Helping the Hungry
A quote for the read:
"I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I can't change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit."
Charles de Lint
     My first story comes from something that happened to me yesterday in the cafeteria at my school. My friends and I were sitting at our table, like usual, and all the sudden we noticed this African American student go into the kitchen. He opened his backpack and put it on the ground. What he did next was something I have never witnessed before - and it may not seem like a big deal but once you actually see something like this in real life, you feel different about it.

     Anyways he started grabbing some snacks off the snack shelf and shoving them into his bag. All within one minute this student just walked right in, took some snacks, and swiftly left without being seen by any of the lunch ladies, the hall monitor, or the administrator. But he did make one mistake: when he opened up his backpack to start stuffing it full of goodies, he dropped a book and some papers - evidence that someone had been in there. Apparently, he either didn't notice it or was too nervous to spend the extra time to stop and pick it all up. After that a lunch lady came back in and noticed the mess of papers and the book laying