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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 Surabhi Paharia

My 'one' is my husband. His immense Love for everyone around him, inspires me to be a better person :)

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Essi

My boyfriend is my one. Everyday he does little kind things for me: makes breakfast for me at 5:00 am eventhough he has a dayoff from work, goes and fills up my car’s gas tank if im too tired and just holds my hand when im going to sleep and he is staying up. The picture above is my all...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by teresa mezzich

My dad: My dad is always positive. He teaches me to take care of my health, my physical appearance. He never talks bad about another person and He is always happy. He is 89 years old and seems to be 70!! He tells me to sing, sing, any time and all the time. So, I sing when I am alone...

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Sharing in Grief

Submitted by Patricia Holden

In 1978, following a miscarriage, I was heartbroken over the loss of my first child. I sang in a Sweet Adeline Chorus in New Jersey. A fellow member, Jeanne Froelich, wrote an empathetic note to me stating that even though she’d had five babies, the miscarriage she had suffered caused her a great deal of pain, noting that it was equal...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Lisa Cervantez

My son has an old soul. He is wise beyond his years, has a deep sense of faith and compassion. His level of empathy for those around him is genuine. He is not perfect, but he understands right from wrong and will take accountability for his errors. He gives me a tremendous amount of hope and I am grateful to...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Rhonda McCallum

My “one” is DJ. I met him 3 years ago. He inspires me with his dedication to fitness as a trainer. Even though I don’t train with him he always makes time to answer my questions even when he’s busy. He also run a business where he sells fitness equipment and takes university classes in the evening. His day starts...

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Leading with Encouragement

Submitted by Shantea Gentry

Mr. Zeb Talley, III, is one amazing guy! This man has many talents in his repertoire, but the one that stands out the most to me is his desire to develop and train others to be greater in their journey in life. Mr. Talley was my supervisor for a few months. The limited amount of time I had under his...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Shanna

I met Brenda via the internet 20+ years ago. When I had a family health crisis, she didn't hesitate to travel nearly 2000 miles to help me. She cleaned, cooked, ran errands, cared for my child, and supported me through the most difficult time in my life. There are no words to express the loving kindness she demonstrated, and continues...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Wendy Williams

My little girl has the BIGGEST heart <3 She is loving and kind to ALL. She waves and says, "Hi!" to anyone she passes. She plays with babies and makes them smile. Strangers are just friends she hasn't met yet. I wish I had just a fraction of her positivity & sweetness. I want to be like her when I...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Jasmine Liew

The old granny under the shelter of my house’s train track made me paused on the last day of 2017. It was drizzling & she was wet . 👵🏽 Her pathetic sight pained my 💓 . I decided to “buy” her 3 tissue packets at a price of $1. But gave her $2 & not taking the tissue packets. Back...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Nanci Taylor

My RAK for 13 Feb 2018. . . We are extremely broke right now and I was returning some used goods so I could buy a few needed food items until Jack's pay comes through. . .on my way in to the grocery store there was a homeless woman sitting with a sign asking for handouts, she looked cold (it...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Kainat Chaudhry

My best friend has helped been there for me so long. She has helped me through the hardest times and always cheers me up. I love her so much.

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Juliana Nacinovich

Mary Odell is my "one". My one is a very special person in my life, she has impacted my past, present and future self in such a positive way, that it is very hard to repay her. She is my business teacher Mrs. Odell. She is kind, compassionate, active and hold you accountable for your work. She motivates you to...

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Photographing Life's Lessons

Submitted by Suzanne Nguyen

This is Cyndi Apsey and she absolutely is my ONE! She has gone through unimaginable loss and grief and yet every day awakens before sunrise to live life, capture life through the lens of her camera, and share her life and love with all of her family, those in her community, and those of us who follow her. She is...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Kainat Chaudhry

My friend is a person who inspires me to be a better human being. She is always there for me and always helps me with problems that she has not been through.

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Living Kindly

Submitted by LAURIE McIntosh

Although I’ve never met Miss Brandi Miller in person, she could not have had a more profound effect on my life if she tried! She is a first grade teacher at Caldwell Elementary in Florida. We “met” on Twitter and decided to do a Skype call with our classes (I teach kindergarten). Our friendship blossomed from there and we haven’t...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Abbie Hammond

Can it be my four? These are my children. Each one encourages me in different areas. They also inspire me to be a positive role model for them. While my husband also encourages me and inspires me, our children are the ones that I see in my mind when I need encouragement, especially on a difficult day. When I went...

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Overcoming Obstacles

Submitted by TAMMY BLUE

Thomas Blue is my son and he inspires me every day. Thomas was in a car accident in 2012; he suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury and hemiparesis of his left side. As I sit here at the hospital while he undergoes his 15th surgery, I can't help but think about what an awesome person he is. Thomas always has a positive attitude...

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Who's Your One?

Submitted by Renee Theisen

My Parents are my "One" They inspire me every day to do my best, be kind, love others, and have a little fun, just be happy!

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Natural Kindness

Submitted by Rhonda Wills Dunn

When my dad, Leonard Wills, was home with hospice care the last 6 weeks of his life, he received many cards and had lots of visitors. They all thanked him for his kindness and acceptance. I overheard one say to him, with tears in her voice, "You were always kind to me. You always spoke to me when you saw...

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