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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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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Ellie Messenger

One of my friends has inspired me to be kinder. I always had felt I was a kind person, but after meeting him I noticed that there is a whole other level of kind that I can aspire to. He picks up things and holds doors even for folks he doesn't know and not just when it's convenient. Almost each...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Emily

My one is my friend Nataneli because we always do work together and we always help each other when we don't understand what do we need to figure out in reading and math that's why she's my one

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Atzhiry Hernandez

My grandma inspires me in many ways. She is a very strong woman who works everyday to have money. She helps me be happy. Even when I feel sad, she is always is by my side giving me great advice and love. Everyday that I see her she whispers in my ear " Choose kind because there is not that...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by zion

my one person is my mom she inspires me by helping me with my homework sometimes when i don't know how to do it.

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Melissa Mazzur

My daughter is so inspiring. She has overcome childhood epilepsy, bullying, and a disease that made her turn blue at times! She is graduating this year with an athletic/academic scholarship and will be studying to become a lawyer. She never let her disabilities keep her down!

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Laura Habighorst

Melanie Simpson has been my "one." She has encouraged me throughout my nursing career to be a better nurse, to try to balance work and life, and to always strive for what is right. When I need help she is there, when I flounder she helps to pick me up. Melanie is a mentor, friend, and colleague. My nursing career...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Susan Gomez

"Who is my one? My one(s) are those that respect my gifts, passions and talents. The one(s) that understand and appreciate who I am and where I am going. The one(s) that make the effort to get to know me and don't judge me for who they think I am. The one(s) that know that my journey is mine, that...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Shana Riehl

My MOM. "You know you'd make a great teacher, " she told me one day when I was 24 and those words shaped my future. I became a teacher just like her and everyday I step into a classroom she's with me 16 years later. She also inspires me to be the best mom I can to my boys. She's...

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Blanketed with Love

Submitted by Debbie Ramsey

When my husband died tragically, there were so many who cared for me. One day several months later, Deena Saler brought a beautiful afghan with cream and silver threads. The card inside said, “I prayed for you while I was making this.” Every time I see her face, I think of my afghan, and every time I cover up with my...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Meghan

My ‘one’ is my 4 year old daughter, Kira. It can be tempting to allow myself to give into old habits, saying I’m too tired or coming up with an excuse to not do something, but whenever I look at my daughters face, I am reminded that the easy choice is not always the best choice. Kindness and taking the...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Yamileth Manuel

My mom has done lots of stuff for me.She has cared for me when i am sick. She has warmed me in the coldes moments .She has given me advice when i most need it. She is the one who gave me life and future. She has inspiered me to be a great person at home and school.

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Angela Green

This is my amazing Year 9 Class from last year! These students showed kindness in many ways. They made me feel welcome into their lives, greeted me everyday with smiling faces and often asked how I was feeling. I am so lucky to have such kind people in my job and my life!

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Gabe Zunaideh

My mom: when I was little, my mom saw what no one else did. She saw a little 4-year-old interested in a book of the world at the library. So she started to teach me all the countries and capitals in the world. Everything from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, to Ottawa, Canada. And everyday since that one day in...

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Fighting Through Illness

Submitted by holly potter

My daughter's life abruptly changed course at the age of 17 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. She was an active young woman who was a goaltender on a high school hockey team and had set records in her junior year. We anticipated nothing but continued greatness as her prowess on the ice progressed. She was actively involved in...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by khyler

my one really inspires me because she always wants me to do good in school and and she inspires me to do good

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Mason

This week and every week my mom is helpful and kind.Also , just a very great mom.she always makes my lunch and i'm so grateful for her.Also she helps me when I can't do something , like finding a toy or with my homework .She buys me stuff like video games and she drives me to school. She also lets...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Anngelenna Pacheco

My one is my teacher because she is nice to who ever comes around her. She also tells us her whole life. for example all of her boyfriends we make up names for the like Jon williss that's why she is my one . I LOVE YOU MS WILLISS. GOOD DAY

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Sariah

My mom is super nice and she cares about me. She always teaches me to do the right thing. She always wants me to be clean. She is so nice and beautiful.

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by steven

My grandma she the kindness person i know and she helps me though though times . like she helps and my dad when were frustrated ,mad,and sad. she my one.

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Rosalina Valenzuela

This one is only 2 but has turned my life upside down from the day I found out she existed. I am sure every parent out there feels the same way, but I will share anyway. This little girl is someone I dreamed about since I was 15, she makes me feel like I found my purpose in life and...

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