Giving: I Dare You to Watch This and Not Cry

It’s gone viral, with close to six million views since being published on Youtube on 9/11:

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I’ve been thinking today about why films like this that show the amazing capacity of simple acts of love and generosity are so incredibly compelling. How many times per day do we walk past opportunities to be the face and hands of Christ to someone — to pause for an act of compassion — simply because we are too busy to notice or too pessimistic to see the true human potential in those around us. Hopefully this video will remind us, at least for a moment, of the tremendous potential that lies within each of us to make this world a better place.

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  • Kim Whelan

    I saw this video yesterday and what has stayed with me since is that his last act before falling ill was charity.