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Convict Chooses Prison

What’s worse than being trapped behind prison bars? Trying to live while avoiding capture.

Sergei was a Latvian prison convict with ten months left to ...


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Frustrated Air Traveler Takes Off His Clothes

Most of us could identify with Neil Melly's frustration. Air travel often involves delays, denials, and desperate circumstances. Melly was in Los Angeles ...


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Physician Describes the Frustrations of Compassion

For decades, Christian physician David Hilfiker has led a medical ministry in Washington, D.C.'s inner city. He writes:

Perhaps the deepest pain involved ...

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"In America": Persistence in Prayer

In America is the story of a young Irish family that illegally relocates to New York City from Canada. Johnny, Sarah, and their two young daughters Christy ...


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Success Gave Executive a Hollow Feeling

A N. Y. Times article on people who are sick of too many hours at work tells the story of Diane Knorr, a former dot-com executive:

"The first time I got ...


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60 Minutes Producer Looks for Something to Feed His Soul

Don Hewitt, the executive producer of 60 Minutes, has retired from the long-running television program. At 81 years-of-age, one would think Hewitt would ...


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"Forrest Gump": When There Aren't Enough Rocks

Forrest Gump is the life story of a physically and mentally challenged man (Tom Hanks), who accomplishes the incredible with his simple reasoning and ...


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Office Copier Inspires "Dear John" Letter

Every office battles the copier and all too frequently the copier is victorious. The fiction-writing department at Columbia College Chicago struck a blow ...


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"Thelma and Louise": Choosing Unhappiness

"Well, you get what you settle for."

—Louise (Susan Sarandon) gives this advice to her friend Thelma (Geena Davis), who is telling how she has learned ...


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"A Christmas Story": Disappointment

In A Christmas Story, young Ralphie wants a Red Ryder BB gun, but his parents' only response is, "You'll shoot your eye out!" All the adults in Ralphie's ...


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