Random Acts of Kindness Across America

PHOTO: Mom writes an online thank you to the stranger that helped her daughter cope with flying on a plane.
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You won't find Random Acts of Kindness Day on your calendar. It's an unofficial holiday that offers the perfect excuse to wear your big heart on your sleeve. A generous gesture doesn't even have to cost you pocket change because some deeds come in the form of a few compassionate words. So, get clicking to see people caught in the act of bringing a smile to someone's face. (Click each title to see video on mobile devices.)

VIDEO: Small kind gestures that go a long way in restoring faith in humanity.
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A wish for Christmas cards from a man who has Down Syndrome was heard all across the country.

VIDEO: Alyssa O'Neill's parents bought Pumpkin Spice Lattes for 40 strangers and the tribute went viral.
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Alyssa O'Neill's parents honored their daughter's memory by buying Pumpkin Spice Lattes for strangers in a tribute that went viral.

VIDEO: Phoenix cop taught Christian Felix, 18, how to ride after hearing that he walks several miles to work.
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A Phoenix police officer demonstrated the power of the pedal for one teenager.

VIDEO: Dan Harris showcases the power of one random act of kindness.
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A NYC police officer aided a shoeless and homeless man on a frigid November night in Times Square.

VIDEO: Mom writes an online thank you to the stranger that helped her daughter cope with flying on a plane.
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A businessman in seat 16C made one autistic girl's plane ride one to remember.

VIDEO: Stranger leaves kind message, $40 for girlfriend of deployed soldier.
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The girlfriend of a soldier deployed in Afghanistan left a Massachusetts Dunkin' Donuts with more than a cup of coffee.

VIDEO: Random Acts of Pizza is a way to help those less fortunate, one pie at a time.
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Random Acts of Pizza is a way to help those less fortunate, one pie at a time.

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