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What vision comes to mind when you think about helping others? When you give a helping hand, it should be based upon the premise that you expect nothing in return. Help can come in several forms. Uncommon Heroes: Inspiring Stories of Ordinary People Who Changed Communities Through Unity by Dianne Higdon is a collection of actual short stories that provides hope, inspiration and love in numerous acts of kindness. The ultimate goal of Uncommon Heroes is to display how a community can come together and offer assistance to the elderly and disabled in helping with the upkeep of their homes. Dianne and her husband are so passionate about this cause that they have created CommUnity Affects, a non-profit organization designed to train and coach communities, churches and other organizations on how to get involved in serving the elderly, disabled, and single family homes.
Uncommon Heroes: Inspiring Stories of Ordinary People Who Changed Communities Through Unity by Dianne Higdon is motivating because it displays the human side of life. We should not be an island unto ourselves, but instead be a part of a village that cares about the interests and well-being of others. Uncommon Heroes is uplifting and tugs at your emotions. As you read these stories you begin to ask yourself some questions: What can I do to make a difference? Are others suffering around me whom I can assist? Join the CommUnity Affects family and do your part to make a difference. If you need a jump start, pick up a copy of Uncommon Heroes: Inspiring Stories of Ordinary People Who Changed Communities Through Unity by Dianne Higdon. That should do the trick.