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Strangers team up to help get pushchair down stairs.

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“A nice man carrying a bulky parcel, offered to help a women carry her pram down the tube steps. Parcel in one arm, the other clutching the base of the pram, they slowly got to the bottom step by step. What a gent!

But as they turned the corner, they faced another set of stairs, and I could see the chap gulp, with his parcel still under arm. Here I recognised my chance for a Sarah Browning moment, and jumped in to say – if I carry your parcel, you’ll be free to help her pram again. He smiled. She smiled. And we merrily reached the bottom of the stairs. Arms in tact. Big grins all around.

My contribution was the easiest part, but it was such a nice interaction, that it made my day.”

I was thrilled to hear this story that happened just after I spoke at the Charity Meet Up so thank you Louise for sharing it with me. Share your own story with me here, or check out even more acts of kindness happening every day:

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