In Rhode Island during a howling snowstorm on February 1, 10-year-old Christian Stone and his mom's friend, Abbey Meeker, headed to the parking lot of Westerly Hospital. While most people would stay indoors, the two began cleaning snow off the cars of hospital workers. "I was thinking they've been helping us a lot through this whole pandemic, and I figured why don't we help them, you know?" Christian said. "All day, every day the nurses here, they deal with the pandemic like Covid, and they want to get home from work, so we thought we would make it a tiny bit easier for them by cleaning off their cars for them." Starting at 2 p.m., the two cleared about 80 cars of snow and ice. "It's been cold but extremely fun seeing how happy they get," Christian described. Some hospital staff even offered to pay for their service, but they kindly refused. "We just said, 'We're doing this for you guys because you're here for us," Meeker said. "I feel like I actually helped someone out, and that's a really good feeling -- when you know someone has been helped out. We want them to be able to go home and see their family after a long day of work," Christian described.

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