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Alan Fonteles – An exclusive interview with the boy from Brazil who stunned the world

The Paralympic Games are over but its legacy lives on thanks to the amazing achievements of the 2012 champions – especially the ‘Boy from Brazil’. This was the expression chosen by the international news media when talking about Alan Fonteles … Continue reading

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Chain reaction: how far a little kindness can go

After being hit with the sudden loss of his 17-year-old daughter, Darrell Scott decided to speak up and draw attention to the need of a kinder and more compassionate nation. Rachel Joy Scott was the first person killed in the … Continue reading

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100-year-old Hero sets new cycling record

There is no age limit to exercise, and this is not news to anyone. But, apparently, now there is no age limit to break records as well, since French centenarian Robert Marchand cycled 100 km (62 miles) in 4 hours … Continue reading

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Twenty year old Sam Nagy is the youngest ever altruistic kidney donor

Some people show kindness by donating money to charity, others by donating time to help someone in need, but not many would undertake a life threatening operation. This, however, is exactly what twenty year old Sam Nagy from Huddersfield did … Continue reading

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Kindness kept Nation’s Paralympic hopes alive

The Paralympic Games in London came to end leaving a legacy of memories and life stories that depict the real meaning of kindness. Take the trajectory of two cyclists from Burkina Faso, a West African nation: Lassane Gasbeogo and Kadidiam … Continue reading

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Paralympian Karen Darke makes the ultimate sacrifice at London 2012

As we say goodbye to the Olympics, Paralympics and a summer of sport like no other, many tales have arisen of kindness, courage and triumph over adversity. One such story is a bittersweet tale, that will in the some respects … Continue reading

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Rudi Richardson: An Unlikely Hero

Rudi Richardson is an unlikely hero. Born in a women’s prison in Germany in 1955, where his mother had been convicted of prostitution, he was adopted by an African American couple who changed his name, and took him to live … Continue reading

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Man Finds $4000 Cash: And Hands It Back!

An act of honesty and kindness has saved a single mother of two’s hopes for a fresh start in life. Autumn Miller had just moved from Indiana to Florence, Kentucky, to start over. She had a new job and was … Continue reading

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Who Are The World’s Most Charitable Stars?

Hundreds of today’s top stars and celebrities have made vast fortunes from the careers in music, movies and television: but which ones give back the most? According to research by The Giving Back Fund, a charity that helps athletes, entertainers, … Continue reading

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Always Help your Fellow Man: how a random act of kindness turned into a viral Internet hit

Lewis Dediara is used to cycling around London with a mounted camera on his helmet. The 47 year-old started filming his daily commute two years ago after he was knocked off his bike for the second time. The cyclist always … Continue reading

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