Forty years ago, Sarah Lubarsky came home from work to find her fiancé vomiting and slurring his words. It took a doctor's intervention for the problem to be taken seriously.
Before Calvin Lowe's young son went in for a major operation, his doctor shared a comforting message.
A doctor would later tell Thea Rhiannon she would have probably bled to death if not for the actions of a stranger.
Laura Eshelman's interaction with a man on the street more than a decade ago has stuck with her.
After a bad fall, Jennifer Reinhart was struggling to recover from her injuries. One day, a hospital worker helped her feel comfort for the first time since her accident.
As Katie Ortman Doble struggled with a medical ordeal, a stranger offered exactly the comfort she needed.
After Jeff Balch's mom died, the response of three trash collectors has stayed with him.
When Lauren slipped on the ice and broke her hip, a stranger stepped in and got her to the hospital.
Renée was in an emotionally abusive relationship. At the airport one day, she said a stranger helped remind her that she's worthy of compassion.
After Laura Carstensen was badly injured in a car crash, two strangers stopped to help her. Their small act of help made a lasting impression.
Heather Harper was overwhelmed with grief after the loss of her pregnancy. Then a woman at church said something that made her feel less alone.
In 2013, Alie was having one of the hardest years of her life. Then she got a Facebook message from a generous stranger.
Trieste Belmont says small kindnesses can be more powerful than we realize.
A stranger at the beach helped Lynn Fainsilber Katz, and left her feeling like she could continue the life she wants to have.
Vige Barrie was walking to an important meeting in Washington, D.C. She remembers feeling confident and happy — until she fell flat on her face.