FORT WORTH (CBSDFW) – Today was National Random Act of Kindness day, or as most of your saw tagged online… #RAK.READ MORE: Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Camilo Rodriguez Captured In Mexico
It’s a day meant to encourage selflessness and goodwill, and it quickly went viral around the country and here in North Texas.
At Starbucks in Fort Worth, customers paid for the person in line behind them for more than an hour. Workers told us, it started with a busy mom in the drive thru.
“She had a car full of kiddos,” said barista Katie Albin. “She was like, you know what, I know I’m taking up some time, I’ll pay for the car behind me. And then it just went on and on and on and on.”READ MORE: Video: Firefighters Extinguish 3-Alarm Blaze At Former Nursing That Lit Up Night Sky Over Fort Worth, Texas
Trish Rodriguez with the Center for Transforming Lives works with struggling moms build a stable life. She deals with kind deeds every day, and says a small gesture can become addicting.
“We often find with our volunteers, they come in thinking, oh I’ll just do this one thing, and then they fall in love with it, how good it makes them feel,” said Rodriguez. “And they come back again and again.”
If you want to share your #RAKs with CBS 11, we’d love to see them. Just send them our way on Twitter and Facebook at CBSDFW.MORE NEWS: Denton Police Arrest Convicted Felon Who Shot Unoccupied Car
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