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Befriending the Person Who Beat Him Up

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a pastor in Birmingham, Ala., in the 1950s, was called by the historian Andrew Manis “one of the least known but most ...


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Abused Woman Weeps at Beauty Compliment

You've never heard of Tanuja Ghale. She's a fellow believer, salon owner, and evangelist in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. One day she saw a ...


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Film Depicts Our Need to Be Seen

In the film Wonder, which is based on the novel with the same name, a 10-year-old boy named Auggie was born with a rare medical facial deformity. Auggie ...


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Doctors Don't Want Patients with Disabilities

Dr. Lisa Iezzoni is a professor of medicine at Harvard. She has done research for 25 years with people who have disabilities, to find out, “What ...


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Father Describes ‘Heavy Joy’ of Daughter with Disabilities

In his book Hinge Moments, college president D. Michael Lindsay shares about the birth of his oldest daughter, Elizabeth. They quickly knew something ...


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Patient Tells Doctor He Hasn’t Been Touched in Years

While working in India, Doctor Paul Brand, who pioneered the modern treatment of leprosy, once laid his hand on a patient's shoulder. Then, through ...


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Formerly Incarcerated Zoom Back to Prison for Degrees

When people like Maria Garza are released from the Logan Correctional Center in central Illinois, the staffers there don’t usually want to see them ...


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Actor Paul Rudd Befriends a Lonely Student

12-year-old Brody Ridder arrived home from school with a nearly empty yearbook, only managing to acquire the signatures of two teachers and two classmates ...


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Wild Boar Adopted by Herd of Cows

When Friedrich Stapel went to move the herd of cows under his care, he had no idea they would attract a following. But that’s exactly what happened ...


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Movie Emphasizes Christlike Love for Outcasts

In the movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Maggie Smith plays Muriel Donnelly, a cranky British retiree living in a dilapidated hotel in Jaipur, India. ...


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