In the spirit of the holidays, I will share some touching stories over the next few days on the kindness of strangers.
Mohammed Basha, Florida — I was leaving the hospital after giving a patient the dire news about his cancer diagnosis. Just then, I noticed an elderly gentleman handing tools to someone working on his car. That someone was my patient. When I asked him what he was doing, he responded, “My cancer didn’t tell me not to help others, Doc.” Take-home message: kindness has no limits or restrictions.
Jerilynn Collette, Minnesota — When my husband passed away unexpectedly, a coworker took me under her wing. Every week for an entire year, she would send me a card saying, “Just thinking of you” or “Hang in there.” She saved my life.
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