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Caring is to feel and show concern for others.

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  • “Caring can be learned by all human beings, can be worked into the design of every life, meeting an individual need as well as a pervasive need in society.”

    —Mary Catherine Bateson Writer, Cultural Anthropologist

  • “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

    —Dr. Leo Buscaglia Professor, Author

  • “I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.”

    —Pablo Casals Cellist, Conductor

  • “Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.”

    —Anthony J. D'Angelo Founder Of The Collegiate Em Powerment Company

  • “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.”

    —Theodor Seuss Geisel Writer, Cartoonist, Animator

Stories About Caring

I Can See Clearly Now

Submitted by Leanne Fournier

I was sitting in a fast food restaurant with my two children, who at the time were about 6 and 9. Inside there was also a...

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Give Big

Submitted by PURUSH K

From my young age, I feel sorry if I see an unfortunate child or realise the lack of money of my friends or classmates. I...

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Caring For A Loved One

Submitted by Doug

I was recently asked to assist a friend on a medical mission to another country to take my friends son to a Doctor's office...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Dane K

My hero is a teacher at my high school. His name Mr.Kastl. His son has CP.He is trying to help find a cure for CP. Mr.Kastl...

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Kelly Cassidy

My mom, Kelly Cassidy, is a woman full of character. When I need help my mom is there to help me. Being a lawyer she could...

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Phoenix And Talia D

On October 15, 2003, I received a call from my wife that she was getting ready to have an emergency C-section. She had gone...

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Out of ALL of the values you have listed, I think caring is potentially the MOST important. It IS the basis for compassion, understanding, love, friendships, and SOOOOO much more. I have a "group" ( you can join on my Facebook page ) that you can join that I call "Conscientious Protectors". Read about it and join if you like. If we all cared more about the important things in life ( which is why I LOVE's TV commercials ), then this world would be a FAR better place for all.
Dale G.,

i think this is very great... thanks and bye
Tiasia Dixon, Forest Park Middle School

We must take care physically, mentally and spiritually so we can do and be the best for others as well.
Anderson, Colatina Es, Brasil

To be wanted gives you more confidence than you realize, folks that are quiet feel that their words have no value.
Ronnie Martin, Milwaukee Wisconsin

Saying you care is words people hear. Going just one step beyond, being honest and doing something "just because", that's the ULTIMATE proof of love and care. THEY GO HAND-IN-HAND
Kevin, Alabama

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