• You Told Me to Smile

    Write a Letter to a Stranger Who Left a Positive Impact on Your Life

    Dear Stranger,

    You told me to smile. Not because I’d be prettier if I smiled. Not because my resting face made you uncomfortable. Not because I was a girl. I think about this moment a lot: the way you made me feel; the way you looked when we met eyes, and how nearly t…read more

    Love, A Kid on the Street

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    • Wow, it’s amazing how the slightest thoughtful gesture can deeply touch a person, especially a child. And it is amazing how people can see on our faces, what we truly think is hidden from the world. Im glad in that moment this stranger made you feel seen but also allowed you to see yourself and feel your emotions. This piece is beautiful. Thank…read more

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