By Sarah Tu
Too often, we overlook the opportunities to reach out and do something nice for someone else. Simple acts of kindness or appreciation that could have far reaching effects are thus kept hidden from view. Saying “thank you” is stifled for fear of self embarrassment or because we are too self-centered, but when something so simple can make such a positive impact, it would be a shame not to take advantage of it.
While walking down the street in the International District with Bob Santos, unfamiliar faces stopped to say hello and strike up a conversation or silently nod and smile as Bob passed by.
It seems everyone knows the influential Seattleite who first made his mark on the area through his activism for the International District.
When later asked what his secret to success is, Bob Santos said it’s to be kind to others and say hello to everyone you meet. Read the full story