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- The Treasure of ContentmentA poignant childhood memory where a privileged boy learns the power of being content with small things.
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Begun in 1999, HeroicStories brings diverse, international voices to the world – reminding us that people are good, that individuals and individual action matter. We’ve published over 800 stories, all archived here at HeroicStories.org.
Our mission is to publish examples of people being good to each other, to inspire similar heroic actions in others.
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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.Margaret Mead (1901-1978), American Anthropologist