Has a stranger ever helped YOU out in some way???

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    Citrus000posted 8 years ago

    Has someone that you have never met before come along and helped you out ever?

    1. DogSiDaed profile image61
      DogSiDaedposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      YES. A man in the street once bought an 18 game for me, even though I was old enough, I didn't have ID and they wouldn't sell it, so he bought it for me big_smile

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    Citrus000posted 8 years ago

    There have been some times in my life when I thought I had completely lost all hope for humanity. I don't mean to sound dramatic, but sometimes what few things you think you know about the world, and the people in it is enough to make a person feel overwhelmed with negativity.

    I have been fortunate in that I have had strangers do simple things, that they may not have even realized, to brighten my my views and keep me from giving up on people all together.

    I have had quite a few wonderful gifts from random strangers. I have been given kind words, uplifting smiles, encouragement, knowledge and enlightenment, books, poems, photography, time, a stranger sang me a song once, and I have been given money by random strangers as well.

  3. SparklingJewel profile image73
    SparklingJewelposted 8 years ago

    the Universe/God really does work according to certain laws that are not easily recognized or easy to figure out sometimes smile

    I had a gift of 17,000 dollars one time to pay for my son's surgery...a real blessing...I prayed for a miracle and got it.

  4. kirstenblog profile image74
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    In short, yes smile

    1. Cagsil profile image82
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Agreed! smile

      1. kirstenblog profile image74
        kirstenblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        To many times to count or recount big_smile

  5. goldenpath profile image68
    goldenpathposted 8 years ago

    A desert local pulled me to safety during the '91 Gulf War after being wounded.

  6. Beth100 profile image73
    Beth100posted 8 years ago

    Yes, and I hubbed it. It's not the first time.  Happens often for me.  I'm lucky.  smile

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    Yes.  A very kind older woman and I wish I knew her address, she is someone I would like to visit today and help her in return.  She must have been 80.

  8. Chris Cook profile image61
    Chris Cookposted 8 years ago

    I remember years ago when I lived in the Atlanta area, my car broke down north of Atlanta in the middle of winter, i.e. freezing temperatures. I tried for about three hours to thumb a ride to get home without success. My teeth were chattering and my knees were knocking as I watched all the BMW's, Mercedes and all the other elitists pass me by without stopping. I said a short prayer. Two minutes later an old clunker driven by a poor African American pulled over and gave me a ride all the way home. From that moment I changed from being a racist bigot to someone who believes in civil rights for poor people. I am also happy that O'Bama's healthcare bill was recently passed. Also from that experience I began to look at Socialism in a new light. It is essentially a redistribution of wealth, by virtue of raising taxes on the wealthiest americans, and lowering taxes on the middle class. I t seems more attractive than capitalism which produces and encourages greed and monopolies. Thank you!

  9. flread45 profile image77
    flread45posted 8 years ago

    All the time,right here on Hubpages

  10. Ivorwen profile image71
    Ivorwenposted 8 years ago

    Yes. 

    The time that really stand out to me was when I rolled my van.  The kids and I crawled out to be met by half a dozen men who had stopped to help.  They called the police for me, and then loaned me a phone to call my husband with.  A lady also stopped.  She had room in her vehicle for me and all my boys, so she stayed there with us, on the side of the road until all the paper work was taken care of and the tow truck arrived, then drove the children and I to our house, which was out of her way.

    Thank you Ty.

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    just quickly, for the men here.

    http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/31112

    thanks

  12. Karina S. profile image61
    Karina S.posted 8 years ago

    yes

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    Citrus000posted 8 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Miracles-do-happen

    Hope you don't mind LizzyBoo. I think this is is a good hub, and relates to the forum quite well.  Thank you for writing it.

  14. Laura in Denver profile image74
    Laura in Denverposted 8 years ago

    Yes. The last time a stranger helped me I was stuck in a snowbank. I was tremendiously thankful. It was on Christmas, too!

  15. christinecook profile image60
    christinecookposted 8 years ago

    I have been helped many times and I am thankful.

  16. Bail Up ! profile image70
    Bail Up !posted 8 years ago

    Plenty of random acts of kindness have come my way throughout my life smile

  17. wesleyacarter profile image57
    wesleyacarterposted 8 years ago

    i think strangers help me everyday. they run my favorite television shows, keep my electricity on, provide food that i can buy, built apartments for me to live in, built roads for me to drive on, make my favorite movies, write inspiring books...

    strangers help us all in little invisible ways, like the wind.

    the beauty of civilization.

    hubbers help me to express my opinions, so thanks to all of YOU! strangers.

  18. Mitch Rapp profile image62
    Mitch Rappposted 8 years ago

    What are you digging for in your nose?

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      Citrus000posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hello Mitch,
      I was just being silly. Not really digging for anything in particular. smile

 
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