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Disability does not define Kerry Gruson, Caryn Lubetsky and ThumbsUp! MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – April 11, 2019 – PRLog — Kerry Gruson, Caryn Lubetsky, and the Thumbs Up! Team brought down the house on a night to remember at the NIKE MIAMI. Eva Ritvo, MD, psychiatrist and author of Bekindr: The Transformative Power of Kindness, was the emcee and fielded questions......
The best part the Bekindr Global Initiative is all the wonderful people we meet! –Eva Ritvo, MD  My Story: Mishell Ann Soto The day I was born was a battle for my life. My mother struggled with drug abuse and consumed drugs while I was still in her womb. As a result of her addiction,......
Bekindr Story submitted by Manjot: As my friends and I hurried out of the Apple store drooling over the iPhone X and as I was busy cribbing about my outdated model of iPhone because of the advent of a new one, we happened to bump into this young girl of merely 4 years old. She......
A Bekindr story submitted by Frederick Daniels: I was just a regular cashier/drive thru employee at Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, located at The Rim in San Antonio. There was a day where there was a complete stranger, someone I had never seen before or any relations. Her name is Susan Nunan, and she was a......
A #bekindr story submitted by Dr. Shirley Press, a board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physician & writer. When it comes to drug addiction, kindness can often be the most powerful cure. My son Gershon has struggled with drug addiction since he was 19 years old. He is now 31. This is not only his struggle but it......
  A #bekindr story about the lessons we can learn from kind strangers, submitted by relationships specialist, journalist, and author Dr. Wendy Walsh (and be sure to check out her site!). I was a young woman in my 20s having just returned from a long overseas flight through Greece and Israel. On the flight back......
A lovely #bekindr story that highlights the power of a kind stranger, submitted by Jennifer Bright Reich, Cofounder and Editorial Director of the Mommy MD Guides (a site you should definitely check out!). When I think of kindness, my mind goes to my favorite place: Walt Disney World. I’ve visited many times, but the most magical trip was......
Submitted by Robert Jordan from Memphis, TN, who suffered a devastating aneurysm in 2015 that changed everything. He has shown heroic dedication to recovery and is back on track for a PhD.  One year ago today was my level 11 state of emergency when I ended up in a Methodist University Hospital. A bed that I didn’t......
A beautiful poem on the power of love, devotion, and kindness submitted by a member of the #bekindr community!   “I was 58 and he was 63 when we met online and married. This is a poem I gave my husband for our First Anniversary.” First Anniversary You were early, and I wasn’t ready for......