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Make Your Week: Stories that show there is good in the world

Make Your Week: Stories that show there is good in the world

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SALT LAKE CITY — When it seems like tragedy is striking our country regularly, it can be hard not to live in fear.

In spite of recent events, there is still goodness around us. Read the stories below to recognize some of that.

To send in the stories that have made your day better, email them in 100 words or less to Photos and videos are encouraged.

Free meal

Bryn M.

"My husband and three kids and I went to eat out after a rough day a few weeks ago. It was pretty obvious when we got to the restaurant that I was upset, I tend to wear my heart on my sleeve. At the end of a meal where I had little patience and a fussy baby, the waitress came and told us the check was covered. Someone had anonymously paid for my family of five to eat. I wish I could say thank you to that person. That was the highlight to an otherwise very rough day."

"I would like to thank this officer for his kindness."

Alicia F.

"With everything going on the last few days, I saw this on our way to my daughter's orthodontist appointment yesterday (Thursday) and made her take a picture as we were driving by. This man in a wheelchair has been out here at this corner every day for about a week, and this awesome police officer went into the Holiday and bought him a large container of water, took it to him, bent down to talk with him and hugged him! There are amazing officers in our country and state and city. I would like to thank this officer for his kindness. I do not know his name, but thank you anyway."

(Photo: Courtesy of Alicia Jordan Farmer)
(Photo: Courtesy of Alicia Jordan Farmer)

Sweet service

Khase C.

"Pretty cool deal going on in Hooper. A week or so ago, my dad's neighbor, an older gentleman, was redoing his roof and fell off and passed away. I was at my parents' this morning, and the Weber County Fire Department was all there finishing this man's roof. Thought it was pretty dang cool."

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