Explore the value of Class And Grace
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Here are some inspiring stories about class and grace.
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GRANDMOTHER'S NOSE I remember 20 family members sharing a room...which at night was the bedroom; and at different times during the day - dressing room, breakfast table(s), lunch room, snack table(s), home work center, prayer room. Also, a home that warmly welcomed and accommodated visitors! The central theme..."every place a thing...
SUBMITTED BY DEANNE
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THE GOOD SAMARITAN I am 61 years old and out of work. My wife, our adult son, our adult daughter and I have lived in a motel kitchenette for more than a year, because of a fight with our prior landlord. Things were fine, even after I lost my job, until my wife and daughter lost their jobs, too. Our son is working and has taken on...
SUBMITTED BY ROGER C REDDDEN
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SAVING HERO'S FACE My school band is saddled with being a marching, concert playing, chamber music playing, parade marching and contest hosting band. We are a first year high school. We were in a Christmas parade and it was pouring and it was horribly cold. We finished the parade for the first time, then we realized the real Hero...
SUBMITTED BY AVERY M.
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'class and grace'.
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Big John C Big John was born into a family of 12 in South Buffalo, NY, back in 1916. He was devoted to Christ, went to Church every morning, and worked two jobs to support his four young daughters and lovely wife Kittie. He was my grandpa, and had a huge family with many nieces, nephews, grandkids, and great nieces and...
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Bill D Bill D. was an amazing teacher, mentor, and friend to so many. After serving in the military, he "retired" to become a professional, working with leaders and employees encouraging them to be their very best. Everyday, I still hear Bill imparting some word of wisdom or anecdote that stops and makes you think. He...
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Barbara (Rich) McCabe I was about 8 years old when I was telling my mom about a dream I had one night. I told her that in my dream, I was trying on dresses and one was a bright yellow and as I looked in the mirror I saw me wearing the dress and that I was also a black girl. I remember, as I said that, I must have had a look on my face...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
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Deane from Lincoln NE AUGUST 21, 2017
My favorite definition of Grace: Grace: the mindful and deliberate intention to act with loving kindness when we could have justifiably done otherwise.

Erika from Newport, RI OCTOBER 28, 2013
Class is a favor or assistance done anonymously

Anderson from Colatina, ES - Brasil JULY 8, 2013
É muito bom resolver as coisas com classe, educação e tratar bem as pessoas. It's great to work things out with class, education and treat people well.

Adolph DuBose from Cambridge MARCH 26, 2011
Grace allows us to do with Class what we otherwise would not be able to do at all...

Tiffany from Portland, Michigan MARCH 21, 2011
"Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul” William Hazlitt

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