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    • The Best Life Stories

    • 150 Real-Life Tales of Resilience, Joy, and Hope - All in 150 Words or Less!
    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: David Menasche, Brandon Massey, Romy Nordlinger, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    The Best Life Stories by Reader's Digest are 150 of the best hand-picked real-life tales of resilience, joy, and hope - all in 150 words or less!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too long for me to deal with atvthisvtime, Sorry!

    • By Sunny on 09-26-16

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Treasury of Joy & Inspiration

    • Our Most Moving Stories Ever
    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen, Luci Christian Bell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Chock-full of essays and true tales by some of America's most famous authors and thought leaders, these great listens inspire, uplift, open the door to new possibilities, and connect us emotionally. Organized around timeless American values - joy, miracles, giving, gratitude, holidays, and healing - listeners will laugh, cry, cheer, sigh, and renew their faith as they enjoy the powerful impact of a well-told story.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • My Most Unforgettable Character

    • Selections from Reader's Digest's Most Popular Series, "The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met"
    • By: Reader's Digest, Lowell Thomas, Jackie Robinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Mason Adams, Joseph Campanella, Penny Fuller, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Selections from Reader's Digest magazine's most popular series The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met. All of these stories have one thing in common: Somehow, each of the characters featured struck home in the memory of the storyteller. These characters enriched lives through humor, wisdom, adventure, and affection, each possessing a unique regard for humanity, each a gem reflecting its own light.

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Readers Digest's Humor in Uniform

    • A Selection of Classic Comic Anecdotes
    • By: Reader's Digest
    • Narrated by: Jamie Farr, Mike Farrell, Loretta Swit, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From basic training to World War II to the Gulf War, America's veterans share their funniest stories in this collection of Reader's Digest's popular "Humor in Uniform" column. Beneath the horror of war lies a rich tradition of comedy and satire, and these anecdotes have entertained readers for decades. Stars of the TV and movie versions of America's favorite military comedy, M*A*S*H, read equally hilarious pieces from all four branches of the armed forces.

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Dumb Around the World: Chile

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    An invaluable lesson was learned by the former head of Chile's national mint: When you're literally making money, typos aren't easily fixed.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World: Argentina

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      2 out of 5 stars 3
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    In a country famous for its love of both beer and rugby, it should probably come as no surprise that someone invented a beer vending machine you have to tackle to operate.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Most of the strange and scary world looks remarkably familiar: dumb bosses and workers? Check. Silly governments and grumpy bureaucrats? Check. Cocktails made with human body parts? Check.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World: New Zealand

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    People talk smack about their neighbors all over the world - and New Zealand is no exception. The country's 31st prime minister, the late Robert "Piggy" Muldoon, famously stated, "New Zealanders who emigrate to Australia raise the IQ of both countries."

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Do NOT buy this, it is less than 30 seconds long

    • By Todd R Hambley on 11-23-16

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World: Myanmar

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    When Burma's longstanding, censorship-running Division of Press Scrutiny was finally shut down for good, a former director noted being glad to be done with an ugly job, stating, "We didn't arrest or torture anyone, but we had to torture their writing."

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just a quote

    • By Dirk on 12-14-16

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World: Estonia

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    After stealing about 1,600 gallons of vodka from Russia and pumping it into Estonia via an underwater pipeline, smugglers realized they had a major sales problem - Estonians are discriminating drinkers, and, unsurprisingly, pipeline vodka isn't what you'd call top quality.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just a 51 second clip

    • By Worrall on 07-04-16

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World: Czech Republic

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    The official English-language radio news bulletin in Prague recently featured two notable headlines in a serried list: "Ministry presents annual awards for promoting the good name of the country" followed by "Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek admits being drunk in interviews".

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World: Sweden

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    What did six inmates, including three convicted murderers, at Norrtalje prison do when officers forgot to lock them up? Baked a cake and cozied up around a television, of course.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Pakistan

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    For more than two decades, zookeepers at Islamabad's Marghazar Zoo have demanded a large annual delivery of alcohol, which they say they use to "calm down" the zoo's elephants during mating season.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Russia

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    A thief in Russia used heavy machinery to lift 82 concrete slabs, worth about $6,000 USD, onto three trucks. Unsurprisingly, he didn't get far.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Denmark

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
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    According to one Danish expert, "human testicles are just a natural target" for the piranha-like pacu, which normally eats "nuts, fruit, and small fish".

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    • Dumb Around the World: China

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A woman in Beijing recently sued a hotel for failing to wake her up, demanding more than $6,000 in damages for causing her to oversleep and miss an exam.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Spain

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
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    If your dog accidentally leaves his poop on the street in the town of Brunete, never fear! You'll get it back. Just be ready to sign for a package.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World: Turkey

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    After stamping the "passport" of a nine-year-old girl's stuffed bear, customs officials in Turkey found themselves squarely in the crosshairs of the global laugh machine.

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    • Dumb Around the World: Cambodia

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    After 40 years of marriage, a couple in Prey Veng Province decided that the time had come to part ways - prompting the husband and friends to saw the house in half.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dumb Around the World: Australia

    • By: Reader's Digest - editor
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 min
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    A customer who ordered a toasted ham and cheese sandwich in one Melbourne restaurant got a mouthful - just not the kind you'd expect.

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