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Gone Viral: 26 Acts Of Kindness

In this AP file photo, Dateline NBC co-anchor Ann Curry smiles as she answers an interviewer's questions.

As a response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday, Ann Curry, pictured, had an idea. In an article she wrote for NBC News, Curry talked about her struggles reporting from Darfur in 2007, and how, as a response to dealing with that horror, she did something small and positive, in that case, giving photographs to people. This past weekend, Curry tweeted, “Imagine if everyone could commit to doing one act of kindness for every one of those children killed in Newtown.” She originally tagged her remark #20Acts, but that’s now been bumped up to #26Acts, with some people doing 27 or 28/EW.com. More here.

Question: Would you be willing to do 26 acts of kindness in memory of the 20 first-graders & 6 adults who lost their lives in the senseless Newtown, Conn., massacre last week?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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