Live like Darian: What if teen’s simple acts of kindness could change the world?
Darian Locklear will be remembered as many things: bright, warm, kind, athletic and beautiful. But she was shy, too. Or as her mother phrased it with a laugh, “just a little socially awkward.” Even as a teenager, Darian was uncomfortable doing things like ordering at a restaurant.
Promoting the power of kindness
Promoting the power of kindness Kindness is not a random act but a full-time commitment – a respect for others and their inherent dignity. Correspondent Mo Rocca talks with people who have built kindness into their daily lives, who are the subjects of a new documentary about the power of kindness, "The Antidote," including: A California teacher whose course on world religions aims to help students be less judgmental; an Indianapolis community organizer; and a Boston doctor who treats the city's homeless.cbsnews.com
Novi police officers hand out gift cards instead of tickets for minor infractions during holiday season
NOVI, Mich. – One of the things becoming a holiday tradition is police departments finding ways to give back during the holiday season. One example, is officers looking the other way for minor infractions and handing out gift cards instead of tickets. Novi police officers Adam McGee, Samantha Grockau, and John Corder have been doing things a little different lately. As long as the infraction is minor, when they pull people over, instead of a ticket they get a $30 gift card. READ: More community coverageThe officers said that most people get nervous and when they find out they’re getting a gift card, they smile.
Spirit of Detroit special showcases Metro Detroiters courage and kindness
Local 4 brought you another Spirit of Detroit" special on Wednesday night, highlighting the positive stories happening in our community during the virus pandemic. Devin Scillian and Kimberly Gill host the special, Wednesday at 8 p.m., on Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit. See how your neighbors are showing up for each other with acts of kindness, generosity and bravery. Well also have a special tribute to the Class of 2020. Watch the special above.