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Nadine and Akiko
Friends

How These Long-Lost Pen Pals Found Each Other Again

Nadine Covey and Akiko Toyama say “God took over” in reuniting them, after becoming pen-pals during World War II.

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Journalist and author Joan Lunden
Living Longer, Living Better

Joan Lunden's Tips for Aging Gracefully

The journalist and author shares tips for remaining active and engaged in one's later years.

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Actor Neil Hamilton as Commissioner Gordon
Power of Prayer

Guideposts Classics: Neil Hamilton on Asking for Prayer

In this story from January 1967, actor Neil Hamilton, then starring as Commissioner Gordon on the popular TV series Batman, tells of a dramatic crossroad in his life.

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Ruby Bridges Hall in front of WIlliam Frantz Public School
Stories of Hope

In 1960 Little Ruby Bridges Bravely Entered an All-White School

20 years ago this month she told Guideposts the story of how faith, family—and one amazing teacher—helped her overcome her fear.

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Katie Brown
Children

Katie Brown: A Mother’s Prayer Answered

The popular TV host feared she was not up to the task of helping her adopted daughter overcome the obstacles she would face. An empathetic doctor showed her otherwise.

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Tonya and her daughter Kennedi enjoy a walk together
Teenagers

She Realized Her Kids Needed a Mom More than a Coach

She encouraged her daughters to become track stars, but was she imposing her own dreams on them?

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In the VA hospital waiting room, Mary slowly got to know her grandfather
Family Caregiving

Her Stern Grandfather Turned Out to Be a 'Cool Dude'

She had once feared the ornery veteran, but their relationship transformed after she became his caregiver.

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Linda and her husband, Nick
God's Grace

A Shiny Sign from Heaven Calmed Her as a Tornado Raged

She and her husband were trapped in their van during a devastating twister, but she spotted a penny that assured her they would be all right.

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Anna with Bear
Service Animals

One Couple's Puppy Rescue Mission

She wanted to rescue the dog that had comforted her husband while he served in Afghanistan, but how could a college student possibly raise the necessary money?

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Mazi Kannan, owner of Washington, D.C.'s Sakina Halal Grill
People Helping People

A Successful Restaurateur Gives Back to Those in Need

In his Washington, D.C., restaurant, Kazi Mannan feeds 80-90 needy people a day, giving them the full dining-out experience seated side by side with paying customers.

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