It took a teacher to spot that Evelyn Flores didn't have any food. The hour that followed set the young student on a path to teaching.
Leah Bartell was walking home from a friend's house early one morning when she was approached. She has a message for the strangers who stepped in to help.
Some 50 years ago, Bill Price found himself alone at an event. Then someone turned and said, "Would you like to join us?" That moment changed the trajectory of his life.
Heather Church will never forget the day, many years ago, when she slipped on the stairs at a clothing store. As she began to fall backward, someone rushed to help.
In 1970, Alan Ayers was preparing himself for a skydiving competition in Gainesville, Florida. It wasn't the first time he'd jumped out of a plane, but it was almost his last.
In high school, Susan had a stutter, and was embarrassed to speak in front of her class. Then her English teacher told her something that changed the course of her life.
Forty years ago, when Brenda Arnold found herself alone in a foreign country, a stranger offered to help. Their own reason for helping traces back to a prisoner of war in WWII.
In February 2000, Mike Huddleston fell on the sidewalk outside San Francisco Airport. The way another person stepped in has stayed with him ever since.
In 2015, Dr. Mark Petersen shared difficult news about the treatment plan for Jamil Zaki's fragile newborn daughter. But instead of delivering the news and getting back to work, he pulled up a chair.
When Pierce Forde was hit by a car while riding his motorcycle in the 1990s, a stranger stayed by his side. Forde says he wouldn't be alive without that man's help.
Julie's husband was always her navigator on road trips. After he died, Julie got lost on her first trip without him. She started to panic, until a kind stranger helped her get back on track.
Nancy and her husband, Tom, were terrified after Tom had fainting incidents and doctors couldn't give them answers. That was until one doctor gave them some advice that continues to help them today.
Ritch Addison thought everyone loved his sarcastic sense of humor in high school. But then a friend let him know that not everyone was laughing. It changed how he treats people in life.
After her dad died, Sri Pisharody flew to India with her mother and daughter. She told her daughter to be wary of the rickshaw drivers but then something happened that made her question what she said.
Laura Holmes Haddad lost her hair when she was undergoing chemo. She said she was self-conscious until an X-ray tech offered a new perspective on baldness and what is considered beautiful.