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Recent Kids Stories

An artist's rendering of a Chinese angel clasping a young girl's hands

The woman who held our adopted baby seemed reluctant to hand her over, just like in my dream.

by Andrea Musgrave
, Edmond, Oklahoma

A dollar bill with the name Esther written on it.

He thought it odd that he'd found a dollar bill with his new girlfriend's name on it. But little did he know...

by Paul Grachan
, Lockport, Illinois

Gayle, Bert and their triplets

Their triplets were born three months premature, and tiny Abby was at great risk. Could she be saved?

by Gayle Brisbane
, Phoenix, Arizona

Jenni (left) and Haylee, outside the Cleveland Clinic

They were best friends separated by a thousand miles, until something unbelievable brought them together again.

by Haylee Crecco and Jenni Maianu
, Twinsburg, Ohio

Chris Rosati is introduced by an emcee at a local high school.

Meet Chris Rosati, who refused to let Lou Gehrig's disease keep him from spreading joy to young and old alike.


Donna Reed

In this story from September 1962, the beloved actress shares how her father's courage and strength taught her to rely on God.

by Donna Reed
, Beverly Hills, California

An artist's rendering of Batman and Capt. America rescuing a cat from a fire

He wasn't really a superhero; he just dressed like one. But then an opportunity to be an angel presented itself...

by Troy Marcum
, Huntington, West Virginia

A butterfly flutters near Quito, Ecuador.

He worried that his son lacked direction, but an old friend gave him a new way of looking at life.

by Woody Gimbel
, Warr Acres, Oklahoma

If I’m going to be a thoughtful, generous person I must choose to be that way regardless of how others behave.

by Julia Attaway

Mary Martin

In this story from May 1955, the star of stage and screen shares some of the inspirational words that guided her life and career.

by Mary Martin
, star of "South Pacific" and "Peter Pan"

Tim Stan poses with one of his We Choose Love signs

Following the Newtown shootings, he wondered if the town had changed forever.

by Tim Stan
, Sandy Hook, Connecticut

An artist's rendering of a young boy in aviator's gear, pretending to fly

A girl's uncle, a military pilot, helps realize the dreams of a young boy.

by Joan Biles
, Snellville, Georgia

Jim Hinch with wife Kate and their kids, Frances and Benjamin

What would his kids think of an ancient play about the shepherds’ journey to Christ, performed in Spanish, no less?

by Jim Hinch
, San Jose, California

A heart-shaped finger smudge on a wintry window

She felt suddenly alone when her family left after a Yuletide visit, but nearly invisible reminders served to prolong the joy.

by Diane Kalusniak
, Grand Haven, Michigan

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