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Acts of Kindness

Children leave drawings and messages of encouragement on convent door

When 42 nuns in one convent were infected with COVID-19, local children found a way to show their support.

Passengers take up collection on flight to help Brazilian mother with sick child

When a mother found herself in difficult circumstances, a group of strangers generously stepped forward to help.

Spanish triathlete shows what true sportsmanship is all about

Diego Méntrida gave up his place on the podium as it was what his parents taught him to do.

Charming 9-year-old schoolgirl teaches elderly street vendor to read and write

When this little girl saw a way she could help, she didn't hesitate to step in and make a lasting difference.

Inspiring couple radically change their wedding plans to serve others

The newlyweds donate their food to a shelter and even spend their wedding day serving up the food.

3-Michelin-star chef cooks for hospital while his restaurant is closed due to COVID-19

When the pandemic forced his restaurant doors to close, he found a way to use his exceptional culinary skills to fight the virus.

“Mattress Mack” to open a charter school that offers free vocational training

The kind-hearted Texan doesn't stop trying to help others.

Pope Francis Hospital Boat resumes operations and donates basic food baskets in the Amazon

The traveling medical center serves hundreds of thousands in Brazil's riverside communities, and this care has never been more needed.