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A Pool of Kindness

Good news is hard to come by these days, but a retired judge in Morris, Minnesota, has received a lot of positive media attention. That's because -- wait for it! -- a 94-year-old man named Keith Davison installed a pool in his backyard purely for kids in the neighborhood to

Thai policeman comforts stressed knifeman

Officer Anirut Malee of Huay Kwang Police Station in Bangkok, Thailand showed his great depth of courage and compassion when confronted with a desperate knife-wielding man at the police station. His actions quickly defused what could have been a dangerous and explosive situation. Closed circuit camera footage shows Malee calmly talking to

A Prescription for Compassion, This Handyman Builds Cheap Wheelchairs and Gives Them to Disabled Dogs

This animal lover dreamed up a brilliant solution for the dozens of disabled pups wandering around his city. When 40-year-old Pan Chieh isn't working as a machine operator, he is busy building homemade canine wheelchairs out of water pipes. style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-8420654331411867" data-ad-slot="1313712966"> Chieh's design, which only costs about $30 to

The great & good list – links to projects and organisations standing for kindness and compassion

Here we list a not-at-all-exhaustive list of projects and organisations that are doing good work in communities around the world. Please look them up, and get involved with them if you can. And if you know of an organisation that should be featured on this page, let us know in