The Good Deed

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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 unop Continue...


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While at the same time some parents came alone came alone so the kids Christmas presents would be a surprise. About nine thirty we opened the doors and families started to pour into the lobby. About twelve o'clock we were to take an hour break. We had to help the people take these big boxes of food to there cars. Although I might be helping someone today someone else might be helping me tomorrow. When I finished my good deed I thought about how much fun I had helping other people. She told me how this might be the only food that her kids might get to eat on Christmas. The first box I held I thought that it would be as light as a feather, I was awfully wrong. There must have been a whole turkey and all the trimmings in those boxes. I didn't seem to notice because I was talking to a Mexican lady who kept asking me if I was alright. I grabbed the box cutter and started opening boxes. I wasn't so bitter anymore I was starting to have fun. When I got home all I could think about was how much fun it was helping someone other than myself.

PROFESSIONAL ESSAYS:

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
always said, take a chicken when you get a chance, because if you donÆt want him yourself you can easy find somebody that does, and a good deed ainÆt forgot. (1362 5 )

Survival in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
always said, take a chicken when you get a chance, because if you donÆt want him yourself you can easy find somebody that does, and a good deed ainÆt forgot. (1358 5 )

Motivating Forces of Self-Interest & Altruism
in need. The empathic person is also probably hoping that someday someone else will do a similar good deed for them. Thus they work (2067 8 )

Zero Tolerance Policies
reward it. Here, however, Taylor was practically punished for performing a good deed with his father on the weekend. In fact, during (1655 7 )

William Faulkner
doctrine: Temple is attempting to redeem herself through a good work (at least she sees her actions in this sense; it is arguably not a good deed to allow (486 2 )

The Social Responsibility of Business
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