Maine high-schoolers get social lesson in how to "pay it forward"

02/16/2014 | Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Machias Memorial High School students in Christy Alley's Jobs for Maine Graduates class are learning key post-graduation skills, including how to "pay it forward." Lanette Pottle of Positivity Nation recently talked with Alley's class about the Kindness to the Power of 10, an initiative in which $10 is given to a stranger who is then urged to do good with the money for another person. Each student was given $10 and encouraged to help someone. "The idea of the initiative is to empower people to make a difference," Pottle said.

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