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Who's Your One?

Do you have someone in your life who inspired you to be a better person?
Did you witness an act of kindness that left an impression?
Share your kindness story with the world.

Tell your Kindness Story
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I picked up trash

Yester day, i was walking in our neighboors house when i saw a man that is littering in their back yard so i picked it up and felt happy about it because i feel that i did something Good that day and im proud of it :)

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Hi parents shoud be proud

Despite witnessing selfish behavior on daily basis and living among many people who basically do not care about anyone by themselves I have saw today something what gave me hope, hope that there are more people in my town who are not going to leave someone in need alone on the street...Today as I left home and walked towards my...

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Robbie Plunkett

It was my little brothers birthday so he decided that he wanted to go to the Aquarium in Philadelphia. which he was very ex sided about I was also a little ex sided i had not gone there in a while. So of cores he goes up to a stranger who had been walking out of the bathroom and he...

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Eva

So I was on the bus going home and realized I forgot my Math binder. Then my friend Ava said you can borrow mine and we can help each other finish math! This made me feel relieved and happy I thought that that was so nice of her to do (and yes I did finish my math homework). One time...

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Tommy Horner

I was at WAWA I had a $1.00 and cookie then some girl said I'll get it for you then I said no I got it but she really wanted to buy it for me so I let her after that I wanted to be kind all day.

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my mother is kind

When i usually need help ill ask my mom for help and she helps me, she even helps me when i dont need it. When i am cooking in the kitchen and i start to burn the food my mom walks in and starts to help me and teaches me how to do it right. Thats why my mom is...

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Letters to strangers

I'm a huge bookworm, so when a book about a girl leaving letters everywhere for strangers came out, I decided I would buy it and read it. It hasn't happened because it was out of stock, but I googled the author and her story, and it was so inspirational! I decided to do something similar in my own school, so...

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My Mother

My mother my whole life never said a unkind word about anyone even if they had been mean to her. She was always thankful for whatever she had. When she passed at almost 91 years of age I was so filled with love for all the nice things that were said about her. I had not remembered or knew about...

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My sister is kind

This story is about my younger sister Meera, who loves helping people. She is a lecturer at University in a small town in Malaysia. Everyday she makes it a point to get ready early to work, just to pick up random people who are sitting at the bus stop in front of the hospital in our town. They are generally...

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Giving a person in need

I have always seen my grandmother give to people that didn't have as much. She would open her home up to a complete stranger. Anything she could do to help a person she would. It didn't matter to her when her kids would tell her that she can't help everybody she still would do it anyway. Even if she...

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Kindness at a Low

I was in the nicu with my youngest son. I was struggling with life at that time. We have an older son, had adopted our middle son just a few months before I gave, and now we had a premature child in the hospital. I was struggling with anxiety and the baby blues. A lady walked up to me and...

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The First Day of Senior Year

This summer, I decided to challenge myself. I decided to work on a project all by myself in hopes to spread kindness. With the help of two non-profit kindness organizations, I was able to spend my summer creating 670 goodie bags. Each bag consisted of candy, a pencil, a pack of gum, a motivational quote, and a kindness card. Anonymously,...

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My grandmother is Kind

My grandmother and I were grocery shopping and We were paying for our groceries. A young woman next to us was crying and swiping her credit card which was not working. My grandmother paid for all her groceries and told her that everything will be fine. We never saw the girl again but we walked out of that store feeling...

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Yard work from Mark

Mark was looking for work because he was down on his luck and was willing to work for any amount of payment, after I explained that I was unable to do it my self and didn't have money to pay him to work on the yard for me, he offered to do it for free because the yard was in...

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Trans Friend Makeup Dilemma

My younger trans friend--we'll call her Jane--had just come out in school, and because of that most of her peer group still saw her as male, either because they didn't know of her transition or just because they were being ignorant. One day, Jane tried to put makeup on at school without using a mirror, and it went about as...

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Lost Dog Returned

My husband and his colleague were travelling on a remote road in South Australia. Thirty kilometres from the nearest town they came upon a dog in the darkness walking along the side of the road.

He was old and very tired but happily jumped in their work vehicle. The men turned around and headed back to Coober Pedy and stopped...

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My dad is my hero

I’ve been in and out of hospital since I was a kid because of chronic illness. My dad has always always dropped everything to help me. Many late nights in emergency, up all night taking care of me, cooking for me when I couldn’t and always making me laugh even when no one else can. My dad would do literally...

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My sister Candy

My sister Candy was less than a year older than me. She was diagnosed with Jouvinial diabetes at age 7. She suffered for years with this merciless disease. Back then they didn't have the knowledge of the disease and much of the time, it was hit or miss. She was in the hospital for long periods of time but she...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Shyamaladeepika

This is about my father whose act of kindness cannot be forgotten and it is the very basic start of learning . It was a rainy day and my father was driving his car passing on the highway coming home from work. This happened long long years ago when I was a kid and the law was not so strong...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Nathan

His name is John T. Olson He was a US Marine and lived to be 21 years old. He saved 12 lives. He died 3 years before I was born and because of him I have a really big intimated in the Military. He Motivates me me to help others and even though I never met him I feel like...

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