Take Notice- Little Acts of Kindness Change the World

Little acts of kindness are the building blocks that change lives. This fits in well with the topic of my previous post.

CATHERINE L BYRNE, AUTHOR

From http://www.bradaronson.com/acts-of-kindness-be-inspired/

Don’t think that little things you do every day to help others don’t matter. Some of them change lives:

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Happy Salad

Ricardeau Scutt’s father brought him over from Haiti, because as dad said, “There are no jobs in Haiti . . . A job there is like winning the lottery.”

Unfortunately, 20-year-old Ricardeau, who spoke little English, couldn’t land a job in the U.S. either.

Dad was a taxi driver and mentioned his son’s problem to a passenger. The passenger brought Ricardeau to a Salad Works where he knew the owner. The passenger simply made an introduction. It probably took 5 minutes.

Ricardeau got a job as a dishwasher, worked his way up over time to general manager and then won his own franchise through a company contest to award a restaurant to the best general manager.

As for that stranger who took five minutes to help him…

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About gwpj

Originally from Seattle, I now live in Sapporo, Japan, where I write, explore this city, read widely, and ask questions about things that i see as important. I'm also an author, with three novels published ("The Old Man and The Monkey", "Grandfather and The Raven", and "Bear: a story about a boy and his unusual dog"). For more information about my writing, drop by my website, at www.geogepolleyauthor.com.
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