• Perspective

We also did it to show others who struggle with addiction that they are not alone.

  • Ed Kressy
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Andy Larsen found $165 in his childhood piggy bank. When he tried to give it away, people started sending him thousands of dollars.

  • Cathy Free
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“I can’t rest,” said Renee Dixon. “These kids need me.”

  • Sydney Page
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The armed robbery came as Shan Dan Horan was closing up shop as a 16-year-old employee. In appreciation for restaurant employees’ hard work, he gave five Taco Bell employees $100 bills this week.

Jigsaw puzzles have proven a relief for those exiled from concerts, movies, sports and indoor dining.

For many parents, the story is profoundly relatable.

  • Sydney Page
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“I’ve seen ‘pay it forward’ chains that went on for about 20 cars, but never anything like this,” said general manager Tina Jensen.

  • Cathy Free
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“I decided I’m going to be a force of positivity for Cole,” said Starbucks barista Eddie Aldrete. “I’ll be his cheerleader.”

  • Sydney Page
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Stephen Schreurs has resembled the jolly old man since he was in his 30s. "I've embraced the role," he said.

  • Cathy Free
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A morning news anchor for ABC 7 Chicago wore her glasses on air every day last week to encourage her daughter not to worry what her classmates think about her own frames.

Forrest Fenn hid the chest, worth more than $1 million, in 2010 hoping to draw brave souls with a lust for adventure to the great outdoors. And it did.

  • Sydney Page
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Students are struggling, and teachers are desperate to reach them. Enter sticker faces.

  • Sydney Page
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“They weren’t used to seeing a Black man like me loving cats,” said Sterling Davis, also known as TrapKing.

  • Cathy Free
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Abby is either the luckiest or the smartest dog in town.

  • Sydney Page
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As neighbors heard about the letter, they rallied in solidarity. Slowly but surely, Black Santas began popping up, one by one, on lawns in North Little Rock, Ark.

  • Sydney Page
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“Who expects a teacher to give their kidney to a custodian?” said Patrick Mertens’s wife, Lynda.

“To this day, I don’t know how far behind I would have been if no one had done that,” said Ana Reyes, a partner at the law firm Williams & Connolly.

  • Sydney Page
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“I used to play basketball on an old hoop like that, and I know it can be tricky to get the ball through a bent rim,” said FedEx driver Aubrey Robinson.

  • Cathy Free
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  • Perspective

If I could not claim close childhood friendships, at least I could boost myself up by accruing awards.

  • Laura Sturza
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A Virginia winery owner and her mother came up with the idea to honor covid-19 victims and the medical workers trying to save them.

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