El Paso 11-year-old starts 22 acts of kindness challenge in wake of shooting

Ruben Martinez started a trending 22 acts of kindness challenge to honor the 22 lives lost at the Walmart shooting in El Paso.
1:03 | 08/07/19

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Transcript for El Paso 11-year-old starts 22 acts of kindness challenge in wake of shooting
As we move on these two tragedies in the other ones that we didn't name are painful. And gut wrenching but somehow. Out of all of the darkness hope always springs eternal and in El Paso. It's coming from a little eleven year old boy named Rubin Martinez who drove by the Wal-Mart. On the day of the shooting and saw the first responders and asked his mother what was going on she explained it to him. He had anxiety about it but he also wanted to help and he had a number of ideas including one that completely went viral and you see it here it says hash tag. El Paso challenge so what's the challenge it's 22 good deeds 22 random acts of kindness. For the 22 people killed originally it was twenty but when the death toll rate raised he change the number to 22 so Rubin said. Seeing the kind is is helping him move forward. And said in the most important being it's for people to be kind. All day. Every day all night. Every night so so that's very beautiful.

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