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Bullied Boy Gets Support from Chris Evans and Snoop Dog

Bullied Boy Gets Support Below is an emotional video of a bullied young man named Keaton Jones. Chris Evans invited the boy to the Avengers premiere. Social media has been a positive support with Keaton. Check out the hashtag #StandWithKeaton. Senator Bob Corker, the UFC, LSU Cheerleading, Rep Joe Kennedy, III and many celebrities have…

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Three Teens Give Homeless Man a Blanket

Teens have gotten ‘bad press’ in all generations – not just millennials. High energy and growing can lead to crazy activity and expression. But, overall, we do realize that there is much more positivity in this generation of millennials than not. Teens give. Here is an example of teens using their energy very positively, which…

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Five Most Philanthropic Pro Basketball Players

The Five Most Philanthropic Pro Basketball Players by Jason Gordon Just like any other professional sport, having a successful career in the NBA can be a very lucrative proposition. As with any successful career, often, success is accompanied by wealth and with the average NBA player making around $5 million per year after the 2013-14…

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George Michael’s Good Acts of Kindness

George Michael’s Good Acts There are many stores of George Michael’s good acts of kindness, which have surfaced after his death. 1. Woman on Deal or No Deal A woman on Deal or No Deal needed In vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. It was tweeted by Richard Osman that Michael secretly phone her the next day and…

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Abdul Sattar Edhi Father Teresa: Legacy of Compassion

Abdul Sattar Edhi Called Father Teresa He was one of the most important public figures in Pakistan. He came to Pakistan totally broke, “My parents never wanted to ask anyone for money.” They said, “start something that serves the public – even in extreme hardship.” “My religion is humanitarianism, which is the basis of every religion in…

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Third Grade Students Study “The Golden Rule”

Students Produce Poem from “The Golden Rule” A third grade team of students at Muddy Brook Elementary School in Great Barrington, MA are working on a thoughtful project that relates to kindness and the Golden Rule. It is “to develop a unit of study based on Norman Rockwell’s and living illustrator Jerry Pinkney’s work. The unit…

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Knowing Your Goal: 99 Days of Goodology

Know Your Reason: 99 Days of Goodology! Why are you interested this topic? It’s all about you – your reason desire goal. You could tune in for personal development (and “self-improvement”) reasons. You may want to be more competitive in your work life. You want to be better. You want to be stronger. You want to…

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Helping Others Through Knitting – You Can Do It Too!

Helping Others Through Knitting Here are two stories where caring people began helping others through knitting! It’s an activity that most of us can do. Each project below has begun recently. Acts of kindness are within reach and you can start today! 1. 86-Year-Old Grandfather with Cancer Helps Hundreds of Premature Babies He just learned…

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Small Acts of Kindness are Big

Small Acts of Kindness are Big! A helping hand doesn’t need to be big in size. Small acts of kindness are the helpful attitude that matters the most. There are a few sides to each act of kindness. The Gift of Kindness The Recipient of the gift Kindness The Witnesses of that gesture Everyone benefits. The…

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Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho Homeless Poet

Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho Homeless Poet Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho  is 77 years old. He had been homeless for 35 years. That is until Shalla Monteiro met him in April 2011. Shalla said that Raimundo used to live in a place that he called, “the island,” which is simply the grass on a street median. When she saw him…

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