A Story You’ll Never Forget

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Bob Marrow’s grandmother saved a girl’s unwanted child, only to learn of its tragic death.

My Son Died

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Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.

Love in Secondary Inspection

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A. X. Ahmad is detained by Homeland Security at the airport — and finally gets to really know his fiancée.

Working It Out: Telling the Story of Sochi in Canada

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Even though I still feel troubled by our engagement with Sochi, I’m glad we didn’t boycott the Games. If we stand even the faintest chance of Working It Out, we need the whole story.

Goodbye Smiley Girl Climber

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Michael Dorman started dating after his divorce. And learned about loss all over again.

Halfway Home?

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Ten years ago, David Packman wrote a very short autobiographical story. Discovering it a decade later was like glimpsing himself through a way-back machine.

Why You Want to Let Go of Your Story

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Dillan DiGiovanni suggests that another way of freeing ourselves from our inner turmoil and struggle.

Reflections on Five Years of Healing and Speaking Out

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James Landrith has spent five years speaking out as a male rape survivor. Here is what he has learned.

My Accidental Christmas Surprise

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On Christmas Night, Sarah Pescosolido had a problem she didn’t think she could solve. Lucky for her, a stranger was happy to help.

God and a Crimson Porsche

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Who do you call on when nothing else will help? Jason Helveston watches a story unfold before his eyes and gains insights.

How to Be a Standup Comedian

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Michael Anthony is an Iraq War veteran, writer, and standup comedian. Here, he takes you through a typical performance.

Pass the Casserole and Go to Hell

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What happens when we need a God bigger than what we learned in Sunday School?

Unexpected Sightings: My Emmaus Moment

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Rev. Evan Dolive changes a flat tire on a hot day in Texas, meets a stranger, and has a revelation.

I’ve Never Told Anyone This Story

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When I was thirteen, I was approached by a pedophile. I’ve never talked about it before.

The Rising Tide

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When the voice inside Jonathan Footerman’s head said, “leave your cushy office job and go learn how to sail a yacht”, Jonathan listened. Here is the first in a series of his story.

91-Year-Old Usher at Dodger Stadium, Ira Hawkins Worked til End, Always Had a Story to Tell

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Ira Hawkins held the same job for 55 years, and still didn’t want to leave.