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    Posted December 18, 2012 by
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    One Good Thing, One Good Day

     

    On Sunday, a Facebook event calling on people from all walks of life everywhere, to get involved in a movement this Friday, December 21st, went live. The first few hundred invites were sent out a little after Noon on Sunday, and within just a few hours time, the word began to spread as people began accepting the invitations and passing them on. What are they saying yes to? A random act of kindness. This public event will be held all day on Friday, everywhere. It does not require the participants to meet or go anywhere other than where they normally would, there is no cost, and there are no requirements or limitations. They will simply wake up in the morning, and set off on their day. During their regular encounters, they will offer a compassionate gesture toward someone- a friend, relative, stranger, anyone at all. The idea is for it to become contagious. The hope is that it will be a first step in combating the atrocities of the world today.
    When the event first went up on Facebook, the goal was to see 10,000 people reached through this social network by Friday, but in the first 24 hours, that goal was exceeded and the bar has been raised to 100,000. People are accepting the invitation with open hearts, posting their own stories and expressing very real desires to see this happen on big levels. It's very apparent that the world is ready for change, and they are willing to make it happen individually, together.

     

    The event is open to the public on Facebook and everyone with an account is encouraged to join and pass it on. The event itself is not a Facebook event, however, it is a global event. Any means possible can, and should, be used to reach as many people possible by Friday.

     

    Just as a single act of violence, discrimination, or any negative instance can greatly impact people on a large scale, a single act of humanity can do just the same.

     

    The event can be viewed here:
    One Good Thing, One Good Day

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