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I Hold The Elevator For Others

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    I like holding the elevator for others. When I get on the elevator, I glance to see if someone is coming in through the front door of our building. If someone is coming, I will hold the elevator. I live in a high rise seniors apartment building. So many people have walkers and...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 16, 2012

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    I guess I never gave it much thought until I had to wait for the next one more than a couple of times. People are so rude sometimes. It's funny when you run into them shortly after though, lol.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16, 2011

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    I always do this, I don't see why you wouldn't lol
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    i wish i could just help others all the time. All i ever want is to do good for others out there. Like from helping them with problems to helping with poverty. i don't care what...
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    I think this is one of my best traits. I will separate a bit of my time to help everyone I can. The reason I do it, is I know how it feels to be helpless and lost in your mind...
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    "Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others!"
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    Yeah, i do but it never happen, looks like i'm not very attractive for others to make first step and start conversation...shame on me :-)
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