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We would like to acknowledge the many publishers and individuals who granted us permission to reprint the cited material. (Note: The stories that were penned anonymously, that are in the public domain, or, that were written by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen or Kimberly Kirberger are not included in this listing.)

Losing the “Us.” Reprinted by permission of Lia Gay. ©1996 Lia Gay.

After a While. Reprinted by permission of Veronica A. Shoffstall. ©1971 Veronica A. Shoffstall.

Soul Mates. Reprinted by permission of Fran Leb. ©1996 Fran Leb.

The Miss of a Great “Miss.” Reprinted by permission of Jack Schlatter. ©1996 Jack Schlatter.

My First Kiss, and Then Some. Reprinted by permission of Mary Jane West-Delgado. ©1996 Mary Jane West-Delgado.

Changes in Life. Reprinted by permission of Sheila K. Reyman. ©1996 Sheila K. Reyman.

First Love. Reprinted by permission of Mary Ellen Klee. ©1996 Mary Ellen Klee.

A High School Love Not Forgotten and Mrs. Virginia DeView, Where Are You? Reprinted by permission of Diana L. Chapman. ©1996 Diana L. Chapman.

A Simple Christmas Card. Reprinted by permission of Theresa Peterson. ©1996 Theresa Peterson.

She Told Me It Was Okay to Cry. Reprinted by permission of Daphna Renan. © 1996 Daphna Renan.

Lessons in Friendship. Reprinted by permission of A. J. Langer. ©1996 A. J. Langer.

The Days of Cardboard Boxes. Reprinted by permission of Eva Burke.©1996 Eva Burke.

She Didn’t Give Up on Me. Reprinted by permission of Sharon Whitley. ©1994 Sharon Whitley. Excerpted from Woman’s World Magazine.

Mama’s Hands. Reprinted by permission of Warner Books, Inc. From Girl Power by Hilary Carlip. ©1996. All rights reserved.

Unconditional Mom. Reprinted by permission of Sarah J. Vogt. ©1996 Sarah J. Vogt.

The Bible. Reprinted by permission of Beckah Fink. ©1997 Beckah Fink.

The Birthday. Reprinted by permission of Melissa Esposito. ©1996 Melissa Esposito.

The Home Run. Reprinted by permission of Terri Vandermark. ©1996 Terri Vandermark.

My Big Brother. Reprinted by permission of Lisa Gumenick. ©1996 Lisa Gumenick.

A Brother’s Voice. Reprinted by permission of James Malinchak. ©1996 James Malinchak.

A Famous Father. Excerpted from Moments for Teens by Robert Strand. ©1996 New Leaf Press. All rights reserved.

Lessons in Baseball. Reprinted by permission of Chick Moorman. ©1996 Chick Moorman.

The Champ. Reprinted by permission of Nailah Malik. ©1996 Nailah Malik.

I Love You, Dad. Reprinted by permission of Nick Curry III. ©1996 Nick Curry III.

I Am Home. Reprinted by permission of Jennie Garth. ©1996 Jennie Garth.

Tigress. Reprinted by permission of Judith S. Johnessee. ©1996 Judith S. Johnessee.

Bright Heart. Reprinted by permission of Jennifer Love Hewitt. ©1996 Jennifer Love Hewitt.

The Secret of Happiness and From Crutches to a World-Class Runner. Reprinted by permission of Glenn Van Ekeren. ©1994 Glenn Van Ekeren.

Reaching Out to a Stranger and Courage in a Fire. Excerpted from Kids with Courage: True Stories About Young People Making a Difference by Barbara A. Lewis. ©1992. Used with permission from Free Spirit Publishing Inc., Minneapolis, MN; 800-735-7323. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Smile. Reprinted by permission of Barbara Hauck. ©1996 Barbara Hauck. Mrs. Link. Reprinted by permission of Susan Daniels Adams. ©1996 Susan Daniels Adams.

A Gift for Two. Reprinted by permission of Andrea Hensley. ©1996 Andrea Hensley.

Life Just Isn’t. Reprinted by permission of Adam Fendelman. ©1997 Adam Fendelman.

Tell the World for Me. Reprinted by permission of John Powell, S.J. ©1996 John Powell, S.J.

Like People First. Reprinted by permission of Kent Nerburn. ©1995 Kent Nerburn.

Lilacs Bloom Every Spring. Reprinted by permission of blue jean magazine. ©1996 blue jean magazine.

Paint Brush. By Lee Ezell as reprinted in You and Self-Esteem: A Book for Young People. ©Bettie B. Youngs, Rolling Hills Estate: Jalmar Press.

