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From A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul

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A Secret Promise Kept. Reprinted by permission of The Middlesex News. © 1993 Brian Keefe.

A Sandpiper to Bring You Joy. Reprinted with permission from the June, 1980 Reader’s Digest. © 1979 The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. Originally appeared in Our Family, October 1979.

The Most Caring Child. Reprinted from The Best of Bits & Pieces by permission of The Economics Press, Inc. © 1994 The Economics Press, Inc.

Information Please. Reprinted with permission from the June, 1966 Reader’s Digest. © 1966 by The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.

Two Nickels and Five Pennies. Reprinted from The Best of Bits & Pieces by permission of The Economics Press, Inc. © 1994 The Economics Press, Inc.

The Ice Cream Girl. Reprinted by permission of Marion Schoeberlein. © 1995 Marion Schoeberlein.

How Magic Helped a Blind Girl See and A Life Changing Experience. Reprinted by permission of Michael Jeffreys. © 1995 Michael Jeffreys.

The Horai Box. Reprinted by permission of Kathleen Podolsky. © 1990 Kathleen Podolsky.

Manuel Garcia. Reprinted by permission of David Roth. © 1986 David Roth.

A Taste of Freedom. Reprinted by permission of Barbara Rogoff. © 1994 Barbara Rogoff.

Compassion Is in the Eyes. Reprinted from The Sower’s Seeds by permission of Paulist Press. © 1994 Brian Cavanaugh.

Warm in Your Heart. Reprinted by permission of Mastermedia Book Publishing. © 1995 Scott Gross.

An Act of Kindness. Reprinted from The Best of Bits & Pieces by permission of The Economics Press, Inc. © 1994 The Economics Press, Inc.

Guests in the Night. Reprinted by permission of Robert Gass. © 1995 Robert Gass.

An Afternoon in the Park. Reprinted by permission of Julie A. Manhan. © 1995 Julie A. Manhan.

Paco, Come Home. Reprinted by permission of Alan Cohen. © 1995 Alan Cohen.

Tommy’s Essay. Reprinted by permission of Jane Lindstrom. © 1975 Jane Lindstrom.

Barney. Reprinted by permission of Lori Nettles. © 1995 Lori Nettles.

Almie Rose. Reprinted by permission of Michelle Lawrence. © 1995 Michelle Lawrence.

Why I Wear a Plastic Dinosaur. Reprinted from Pursuit Magazine by permission of Dan Schaeffer. © 1993 Dan Schaeffer.

The Coolest Dad in the Universe. Reprinted by permission of Angie K.

Ward-Kucer. © 1995 Angie K. Ward-Kucer. Workin’ Man. Reprinted by permission of International Union of Operating Engineers.

No Charge. Reprinted by permission of M. Adams. © 1995 M. Adams.

Recognize Your Winners. From TEAMTHINK by Donald E. Martin. Used by permission of Dutton Signet, a division of Penguin Books USA Inc.

Courage of the Heart. Reprinted by permission of Patty Hansen. © 1995 Patty Hansen.

What It Means to Be Adopted. Reprinted from The Best of Bits & Pieces by permission of The Economics Press. © 1994 The Economics Press.

Class Reunion. Reprinted by permission of Lynne C. Gaul. © 1995 Lynne C. Gaul.

The Gift. Reprinted by permission of Renee R. Vroman. © 1995 Renee Vroman.

To Beth’s First-Grade Teacher. Reprinted by permission of Dick Abrahamson. © 1984 Dick Abrahamson.

Mr. Washington. Reprinted from Mentors, Masters and Mrs. MacGregor by permission of Health Communications, Inc. © 1995 Jane Bluestein.

Faith, Hope and Love. Reprinted by permission of Peter Spelke. © 1995 Peter Spelke.

The Shoes. Reprinted by permission of the National Education Association by Paul E. Mawhinney, head, Division of Education and Psychology, Southeast Missouri State College, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. © 1966, NEA Journal.

Bone he ad . Reprinted by permission of Larry Terherst. © 1995 Larry Terherst.

Footprints on My Heart. Reprinted by permission of Laura D. Norton. © 1995 Laura D. Norton.

The Golden Crane. Reprinted from Mature Outlook by permission of Patricia Lorenz. © 1994 Patricia Lorenz.

A Trucker’s Last Letter. Reprinted by permission of Rud Kendall. © 1983 Rud Kendall.

For the Love of a Child. Reprinted by permission of Thea Alexander. © 1995 Thea Alexander.

The Last Dance. Reprinted by permission of Rick Nelles. © 1995 Rick Nelles.

