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The Best Life Stories: 150 Real-life Tales of Resilience, Joy, and Hope-all 150 Words or Less! [NOOK Book]

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Carefully selected from more than 6,500 essays, this wonderful collection of more than 80 stories reveals pure, common wisdom at its best, shared by ordinary people who look at life in an extraordinary way. From heartbreaking accounts to amusing snapshots, The Best Life Stories will leave you feeling hopeful, resilient, and optimistic that happiness can be found even in the darkest moments. Born out of a Reader’s Digest Facebook contest that challenged readers to write their life stories in 150 words or less, ...
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The Best Life Stories: 150 Real-life Tales of Resilience, Joy, and Hope-all 150 Words or Less!

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Overview

Carefully selected from more than 6,500 essays, this wonderful collection of more than 80 stories reveals pure, common wisdom at its best, shared by ordinary people who look at life in an extraordinary way. From heartbreaking accounts to amusing snapshots, The Best Life Stories will leave you feeling hopeful, resilient, and optimistic that happiness can be found even in the darkest moments. Born out of a Reader’s Digest Facebook contest that challenged readers to write their life stories in 150 words or less, this book features the editors’ Top Picks, such as the inspirational tale of . . .
  • one father’s desolation and the renewal he found in his family’s faith and love.
  • one woman’s ability to let go of her abusive past after rescuing an abused dog.
  • a mother’s pride in a life-changing decision made by her autistic daughter.
  • a breast cancer patient’s realization that her identity goes way beyond her diagnosis.
  • a free-spirited woman’s choice to live on her own terms.
  • a young girl’s proud recognition of her grandfather’s simple but profound legacy.

 Plainspoken and honest, The best Life Stories will help you discover the meaning of life, the simple joy in the every day.
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Reader's Digest, those masters of the short, well-told story, have gathered 80 unforgettable stories about ordinary men and women who have wrestled with major life challenges—and won. Painstakingly selected from more than 6,500 essay submission, Best Life Stories contains exemplary wisdom in 150 words or less!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606525708
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 10/25/2012
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 874,468
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

RDA is a global media and direct marketing company that educates, entertains and connects more than 130 million consumers around the world with products and services from trusted brands. With offices in 43 countries, the company reaches customers in 78 countries, publishes 91 magazines, including 50 editions of Reader’s Digest, the world's largest-circulation magazine, operates 78 branded websites and sells 40 million books, music and video products across the world each year. Further information about the company can be found at www.rda.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2013

    Five starts says it all... A beautiful anthology of many voices

    Five starts says it all... A beautiful anthology of many voices speaking to the ups and downs of life and the human condition. A must read...

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2013

    Just alright

    Most of the stories were okay, nothing more. A couple made me tear up.

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  • Posted March 20, 2013

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    Meh...

    Some of these stories were very inspirational but I found that many of them fell flat. I loved the concept of this book. I'm glad that I decided to read it. It is an extremely quick read. It took me about 2 hours to read

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