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As many regular readers of this blog know, every year, I organize a "Birthday Give Back" project.

When I turned 24, I spent 24 consecutive hours doing service work in NYC. When I turned 25, Smile Project volunteers from 39 cities, 6 countries, and 4 continents spread joy in their communities by completing at least one act of kindness. On May 20, 2020, I am turning 26.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year's Birthday Give Back is moving online. The Smile Project has compiled a list of 26 ways you can spread kindness and joy while practicing safe social distancing. Learn more by watching this 2-minute video or sign-up to participate here.

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