History Literature / ChickenSoupForTheSoul

6th Aug '16 1:30:40 PM Chariset
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A long time ago, in 1993, ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'', an anthology of stories compiled by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, was published. They chose the included tales based on their inspirational and motivational value, and they chose the book's title for the reputation of chicken soup as a rejuvenating home remedy for various ills and for the desire to market the book as being chicken soup's counterpart for the soul. ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'' was a great success to the point where it became the #1 ''New York Times'' bestseller. Its popularity then inspired ''multiple'' spin-off anthologies, all listed [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Chicken_Soup_for_the_Soul_books on an entire page]], courtesy of TheOtherWiki.

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A long time ago, in 1993, ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'', an anthology of stories compiled by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, was published. They chose the included tales based on their inspirational and motivational value, and they chose the book's title for the reputation of chicken soup as a rejuvenating home remedy for various ills and for the desire to market the book as being chicken soup's counterpart comfort food for the soul.human spirit. ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'' was a great success to the point where it became the #1 ''New York Times'' bestseller. Its popularity then inspired ''multiple'' spin-off anthologies, all listed [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Chicken_Soup_for_the_Soul_books on an entire page]], courtesy of TheOtherWiki.
8th Nov '15 10:28:22 AM Jayalaw
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** HappilyFailedSuicide and
** InterruptedSuicide

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** HappilyFailedSuicide and
HappilyFailedSuicide:
** InterruptedSuicideInterruptedSuicide: The most heartbreaking has to be of a teenage girl that was going to overdose herself with pills following a "friend" cyberbullying her online, but her mother called and asked what kind of sandals she wanted.


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* JustJokingJustification: A "friend" that cyberbullied one teenage girl nearly to suicide tried to claim they were joking the next day, not realizing that they had nearly gotten the girl killed.


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* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: In ''Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul'' a college student was ordered to stop writing by her professor, being told her work was terrible and that she'd only pass the class if she stopped writing]]. Time skip to a couple of years, and she tells a passing writer about this. The writer then encourages her to send a story, which ends up being published almost immediately.
11th Dec '12 9:50:42 PM MsCC93
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* BeautifulAllAlong: A lot of contributors write about this.
20th Mar '12 6:27:16 PM CorahsUncle
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A long time ago, in 1993, ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'', an anthology of stories compiled by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, was published. They chose the included tales based on their inspirational and/or motivational value, with the book's title being chosen for chicken soup's reputation as a rejuvenating home remedy for various ills and for the desire to market the book as being chicken soup's counterpart for the soul. ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'' was a great success to the point where it became the #1 New York Times bestseller. Its popularity then inspired ''multiple'' spin-off anthologies, all listed [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Chicken_Soup_for_the_Soul_books on an entire page]], courtesy of TheOtherWiki.

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A long time ago, in 1993, ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'', an anthology of stories compiled by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, was published. They chose the included tales based on their inspirational and/or and motivational value, with and they chose the book's title being chosen for chicken soup's the reputation of chicken soup as a rejuvenating home remedy for various ills and for the desire to market the book as being chicken soup's counterpart for the soul. ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'' was a great success to the point where it became the #1 New ''New York Times Times'' bestseller. Its popularity then inspired ''multiple'' spin-off anthologies, all listed [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Chicken_Soup_for_the_Soul_books on an entire page]], courtesy of TheOtherWiki.



* DrivenToSuicide: A great many of the contributors, but given that they survived to write about it, they are usually

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* DrivenToSuicide: A great many of the contributors, but given that they survived to write about it, they are usuallyusually



* {{Glurge}}: Chock full of it.
* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: A lot of the stories are inspirational memoirs written by disabled people or non-disabled people who were taught a Very Special Lesson by a disabled person.

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* {{Glurge}}: Chock full of it.
* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: A lot of the stories are inspirational memoirs written by disabled people, or by people or non-disabled people without disabilities who were taught a Very Special Lesson by a disabled person.



* TeenPregnancy: One story's author got pregnant at fifteen and gave the baby up for adoption and another one involves a teenager deciding to participate in True Love Waits to avoid this fate, which his parents unfortunately suffered.
* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth

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* TeenPregnancy: One story's author story was written by a woman who got pregnant at fifteen 15 and gave the baby up for adoption and another one adoption. Another involves a teenager teenage boy deciding to participate in True Love Waits to avoid this fate, which his parents unfortunately suffered.
* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarthTooGoodForThisSinfulEarth
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27th Jan '12 9:16:13 PM ThreeferFAQMinorityChick
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* Glurge: Chock full of it.

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* Glurge: {{Glurge}}: Chock full of it.
27th Jan '12 9:15:17 PM ThreeferFAQMinorityChick
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A long time ago, in 1993, ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'', an anthology of stories compiled by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, was published. They chose the included tales based on their inspirational and/or motivational value, with the book's title being chosen for chicken soup's reputation as a rejuvenating home remedy for various ills and for the desire to market the book as being chicken soup's counterpart for the soul. ''Chicken Soup for the Soul'' was a great success to the point where it became the #1 New York Times bestseller. Its popularity then inspired ''multiple'' spin-off anthologies, all listed [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Chicken_Soup_for_the_Soul_books on an entire page]], courtesy of TheOtherWiki.

!!This series contains examples of:
* ComingOutStory
* DrivenToSuicide: A great many of the contributors, but given that they survived to write about it, they are usually
** HappilyFailedSuicide and
** InterruptedSuicide
* DrugsAreBad
* Glurge: Chock full of it.
* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: A lot of the stories are inspirational memoirs written by disabled people or non-disabled people who were taught a Very Special Lesson by a disabled person.
* LittlestCancerPatient: Quite a few ''Chicken Soup'' stories involve one of these.
* TeenPregnancy: One story's author got pregnant at fifteen and gave the baby up for adoption and another one involves a teenager deciding to participate in True Love Waits to avoid this fate, which his parents unfortunately suffered.
* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth
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