Blind couple ‘sees’ life through their son’s eyes

Touch, hear, smell and taste. These are the four senses that used to guide blind couple Eva and Jocelino. However, five years ago things began to change. After seven years of trying, Eva became pregnant with a boy. Her sight … Continue reading

Stand up to the Bullies – Teen Suicide’s Plea

Another teenager has died as a result of the pernicious social virus of our age – bullying. Every time it happens it feels as if there’s no light at the end of the tunnel of person-on-person cruelty. The Columbine High … Continue reading

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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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