• I spent a year meeting people who make a difference - here's what they taught me

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    The Guardian angel is hanging up her wings - here she revisits three community heroes to see how their lives have been changed by the column In the year I've spent highlighting the people doing good in their communities for the Guardian angel column, I've learned many things. First: no one sets out to be a do-gooder. Something happens to a person - calamity, sickness, loss - that opens a cavity in their chest, and once the air gets in, they're not able to shut out the misfortunes of others. They start with small, incremental gestures, which then grow over time. A network forms. Calls...
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