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Today in downtown San Diego, I watched a blue collar Mexican man get harassed for being Mexican. It was a blatant act of discrimination. And the man actually began crying. As he left the office building, he took off his jacket. His t-shirt underneath read, "I love the USA!" MMT

#51 (66) - Aug 4, 2009 by Ferrell - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (26762) - No, that made me sleepy. (1615)

Today, I interviewed a woman who is terminally ill. "So," I tried to delicately ask, "What is it like to wake up every morning and know that you are dying?" "Well," she responded, "What is it like to wake up every morning and pretend that you are not?" MMT

#178 (22) - Aug 11, 2009 by Suzie - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (21640) - No, that made me sleepy. (796)

Today, I was traveling in Kenya and I met a refugee from Zimbabwe. He said he hadn't eaten anything in over 3 days and looked extremely skinny and unhealthy. Then my friend offered him the rest of the sandwich he was eating. The first thing the man said was, "We can share it." MMT

#810 (17) - Aug 31, 2009 by joseph - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (20403) - No, that made me sleepy. (361)

Today, I was working in a coffee shop when 2 gay men walked in holding hands. As you might expect, heads started turning. Then a young girl at the table next to me asked her mom why 2 men were holding hands. Her mom replied, "Because they love each other." MMT

#4 (30) - Jul 21, 2009 by Marc - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (20372) - No, that made me sleepy. (3361)

Today, I was looking through the Facebook remembrance groups of two people that died from my high school. The girl was sweet, smart, quiet and unpopular. She was killed by a drunk driver. The guy was inconsiderate, rude and popular. He was the drunk driver. His group has 602 members. Hers has 48. MMT

#2105 (36) - Oct 24, 2009 by acquisire - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (20097) - No, that made me sleepy. (547)

Today, after I watched my dog get run over by a car, I sat on the side of the road holding him and crying. And just before he died, he licked the tears off my face. MMT

#4011 (46) - Jan 15, 2010 by dave - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (17812) - No, that made me sleepy. (536)

Today, one of my best friends, Charlie, shot himself in the head at approximately 2PM. And I just noticed that I have a missed call from him on my cell phone with a timestamp of 1:56PM. MMT

#3103 (22) - Dec 18, 2009 by stevey - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (17589) - No, that made me sleepy. (401)

Today, I was driving to a job interview when I saw a businesswoman standing next to her BMW on the side of the road. She had a flat tire. I pulled over and helped her put on the spare. When I arrived to the interview, the woman who I helped ended up being the CEO of the company. I got the job. MMT

#76 (18) - Aug 6, 2009 by hilly - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (16607) - No, that made me sleepy. (1037)

Today, I waited on an elderly woman at the local restaurant where I work. She left me a $90 tip on a $10 tab with a handwritten note that said, "I'm 86 and I can't take this money with me. So please spoil yourself with it." MMT

#12 (4) - Jul 23, 2009 by Drew - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (16460) - No, that made me sleepy. (792)

Today, I asked my 6 year old son what he wants to be when he grows up. He said, "Mommy, all I want to be is happy." MMT

#32 (17) - Aug 1, 2009 by Dale - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (16211) - No, that made me sleepy. (1524)

Today, after a 72 hour shift at the fire station, a woman ran up to me at the grocery store and gave me a hug. When I tensed up, she realized I didn’t recognize her. She let go with tears of joy in her eyes and the most sincere smile and said, “On 9-11-2001, you carried me out of the World Trade Center.” MMT

#6050 (34) - Mar 29, 2010 by toby - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (15006) - No, that made me sleepy. (248)

Today, my cousin died. He has been a Marine for 6 years. He fought for our country overseas on 3 separate tours in Iraq. He came home on leave 2 weeks ago and was killed by a drunk driver. MMT

#425 (19) - Aug 21, 2009 by heavenlylife - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (14905) - No, that made me sleepy. (556)

Today, while I was driving my grandfather to his doctor's appointment, I complained about hitting 2 red lights in a row. My grandfather chuckled and said, "You always complain about the red lights, but you never celebrate the green ones." MMT

