An unforgettable lesson on true generosity

A woman who received an outpouring of donations passes along her bounty to those even more in need. Full Story »

Posted by Barry Grossheim
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Subjects: World, U.S., Health
Topics: Poverty, Cancer, Wellness
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Posted by: Posted by Barry Grossheim - Nov 27, 2010 - 10:03 AM PST
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Edited by: Barry Grossheim - Nov 27, 2010 - 10:08 AM PST

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Barry Grossheim
4.1
by Barry Grossheim - Nov. 27, 2010

It would be easy to find this column saccharine. But if only for today I choose to read it as it is meant to be, a story of amazing selflessness and generosity.

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Lynn Caporale
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by Lynn Caporale - Nov. 27, 2010

The columnist gets in the way of introducing us to a truly inspiring person by spending too much time talking about herself. However, the idea of returning to follow up a previous story to introduce readers to a person of such generosity of spirit, shares important knowledge with readers-- that while most newspaper stories tell us of cruel and manipulative, often selfish acts, there are in fact, much too unheralded, people of extraordinary generosity among us.

Mirna measured her own needs against what she knew of others’. Her vision made her charity’s conduit, rather than its object. And if that cost her? She ... More »

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Ashley Larm
4.0
by Ashley Larm - Dec. 1, 2010

I think this story is wonderful! It may not be about a specific event that is happening right now, but it is about something that we all need to take into consideration, especially during the holiday season. I was very inspired by this article and it was written in a very cohesive way that made you want to read on and feel more of the raw emotion expressed in the simple words of the article. I think that sometimes these kinds of stories are what the news lacks, stories about the bigger picture and not just about current events and facts.

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Darlene Keller
5.0
by Darlene Keller - Feb. 6, 2013

It is a story from the heart. Well written and heart clutching. A story that will keep the interest of the reader.

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