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Kindness From Prison

  Last week I wrote about Kindness in this article, as schools nationwide are having Kindness Week. Next week I’m speaking to every one of my kid’s classes at school on Kindness. So let’s continue the theme! The article I wrote last week was good, but this one is better, because it’s by my friend and world-famous author, Dave Crenshaw (Myth of Multitasking, The Power of Having Fun, The Result, among others). Dave contacted me months ago with the invitation to go with him to Pelican Bay, the most infamous high security prison in America, where we would be celebrating
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Kindness

  This week I was asked to speak to nearly 1,000 youth about kindness in kicking off “Kindness Week”. The event was in honor of a young man who had been in a severe accident, now in a wheelchair, learning how to walk and talk again, named Garrett Webb.  An inspiration to everyone for his ability to be happy amid life-changing trials, and equally kind to everyone before and following the accident. The kids laughed as I recounted the story of my son, when he was 3 years old, walking up to strangers on the playground and optimistically, innocently asking,
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