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The Good Deed

The Good Deed Many people do good deeds for a wide variety of reasons. A good deed is helping someone without looking for a reward or a pat on the back. Think about how much one receives and consider volunteering to help someone, keep busy, repay a dept, or just for fun! No matter what, it will feel good after helping another. In my case I choose to help the R.O.T.C. with the Shepherd Center and the Salvation Army for the Doll and Toy Fund Distribution. For some strange reason I thought it would be a great idea to help famlies in need. Sure I have donated money for Adopt a Child in class around Christmas time but getting to actually see the kids pick and receive their presents, this would be an experience I would never forget. When I got up Saturday morning to go to Bolton I thought this would be the easiest yet most wonderful thing I've ever done in my life. I thought wrong. When I got to the school there was people wrapped around the building and cars everywhere. I proceeded to walk into the boys gym lobby where there were tons of unopened boxes of toys everywhere. I grabbed the box cutter and started opening boxes. After all the boxes were opened, Angela and I started making displays with the Easy Bake Ovens and all the collectable Barbies. I wasn't so bitter anymore I was starting to have fun. About nine thirty we opened the doors and families started to pour into the lobby. Some parents that came in had five and six children that came in with them. While at the same time some parents came alone came alone so the kids Christmas presents would be a surprise. At first I helped hand out the toys at the table. The little boys seemed to really like the cool looking remote control PT Land Cruisers. Maybe that's why they were all gone by ten o'clock. Then I han...

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