpowers - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1703) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, the homeless man that used to sleep in front of the fancy hotel where I work is now a bellhop who earns a decent living, has his own apartment and is dating one of the room service maids. And the only reason he was able to start pulling his life together is because our boss, the hotel manager, simply gave him a chance one morning a few years ago. MMT

#10382 (4) - Sep 11, 2010 by LJ - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1610) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

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