Little acts of kindness are the building blocks that change lives. This fits in well with the topic of my previous post.
Don’t think that little things you do every day to help others don’t matter. Some of them change lives:
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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