Speak Out: 26 Acts of Kindness

Will you participate in 26 acts of kindness in honor of those killed on Dec. 14?

Former Today Show host Ann Curry has sparked a movement through Twitter called #26acts, in part to bring about something positive from tragedy.

In honor of the 20 children and 6 adults brutally murdered on Friday, Dec. 14, in Newtown, Conn., she is asking that people commit 26 acts of kindness. 

People have responded in heartwarming, inspiring ways. After a random act of kindness, they are tweeting back to Ann what they have done. 

Here are a few posted so far, with more coming in every few minutes:

"Money is tight, but purchasing Christmas gifts for a 14y/o girl in India we have known for 8yrs. She deserves joy. #20Acts#26Acts"

"Sent Christmas card to a sailor at boot camp who won't be home for the holiday. In honor of 6yo #AllisonWyatt"

"Donated to my local food bank. This donation helps feed 30 people, many of them kids."

"I bought Starbucks for the man behind me in line. I'm a teacher. He told me to stay strong as I cried."

"Saw a homeless couple sleeping in the parking lot...left them breakfast and a $20 gift card."

Will you join the movement? If you're on Twitter, use the hashtag #26acts or #20acts, plus @SnellvillePatch

Kenneth Stepp December 17, 2012 at 08:13 PM
I love this.
Malaika December 19, 2012 at 02:08 AM
This is awesome! I must share this with my friends....my act of kindness....I gave $20.00 to a young homeless teenager who sits in by the front door of Flame Broiler in Long Beach everyday.
sara massey December 19, 2012 at 03:47 PM
i really love this and i am joining


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