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From A 2nd Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul

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A Strawberry Malt and Three Squeezes, Please! Reprinted by permission of Larry James. © 1994 Larry James.

Chase. Reprinted by permission of Bruce Carmichael. © 1994 Bruce Carmichael.

The Circus and Rescue at Sea. Reprinted by permission of Dan Clark. © 1994 Dan Clark.

The Two-Hundredth Hug. Reprinted by permission of Harold Bloomfield, M.D. © 1994 Harold Bloomfield, M.D.

I Don’t Despair About Kids Today. Reprinted by permission of Dr. Hanoch McCarty. © 1995 Hanoch McCarty. All rights reserved.

It Takes Courage. Reprinted by permission of Bill Sanders. © 1994 Bill Sanders.

The Two-Dollar Bill. Reprinted by permission of Floyd Shilanski. © 1994 Floyd Shilanski.

Do It Now! Reprinted by permission of Dennis Mannering. From the book Attitudes Are Contagious . . . Are Yours Worth Catching? ©1986 by Dennis E. Mannering.

The Heart, The Annual Letters, and Let’s Walk Through the Garden Again. Reprinted by permission of Raymond Aaron. © 1994 Raymond Aaron.

The Baggy Yellow Shirt. Reprinted by permission of Patricia Lorenz. © 1993 Patricia Lorenz.

The Flower. Reprinted by permission of Pastor John R. Ramsey. © 1994 Pastor John R. Ramsey.

Practice Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty. Used by permission of Adair Lara. © 1991 Adair Lara. This article originally appeared in Glamour.

A Life Worth Saving, Two Brothers and The Optimist. Reprinted from More Sower’s Seeds by Brian Cavanaugh, T.O.R. © 1990 by Brian Cavanaugh, T.O.R. Used by permission of Paulist Press.

Heaven and Hell—The Real Difference and My Father When I Was . . . Permission granted by Ann Landers/Creators Syndicate.

Grandmother’s Gift. Reprinted by permission of D. Trinidad Hunt. © 1994 D. Trinidad Hunt.

Angels Don’t Need Legs to Fly. Reprinted by permission of Stan Dale. © 1994 Stan Dale.

The Little Glass Chip and Graduation, Inheritance & Other Lessons. Reprinted by permission of Bettie B. Youngs. Excerpted from Values from the Heartland: Stories of an American Farmgirl. © 1994 Bettie B. Youngs.

The Martyrdom of Andy. Reprinted by permission of Ben Burton. © 1994 Ben Burton.

If I Had My Child to Raise Over Again. From the book Full Esteem Ahead by Diane Loomans with Julia Loomans. Reprinted by permission of H J Kramer c/o Global Learning, Box 1203, Solana Beach, CA 92075. All rights reserved.

He Is Just a Little Boy. Reprinted by permission of Bob Fox. © 1994 Bob Fox.

Will You, Daddy? Reprinted by permission of Michael Foster. © 1994 Michael Foster.

But You Didn’t. Reprinted by permission of Stan Gebhardt. © 1994 Stan Gebhardt.

The Spirit of Santa Doesn’t Wear a Red Suit and Suki . . . A Best Friend for All Reasons. Reprinted by permission of Patty Hansen. © 1994 Patty Hansen.

The Little Lady Who Changed My Life. Reprinted by permission of Tony Luna. © 1994 Tony Luna.

10th Row Center. Reprinted by permission of Jim Rohn. © 1994 Jim Rohn.

The Gift. Reprinted by permission of John Catenacci. © 1994 John Catenacci.

She Remembered. Reprinted by permission of Lisa Boyd. © 1994 Lisa Boyd.

Rescued. Used by permission of Leadership . . . with a human touch. Published by The Economics Press, Inc.

Go Into the Light. Reprinted by permission of Donna Loesch. © 1994 Donna Loesch.

A Chaplain’s Gift. Reprinted by permission of Dawn Philips. © 1995 Dawn Philips. Originally appeared in Legion magazine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Do It Today! Reprinted by permission of Robert Reasoner. © 1994 Robert Reasoner.

Remembering Ms. Murphy. Reprinted by permission of Beverly Fine. © 1994 Beverly Fine.

An Act of Kindness for a Broken Heart. Reprinted by permission of Meladee McCarty. © 1994 Meladee McCarty.

See You in the Morning, The Magic Pebbles and The Finest Steel Gets Sent Through the Hottest Furnace. Reprinted by permission of John Wayne Schlatter. © 1994 John Wayne Schlatter.

Love Never Leaves You. Reprinted by permission of Stanley D. Moulson. © 1994 Stanley D. Moulson.

The Prettiest Angel. Reprinted by permission of Ralph Archbold. © 1994 Ralph Archbold.

A Place to Stand. Reprinted by permission of Charles Garfield. © 1994 Charles Garfield.

Attitude—One of Life’s Choices. Reprinted by permission of Bob Harris. © 1994 Bob Harris.

We’re the Retards. Condensed from “Don’t Waste Your Time With Those Kids,” by Janice Anderson Connolly, from the book, The First Year of Teaching. Edited by Pearl Rock Cane. © 1991 by Pearl Rock Cane. Reprinted with permission from Walker and Company, 435 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014, 1-800-289-2553. All rights reserved.

What’s Happening with Today’s Youth? Reprinted by permission of Marlon Smith. © 1994 Marlon Smith.

A Simple Touch. Reprinted by permission of Nancy Moorman. © 1994 Nancy Moorman

As a Man Soweth. Reprinted by permission of Mike Buetelle. © 1994 Mike Buetelle.

A Small Boy. Reprinted by permission of John Magliola. © 1994 John Magliola.

A Little Girl’s Dream. Reprinted by permission of Jann Mitchell. © 1994 Jann Mitchell.

A Salesman’s First Sale. Reprinted by permission of Rob, Toni and Nick Harris. © 1994 Rob, Toni and Nick Harris.

The Cowboy’s Story. Reprinted by permission of Larry Winget. © 1994 Larry Winget.

Why Wait? . . . Just Do It! Reprinted by permission of Glenn McIntyre. © 1994 Glenn McIntyre.

Thirty-Nine Years–Too Short–Too Long–Long Enough. Reprinted by permission of Willa Perrier. © 1994 Willa Perrier.

Nothing But Problems. Reprinted by permission of Ken Blanchard. © 1994 Ken Blanchard.

Angels Never Say “Hello.” Reprinted by permission of Dottie Walters. © 1994 Dottie Walters.

Why Do These Things Have to Happen? Reprinted by permission of Lilly Walters. © 1994 Lilly Walters.

The Race. Reprinted by permission of D.H. Groberg. © 1994 D.H. Groberg.

Summit America. Reprinted by permission of Lisa Manley. © 1994 Lisa Manley.

An Undiscovered Masterpiece. Reprinted by permission of Charles A. Coonradt. © 1994 Charles Coonradt.

If I Could Do It, You Can Too! Reprinted by permission of Art Linkletter. © 1994 Art Linkletter.

Napoleon and the Furrier . Reprinted by permission of Steve Andreas. © 1990 Steve Andreas.

Footprints. Reprinted by permission of Harper Collins Publishers, Ltd. Copyright © 1964 by Margaret Fishback Powers.

Through a Child’s Eyes. Reprinted by permission of Dee Dee Robinson. © 1994 Dee Dee Robinson.

I Know He Goes to War. Reprinted by permission of Dr. Barry L. McAlpine. © 1994 Dr. Barry McAlpine.

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