My Daddy. Reprinted by permission of Kelly J. Watkins. © 1995 Kelly J. Watkins.

Where Do the Sparrows Go When They Die? Reprinted by permission of Casey Kokoska. © 1995 Casey Kokoska.

Please Dress Me in Red. Reprinted by permission of Cindy Dee Holms. © 1995 Cindy Dee Holms.

Don’t Worry, It’ll Be Alright. Reprinted by permission of Janice Hunt. © 1995 Janice Hunt.

The Eternal Optimist. Reprinted by permission of Beth Dalton. © 1995 Beth Dalton.

To Remember Me. Reprinted by permission of Andre Test. © Robert N. Test.

Keep Your Fork. Reprinted by permission of Roger William Thomas. © 1994 Roger William Thomas.

There Are No Wheelchairs in Heaven. Reprinted by permission of D. Trinidad Hunt. © 1995 D. Trinidad Hunt.

The Cookie Thief. Reprinted by permission of Valerie Cox. © 1993 Valerie Cox.

The True Story of Arbutus and Sea Gull. Reprinted from The Boston Globe .

Lady, Are You Rich? Reprinted from The Bigness of the Fellow Within by Dr. B. J. Palmer, by permission of Palmer College of Chiropractic.

The Flower in Her Hair. Reprinted by permission of Bettie B. Youngs. © 1995 Bettie B. Youngs.

Avalanche . Reprinted by permission of Robert G. Allen. © 1995 Robert G. Allen.

You Very Good; You Very Fast. Reprinted by permission of Kathi M. Curry. © 1995 Kathi M. Curry.

The Accident. Reprinted by permission of Robert J. McMullen Jr. © 1995 Robert J. McMullen Jr.

From the Mouth of a Small Boy. Reprinted by permission of Elaine McDonald. © 1995 Elaine McDonald.

I Won Because I Lost. Reprinted by permission of Frank Slazak. © 1995 Frank Slazak.

Our Deepest Fear. Excerpted from A Return
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Great Value in Disaster. Reprinted from The Sower’s Seeds by permission of Paulist Press. © 1994 Brian Cavanaugh.

Good News. Reprinted from The Best of Bits & Pieces by permission of The Economics Press. © 1994 The Economics Press.

When We’re Alone, We Can Dance. Reprinted by permission of Beth Ashley. © 1987 Beth Ashley.

Johnny. Reprinted by permission of Barbara A. Glanz. © 1995 Barbara A. Glanz.

The Most Beautiful Flower. Reprinted by permission of Cheryl L. Costello-Forshey. © 1997 Cheryl L. Costello-Forshey. The Passionate Pursuit of Possibility. Reprinted by permission of James E. Conner. © 1984 James E. Conner.

Player of the Game. Reprinted with permission from the February, 1995 Reader’s Digest. © 1995 by The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.

We Never Told Him He Couldn’tDo It. Reprinted by permission of Kathy Lamancusa. © 1995 Kathy Lamancusa.

A Lesson in Heart. Reprinted by permission of Stan Frager. © 1995 Stan Frager.

Fourteen Steps. First published in the Ensign Magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Used by permission.

My Body Was Turning to Stone. Reprinted with permission of McCall’s Magazine. © 1995 by Gruner & Jahr USA Publishing.

The Beauty Remains; the Pain Passes. Reprinted from The Best of Bits & Pie ce s by permission of The Economics Press. © 1994 The Economics Press.

The Miracle Bridge. Reprinted from A Fresh Packet of Sower’s Seeds by permission of Paulist Press. © 1994 Brian Cavanaugh.

True Height. Reprinted by permission of David Naster. © 1995 David Naster.

Opportunity. Reprinted by permission of Omar Periu. © 1995 Omar Periu.

Crusader Could Close Her Eyes to Trouble No More. Reprinted from The Virginia Pilot & Ledger-Star. © 1995 The Virginian Pilot & Ledger-Star. Ask, Affirm, Take Action. Reprinted by permission of Claudette Hunter. © 1995 Claudette Hunter.

The Impossible Just Takes a Little Longer. Reprinted by permission of Art E. Berg. © 1995 Art E. Berg.

The Day I Met Daniel. Reprinted by permission of Rev. Richard Ryan from The Christian Reader. © 1995 Rev. Richard Ryan.

God’s Jobs. Reprinted from Christ Church, St. Michael’s, Maryland.

The Wisdom of One Word. Reprinted by permission of John F. Demartini. © 1995 John F. Demartini.

The Secrets of Heaven and Hell. Reprinted by permission of Fr. John W.

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