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A victim of the shooting in Aurora, Colorado goes public with an unexpected message for James Holmes.
Steven St. Bernard, 52-year-old bus driver from Brooklyn, said his paternal instincts kicked in when he saw a 7-year-old autistic girl falling from an air conditioning unit outside his apartment complex. The heroic feat was caught on cell phone video from across the street.
After deciding to give 100% of the tithe for a year to the needy, Traceway Baptist Church in Clinton, Miss. says their generosity came full circle. While abused women, recovering drug addicts, the homeless and others received unwarranted aid straight from Traceway’s offering plate, Pastor John Richardson says providing for the church’s own budgetary needs was “an interesting process.”
When the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma shut down a fundraiser for the youth of Broken Arrow First Church, the congregation of neighbor church Rhema Bible decided to offer a helping hand.
Woody Davis, 69, has been the perfect neighbor. He’s served those in his community in Corbett, Oregon without expecting anything in return. Now, after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, his neighbors have given back with the kind of generosity that makes him feel, in his own words, blessed he’s dying slowly.