#112 (9) - Aug 7, 2009 by bange - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (14802) - No, that made me sleepy. (829)

Today, my father told me, "Just go for it and give it a try! You don't have to be a professional to build a successful product. Amateurs started Google and Apple. Professionals built the Titanic." MMT

#122 (11) - Aug 8, 2009 by MrGong - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (14479) - No, that made me sleepy. (999)

Today, as soon as my 5-year-old baby brother came into my room, I yelled at him to get out without even looking up at him. When he didn't listen and I turned around to yell again, I noticed he had a bowl of cherries (my favorite) in his hands. He said, "Sorry, I just wanted to share these with you." MMT

#387 (16) - Aug 19, 2009 by Lisa - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (14209) - No, that made me sleepy. (478)

Today, I returned home after being stationed in Iraq for 9 months. While I was still in uniform, I went into an ice cream shop near the airport to get a milkshake. The girl behind the counter handed me my shake and said, “It’s on me.” “Thanks, you didn’t have to do that,” I said. “Neither did you,” she replied. MMT

#638 (14) - Aug 27, 2009 by SaintSerafina - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (13985) - No, that made me sleepy. (784)

Today at the diner where I work, an elderly couple came in for the 4th time this week and requested my table. I asked them what kept them coming back. They told me that I reminded them of their granddaughter who passed away 6 years ago. Then they told me her name. She was my best friend at the time. MMT

#1982 (10) - Oct 14, 2009 by Amanda - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (13863) - No, that made me sleepy. (220)

Today I was approached by a homeless man who asked if I had any change. I only had two dimes, but I gave it to him anyway. As I watched him walk away, he put the dimes in an expired parking meter of a strangers car. MMT

#1057 (9) - Sep 13, 2009 by Richmond - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (13608) - No, that made me sleepy. (253)

Today, at the final home game of the season, the entire boys basketball team at our high school entered the gymnasium in pairs of two holding hands. They did so in protest of the fact that two gay students had been sent to detention for a week for simply holding hands in the school’s hallways. MMT

#13203 (40) - Mar 8, 2011 by Anon - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (13445) - No, that made me sleepy. (433)

Today, I met a cute white guy at a local bar. In conversation he mentioned that he supports same sex marriages. I politely asked him if he was gay. He chuckled and said, "My mom supported the Civil Rights Movement. Do I look black to you?" MMT

#232 (15) - Aug 14, 2009 by Haley - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (12770) - No, that made me sleepy. (978)

Today, my sister told me a student of hers turned eight years old on Friday. When I realized he was born on September 11, 2001, I said, "How horrible for his family." My sister explained that his grandfather worked at the Pentagon and skipped work that day upon learning his daughter was in labor. MMT

#1622 (5) - Sep 29, 2009 by DMT - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (12645) - No, that made me sleepy. (250)

Today, a girl who I see everyday at work, who's always the most chipper person in the office, committed suicide. MMT

#668 (13) - Aug 28, 2009 by Disbelief - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (12350) - No, that made me sleepy. (509)

Today, I was randomly pulled over by a cop for the 2nd time since I bought my new pimped-out Chrysler 300. It's got 20 inch rims, black glass, etc. Both times, a white cop came up to my window and said something like, "Oh, I'm sorry. I thought you were someone else." and drove away. I’m white. MMT

#120 (19) - Aug 8, 2009 by WildBill - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (12335) - No, that made me sleepy. (2456)

Today an old woman at the gas station came up to me and said, "I'm so embarrassed, but could you help me?" I thought she was going to ask for money, but she told me that last week her husband died and she had never pumped gas before. She had no idea what to do. MMT

#700 (12) - Aug 29, 2009 by unscrambled - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (12327) - No, that made me sleepy. (258)

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! (12274) - No, that made me sleepy. (1290)

Today, at work, a woman and her young daughter came to my register. The girl was hugging her mother's leg and being very well behaved. She kept saying, “I love you mommy.” Suddenly, her mom jerked her leg and said, "Get off!" The young girl walked 15 feet behind her mother the whole way to their car. MMT

