Last week, at least 50 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Volunteers passed about 2,000 books hand-to-hand to the store's new location in Southampton, England.
This is what solidarity looks like.
“It helped remind us that we are all people, and it is our responsibility to help other humans.”
During times of conflict and political or religious civil unrest, the power of the human spirit's capacity for non-violent protest and kindness still shines through.
When I returned to our cottage my five year old asked what was going on at the beach. I had hoped to shield her and her innocence from this unpleasantness. I wanted to keep her away from this awareness that bad things can happen.