Brian Williams asked for some good news, and boy did he get it. E-mails have been flooding in to the NBC Nightly News office since Williams requested ideas for good news to break the string of depressing stories that have been the staple of the nightly news recently.
He’s heard about a man who keeps a full can of gas in his trunk and gives it to people who have run out of gas, asking only that they do the same for someone else. One woman goes up to strangers on the street and gives them money. A man nominated his landlord, saying he reduced the rent and even helps pay his bills.
“It really told me something,” he said. “I have learned a lot. I thought I knew all there was about the good nature of Americans, and this was a flood.”