Brooke Lacey, a 22-year-old university student, had suffered her own share of issues. She had won her battle against depression and, in the hope of helping others, the New Zealand native was inspired to create a batch of 600 signs that read, "Please don't take your life today. The world is so much better with you in it. More than you realize, stay." Lacey hung laminated versions of the message on bridges and overpasses, and next to railroads and waterways around the capital city of Wellington. She even had the saying inscribed on a bumper sticker. Recently, Lacey found a handwritten note on the windshield of her car. The unsigned note read, "I left my house with a plan and asked for a sign, any sign, I was doing the right thing when I saw your car in the parking lot. Thank you." It took Lacey a little while to connect the note to her bumper sticker she'd made up so long ago. This story is a reminder that the smallest mindful act of kindness can turn out to be the light at the end of the tunnel for someone else.

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