In the face of tragedy, there are always a wide variety of reactions, from private mourningto public vigils to small acts of kindness.
The students at Mason High School in Mason, OH,were left shocked and grief-stricken after a classmate’s recent suicide. And while there is no right or wrong response to a tragedy of this magnitude, several teens took a unique and moving approach to the extremely trying and sensitive time.
High schooler Anna Aronson led four of her friends on an ambitious expedition that took close to eight hours to complete. The sophomoreswrote out beautiful, supportive messages on thousands of Post-it notes over 3,600 of them and placed them on the lockers throughout Mason High School.
Scroll through below to see these unbelievably heartfelt and encouraging messages. This impressive and incredible task just goes to show that a small act of kindness can go a long way and have quite abig impact.
What do you think of these teens’ response to this terrible tragedy? Let us know in the comments!
Several photos of the noteswere posted online by Mason City Schools, with the caption: “This morning, MHS students were greeted with messages of hope and healing. Many thanks to these kind sophomores for reaching out.”
This act of kindness and support for the rest of theschool community has gone absolutely viral, with the story and Post-ot photos being shared on Facebook thousands of times.
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