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Day 25: Document a Stranger #30DaysofGOOD

Get your cameras ready. For November's challenge, we're asking you to document your life, from the highlight of your day to a stranger you just met.

Welcome to The GOOD 30-Day Challenge (#30DaysofGOOD). Each month, we challenge ourselves to improve the world around us—and our own lives. The challenge for November? To document your life. In an effort to help us all rise to the occasion, each morning, we will post a daily mini-challenge on GOOD.is and Twitter, along with a testimonial from someone on the GOOD team who's already completed it. We invite you to complete all 30 mini-challenges and share them with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr.


Today's challenge: Document a stranger. Above, Alex Gorosh submits an image of a stranger he met today.

Jack is an actor who came to the U.S. from the former Yugoslavia 14 years ago. He told me that coming to America probably saved his life. His rich past and unique perspective shows just how compelling people really are, even those we haven't met yet.

See submissions from yesterday's challenge, document giving thanks.

Tomorrow's challenge: Document someone you love.

Ready, set, go take a picture! Good luck completing today's challenge. Once you've snapped a shot, be sure to share it with us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook by using the hashtag #30DaysofGOOD. We will then post a roundup of your images the next day.

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