Monthly Archives: November 2012

U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett: Defender of First Amendment

In April 2011, Maverick Couch wore a T-shirt with lettering that read “JESUS IS NOT A HOMOPHOBE” to Waynesville High School in Waynesville, Ohio. He wore the T-shirt to support the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network’s “Day of Silence.” … Continue reading

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“If I Die Tomorrow, at Least My Vote Counts Today”

In early November 2012, lines were very long in Cleveland, Ohio, as people waited to vote early. Poor planning to accommodate voters is evil, as is deliberately trying to keep people from voting, but people did good deeds to help … Continue reading

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“Tell Us Your Story and We’ll Give You a Dollar”

On 7 August 2012, three teenagers—Alexa Erb, age 18; Victoria Cornell, age 19; and Claude Mumbere, age 18—sat on Church Street in Burlington, Vermont, for three hours and paid $1 to strangers to tell them their stories. The three teenagers … Continue reading

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“The Whole Thing Only Took 45 Minutes of My Time. It was a Pleasure and an Honor”

In October 2012, Kelly and Rosa, a California same-sex couple, traveled to New York City in order to get legally married; they could not do that at that time in California. Unfortunately, because of Hurricane Sandy, aka Frankenstorm Sandy, getting … Continue reading

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“I Wanted to Do Something Nice for a Stranger Because One Day a Stranger Did Something Nice for Me”

On 31 October 2012, Reddit user “womp0982” posted a photograph of a typed note that was left on a truck. The note stated, “You do not know me but I saw that you needed some tires for your truck and … Continue reading

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Kyle Braver Goes to the World Series

In October 2012, San Francisco Giants fan Kyle Braver got a ticket to Game 2 of the World Series. A senior at the University of California at Davis, Mr. Braver is a popular employee at the Coffee House at UC … Continue reading

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M. Alice LeGrow Knows How to Talk to Kids

M. Alice LeGrow is a party princess; in other words, parents hire her to be Snow White or Cinderella or some other princess at parties for little girls. She definitely is a creative person and has a gift for being … Continue reading

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