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12/5/12 9:17 P

I had not seen this. Thank you for the link and for the uplift of spirit!

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12/5/12 7:59 P

I wish there were more like him about it is amazing what people choose not to see on our streets I make time a few hours every week to meet up with street guys to check if they are ok and help them to resourses this I do off my own back I have helped some to find housing and medical services and I collect mens clothing off friends which i distribute around the guys Well done to the police officer emoticon

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12/1/12 3:02 A

That was awesome of him, good hearted and I'm glad to see not all cops are bad. That he had compassion and understanding towards another human being. emoticon

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11/30/12 11:45 P

I try to be aware of opportunities around me to help others in small ways

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11/30/12 9:06 A

That is great, if all legit and on the up and up.

(Generally there are way too many time-clock punchers, and those sorts, are no ones' finest.)

Genuinely generous folks are in much too short a supply but very much appreciated - IMHO.

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11/30/12 9:00 A

Yes, very moving indeed.

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11/30/12 8:33 A

I saw it yesterday, it warmed my heart.

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11/30/12 8:16 A

I watched that on the news yesterday evening. That officer shows what true compassion is all about.

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11/30/12 8:06 A

I love hearing about the compassion of others!

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11/30/12 8:06 A

Here's a link to yahoo's homepage with the story.

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11/30/12 7:49 A

this story touched my heart...such compassion

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11/30/12 7:48 A

I saw that article (not the video)
That was a wonderful gesture of kindness

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11/30/12 7:46 A

I love that there are still some good cops in the world.

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11/30/12 7:33 A

I saw that on the news this morning too, it brought tears to my eyes.

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11/30/12 12:50 A

yes an on looker I guess took the picture of the officer , nice to know there are still nice people out there

Edited by: FENWAYGIRL18 at: 11/30/2012 (22:30)

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11/30/12 12:44 A

awww very sweet

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11/30/12 12:23 A

While my son was living going to a 3D Animation school, he used to travel in the bus to and from home. Twice, on particularly wet days, he gave his umbrellas to people who didn't have a coat and were going to get drenched when they got off the bus. He didn't know them from a bar of soap. I was a bit miffed because I had bought them for him and were supporting him but couldn't afford it. He just said that their need was greater than his at the time, because his school was right beside the bus stop. He was 18 at the time.


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11/30/12 12:04 A

I just saw it on Channel 2 news here in Chicagoland, made my eyes water!

I love love love Random acts of Kindness!!!

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11/29/12 11:47 P

I watched the news this morning and saw such a wonderful act of kindness... it was a New York policeman bent over a barefooted homeless man... he asked the man his shoe size went into a store and bought him a pair of 75 dollar boots and gave it to him to keep his feet warm from the cold... I saw this and thought WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HE GETS IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It made me cry cause in this world we need more people like this everyone is busy with their toys (computers, I phones, facebook, whatever) and this guy gets it!
It's something I'd of done had I seen this poor person out in the cold even if I had to spend my last dollar and it just brought tears to my eyes, because it's rare to find people that care! emoticon

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