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Principal Mo Zhengao was a truly selfless Hero #AoZChallenge

Mo Zhengao was no ordinary school Principal. The monikor given to him by some may seem demeaning - the 'Begging Principal.' To nearly twenty thousand students in Du'an Yao county high school over 30 years, he was k…

Yahya Hashemi and Ala Amiry are Heroes of Kindness #AtoZChallenge

When Sean Jalbert saw the sign outside the small restaurant in Montreal, he was suspicious. The sign taped on the door of the Mediterranean themed 'Marche Ferdous' written in English as well as French, read:  "Peo…

'Love, XYZ' : Compassion from Strangers #AtoZChallenge #WATWB

What if, instead of the constant photos of hatred and photoshopped images spewing distrust, you chose to share images of random acts of kindness?  Would it really be that bad a thing? Each image below tells a story. A sto…

White House of Anaheim: A Tale of Kindness Returned #AtoZChallenge

For many years, chef Bruno Serato had been serving fancy gourmet food at his iconic restaurant, The White House of Anaheim in California to rich patrons and celebrities. He had another agenda though. Bruno, an Ita…

Meghan Vogel is a Selfless Hero of Sportsmanship #AtoZChallenge

17 year old Meghan Vogel won the 1600 meter at the Division III girls state meet at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus in 2012. But much to her amusement, nobody remembers that. Sure, they clapped when she won. But they actually g…

A Uruguayan named Jose #AtoZChallenge

Do you know the name, Jose Mujica? Remember your answer. He used to be a bad guy when he was young - a guerilla warfare fighter, he used to rob gun clubs, bad banks and corrupt businesses and give the money to the poor. He wa…

Tabrizi's - Humanity over Profit #AtOZChallenge

The 2015 Baltimore riots lasted for nearly a month with hundreds of businesses damaged and a state of emergency being declared for weeks. As the city limped back to normalcy, restaurant owners decided to host Baltimore's Res…

Sarah Hoidahl is a Real Hero of Kindness #AtoZChallenge

When young Sarah Hoidahl, a waitress at Ruby Tuesday's in Concord, New Hampshire came over to the two diners at her table, they asked her if she could give them something inexpensive. Talking to them, Sarah realized they wer…

Rajesh Sharma - a Truly Selfless Indian Hero

For more than seven years, Rajesh Sharma has been taking classes for children in New Delhi. He teaches English, Hindi, science, maths, history and geography. Oh yes, I forgot. He is actually a grocery shopkeeper. And there is …

Quietly, Become a Hero of Kindness and Compassion #AtoZChallenge

Throughout this challenge, I have brought you stories of kindness and compassion from across the world. Everyone asks me how I came across so many diverse stories, especially in a world we feel is so barren of kindness today. T…