#915 (12) - Sep 6, 2009 by childhood_depression - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (12194) - No, that made me sleepy. (477)

Today, in the grocery store parking lot, I watched a man run as fast as he could with a packed shopping cart and then jump on the back for a ride. He smiled and chuckled aloud as he rode the cart all the way to his car. He was in his mid-40's and wearing a formal suit and tie. MMT

#84 (8) - Aug 6, 2009 by Ana - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (12188) - No, that made me sleepy. (656)

Today, I was in line at the store behind a man holding a dozen roses. When he got up to the cashier's counter, he realized that the cashier looked sad. The man smiled and said, "I'm buying 11 of these roses for my wife." And then he handed the cashier the 12th rose. She smiled from ear to ear. MMT

#57 (9) - Aug 5, 2009 by geneveve - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (12155) - No, that made me sleepy. (601)

Today, on the one year anniversary of my boyfriend’s death, I decided it was time to clear his clothes out of our closet. In one of his coat pockets I found a diamond engagement ring and concert tickets to my favorite band dated the Saturday after he passed. MMT

#6227 (14) - Apr 5, 2010 by Meg - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (12112) - No, that made me sleepy. (145)

Today, my water broke at my husband's funeral. MMT

#5194 (7) - Feb 24, 2010 by claire - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (11882) - No, that made me sleepy. (377)

Today, after spending the last 3 years viciously bickering with the college kid who lives next door, I found myself crying in his arms and thanking him repeatedly for saving my son's life. MMT

#37 (6) - Aug 3, 2009 by Emily - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (11515) - No, that made me sleepy. (625)

Today, at the train stop near the hospital a man and his 3 kids got on. The kids were loud and out of control. An annoyed passenger asked, “Is there a reason you’re letting your kids go nuts?” The man sighed and said, “The doc just told me their mother isn’t going to make it. Sorry, I’m just trying to think before I tell them.” MMT

#1867 (6) - Oct 9, 2009 by Anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (11371) - No, that made me sleepy. (187)

Today, I saw a well-groomed woman at the grocery store pull food stamps out of her Louis Vuitton purse while using her fake, salon-styled nails to text on her BlackBerry. MMT

#114 (32) - Aug 7, 2009 by Cristina - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (11292) - No, that made me sleepy. (1501)

Today, a man came in to apply at my restaurant. He seemed charismatic, kind, knowledgeable, and friendly. Later, when I went to call him to extend a job offer, I noticed he had written "ask for me" under his number. The number belongs to a homeless shelter. But I’m gonna take a risk and hire him anyways. MMT

#2770 (18) - Dec 2, 2009 by Chef - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (11288) - No, that made me sleepy. (160)

Today, like every day for the last 4 years, my father picked a fresh flower from his garden and took it to my mother. This time I decided to go with him to see her. And as he placed the flower on her grave, he said, “I just wish I had picked her a fresh flower every day when she was alive.” MMT

#629 (7) - Aug 27, 2009 by chetlog - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (11113) - No, that made me sleepy. (166)

Today, after eating lunch, I walked out of a restaurant carrying a box of leftovers. A homeless man came up to me and asked if he could have some of the food. I ignored him and kept walking. Two minutes later, I tripped over a curb and spilled the leftovers all over the sidewalk. MMT

#52 (26) - Aug 4, 2009 by CC - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (10925) - No, that made me sleepy. (1252)

Today, I was walking along the boardwalk in Pacific Beach when I saw 4 teenagers heckling a homeless beach bum. He laughed and said, "I'm not crazy! 'Crazy' is spending 40 years of your life hating 40 hours a week." MMT

#10 (6) - Jul 23, 2009 by Angel - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (10845) - No, that made me sleepy. (786)

Today, I kissed a girl for the first time. I am a girl and it felt right. MMT

#27 (26) - Jul 30, 2009 by Michelle - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (10600) - No, that made me sleepy. (7619)

Today, I read about Obama protestors marching down public streets carrying loaded fire-arms. These protestors were not arrested. But gay and lesbian protestors elsewhere in this country have been harassed and arrested for simply holding hands and marching in solidarity. MMT

