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HIGH POINT, N.C. — If you were out and about around High Point on Tuesday, you may have noticed stands of small bells hanging from trees.

The ornaments are part of a project known as Ben’s Bells.  Ben is a boy who died suddenly in 2002.  His mother started the project in his honor.

Volunteers hang the bells around the city with brief messages attached.  People are encouraged to take the bells to read and pass along the positive messages they contain.

The goal of the project is to encourage the spread of kindness toward others.

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