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The Candy Bomber

This is a happy story I found on PBS. I think it fits in with the season. During the Berlin Airlift of 1948 an American Air Force pilot was on a sweet mission. He dropped little handkerchief parachutes with candy for the children of West Berlin. Here is a little video clip of him from PBS via You Tube:

Tom Brokaw did a video with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir about The Candy Bomber. Here it is:

I think it fits with the holiday season no matter what religion or non-religion we are. It is nice to think about goodness in the world. It does exist. What do you think? I think I would like to focus on the goodness in the world leading up to Hanukkah and the Christmas season.