Stories of Kindness from Around the World

24 Photos of Acts Of Kindness


--by Summer Anne Burton, posted Sep 2, 2013
Sometimes its the small gestures that count.
 

1. When Reddit users got together to send this dying man hundreds of letters and packages.

When Reddit users got together to send this dying man hundreds of letters and packages.
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2. Sophia’s letter to the president about her dads.

Sophia's letter to the president about her dads.
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…and his response.

...and his response.
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3. When this older couple paid for a younger couple’s Valentine’s Day dinner.

When this older couple paid for a younger couple's Valentine's Day dinner.
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4. This small gift.

This small gift.
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5. The driver captured on dash cam.

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6. The family who got a complimentary meal after their 3-year-old blurted out that their house had recently burned down.

The family who got a complimentary meal after their 3-year-old blurted out that their house had recently burned down.
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7. This guy.

This guy.
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8. The couple who does what they can for each other.

The couple who does what they can for each other.
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9. A shared umbrella.

A shared umbrella.
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10. These men protesting domestic violence by “walking in her shoes.”

These men protesting domestic violence by
Flickr: walkamileinhershoesinternational

Flickr: walkamileinhershoesinternational

11. A sign.

A sign.
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12. This man who loves going to work every day.

This man who loves going to work every day.
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13. Wendell, the brave 10-year-old who saved a cat from being tortured by a group of boys.

Wendell, the brave 10-year-old who saved a cat from being tortured by a group of boys.
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14. The man whose final wish was that his family give someone a $500 tip.

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15. The softball players on the opposing team who carried Sara Tucholsky to each base after she injured her knee touching first on her first-ever home run.

The softball players on the opposing team who carried Sara Tucholsky to each base after she injured her knee touching first on her first-ever home run.
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Sara Tucholsky, a softball player for Western Oregon University, scored a three-run homerun for the first time in her college career in a game against Central Washington University.
But while touching first base, she injured her knee. The rules stated that none of her teammates could assist her. So instead, two players from the opposing team — Mallory Holtman and Liz Wallace — carried Tucholsky to each base.

16. This child and a soldier.

This child and a soldier.
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17. The hundreds of get-well cards from strangers received by 5-year-old Alexis Blackburn after her dad posted about her operation on Reddit.

The hundreds of get-well cards from strangers received by 5-year-old Alexis Blackburn after her dad posted about her operation on Reddit.
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18. The Texas A&M students who formed a human wall to block Westboro Baptist Church protesters from protesting Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale’s funeral.

The Texas A&M students who formed a human wall to block Westboro Baptist Church protesters from protesting Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale's funeral.
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19. Bucket list, checked off.

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20. After Hurricane Sandy…

After Hurricane Sandy...
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21. The dad who wrote this letter before his son had the chance to come out to him.

The dad who wrote this letter before his son had the chance to come out to him.
getyourdailynut.tumblr.com

22. The 13-year-old cancer survivor who became a CoverGirl.

The 13-year-old cancer survivor who became a CoverGirl.
today.com

23. This concert.

This concert.
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24. Sometimes, it’s the little things.

Sometimes, it's the little things.
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[This story was originally posted at Buzz Feed.]
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Readers Comments

sanjeev sharma wrote: There is still some hope left in yhe world
purplsparkl77 wrote: There is hope
claudia ragon wrote: What an inspiring world, god created us with a good heart : )
SOPHIA GRACE wrote: Let's do our very best to keep the hope and faith. Things are getting so much better. We really to have to be the change we want to see.
Jugnu wrote: These stories sure brightened up my day. Thank you for sharing.
Sharon Levine wrote: Thank you for focusing on the good in this world. There are so many good, giving people.
While i was looking at the images, i was crying in the library :-) i plan on forwarding this to as many people as i can. God bless you!
Thomas Arackaparampil wrote: This is the first time i've visited this page (in spite some of my friends have recommended it several times). I feel a special vibration within me after visiting this site. God bless!
Betty wrote: And to think that these are just a few of the many, many acts of kindness that are happening around the world. What great reminders of what each of us can do in our own way to bring a little more happiness into someone else's life.
Bluebell wrote: The language of the heart :-) no words needed, only smiles :-)
beetoote wrote: Summer anne burton, thank you.

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