Acts of Kindness: 11 Amazing Thank You Notes

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11 Amazing Thank You Notes

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What do Elizabeth Taylor, Roald Dahl, Marilyn Monroe, Neil Armstrong and Barack Obama have in common, besides being famous? Each of them wrote touching letters of gratitude, printed here in their original writing.

For example, once upon a time (1989), a little girl named Amy sent a bottle of colored water, oil and glitter to Roald Dahl, who knew right away that this was a dream in a bottle inspired by his book, The BFG.

In response, the author penned this short note to his 7-year-old fan: “I must write a special letter and thank you for the dream in the bottle. You are the first person in the world who has sent me one of these and it intrigued me very much. I also liked the dream…”


From Me to We: Everyday Generosity

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Talented filmmakers David and Hi-Jin Hodge wanted to inspire generosity on Valentine’s Day. So they asked a diverse group of 25 friends, young and old: what does generosity mean to you? And what lessons have you learned from practicing acts of everyday kindness? In this powerful 5-minute video, these everyday heroes share beautiful responses that inspire all of us to go out and be generous, not just on Valentine’s Day but any day.


Dickson College’s class act

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The students had been studying random acts of kindness, and here was a compelling demonstration of just that. Mitchell described the mystery woman as a little older and beautifully dressed. School staff asked her for her name so they could thank her …
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Buttoned Up: Commit five acts of random organizational kindness

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And, as another example, researchers at have found that committing random acts of kindness is strongly correlated with higher levels of happiness. One of the kindest acts you could do for another is to help cross something off an …
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