Raleigh, North Carolina—Adam is a six-year-old whose life hasn't been the same since his mother passed. Nobody could coax more than a sentence out of him.
And then came Parent-Day—a school-calendar day for parents to visit children in the classroom.
Someone found Adam crying in a bathroom stall.
One teacher had an idea. So, the following Friday, when Adam arrived at school, she led him to the gymnasium.
There were decorations, movies, snacks, dance-contests, and games. And I understand cake and ice cream got involved.
When Adam saw this, he explained that it must've been a mistake, since it wasn't his birthday.
But it was no mistake.
His classmates declared it: National Adam Day.
Florida—Phyllis tells me her neighbor, Gene, has been power-blowing her driveway for years now. Whenever clutter from trees falls in the yard, Gene shows up with his blower, and (voila!) life is beautiful.
Gene got sick. He wasn't able to do much, let alone do outdoor work.
One morning, three teenagers from across the street showed up, unannounced, to cut Gene's grass. They also took good care of Phyllis' driveway. No charge.
For eight years.
Lawrenceville, Georgia—when Myra put her cat to sleep, it…