Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Random Acts of Kindness

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Random Acts of Kindness

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WHEN HER DOG TOOK HER DOWN, A MOTORIST PROVIDED HER A LIFT

Recently I was taking my rescue dog Spunky for a walk. Suddenly, she pulled hard on the leash, dragging me down the cement steps on my porch.

As I was lying on the ground, a kind, young man parked his truck and came to my aid. First he checked to see if I was all right, then helped me up and continued to walk with me and Spunky.

Thank you, Steven, for the "double" rescue!

BERNICE WEBER

Mount Washington

TWO SEPARATE ACTS OF KINDNESS SHOWED HOW SPECIAL THE CITY IS

My family and I ate dinner at the Red Robin restaurant in Cranberry on Sept. 10.

After the seven of us had finished we were waiting for the waitress to bring back our credit cards so we could sign them and be on our way. The waitress came over and said that the gentleman in the corner had paid for all of our dinners and the tip!

We looked over and saw an elderly couple who attend the same church (Victory Family Church in Cranberry) as our son, who was with us with his wife and two boys. They went over and thanked the couple, and I acknowledged them from the table (I am handicapped and use a walker) and we left with the spirit of love over us. My son and his family are very active in that church, and I can see why!

A second act of kindness happened Wednesday as I was going out of my house. There was a heavy storm with much wind, and there was a garbage can in front of our house on the street. A man stopped and moved the can out of the way and then brought my Post-Gazette over to me.

I was standing on the steps, and he took my walker down for me so I could slowly grasp the railing and get down to my car. He looked like a painter, as he had paint on his work shoes. I asked him about this, and he said he does not do much anymore.

I pray for him that if he needs work that the Lord will help him find it. …

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