The Eternal Gifts. Reprinted by permission of Jack Schlatter. ©1996 Jack Schlatter.

Socrates. Reprinted by permission of Eric Saperston. ©1996 Eric Saperston.

Challenge Days. Reprinted by permission of Andrew Tertes. ©1996 Andrew Tertes.

Please Hear What I’m Not Saying. Reprinted by permission of Charles C.

Finn. ©1966 Charles C. Finn.

I Am . . . Reprinted by permission of Amy Yerkes. ©1996 Amy Yerkes.

Sparky. Cited in Bits & Pieces, published by The Economics Press, Inc., Fairfield, N.J. 07004; 800-526-2554. Web site: www.epinc.com.

I’ll Always Be with You. Reprinted by permission of Dale and Dar Emme. ©1996 Dale and Dar Emme.

Somebody Should Have Taught Him. Reprinted by permission of Jane Watkins. ©1996 Jane Watkins.

Just One Drink. Reprinted by permission of Chris Laddish. ©1996 Chris Laddish.

The Premonition. Reprinted by permission of Bruce Burch. Excerpted from Songs That Changed Our Lives by Bruce Burch. ©1996 Bruce Burch.

Dead at 17. Reprinted by permission of John Berrio. ©1967 John Berrio.

My Story. Reprinted by permission of Lia Gay. ©1996 Lia Gay.

“Gabby, You’re Sooo Skinny.” Reprinted by permission of Gabriella Tortes. ©1996 Gabriella Tortes.

Gold-Medal Winner. Reprinted by permission of Rick Metzger. ©1996 Rick Metzger.

Desiderata. Reprinted by permission of Robert L. Bell. ©1927 Max Ehrman.

Be Cool . . . Stay in School! Reprinted by permission of Jason Summey. ©1996 Jason Summey.

The Leader. Reprinted by permission of Tony Overman. ©1996 Tony Overman.

Courage in Action. Reprinted by permission of Fleming H. Revell, a division of Baker Book House Co. Excerpted from Goalposts: Devotions for Girls by Bill Sanders. ©1995 Bill Sanders.

Turning Up Your Light. Reprinted by permission of Eric Allenbaugh. ©1995 Eric Allenbaugh. Excerpted fromWake-Up Calls: You Don’t Have to Sleepwalk Through Your Life, Love or Career.

Courage in a Fire. Excerpted from Kids with Courage: True Stories about Young People Making a Difference by Barbara A. Lewis, ©1992. Used with permission from Free Spirit Publishing Inc., Minneapolis, MN; 800-735-7323. All rights reserved.

The Most Mature Thing I’ve Ever Seen. Reprinted by permission of Chris Blake. ©1997 Chris Blake.

Broken Wing. Reprinted by permission of Jim Hullihan. ©1996 Jim Hullihan.

Passing the Dream. Reprinted by permission of Penny Caldwell. ©1996 Penny Caldwell.

The Girl Next Door. Reprinted by permission of Amanda Dykstra. ©1996 Amanda Dykstra.

I’ll Be Back. Reprinted by permission of Jack Cavanaugh. ©1992 Jack Cavanaugh. Also, reprinted by permission of the February 1992 Reader’s Digest.

Just Me. Reprinted by permission of Tom Krause. ©1996 Tom Krause.

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

The Gravediggers of Parkview Junior High. Reprinted by permission of Kif Anderson. ©1996 Kif Anderson.

Teenagers’ Bill of Rights. Reprinted by permission of Lia Gay, Jamie Yellin, Lisa Gumenick, Hana Ivanhoe, Bree Able and Lisa Rothbard.

The Boy Who Talked with Dolphins. Reprinted by permissions of Paula McDonald. Also reprinted with permission from the April 1996 Reader’s Digest.

To Track Down My Dream. Reprinted by permission of Ashley Hodgeson. ©1996 Ashley Hodgeson.

No-Hair Day. Reprinted by permission of Jennifer Rosenfeld and Alison Lambert. ©1995 Jennifer Rosenfeld and Alison Lambert.

I Did It! Reprinted by permission of Mark E. Smith. ©1995. Excerpted from Growing Up with Cerebral Palsy by Mark E. Smith.

Growing. Reprinted by permission of Brooke Mueller. ©1996 Brooke Mueller.

New Beginnings. Reprinted by permission of Paula (Bachleda) Koskey. ©1996 Paula (Bachleda) Koskey.

Please Listen. Reprinted by permission of Stacia Gilmer. ©1989 Stacia Gilmer.

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