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Ann Curry starts viral movement for 26 Acts of Kindness

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As a response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday, Ann Curry had an idea. In an article she wrote for NBC News, Curry talked about her struggles reporting from Darfur in 2007, and how, as a response to dealing with that horror, she did something small and positive, in that case, giving photographs to people. This past weekend, Curry tweeted, “Imagine if everyone could commit to doing one act of kindness for every one of those children killed in Newtown.” She originally tagged her remark #20Acts, but that’s now been bumped up to #26Acts, with some people doing 27 or 28.

Since Curry’s original tweet, the movement of kindness has taken off, with #26Acts quickly becoming a top trending topic on Twitter. Curry herself has been championing the kindness, retweeting many of the original kind ideas people all over the world are coming up with and performing.

Below are 15 random acts that inspired us:

https://twitter.com/MichelleBoudin/status/281115522471456768
https://twitter.com/CallMeJRWouldYa/status/281477267933245440
https://twitter.com/jennarowland/status/281486420814733314
https://twitter.com/christyg74/status/281486165209673728
https://twitter.com/corysmom1/status/281485074220855296
https://twitter.com/lookitsB/status/281488047894298625
https://twitter.com/PickledPru/status/281483770299826176
https://twitter.com/charmedseed/status/281482330680463361
https://twitter.com/bergena/status/281480643538464768
https://twitter.com/dotmamma/status/281478499921952768
https://twitter.com/CarlinKim/status/281477365585039360
https://twitter.com/VinFalci/status/281488649357516800
https://twitter.com/NobleKnope/status/281488647071617024
https://twitter.com/cgoots/status/281488444243460096
https://twitter.com/cgoots/status/281488239855038465

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