#625 (12) - Aug 27, 2009 by Fred - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (10478) - No, that made me sleepy. (1861)

Today, I was sitting on a hotel balcony watching 2 lovers in the distance walk along the beach. From their body language, I could tell they were laughing and enjoying each other's company. As they got closer, I realized they were my parents. My parents almost got divorced 8 years ago. MMT

#28 (3) - Jul 31, 2009 by Chuck - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (10103) - No, that made me sleepy. (679)

Today, a 16 year old girl I know hanged herself. She did so after telling her mom that she had gotten drunk at a party last night and was raped by a stranger. She left a note that said, “I wish you believed me.” MMT

#814 (17) - Sep 1, 2009 by sleepy - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (9771) - No, that made me sleepy. (269)

Today, my wife kissed me goodbye, got in her car, crashed, and passed away. When the coroner called me at 9AM, I broke into tears and ran into the restroom at work to wash off my face. When I looked in the mirror, I noticed that my wife’s lipstick was still on my cheek. MMT

#4110 (14) - Jan 20, 2010 by Barton - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (9640) - No, that made me sleepy. (154)

Today, my daughter who struggled to get C's in grade school owns a multi-million dollar cosmetics company. My daughter who was in the gifted program in grade school is happily employed as a kindergarten teacher making $35K a year. MMT

#36 (17) - Aug 3, 2009 by Robert - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (9531) - No, that made me sleepy. (1180)

Today, I went ice skating. Everyone skating was young, except one guy in his mid-50’s. He kept falling down and smiling. And all the kids kept laughing along with him. I asked him why he decided to skate today. He said, "I was at work earlier and realized I had never been ice skating. So here I am." MMT

#255 (5) - Aug 15, 2009 by Dev - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (9479) - No, that made me sleepy. (205)

Today, I'm a neurosurgery candidate, going under the knife in 2 days. Last month I was a healthy 24 year old female athlete. Today, signed a DNR, just in case I come out as a vegetable. Today, I had to make a living will. Is it really my time? In 48 hours I’ll find out. MMT

#852 (35) - Sep 3, 2009 by Punkyprincess33 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (9271) - No, that made me sleepy. (402)

Today when I read the news about the healthcare debate, I thought of my dad, who died of colon cancer at 86. When the doctor told him he could have 6 to 8 more weeks with chemo and radiation, my dad was horrified. "Spend Medicare money on me when there are kids without health insurance? I'm 86!" MMT

#50 (11) - Aug 4, 2009 by Murgatroyd - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (9189) - No, that made me sleepy. (445)

Today, my 21 year old son's alternative rock band received a record deal from a major record label. I spent the last 5 years trying to convince him that college was the smarter way to go. But he stood his ground and pursued his dream. And now he's living it. MMT

#33 (11) - Aug 2, 2009 by Paul - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (9085) - No, that made me sleepy. (609)

Today, I found a wallet on the street. It was packed with credit cards and $300 in cash. I took out the drivers license, put the guy's address into my GPS, and drove it to him, cash and all. He couldn't believe it. "You saved me so much grief!" he exclaimed as he handed me $300 in cash. MMT

#67 (4) - Aug 6, 2009 by Andrew - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (8742) - No, that made me sleepy. (447)

Today, I put 2 hours worth of coins into a Chicago street parking meter on my way into a business meeting. The meeting lasted nearly 4 hours. I expected to see a $120 parking ticket on my car when I returned, but instead the meter read '27 minutes remaining.' Someone paid my meter for me. MMT

#41 (5) - Aug 3, 2009 by Denise - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (8741) - No, that made me sleepy. (425)

Today, I saw a pretty scary looking guy who had a tall blue mohawk and tattoos and piercings all over his body. He was helping my elderly neighbor take her trash down to the curb. My neighbor told me afterwards that the guy was just walking by and offered to help. MMT

#30 (12) - Aug 1, 2009 by Kerry - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (8740) - No, that made me sleepy. (404)

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