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‘I was crammed in a car with my girlfriends, driving to the hospital to support our best friend about to place her baby boy.’: Mom shares adoption journey, what she would have told younger self

“By the time we got to the hospital she had already delivered him. I remember walking in the room to see my beautiful friend laying there, a sheen of sweat still visible on her forehead, tired, solemn and more quiet than usual – and thinking she was the bravest, strongest, person I’d ever known.”

‘I was walking alone at night. A man came out of the shadows. I instinctively stepped back.’: Woman reminds us to ‘simply be kind’ after eye-opening encounter with homeless man

“I instinctively took a step backward. I was telling myself if he asked for money, I could honestly tell him I had none and keep walking. But instead, he looked back into my eyes, and asked for something else. There was a moment of awkward silence as he fidgeted a bit and looked toward the door.”

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