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You Are Built To Be Kind

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Let’s take a few minutes this dreary winter Wednesday to remind ourselves that people aren’t always the worst. In a neat little animated video published by the University of California, Berkeley, psychologist Dacher Keltner explains that we were essentially built…
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$20,000 Worth Of Layaway Gifts Quietly Paid Off

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According to the chain’s Silver Springs Commons store, an anonymous donor — who wanted to be referred to as “Santa B.” — donated $50,000 on Monday toward all of the store’s layaway balances, Penn Live reported. Store Manager Steve Myers…
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Ways To Give Back All Year Long

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The holiday season is known for encouraging the spirit of giving. Having a specific time of year when everyone is reminded to give back to their community helps all of us experience the feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction that comes…
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5 Easy Ways To Spread Kindness Every Day

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Grand gestures and philanthropic acts are wonderful, but they’re just that — grand. They require time, planning and, often, a substantial financial investment. Fortunately, research has shown that smaller acts can have serious payoffs as well, both on the giving…
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Floating Boat Schools Give Students A Second Chance

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If you’re a kid from a small Philippine fishing village, there are a lot of reasons you might not be attending school regularly, like discrimination, poverty, or inaccessibility. But one Bangladesh-based organization is aiding students who’ve been marginalized by the…
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Heroic Teen Saves Cop From Burning Car

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When Joe Chambers saw sparks flying from the bottom of the police car that crashed Saturday near his sister’s home in Grays Ferry, the 17-year-old volunteer firefighter knew the cop trapped inside only had seconds to escape. So the teen…
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