Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sir Oliver and the Queen

Source of Photo: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4933556/Helen-Mirren-makes-dying-boys-wish-to-meet-the-Queen-come-true.html#12 Oliver Burton, a 10-year-old who has Down’s syndrome and is dying of cancer, wanted to meet Queen Elizabeth II of England. This was not possible, but he got the next best thing: He met Helen Mirren, a … Continue reading

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Omid Abbasi: Heroic Iranian Firefighter

  Source of Photo: http://i.imgur.com/mm3Iqs4.jpg?1 (Note: Some people have thought that this photo shows Mr. Abbasi and the girl he saved; obviously, Mr. Abbasi is in good health, so apparently this photo was taken before the rescue in which he … Continue reading

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How to Disarm Volatile Customers

A cashier at an American clothing store knew that the store had a deal going on: Customers could get 30 percent off with a coupon. The cashier heard a man in line speaking and knew that he had a military … Continue reading

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“Do Unto Others as You Would Have Them Do Unto You …”

In “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you …,” an online review of the free eBook The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 2), Anonymous wrote on 15 May 2013, “Driving home early one … Continue reading

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“Easy Money is Not Good Money, You Know?”

On 20 January 2013, Rachel Castillo found a bag containing $36,000 on the Miami Beach (Florida) Golf Course, where she serves drinks. She looked through the bag and found what she called “stack after stack” of money. Ms. Castillo said, … Continue reading

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“Sometimes It Pays Off to be a Nice Guy. It Made Me Feel Good. I Went and Bought Myself a Bouquet of Flowers!”

A teenager wanted to impress his date with a fancy French dinner on Valentine’s Day, 1997, so he took her to Le Cafe Miche in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Unfortunately, when the bill arrived, the teenager did not have enough money … Continue reading

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Savanna Janicki: Good Samaritan

Just before Easter in 2013 (March 31), Brittney Berger left Duluth, Minnesota, and began driving to Baraboo, Wisconsin. Ms. Berger, who is first-year student at The College of St. Scholastica, hoped to avoid a winter storm. Unfortunately, she ran into … Continue reading

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“Miss Jo, That’s Really Generous!”

In May 2013, CeCe Bruce was working at the Steak ’n Shake restaurant at Keystone and 54th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, when she received a very generous tip. Ms. Bruce said, “I was having a hard time at another table, but … Continue reading

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“He is Just a Little Boy, and Not a Man Yet”

Source of Photo: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/15/hes-just-a-little-boy-baseball-sign_n_3280044.html?utm_hp_ref=good-news Joel McKinnon, who lives in Dover, Ohio, is the head of the Joel McKinnon Farmers Insurance Agency. In 2012, he noticed a poem by the late Chaplain Bob Fox that was being published and republished on Facebook. … Continue reading

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“If We had Guns that Shot Chocolate, Not Only Would Our Country be Safer, It Would be Happier”

Source of Photo: http://tinyurl.com/ctjh8oz After the 14 December 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in which 20 children and six adults were murdered, a seven-year-old second-grader named Myles (no last name released) had an idea about how … Continue reading

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