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26 Acts of Kindness Movement Gains Momentum -- Will You Join in?

Will you participate in 26 acts of kindness in honor of those killed on Dec. 14?

Former Today Show host Ann Curry has sparked a movement through Twitter called #26acts, in part to bring about something positive from tragedy.

In honor of the 20 children and 6 adults brutally murdered on Friday, Dec. 14, in Newtown, Conn., she is asking that people commit 26 acts of kindness. 

People have responded in heartwarming, inspiring ways. After a random act of kindness, they are tweeting back to Ann what they have done. 

Here are a few posted so far, with more coming in every few minutes:

"Money is tight, but purchasing Christmas gifts for a 14y/o girl in India we have known for 8yrs. She deserves joy. #20Acts#26Acts"

"Sent Christmas card to a sailor at boot camp who won't be home for the holiday. In honor of 6yo #AllisonWyatt"

"Donated to my local food bank. This donation helps feed 30 people, many of them kids."

"I bought Starbucks for the man behind me in line. I'm a teacher. He told me to stay strong as I cried."

"Saw a homeless couple sleeping in the parking lot...left them breakfast and a $20 gift card."

Will you join the movement? If you're on Twitter, use the hashtag #26acts or #20acts, plus @OconeePatch. 

kathy moran-howe December 20, 2012 at 03:14 PM
http://vimeo.com/9366405 inspired this shirt design. Printed and sent Give Love Y'all t-shirts up to Newtown. Will arrive Christmas Eve to a teach at Sandy Hook Intermediate. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=499074370122837&set=a.382999578396984.89630.100000608355218&type=1&relevant_count=1
Melissa Steele December 20, 2012 at 07:09 PM
YAY KATHY! You rock! I'm in! Sharing on FB too.....

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