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The Kindness of Sharing a Home

My husband and I have invited people to share our home that were either struggling with money or needed a change in their environment. Over the past few years, we took in five people. Some were family and others were people … Continue reading

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Joe The Barber Helps The Homeless

Anthony Cymerys, known as Joe the Barber, took it upon himself to help the homeless in Hartford, Connecticut by giving free haircuts.  Cymerys, an 82 year old man, connects his clippers to a car battery and delivers his barber services … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga loves Sequins & Kindness

Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, founded the Born This Way Foundation  in 2011.  Their mission is to build a “Braver, Kinder World” by empowering the youth. At one point, Gaga stated she was changing the world one sequin at … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga & Mom passing a multitude of sequins!

Led by Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, the Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2011 to foster a more accepting society, where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. The Foundation is dedicated to creating a safe … Continue reading

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Stood Up Against A Bully

I helped stand up against a bully for my roommate. ~ Student, UMass Lowell

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The Elderly Appreciate Sequins

I helped an elderly woman carry her groceries into her house. ~ Student, UMass Lowell

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Healthy Reminder

Reminded my friend to not eat any sweets because of high blood sugar. ~ UMass Lowell Student

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Kind Acts at UML

I like to help people all the time–just for the pleasure 🙂 ~ UMass Lowell Student

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Celebrate Uniqueness

One great idea enacted by students at a local high school involved using an art project, designed around the idea of celebrating our uniquenesses.  Rather than students falling into the mold of bullying, negative thought, and apathy, these students took … Continue reading

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