School boy asks community to carry out 22 acts of kindness to represent each victim of the shooting.
When Ruben Martinez heard about the deadly shootings in El Paso he found it really difficult to come to terms with what had happened — just like the rest of the world. He was so traumatized by the event that he asked his mom, Rose Gandarillo, if they could do a home delivery instead of going to the grocery store.
“I told him you cannot live in fear and asked him if there was something he wanted to do to help,” Gandarillo explained to the BBC. The 11-year-old came to his mom with a handwritten note challenging people in his community to demonstrate their kind hearts while honoring the victims of the shooting.