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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


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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