Neighbors Repay A Lifetime Of Kindness

What if kindness were cumulative and contagious? What if everything you did your entire life to or for another person all added up to how people treat you at the end of your life? That may not be so far from the truth. Lisa (Brustad) Rygg recently went through an experience with her mother, where…
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Sometimes Kindness Just Happens

I don’t think too many people wake up on a Saturday morning and say, “Today I am going to be kind.” I think sometimes, kindness just sort of happens. But I do believe that when it happens once, it’s likely to happen again, because as Daphne Meyers from Fargo writes, even if you didn’t set…
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Man Recalls Double Acts Of Kindness

If you moved out of the Fargo-Moorhead area, would you still read The Forum? I am constantly amazed by the number of people who write to me, saying they grew up in this community, have moved away, but still like to keep up on what’s happening here. Kevin Plummer is a great example of that.…
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Diva Connection: Share Kindness With Area Women

I’m about to use this newspaper space for my own selfish reasons. Oops, not a good start in an Easter weekend, but it’s a risk I’m willing to take. It’s a risk I’m willing to take because I know there is a group of teen moms in Fargo who sleep without blankets, so their babies…
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A SWEET Story Of Kindness

Girl Scout cookies. Those three words breed some strange mix of excitement and anxiety deep inside my soul. I love Girl Scout cookies. I’m always excited when I start hearing about them because it means spring is on the way. But things have changed since I was a Girl Scout. Way back then, we put…
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