Lunchtime Kindness
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“Lunchtime Kindness,” Friend, Oct. 2010, 31

Lunchtime Kindness

Nicole D., age 8, Virginia

Jeremy (name changed) is a boy at school who doesn’t have very many friends. Nobody ever wants to sit by him at lunch. One day I had a feeling that I should sit with him. I looked at Jeremy all alone at the table and thought for a minute. Then I took a deep breath, walked to the table, and sat down next to Jeremy. He had a big smile on his face. I felt good inside, and I knew that I had done the right thing.