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Day 21: The Burrito Man- a lesson in courage to be kind

How kind are we to strangers? Does it really matter if we connect with others? Carlos Guardado’s story is proof to me that kindness matters to our core.  The courage of Carlos to make his burrito cart his life’s work … Continue reading

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Day 10: Bravery and compassion

Today I’m thinking of the daily bravery of those who seek to make the world a better, more accepting place for those with disabilities.  I’m also thinking about how brave everyone who lives with a challenge of any kind has … Continue reading

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Day 8: Courage Through Hard Times

We are living in hard times. It’s like stepping back into stories my mom told about growing up during the great depression. In a country full of iPhones and laptops, it’s humbling to realize that so many of our neighbors, … Continue reading

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Day 6: Act quickly

Would I have acted so quickly? This teenager didn’t think twice about getting this mom and her 2 young kids out of a car stuck on railroad tracks. http://www.kcra.com/news/22585256/detail.html

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Day 4: Crowds Lift Burning Car

This week the news seems to be particularly full of heroes!  A group of bystanders didn’t hesitate to show incredible courage when a motorcyclist was hit by a car near Utah State University. While flames spread, the group LIFTED the … Continue reading

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Day 3: Courage to be a friend

This story really touched my heart. A great example of kids helping each other overcome their fears just by offering friendship. That takes courage in high school.  A great example for me to remember even as an adult. http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/26/3727776/san-diego-military-kids-help-peers.html

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