Archive for February, 2012
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Random Acts of Kindness Day: February 17
Random Acts of Kindness Day is the name of an unofficial holiday increasingly celebrated around the world on February 17 in order to encourage acts of kindness. This unofficial holiday is not much popular in CIS countries yet, but some NGOs organize occasional events to encourage people to do something kind for a friend or a stranger – for no reason. Research shows that there are strong links between random acts of kindness and improvements in the health of people, so do not forget to do something kind today. Related articles Happy Random Acts of Kindness Day (living4bliss.wordpress.com) It’s random act of kindness day, how will you respond? (pastormikesays.wordpress.com) Man Pledges To Commit A Random Act Of Kindness Every Day This Year (chicago.cbslocal.com)... Permalink
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84 Year Old, Leaves Condo To Homeless
Before Leila Boroughs died at the age of 84, the San Francisco, Calif., woman decided to leave her greatest possession to people she had never met. The former nurse left in her will her $400,000 condo to the homeless, asking for it to be turned into a shelter, NBC Bay Area reports. Boroughs, who never married and lived alone, said she didn’t have close relatives to whom she could leave the estate. She specified that if the 525-square-foot condo wasn’t suitable for a shelter, the city could sell it and use the money to fight homelessness, the news source reported.... Continue Reading
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