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This woman did 38 random acts of kindness on her 38th birthday.  How fun!  As I read through her list, I thought this world would be a much happier place if everyone did one random act of kindness each day.  A new challenge, perhaps. Picking a few of these might be a fun way to spend a hot summer afternoon.

random acts of kindness. --> This sweet gal completed 38 "random acts of kindness" on her birthday to celebrate her birthday. There are a ton of great ideas on here and you can't read without getting a little teary-eyed and wanting to do the same thing.

Best quote of the Olympics.

London 2012 Olympic Team and All-Around Gold Winner Gabby Douglas. Great role model for little girls. And yes, I realize she's not an Aussie. But this pin might annoy one.

Excellent human being.

One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered ~ Michael J Fox. Love this man

Strong women - it takes strength to show mercy. "Keshia Thomas, 18, uses her body to shield a man from protesters at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Ann Arbor, Mich. A crowd had begun to beat him with sticks after spotting a Confederate flag on his jacket. "Just because you beat somebody doesn't mean you're going to change his mind," Thomas said."

Strong women - it takes strength to show mercy. "Keshia Thomas, uses her body to shield a man from protesters at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Ann Arbor, Mich. A crowd had begun to beat him with sticks after spotting a Confederate flag on his jacket.

“Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”  ― Corrie ten Boom

“Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength.It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” Corrie ten Boom: WWII heroine and concentration camp survivor

"I have learned that I will not change the world. Jesus will do that. I can, however, change the world for one person. So I keep stopping and loving one person at a time. Because this is my call as a Christian." Katie Davis

"I have learned that I will not change the world. Jesus will do that. I can, however, change the world for one person. So I keep stopping and loving one person at a time. Because this is my call as a Christian." Katie Davis Her book/story is so beautiful!

Faith In Humanity Restored

Scott Neeson, former head of Century Fox International left Hollywood, sold his mansion- Porsche, and yacht to set off to save children rotting in.

Irene Sendler, the 97-year-old Polish woman who saved 2,500 Jewish children during the holocaust. ♡♡♡♡♡♡

Irene Sendler, the Polish woman who saved Jewish children during the holocaust. God bless her she's my hero. she may not be American but she is a hero that should always be remembered forevermore. She a HERO to the world

This is Victoria. She died a hero. She hid her first graders in the cabinets and closets after hearing the gunfire. When the shooter came to her classroom, she told him that her students were in the gym. He then gunned her down and moved on. She saved the lives of all of her students. Please pass this on if you see it. She deserves to be remembered for her bravery.

Victoria Soto-hid her first-graders near Newtown,Conn at the Sandyhook School masacre the shooter came to her classroom, she told him that her students were in the gym. She was gunned her down and he moved on. She saved the lives of all of her students.

Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous and iconic photograph from the Vietnam war, running naked from an airborne attack, horribly burned with napalm, in June of 1972. Since then, Kim has found peace, and a message she can offer, borne of her suffering. She runs The Kim Foundation International, and she acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO. She has transformed into a viable, visible symbol of peace and hope. Hers is an important story of resilience, courage, and forgiveness.

Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous and iconic photograph from the Vietnam war, running naked from an airborne attack, horribly burned with napalm, in June of Met her in college at Fredonia, she's amazing.

"Men throw acid on us with the intention of injuring or disfiguring us. Men throw acid on our bodies, burn our faces, smash our noses, melt our eyes, and walk away as happy men.  Acid attack is common in Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Nepal, Cambodia, and a few other countries. Men throw acid on us because men are angry with us for ending relationships and for refusing sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, proposals of marriage, demands for dowry." - Powerful image and words.

Men throw acid on us with the intention of injuring or disfiguring us. Men throw acid on our bodies, burn our faces, smash our noses, melt our eyes, and walk away as happy men. Acid attack is commo…

faith in humanity restored

Funny pictures about Good Guy Jonas Salk. Oh, and cool pics about Good Guy Jonas Salk. Also, Good Guy Jonas Salk.

Waris Dirie biography and accomplishments - Circumcised at the age of 3 in the name of tradition, Waris Dirie has made the fight against female genital mutilation the major combat of her life. She decided to talk publicly to the media about the female circumcision she was subjected to; She was later appointed as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations by Kofi Annan.

Waris Dirie biography and accomplishments - 10 black women who’ve changed history: famous black women

jane goodall - female british scientist most famous for her groundbreaking work researching and observing chimpanzees for 45 years. jane is also an author, environmentalist, as well as a un messenger of peace. she tours the world 360 days out of the year, giving lectures on conservation and animal welfare issues.

jane goodall ~ female british scientist most famous for her groundbreaking work researching and observing chimpanzees for 45 years. author, environmentalist, u. messenger of peace, frequent lecturer on conservation and animal welfare issues