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“Changing the Mental Map”: Lady Gaga awarded Peace Prize

The controversial pop star has received the LennonOno Grant For Peace award from Yoko Ono in recognition to her commitment to campaigning for gay, lesbian and transgender rights Every Beatle fan knows that 9 October marks the birthdays of both … 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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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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The Cameron Effect: When tragedy becomes ‘7 Acts of Kindness’

Since 2001, 11 September is remembered as a day of destruction due to a series of terrorist attacks that killed thousands of innocent people. Even though the pain is unlikely to ever go away for completely, one family – in … 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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Homeless Mother & Children Given A Home – For Free!

WHEN Florida businessman Paul Conti heard how crooks had left a mother and her three children homeless and sleeping in a car, he stepped in to offer them a home. EmaNoel Thermitus lost every penny she had to rent a … Continue reading

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Rap King Jay-Z to Take to the Stage to Help America’s Poorest Students

Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter has announced two fundraising concerts to take place at Carnegie Hall in New York in early February.  All proceeds from the two nights will be donated to The Shawn Carter Foundation and United Way of New York … Continue reading

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Welsh Rugby Star’s 737 Challenge Sets New Mountain Climbing Record

Putting a career-ending injury behind him, ex Welsh rugby star Richard Parks has became the first person to climb the highest mountain peaks on all seven continents, climb Mount Everest and reach both the North and South Poles in less … Continue reading

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World Toilet Day: An Event Not to be Poo-Pooed.

The 10th World Toilet Day has highlighted the global crisis affecting 2.6 billion people who do not have access to adequate toilet facilities. The annual campaign day, featuring events in nearly 20 countries, highlights the deficiency in adequate sanitation around … Continue reading

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5,000 Fed Free Curry: ‘Ugly’ Vegetables are Still Delicious

After their successful first event in 2009, Feeding 5K returned to Trafalgar Square, London in November, cooking a free meal for 5,000 while raising awareness about wasting food in the UK. The meal on offer, a vegetable curry, was made out of ‘fresh … Continue reading

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