Over the years, kind acts have been the focus of the media and even movies. Just take a look at the comedy-drama It’s a Wonderful Life; the film focuses on George Bailey’s life and how different the world would be without his incredible acts of kindness. It’s true; the world would be a much different place if it weren’t filled with these selfless individuals. Over the years there have been many viral stories that show the kindness that still exists in the world. From a cafe opening their doors overnight to give stray dogs a place to stay to 100 people lifting a bus to save a cyclist trapped underneath; and a restaurant offering out free meals to those living on the streets to a random Spider-Man wandering the streets to help those finding themselves in need. Some people are filled with hearts bigger than we could ever imagine.
While there are so many people all around the world trying to make our planet a better place to live, some may be closer than you once thought. Most of us go to school at some point in our lives, and we may even grow close to certain teachers we meet along the way. It could be the one that makes you laugh, the teacher that gets you interested in a subject you’ve always struggled with, or someone that listens to your problems when you’re looking for a shoulder to cry on. However, it was a teacher in Iowa that heard a story that broke her heart. Teaching isn’t always about offering an education; sometimes it’s about being there for the next generation when they need you. Nothing was going to stop this teacher from saving the day, no matter the cost.