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Wed Jul 16, 2014, 01:45 PM

Today's Good: 7/16/14

A Letter All Students Should Receive (awesome viral letter given to primary students in the UK, along with their test scores)

Mall Pet Patrol: Saving Pets Left in Hot Cars (we need this replicated throughout the US)

Young Boy's Free Piano Concert Rocks (very cool spontaneous act of kindness by a stranger)

Gifting His 50-year-old Business to Staff

Request by Grieving Father to Redditors Generates Compassionate Action (tissue alert)



more: http://communitygood.org


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Response to OneGrassRoot (Original post)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 05:32 AM

1. X-post from GD Student Pallbearers Serve the Underprivileged

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10025274346

School is out for the summer, and may students are spending their with friends or working a summer job. But some students at the Cleveland, Ohio-based high school St. Ignatius are also spending time doing an unlikely act of service.

More than 400 juniors and seniors at this all-male Catholic school volunteer in the Saint Joseph of Arimathea Ministry, a student organization that leads funerals for deceased people who were homeless, financially insecure, or simply didnít have anyone to give them a dignified burial.

Over the past 12 years, the Pallbearers Ministry has led hundreds of funerals. Burying the dead, these students learn that every person is worthy of dignity and care, a lesson that makes them more conscious of how they treat the living.

http://www.thetakeaway.org/story/student-pallbearers-serve-underprivileged/?utm_content=buffer31b3a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
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Response to japple (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 12:14 PM

2. oh my gosh, that is amazing...

Thank you so much, japple.

Turns out I am still not able to post regularly...but not many people are here anyway...so we'll all just do the best we can.

I love this story though. Thank you again.



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