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Here are some inspiring stories about helping others.
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ROAD SIDE ASSISTANCE Spring of 1995 was a strangely hot spring, especially for Minnesota. I was 9 months pregnant with my first daughter and needed to drive about 45 minutes from a very rural area to my doctor's office. I drove an older car, which wasn't in the greatest of shape, but it got me from point A to point B -- except on...
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A FLAT TIRE My coworker and I were delivering a car to a customer when I noticed a car in the opposite lane with the four-way flashers on. I saw that the car had a front flat tire. I asked my coworker if he didn’t mind if we asked the driver if they needed help. When we turned around the driver (a woman in her seventies with...
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SUPPORTING OTHERS Well my name is America Valles and I am a sophomore at Ennis High School. And I would like to tell my story that inspired me to write it . However, my very passion is helping others in anything well basically most in health problems. For example, one day that I was in 5th grade sitting in my classroom doing some...
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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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HELPING OTHERS QUOTATIONS
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“We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

Ronald Reagan

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“If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.”

Will Smith

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“Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.”

Albert Schweitzer

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“Each of us can look back upon someone who made a great difference in our lives, someone whose wisdom or simple acts of caring made an impression upon us. In all likelihood it was someone who sought no recognition for their deed other than the joy of knowing that, by their hand, another's life had been made better.”

Stephen M. Wolf

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“In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.”

Flora Edwards

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“In the time we have it is surely our duty to do all the good we can to all the people we can in all the ways we can. ”

William Barclay

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“In the end, the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of even greater importance. ”

Dieter F. Uchtdorf

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“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”

Maya Angelou

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“To help yourself, help others. Whatever good you do travels a circle and returns to you many times over- but remember, life isn't about what you get, it's about what you become.”

Dennis Gaskill

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“I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.”

William Penn

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“Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.”

Marianne Williamson

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“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'helping others'.
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Brian Tracy Brian Tracy is Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in the training and development of individuals and organizations. Brian's goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined. Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000...
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Casey I have known Casey for almost 7 years. I first met her through basketball, when I was only in 4th grade. She was a 6th grader and she was already a phenomenal basketball player. She has a lot of confidence, but she is never cocky. She has a strong head on her shoulders and knows what she wants. She is very...
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Karolyn Rosario She came 3 years ago from Puerto Rico to make a better life for her and her daugther. For a period of time she was homeless but kept on working to do better. Since she got here (united states) she have worked hard to help other people, currently she is at school studying medical assistant and she decided to...
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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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Your Comments
Jenni from The United States Of America AUGUST 19, 2014
Great site

Jamin Slade from Columbus, OH  FEBRUARY 7, 2014
Its not about what you have its about what you give.

big H from shelby DECEMBER 19, 2012
Love this!

Trinity from Alabama MAY 9, 2012
Help others. What I did before is raise 175 dollars for a man because he didn't have a heater or a bicycle. I did this because I love other people instead of myself. 8 years old=)

Peachez from Guyana FEBRUARY 26, 2012
That quote really caught me. I feel way better now.

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