Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Everyday People Show Good Deeds Exist

Volunteer sorts trash collected during a local coastal cleanup
With a spate of news reporting on people with "bad in the heart," the folks with "good in the heart" are alive and showcasing how easy it is to be a force for good.  Over the last weekend, thousands of people around the world joined in an effort to clean beaches and waterways of trash, that would have eventually wound up in the ocean.

Besides my personal moment this week with a good deed (and super-stress relieving good deed) given to me, the local paper reports the following:


SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 12:01 PM

Elk Grove resident Melissa Vang is thrilled to see that goodness still lies in the hearts of today’s teens.

She witnessed a good deed right at her own front door when Tyler Opdyke, 18, returned her husband’s wallet that happened to have $1,500 in it.

However, Vang didn’t answer the door when Opdyke came knocking, because like many people she doesn’t open the door to strangers. But she found him later, and thanked him for his kind gesture.

“When I checked the video, he had walked away already,” Vang told ABC 10. “I was like, ‘that’s my husband’s wallet!’ ”

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What good deed can you share today?

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