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From Chicken Soup for the Soul Celebrating People Who Make a Difference

Contents

Introduction

1. A HELPING HAND

Rescue of Little Naomi Mirna Whidden as told to Gloria Cassity Stargel

Gertrude’s Stuff Rhonda Richards-Cohen

Rock Island Angel Susan A. Karas

Good Samaritans in Disguise Sallie A. Rodman

Full Circle Harry Heintz as told to Peggy Frezon

A Child’s Gift Pamela Strome-Merewether

Santa’s Elves Theresa Peluso

Some Enchanted Evening Ellen Bolyard

Compassion on Wheels Miriam Hill

Dawn Diana M. Amadeo

The Heart of San Francisco Kerry M. Wood

Wishing to Do More Heather Ekas

The Boss Joyce Laird

A Wave for Grandpa Bob Nick Sortal

Standing In for Love Elizabeth Atwater

Maggie’s Miracle LaRonda Bourn

Stocking Feet Faith Patricia Lorenz

Never Alone Peggy Frezon

Wheels of Kindness Patricia Cena Evans

Finding Blessings Amid Destruction Mimi Greenwood Knight

Family Ties Rose M. Jackson

2. A MATTER OF ATTITUDE

A Boy Ought to Have a Chance Dorothy Hill

Hand Me Downs Nancy Bennett

Nameless Faces Alexandera Simone

Don’t Ever Give Up Scot Thurman

Charlie Counts Cynthia Hope Clark

The Smallest Caregiver Karen Kosman

Smelling the Roses Beth Pollack

Little Things Do Make a Difference Ellie Braun-Haley

Courageous Giving James Robert Daniels

Playing Santa Kathryn Lay

Learning to Share Lawrence D. Elliott

The Worth of a Soul Jaye Lewis

Looks Can Be Deceiving Kathy Whirity

Eight-Penny Blessing Sue Marquette Poremba

The Wall Harriet May Savitz

Measuring Miracles by Leaps and Bounds Rick Hawthorne as told to Morgan St. James

I’m Somebody! Jaye Lewis

3. CHARACTER AND COURAGE

A Box of Missing People Corey Binns

Mudfish and Pythons Judy A. Bernstein

Entertaining Angels Nancy Baker

A Safe Haven Kim Rogers

Passing the Torch of Love Claudia Porter

Without a Thought Vickie Williams-Morris

The Compassionate Enemy Renie Szilak Burghardt

Diana’s Christmas Pamela R. Blaine

The Accident Ava Pennington

A Walk in My Shoes Cheryl M. Kremer

Ten Feet and Still Rising Michael Jordan Segal

Heroes on Lake George Peggy Frezon

You’re on God’s Team Now Jami Smith

Flight for Freedom Oscar T. Cassity as told to Gloria Cassity Stargel

Road Angels Paul J. DiLella

4. MOVING FORWARD

Jim the Boat Captain Colleen Tillger

God’s Squad Karen Kosman

A Bride for Jimmy Nancy Bennett

Angels on My Doorstep Priscilla Miller

The Boy in the Green Wheelchair Theresa Cameron as told to Jeanne Hill

Sharing Luck Celeste Leon

Christmas Blessings from Grandma to Grandma Carolyn Brooks

One More Tomorrow LindaCarol Cherken

Save the Best for Last Nancy Viau

In Good Hands Pamela Hirson

Dream in Jeopardy Jeanne Hill

The Jersey Blanket Ann Coogler

Walkin’ Down Main Street Shirley A. Reynolds

Going Home Betty Heelis

A True Work of Art Ashley Claire Simpson

Martha’s Crayons Barbara J. Ragsdale

From the Ashes Linda Hoberg as told to Susan A. Karas

The Colton Camaro Gary Anderson as told to Theresa Peluso

The Long Way Home Pamela Hackett Hobson

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Peter Vegso?

Who Is Theresa Peluso?

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