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People come and go in a lifetime, often never knowing the lasting positive influence they've had on another.  No matter where on Earth they roam, nor how much time has passed, the people who've helped us and shaped us deserve to know how; they deserve a heartfelt "Thank you."  Gratitude affirms life.  Express yours at ThankingOfYou.com.                             "Gratitude is the most sustainable and renewable of all human resources." N. Firestone      

My Favorite Teacher
  My Dearest Mrs. (Rebecca) Payne, I just wanted to tell you what an impact you had on my life. You were my favorite teacher, and the nicest woman I've ever met. Click here to read full story

Gym Teacher's Lesson of a Lifetime
  Mr. Sybil's faith in me instilled a confidence which I'd call upon for years . . . Written by ThankingOfYou founder for one of two teachers who inspired creation of the site, this exemplifies our mission. Click here for story

"If you knew it would make a difference in their lives, would you take the time to thank the people who've made a difference in yours?"

                    ~Scroll down to Story Headlines to open messages by title~  

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Thanking of You Story Headlines

My Favorite TeacherYou were the only one in class who acknowledged my existence.Thank You, GodFather’s Day Memories from Doris Baker
Creating our Book of Love & Memories for Dad - his 87th BirthdayThanking a great teacherThe BEST TeacherOn your birthdays...
This is For YouThank you Father TomThank You Dr. LauraE Bunny Rallies The Community To Donate Easter Baskets To Children In Need
To Mary Taylor With Love and GratitudeThank You for Your In-Depth InsightsLove of my LifeThe amazing Life of Randy James
Roadside AssistanceGrad-itude for Mom and TeachersGrad-itude for T. Danny and Virginia Beach Friends SchoolGrad-itude to Patricia Wills for Recommending VB Friends School
Grad-itude for DadThank You to My Birth MotherGrad-itude for Virginia Beach Friends School TeachersAmazing Grace in a Parking Lot
My FriendsThanks for the Opportunity to Make MemoriesThanks to Access Partnership, I am blessed!This is the best care program!
So much to be thankful for!Thank you for Access PartnershipThis program is wonderful!This program has been a God send!
Angel on EarthMr. Henderson: Best Sixth Grade Teacher Ever!Dog rescued from the Humane Society - SaraChanging lives on student at a time
A Guardian AngelA teacher who dared to say something daringA World Class TeacherCHKD Love
Diabetes support!Making the little things specialThank You, Mom and DadAn Apple a Day, but Still You're Gone
Soldier Wants to Thank FamilyJust Saying ThanksKAREN WAHLUnspoken Thanks for Hospice Providers
Thank you from Tidewater Arts OutreachBye Bye GlassesMr. Humphrey, Jr. HS English Teacher, Saves a LifeThanks for Pulling Us All to the Same Page
Cultivez Votre Propre JardinVideo: Thank You, Jesus, for a Second Chance at LivingYour Enthusiasm and Support Stays with Me Years LaterA former boss put the wind beneath my wings
Thanking Virginia Beach Friends School for Another Year of Values-Rich GrowthThank You for Respecting and Encouraging My VoiceThanks for Sharing Your Kind and Creative SpiritThank You for Your Spin on the Three Rs
Video: Thanks for Sharing Your Positive MindsetVideo: Chesapeake Service Systems Thanking SupportersVideo: Thank You For Making a Huge Impact on My LifeThanks for the Friendship, Faith and Guidance
This Guy Made a Huge Difference to my familyGenerous Composer Makes it Easy to Help Disabled AdultsGrateful for a Family whose Heart has Room for MoreYour Best Advice to Me
Thanks without you i wont be able to readThanking Tony Macrini at WNISRobert Coran Capshaw: Thanks for the Inspiration and Ongoing LessonsYour Every Word of Encouragement Echos Louder the More Cavernous the Terrain
In High School Your Kind Words Became a Life Raftthanks to a friend and a higher powerI Am ThankfulYour Generous Spirit and Heartfelt Words
A Journey of GratitudeThank You for the Thank YouStruggleBounce
Thank You to my HusbandTaking My Breath AwayVideo: Thank You Marge MyersVideo: Thanking Former Teacher
Thank You for Your Unconditional LoveSincerely GratefulThe Strengh I NeededCTSTpoems10
Encouragement Goes The Waythanking of you with gratitudeGratitudeForgiveness
unity project,mens missionReconnection after 23 yearsBest parents anyone could ever ask forGrateful for your Friendship
Paula Your Life Brought Light and Goodness to So ManyKeep GoingCups of Thank YouThank you to upbeat job club to get me through the down job market
Stephanie Gonzales MFT - Thank youYour sponsorship saved meDear Mr.PhillipsDear Mr.Morrsion
Thanks for reminding me of who I amThe Infinite Effects of Your FriendshipMr. Phillips is officially the best substitute teacher everNational Day of Writing
Thanking Mr. Caraballo!National Day on WritingHelping An Aspiring JournalistBest Teacher
For Speaking at KellamThanksNational Day of WritingNational Day on Writing
Thanks For The MemoryProject Lifesaver Success owed to these peopleWorld's Best Father9/11 Never Forget
Thanks for Your Straight Talk and InsightScholarship Means More Than Any of Us Knows NowNick... my best friend and inspirationLike an Extra Set of Parents
Dearest GrandfatherYour Praise: My Valued ToolsOne of a kind motherFirst Student
Lending a HandMy first summer in USThank you friend for changing my attitude!My Best Friend for Life, Laura
Denise I admire your strength!My Struggle, Your CompassionWriting WisdomThank you Lauran
From Lisa KGoodbye for NowWriting is an art formThanks Bethany!
The most wonderful Mom in the WorldCantor Jennifer's Spirit Will Always be with UsLauran Straitthank you for putting up with me
The Single Most Motivating Force in Writing that I Know OfTHANKS FOR SHOWING AN OLD DOG THAT WRITING CAN BE A CRAFTThanks, Cousin, for Being Like a SisterThe best kind of friend
Teacher BarbWE HAVE FORGOTTEN WHO SOME OF OUR HEROES AREThank You, Teacher BarbYou Made a Difference
Friends' teachersAn Amazing TeacherCamp Silver Willowsthanks for the childhood memories
Gym teacher's lesson of a lifetimeMy Dream JobGrandfather puts child on a path to his career.Small School, Big Hearts
Meditation, the pen and the big ideaYou didn't see the vision but you believed in my ability to see itMore Than an InstructorYou are our rock
Teacher went over and above callHad you not been approachable my child might have suffered in silenceIn your eyes there wasn't anything I couldn't handleEditor followed her intuition and took a chance on me.
A Great SoulCollege FootballHospitality and Inspiration