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Helping others one meal at a time

June 1, 2015

Good deed changes worldA Bayard woman has started a project that embodies the spirit of giving and caring instilled in her as a Nebraskan.

Jennifer McMurtry started Global Love Fund after two incidents spurred her to action. While traveling, McMurtry was in an airport in Norway and couldn’t pay for a meal. They didn’t take her credit card there and she had no cash. A man she met in the airport offered to pay for her meal and they had lunch together.

“It’s those small acts of kindness when you’re traveling that make a difference,” she said.

In February, she entered the Global Degree contest, which requires entrants to submit a video about travelers who want to set foot into every country of the world.

“Even thought I didn’t win, I got 5,000 votes and 1,000 on the first day,” she said.


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