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The Kindness of Lending a Hand

I had just left the Walmart parking lot, and had notice a middle-aged man with only one leg holding a sign asking for assistance. I then, in the midst of driving, decided to stop and offer him some cash. I … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Neighbors

In my apartment complex, there is an elderly woman who lives on the first floor. This woman has an oxygen tank and it’s difficult for her to get around. She had made several signs in the main hallway asking people … Continue reading

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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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Kindness For A Stranger

I moved to New England two years ago and accepted a position at a spa. I drove down Amherst Street every day to get to work. In the Fall I noticed a young man walking down the street pretty much every day. … Continue reading

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Kindness for a Senior Citizen

My 8-year old son participates in music and karate at two different studios. One night we were hurrying from one studio to the another. It was a snowy and cold winter evening. We noticed a senior citizen carrying a heavy bag in one … Continue reading

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An Anonymous Gift of Kindness

A friend and colleague is going through a very difficult time in her life. She is struggling financially and has serious issues with one of her children. She is such a hard worker and such a great person. She confided … Continue reading

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Lending a Loving Hand

When I found out that one of my “other moms” had advanced cancer, I visited with her regularly at her home where her partner and a former partner were lovingly tending to her.   I decided that I needed to stay to … Continue reading

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A Gift of Kindness From a Mother

A woman was told after a long battle with cancer that she was soon going to die.  Her discomfort had been progressing and her body was significantly slowing down.  She was very involved with integrative treatments including meditation and Therapeutic … Continue reading

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Children, Games & Kindness!

This will be the third year that my husband and I participated in a charity event called Extra Life. Extra Life is a 24-hour gaming marathon that raises money for children’s hospitals that are part of the Children’s Miracle Network. … 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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