First-Person Stories

Stray Dog Kept Following Her Everywhere. When I Found Out Why? Incredible!

Olivia Sievers is a flight attendant from Germany who often found herself in Buenos Aires for work. It was on one of these stopovers six months ago that she had an encounter that would change...

My Dead Mother’s Notebook: A Ghost Story

Hear a chilling story about what one man finds in his deceased mother's journal.

How the ISIS Attacks in France Triggered Our Writer’s Memories of Living in New...

One of our writers at First to Know talks about what it was like to be in New York on 9/11 and how she tried to cope with the terror that stayed with her for years.

True Ghost Story: ‘House of Hell’

Find out what happens when a single mom's life is shaken up by paranormal activity in her home.

Because I Did Not Have a Mother…

Elizabeth Coreas writes about overcoming great loss, and using faith as a way to transform her life.