There’s typically more bad stuff than good stuff shared in the news. But today we can read a news story about something good— even if it’s one we have to write ourselves.

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Today’s Writing Prompt: The Good Samaritan

Today, write a short news story about a Good Samaritan who did something noteworthy that helped someone out in their community. Keep the news story short and sweet and don’t write over 300 words. Also, be sure to include a catchy headline. For inspiration for today’s writing prompt, check out these real-life good samaritan stories. Or write a story based on something you’ve witnessed in your own life.

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