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Urban Samaritan

by: Linda Massey, Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Just quoting great leaders won't change the world - it takes you and me every day STANDING UP for what is right.

quote by: Joy Hawkins, Bradenton, Florida

Artist Statement

I am inspired by the urban setting that brings our protagonist into a situation where he is given a choice: he can either pass by the helpless as so many others have or stop and take a moment to help others in need. Because he chose to stop, his gesture of kindness has made a huge difference in the lives of others. We all need help sometimes, while at other times we are in the position to help others. We choose compassion and it’s the small choices we make every day that has the capacity to make a change in the world.

THIS PANEL IS SPONSORED BY:

Fred Bloom, M.D.
Keating Family Foundation