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Recycled Flowers Brighten Thousands Of Lives

Flowers really do have the power to heal! Random Acts of Flowers is a non-profit organization that recycles flowers into beautiful bouquets that are delivered to patients at hospitals, senior centers, and other healthcare facilities. Random Acts of Flowers strives to be a 100% recycling organization with the help of their volunteers, only using repurposed flowers from donations. Instead of throwing away flowers after a hospital stay, why not use them to make someone's day?!


In July 2007, Random Acts of Flowers' founder, Larsen Jay, was in a near-fatal accident. While recovering, he received love, support and... flowers! They raised his spirits so much that he wanted to do the same for others. When he noticed how many patients did not receive flowers, he turned his flowers into several bouquets and gave them out around the hospital. Within moments the first “random act of flowers" delivery was made, repurposing his flowers and delivering them to patients in nearby rooms. The memory of how a simple gesture touched his fellow patients compelled Larsen to form Random Act of Flowers in 2008. Now, the company strives to recycle and repurpose beautiful flowers to make people smile!

To see more about Random Acts of Flowers, go to their website or Facebook page!

This video was produced by Lucia Nazzaro and shot/edited Aaron Baggett. To see more videos about kindness, checkout our HooplaHa YouTube page.

P.Ink Tattoos Help Survivors Reclaim Their Lives

Please Note: This video has emotional and graphic content. While our intention is to tell a beautiful story, the content - showing mastectomy scars and reconstructed breasts - can make some uncomfortable.

Most of us are either directly impacted or know someone affected by breast cancer. In recognition of this ongoing battle, OnlyGood.tv will be sharing several stories throughout October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to shed light on how individuals and families are coping with this disease.

For some breast cancer survivors, losing their breasts was the only option. For a woman, that is a devastating loss. One tattoo artist is on a mission to help them turn their grief into confidence and hope through beautiful tattoos.

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Goose, Guidance, and Gratitude - Random Acts Of Cooking (E2:P3)

St Benedict's Prep in Newark, New Jersey is devoted to educating young men to help them fulfill their potential. In the final part of this episode of Random Acts of Cooking, Chef Plum and the seven students from the cooking class get to serve and share the fantastic meal they prepared for their mentors, expressing their heartfelt thanks for their love and support that has shaped them from boys to men.

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The Pink Glove Dance - Inspiring Millions Of Breast Cancer Survivors

Tens of thousands of people have put on their active wear and taken part in walks or runs to raise awareness about breast cancer over the years. Medline, a medical supplies company based in Northfield, Illinois, had their own idea. At their 11th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Breakfast, nearly 1,000 operating nurses put on pink gloves and danced their best moves to help take the taboo off the disease, and open up conversations to help both the patient and their families.

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Cooking To Say Thank You - Random Acts Of Cooking (E2:P2)

St Benedict's Prep in Newark, New Jersey is devoted to educating young men to help them fulfill their potential. In Part 2 of this 3 part episode of Random Acts of Cooking, Chef Plum is going to put the potential of seven students to a test that they have never faced - preparing, cooking, and presenting a celebratory meal in honor of their school teachers and mentors.

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How to Reduce Stress In Large Crowds - Beat The Fear With Joe Leonardo (E2)

Giant video display boards, human sized cartoon characters, subway stations, police on horseback, the Naked Cowboy, 42nd Street, massive New Year's Eve celebrations… there's only one Times Square. All this and being in the heart of New York City makes it an exciting destination … unless you have a fear of crowds. In this episode of Beat The Fear, host Joe Leonardo plunges himself into these streets at "the crossroads of the world" to test some techniques for dealing with the stress of being around so many people in such a small space.

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St. Benedict’s Boys Cook to Honor Mentors - Random Acts Of Cooking (E2:P1)

"I've only been good at two things in my life," says Chef Plum, "and that's cooking food and talking". So, what is a Chef to do who has so much love in his heart and wants to share it? In this episode of Random Acts of Cooking, Chef Plum visits St. Benedict's Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey where he is connecting with a group of boys in the Culinary Program to guide them through the preparation of a celebratory meal in honor of their school teachers and mentors.

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Growing Up, Breaking Through, Recording More - Caly on the Good (E10)

An artist's day to day creative decisions are the jet fuel for the arc of their career - it either launches them up to that next higher level or they only build up enough momentum to drift along. In this episode of Caly On the Good, we see Caly as she wrestles with what her next move should be in order to become more recognized by record labels while still being a voice of positivity and good.

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The Final Countdown – The Creation Of Us (S2:E9)

It's the final countdown! Christen's due date is less than a month away and she and Heather cannot wait to meet their little baby girl. In this episode of The Creation Of Us, the couple will go over their birthing plan and review the steps they need to follow once Christen starts going into labor.

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