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26 Acts of Kindness

December 25, 2012

A new movement has taken off to honor the 26 people killed at a school in Newtown, Conn.

The campaign sparked from a question NBC News correspondent Ann Curry asked herself after Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School: "What can I do?"

The answer she arrived at was performing 26 acts of kindness. On Sunday, she shared that suggestion on social media, inviting everyone to join her.

By Wednesday, the hashtag "26acts" was trending on Twitter and a "26 Acts of Kindness" Facebook page had exceeded 17,000 likes.

The social media sites describe acts of kindness directed toward members of the Newtown community, as well as to others across the nation and even globally.

Curry wrote on the NBC News website that the movement is a way to "help heal us all."

- Associated Press

This is such an amazing tribute to the memory of those who died in Newtown on December 14. 

Can you think of 26 ways you can give back to our community to honor their memories?

Let's make this discussion a place where we can post ways we can be apart of the #26Acts of Kindness movement.

Find out more on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/26acts.

 

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