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Dr. Henry J. Heimlich, creator of the life-saving Heimlich maneuver
People Helping People

The Man Who Created the Heimlich Maneuver

In this story from July 1995, Dr. Henry J. Heimlich shares the inspiring story of how he came to discover a way for average people to assist people who are choking.

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Actress Mary Martin
Healing

Guideposts Classics: Mary Martin on Choosing Life

In this story from May 1984, the beloved star of stage and screen shares how she overcame health issues with determination, grit and faith.

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Kate Parker-Egner's intuitive cat, Cotton
Service Animals

This Cat Senses When Someone Is at Risk of Suicide

A mental health counselor and cat fancier takes in a fifth feline, which proves to be unexpectedly invaluable to her practice.

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Tianna (left) and Gianna with their favorite friend, Carmella
Service Animals

This Differently Abled Rescue Dog Fit Her Family Perfectly

Her daughters, who both live with multiple disabilities, wanted a dog "just like us" for Christmas. But where in the world would she find such a pooch?

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A woman smiles with gratitude
Positive Living

How One Woman Learned to Be Grateful After a Cancer Diagnosis

How could anyone be grateful after a cancer diagnosis? A young woman finds gratitude helped her cope and became a practice as she healed. 

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The Dog That Changed Two Little Girls' Lives
Dogs

The Dog That Changed Two Little Girls' Lives

Dana Polito-Corry introduces us to Carmella, the "differently abled" dog who is a perfect match for Dana's two daughters.

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Mary Ann Franco was blind for 21 years. Listen as she talks about the miracle that restored her eyesight and what it’s like to see again.
God's Grace

Mary Ann Franco: The Other Side of Darkness

Mary Ann Franco was blind for 21 years. Listen as she talks about the miracle that restored her eyesight and what it’s like to see again.

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Actor Art Carney
Healing

Guideposts Classics: Art Carney on God's Healing Power

In this story from July 1997, the popular actor Art Carney shares the story about how God saw him through heart surgery—and made him a changed man.

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A healthy assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables
Living With Cancer

Fighting Cancer With Nutrition

Rev. Percy McCray Jr., Director of Spiritual/Faith-Based Programs for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, explores the role of nutrition in preventing—and battling—cancer.

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Adele (on Mount Whitney’s summit) likes the No Barriers motto: What’s within you is stronger than what’s in your way.
Motivational Stories

Faith Helps Veteran Overcome Survivor's Guilt, PTSD and TBI

This Iraq vet wondered why she'd been allowed to survive a bomb attack, but she came to understand that she could honor her fallen comrades by living a full and faithful life.

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