Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Everyone Loves Jessica”

While walking to Tremont Elementary School in Dixon, California, Jessica Gutierrez, age seven, found a pouch that was stuffed with hundreds of dollars. She turned in the wallet at her school, the wallet’s rightful owner was found, and the wallet’s … Continue reading

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“He Deserved His Chance”

On 12 February 2013, Mitchell Marcus, a special-needs senior at Coronado High in El Paso, Texas, got into a basketball game for the final 90 seconds after having been team manager for three years: the Coronado Thunderbirds were playing the … Continue reading

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“Becky, for You, I will Do It for Free”

When Rebekah McManus, a pharmacy technician at Market Street Apothecary in Corning, New York, learned that a woman who has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, needed a motorized wheelchair to help her stay independent, … Continue reading

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Improv Everywhere: Black Friday 2012

Improv Everywhere is dedicated to causing scenes of an interesting, nondestructive type — the group’s motto is “We Cause Scenes.” For Black Friday 2012, the group had about 100 people camping in tents and sleeping bags outside a dollar store … Continue reading

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Paid in Full

Sybil Shephard got into trouble after taking out a loan from Speedy Cash in Arlington, Texas. The Denton Record-Chronicle published an article about the trouble. Ms. Shephard had taken out a loan for $164, in part to help a friend, … Continue reading

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“Praying is Never Wrong. My Job is to Encourage People to Pray”

In 2013, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Aberdeen, Scotland, began to welcome Muslims to use its premises for Islamic prayers because the mosque they were praying at was too small and so worshippers were forced to pray outside. Chief Imam … Continue reading

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The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 2) This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: Documentary film director Michael Moore’s ancestors got along well with the Chippewa Native Americans in Lapeer County, Michigan. Silas and … Continue reading

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“What Tyrone [Mings] Did Just Goes to Show that Footballers Do Care a Lot About the Fans”

Tris Monk is a lifelong fan of the soccer (English football) team of Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He wanted to go to an important match in March 2013, but the 24-year-old was skint (English for the American “broke”) because he is … Continue reading

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“Who’s Gonna Turn in a Bag of Money, Except the Girl Scouts?”

On 8 March 2013, Gwen Vignon took a bag of money from her Redondo Beach, California, Laundromat, put it on her lap in her car, and drove to a Vons grocery store in Hermosa Beach, California, before driving home. She … Continue reading

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“I’ve Known You were Gay Since You were Six. I’ve Loved You Since You were Born”

Source of Photograph: http://imgur.com/RuPr7WV When a father overheard his gay son talking on the telephone about his plans to come out, the father wrote him this note of acceptance: “Nate, I overheard your phone conversation with Mike last night about your … Continue reading

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