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Kindness is Contagious: Spreading kindness through the Peace Corps

June 15, 2015

A nice article from

Good deed changes worldMark this down: At age 11, my daughter, Jordan, has decided to become a missionary. Unfortunately for Jordan, her parents have not, so she will have to hit the pause button on that dream for a few more years.

Jordan’s passion and compassion was recently ignited when she attended a presentation by a woman who spends time each summer volunteering in El Salvador. This woman painted a vivid picture of the struggles people in other countries face. All of a sudden, my child was able to view the act of turning on a faucet as a luxury.

Now she is trying to make sense out of why some people are born into education, health care and surplus and others are not. I’m still trying to figure that one out, too.

I got an email from another mother who has a daughter with a heart for helping. Deb Mohagen, of West Fargo, has felt both the pride and worry that come from having a child who lives a life of courageous kindness. Deb’s daughter, Amber, has spent the last two years helping the hurting in Albania…


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