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Today, I was smiling to myself as I was walking home and enjoying the fresh air. Some random stranger smiled back at me and said, “Nice to see you!” I quickly replied, “I’m sorry. Do we know each other?” “No,” she replied. “I just enjoy your smile.” MMT

#1580 (1) - Sep 26, 2009 by Karry - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1308) - No, that made me sleepy. (38)

Today, after searching for her for nearly my entire adult life, my biological mother found me, after her doctors gave her three months to live. MMT

#17687 (0) - Jul 11, 2013 by Anne - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (384) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today, out of the blue she thanked me for saving her life. During our teenage years she survived assault and molestation by a family member. She felt unloved and damaged. She confided in me and I helped her as best as I could. Apparently, without knowing it, I gave her a reason to live. At least that’s what she told me today. MMT

#17325 (0) - Jan 11, 2013 by jeluis - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (433) - No, that made me sleepy. (20)

Today, one of my classmates passed away from leukemia. She loved to learn, but couldn't continue in school for the last six months due to her illness. I found out this afternoon at her memorial service that our English teacher had gone to her house to read to her every single day until she died. MMT

#16794 (0) - Oct 8, 2012 by AJ - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (846) - No, that made me sleepy. (9)

Today, due to shift reductions at my regular job, I work part time at an animal shelter. I primarily care for injured and abandoned domestic pets. And ever since I started working here, I’ve grown to like animals more and humanity less. MMT

#11841 (2) - Dec 16, 2010 by a.girl. - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1451) - No, that made me sleepy. (203)

Today, my wife is self-conscious because she's a bit overweight after bearing our two children. But I still can't stop myself from tearing her clothes off. MMT

#3736 (7) - Jan 6, 2010 by braz - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (4277) - No, that made me sleepy. (343)

Today, my 9 year old daughter told me she wanted to be a movie star. She had a list of one actor and one movie director that inspired her. The movie director happened to make very low budget films that were constantly mocked, whereas the actor was a very popular and well liked individual. I asked my daughter what those two could possibly have in common. "They both follow their passion and get to live their dreams," she replied. MMT

#16041 (0) - Mar 18, 2012 by Mother - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (421) - No, that made me sleepy. (45)

Today, as I was trying to help my college roommate put together a party for his birthday. He insisted that he only wanted 5 of his closest friends to be invited. “Only 5?” I asked. “Yeah, they are my best friends,” he said. “Well, don’t you want to invite the neighbors and some ramdoms? Ya know, to meet new people and make more friends?” I asked. “I don’t need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends I can be certain of,” he said. MMT

#14412 (1) - Jun 5, 2011 by jo21 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1391) - No, that made me sleepy. (92)

Today, as I gently kissed my best friend, Kate, on the forehead and rubbed my hand over her bald scalp, she said, “Gosh, I wish love like this was powerful enough to cure me.” MMT

#17521 (0) - Apr 17, 2013 by harrie - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (515) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)

Today, just as I was about to tell my eight-year-old son the truth about the tooth fairy, he said, “I’m going to leave her a note tonight and ask that instead of leaving money, she use her magic powers to end the war in Afghanistan too, so daddy can come home for my ninth birthday next week.” MMT

#16015 (3) - Mar 7, 2012 by chrissy - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1210) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, on our ten year wedding anniversary, my middle school/high school sweetheart wrote me a love letter for the very first time. The final sentence reads, “I love you more every day, and I’m so proud to say we’ve been inseparable since we were velociraptors wrecking havoc on the playground so many moons ago.” MMT

#15973 (1) - Feb 19, 2012 by Kayla - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (768) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, I smoked pot with my older brother's best friend. He is a probation officer. MMT

#620 (4) - Aug 26, 2009 by Ohe - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1207) - No, that made me sleepy. (274)

Today, I got back to my dorm room and took off my jacket. On the inside of the hood someone had scribbled "bitch." I've been bullied my whole life, and this hurts just as much at 19 as it did at 9. I don't know why some people have to be so mean. MMT

#9104 (11) - Jul 30, 2010 by Upset - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1400) - No, that made me sleepy. (89)

Today, we celebrated our 10 year anniversary. We unknowingly held our wedding in a park on the same day a college fraternity was tailgating. There were drunken college kids everywhere. At the time it seemed horrific. But it produced several amusing stories our family still laughs about today. MMT

#15 (0) - Jul 26, 2009 by Ashley - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (943) - No, that made me sleepy. (207)

Today, my mother gave me a bag of 30 oranges. As I walked home from her condo I passed a homeless woman. She asked me for change, but I didn’t have any. So I asked her if she liked oranges. She said yes. I took 2 for myself and gave her the rest. Her smile satisfied me in a way 28 oranges never could. MMT

#6902 (4) - Apr 24, 2010 by mikey - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1793) - No, that made me sleepy. (47)

Today, I read countless articles about the slain soldiers at Fort Hood. And it occurred to me that if these soldiers had been deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq and died there, their deaths wouldn't have made the front page of the newspaper. MMT

#3613 (7) - Dec 30, 2009 by Matt - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2549) - No, that made me sleepy. (95)

Today, I turned 21 years old despite my doctor's prediction that I "would likely never" make it past my 18th birthday with my cancer. MMT

#17955 (0) - Mar 9, 2014 by DDazer - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (308) - No, that made me sleepy. (20)

Today, I cried. I thought he would change once we were married. He hasn't. MMT

#833 (8) - Sep 2, 2009 by llama - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (878) - No, that made me sleepy. (1015)

Today, I prank called my own father just to hear his voice. But I still refuse to speak with him after he cheated on my mother. MMT

#9407 (3) - Aug 10, 2010 by Sunshine - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (940) - No, that made me sleepy. (58)

Today, my 17-year-old daughter, Megan, didn’t put on any make-up. When I asked her why she said Katie, her 11-year-old little sister, started putting on makeup this morning too so she could be “beautiful.” Megan said she doesn’t ever want Katie to think she has to wear make-up to be beautiful. MMT

#13230 (0) - Mar 9, 2011 by sam - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2385) - No, that made me sleepy. (27)

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