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  • When Jamie and Jenna went out of their way to sit next to me at the lunch table.
    When my husband asked me to spend the rest of my life with him.
    When Mrs. Pulous came in early before school to teach me violin.
    When my father worked a job he hated so he could pay my college tuition.
    When Pharoah the cat spent three days by my side as I battled a stomach virus.
    When my landlord waived the first rent payment.
    When my brother stayed on the phone with me after I swallowed the bottle of pills in Russia.
    When some beautiful stranger paid for my Starbucks coffee.

    I don’t have a life manifesto, but if I did, it would probably start with “Kindness…”
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