Daily acts of decency

Published: Friday, April 26 2013 6:45 p.m. MDT

For Gayle, it was “weird” to realize how close she had come to being in the wrong place at the wrong time. And she hurts for those who were, and whose lives were forever changed as a result of being there. But the memory of that pleasant Muslim cab driver who took such good care of her earlier in the day gives her a comforting sense of peaceful perspective.

“Yes, there are evil people in the world,” she says. “But we can’t let that blind us to the fact that there are many more good people who make the world a better place with their smiles, their kindness and their daily acts of decency.”

Which you should know even if you weren’t … you know … there.

To read more by Joseph B. Walker, please go to www.josephbwalker.com.

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