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Baker and humanitarian Michael Platt
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: A Teenage Baker Fights Hunger

Michael Platt of Maryland bakes sweet treats to help the less fortunate.

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An artist's rendering of a patriotic Season's Greetings card.
Someone Cares

Someone Cares: Christmas in July

Their cards help deployed service members send holiday cheer to their loved ones.

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Teen baker Michael Platt
People Helping People

A Young Baker Gives Back

Michael Platt, 14-year-old owner of Michaels Desserts, has an inspiring business plan: for every sweet treat he sells, he gives one to the less fortunate.

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Inspiring Stories

5 Inspiring Stories of Communities Coming Together During the Pandemic

How these neighborhoods are supporting and uplifting each other in the midst of physically distancing. 

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Oprah, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
People Helping People

How Celebrities Are Giving Back During the Pandemic

These pop stars, athletes and actors are doing their part to contribute to Covid-19 relief efforts. 

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Man delivering flowers to a young woman
People Helping People

5 Acts of Kindness Bringing Communities Closer Together

Whether it’s through a donation or simple visit from afar, these kind gestures demonstrate how challenging times can bring out the best in people.

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Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Just Breathe

Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi shares a breathing technique that helps bring peace and calm in times of stress.

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Joyce Gardner and a Humboldt penguin.
Pets

These Penguins Comfort Residents in a Senior Care Home

The wish of one resident in the English home became a reality enjoyed by all.

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Fred Rogers, Corrie ten Boom and James Stewart
Inspiring Stories

20 Favorite 'Guideposts Classics' Stories

In our 75 years, Guideposts has published inspiring stories from people in every field of creative endeavor from Al Roker to Corrie ten Boom, Fred Rogers and Tim Conway.

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Finding Joy out Our Windows while Staying at Home
Motivational Stories

What We See From Our Windows: Hope and Beauty

As people around the world continue to stay at home in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we asked Guideposts readers and staff what they can see from their window that brings them joy. 

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