Sunday, 7 December 2008

Ha! Yet more good news for your encouragement.

In a real-life scenario reminiscent of the movie Pay it Forward, secret Santas in disguise are descending on Kansas City and other locales, distributing $100 bills to people who are down on their luck. Their only request, that the recipients do something nice for someone else.

The Santas are honouring a legacy left by Kansas City businessman, Larry Stewart, who had been making the $100 giveaways for decades.
For the secret Santas, it's not about keeping Stewart's memory alive as much as the meaning behind his legacy.

"It's not about the man, it's not about the money, it's about the message," the Kansas City Santa said.

"Anyone can be a secret Santa with a kind word, gesture, a helping hand."



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3 comments:

Janna Qualman said...

Larry, the Santa from my hometown of KC, left such an amazing legacy. If even just a few more peole cared the way he did...

Janet said...

Well, I know I'm not up to handing out $100 bills, but getting proactive about blessing other people is within anybody's reach.

Did you know about what he was doing?

Melanie Avila said...

That's great people do that for others. :)

 

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