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Today, he has burn scars all over his body and the most beautiful wife and teenage daughter. When his wife was pregnant with his daughter, she collapsed upstairs in their two story home as it was burning to the ground. He ran into the house with a fire-retardant suit on (he used to be a firefighter), found his wife, put the suit on her and ran her back through the flames to safety. MMT

#13303 (6) - Mar 14, 2011 by inspired - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2645) - No, that made me sleepy. (48)

Today, I wish I had kissed her more often, and sung her that song I wrote her, and taken more vacations with her when I had the chance. MMT

#7859 (1) - Jun 8, 2010 by missingyou - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1159) - No, that made me sleepy. (60)

Today, 26 years after her passing, my wife is still the last person I think about before I fall asleep each night, and often the first person I think about when I wake up. MMT

#17593 (0) - May 22, 2013 by brett - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (571) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, I celebrated my 100th birthday. I’ve seen the world change many times over. It’s amazing how much progress we’ve made. When I was a child there was no such thing as a television, and now I’m typing this on a laptop computer my grandson bought me for my birthday. This ride we call ‘life’ MMT.

#15554 (2) - Sep 23, 2011 by MsO - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2059) - No, that made me sleepy. (69)

Today, as my mom and I were talking about how money was tight, and discussing ideas on how to come up with my first semester college tuition fee, my 7 year older brother walked into the room and offered me his piggy bank. MMT

#16229 (0) - May 21, 2012 by J40sh - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (694) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, I looked at a picture of us and cried. We were together for five years, but it's been seriously over for eight months. Even though I'm happier without you, and don’t love the person you have become, I still miss who you once were and what we used to be together, and it MMT.

#16320 (2) - Jun 14, 2012 by anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (422) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, for the third day in a row at the homeless shelter where I volunteer the same man has opted to give his entire portion of food to another man (his friend) who is recovering from near starvation after he became ill and immobile in an alleyway for seven full days before anyone found him. MMT

#12777 (1) - Feb 14, 2011 by hmmm... - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1427) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, as I got off my plane for my layover in Atlanta, I realized that everyone in the airport was standing still, clapping and cheering for someone I couldn't see. When I got closer I saw a unit of soldiers walking off the plane. Half couldn't even look at the cheering crowd because of the tears in their eyes. MMT

#17086 (0) - Dec 2, 2012 by MDoe - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (744) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, lying in his hospital bed, my father calmly comforted me and tried to ease my broken heart about his impending demise to pancreatic cancer. MMT

#12271 (1) - Jan 12, 2011 by Anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1060) - No, that made me sleepy. (45)

Today, when her teenage son asked us how we have managed to stay best friends for so long, before I could reply, she looked at me for a second, as if to study me, and said, “She’s one person I can still be completely silly with, no matter how serious life gets.” MMT

#16096 (0) - Apr 8, 2012 by cathy - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (460) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, after several kids teased a less fortunate girl (who lives in a poorer neighborhood) this morning for always wearing the same clothes, seven students in my class went home at lunch time, emptied their drawers and closets and brought this girl 16 pristine and beautiful outfits to wear. I found out about this after I asked her why she changed her clothes after lunch today. MMT

#15487 (2) - Sep 10, 2011 by Summer - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1917) - No, that made me sleepy. (20)

Today, at the age of 10, my little sister died from a rare form of brain cancer. When she was born, doctors told us that she wouldn't live past her 5th birthday. As she grew older, and became conscious of her condition, she always told us she wanted to live to be 10. She wanted to add a 2nd digit to her age like everyone else. Yesterday was her 10th birthday, and although she was too weak to speak, she smiled all day long in her hospital bed. MMT

#13974 (2) - Apr 23, 2011 by dcody - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2275) - No, that made me sleepy. (32)

Today, I was waiting in line to ride the roller coaster at a carnival when two obnoxious kids cut directly in front of me. I hate arguing with people so I just let it go. But when we all got to the front and loaded into the roller coaster cart, their row had a malfunction with the safety bar and they had to get out and wait for the next cart. MMT

#14278 (1) - May 24, 2011 by KiSnS - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1085) - No, that made me sleepy. (422)

Today, is my 85th birthday and I’m celebrating alone. Sadly, I outlived my brother, my wife, and my two sons by more than a decade now. MMT

#16964 (16) - Nov 8, 2012 by Robert W - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1339) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, I’m a gate agent for a major airline in New York’s JFK airport. I was appalled when a woman broke down crying and refused to board the plane after she saw 4 Middle Eastern men board it. But as she started to calm down, she said, “My husband and daughter were on American Airlines Flight 11 on 9/11.” MMT

#9575 (15) - Aug 17, 2010 by Anon - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1781) - No, that made me sleepy. (271)

Today, as I sit here in the homeless shelter, slowly pulling my life together (I start a job working at a grocery store tomorrow), my greatest fear is that my unborn child will be raised in an unfit environment. But two weeks ago when I stared down at the adoption paperwork, I couldn’t let go and bring myself to sign it. MMT

#17424 (2) - Mar 2, 2013 by Jona - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (362) - No, that made me sleepy. (27)

Today, one of the last coherent things my grandpa said to me before his death this evening was that his biggest regret in life is that he waited until his retirement to follow his passion. And then he squeezed my hand until I promised to follow mine starting today. MMT

#16797 (0) - Oct 10, 2012 by ruru - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (549) - No, that made me sleepy. (9)

Today my dog Lance has been with my family for 12yrs and shared my two kid's childhood. He can't walk now so I drove him thru our favorite park for one last "victory lap" on the way to the vet. Then I sat on the vet's floor with him for an hour, feeding him treats and talking. He died peacefully with his head in my lap and at that exact moment I had the clearest day dream of him running freely alongside my Dad who died 32yrs ago, and it MMT.

#16463 (0) - Jul 14, 2012 by dave7 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (825) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, at the cancer institute where I work the person with the highest number of individual cancer research charity donations (not the highest total dollar amount) over the course of the last 5 years is a homeless man. His wife died from cancer several years ago. Since then, he comes into our clinic once a week and deposits a few quarters in our collection box. MMT

#13655 (0) - Apr 1, 2011 by elevenfiftyfive - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1904) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, I will never again live in a world as bright and as beautiful as I did yesterday, when my wife was still alive. MMT

#17919 (2) - Feb 1, 2014 by pete - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (443) - No, that made me sleepy. (27)

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