Inspired Life

Stories about humanity

(Karen Cunningham)
"I was really glad that it sparked a discussion about how to create more family-friendly working environments,” MIT biology professor Troy Littleton said.
The moment Shane Jones saw the personal items inside a storage unit he won, he realized he shouldn’t keep them.
“He saw all those sheep and just wanted to go to work,” said Linda Oswald, who was frantically looking for her dog after the car crash.
With each cake pop and cup of Country Time lemonade sold, Makenzie Madsen's younger sisters raise money for a nonprofit that helps recover organs for transplant.
We'll deliver you stories of kindness, resilience and the best among us, every Wednesday and Sunday. The Optimist will help you live your best life and find moments of joy or inspiration during dark times.
Christina Lauren and Alexis Daria dole out happily-ever-afters with a side of humor.
‘Revenge bedtime procrastination’ rose with the pandemic, as lines between work, home and school were erased.
They're drawing unmasked parties, close hugging, workplace returns and road trips.
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(Courtesy of Cedric Hampton)
"No kid should miss their high school graduation,” said Waffle House store manager Cedric Hampton.
Devastated by her dad’s display, Avery Sanford and her mother donated the money to a domestic abuse center in Richmond.
The line outside the tiny Texas bakery Confections stretched for several blocks after customers heard what happened.
John Rucker’s dogs run into the tall grass and bring back box turtles, gently laying them at his feet, unharmed.