farmerThere have been over 750,000 ReesSpecht Life cards distributed.  If you are here because you received a card and a random act of kindness, please feel free to share your experience with us.  We would love to hear the accounts of different acts of kindness being committed in Rees’ name 🙂

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  1. Jess says:

    I was coming in extra early on Friday morning so I could get planning out of the way and not have to worry so much over the weekend. I started to go on and on in my mind about all the workload and then, I looked down at my keyboard and noticed the card on my desk. I felt this pain in my chest and I knew that I was going mad for nothing. Life is too short to just be “busy” for the sake of it. I needed to take a deep breath and remind myself of the wonderful things happening in my life – I needed to be present and to just accept that there will be tough days. BUT, that sunny days always come after rainy ones. Just like the beautiful things in life that are right under my nose, this card was LITERALLY right by my keyboard as I was typing away…Time to stop and just smell the flowers as they say.

  2. Ren says:

    I found my card at 2201 new hyde park in long island at a cumberland farms between those flat packets of popcorn.

  3. Christopher T Morgan says:

    My mother and I were celebrating her birthday at Edwins Restaurant in Shaker Hts, OHIO. There was a rather large group next to us enjoying the evening as well. They apologized for being especially loud and for if they’d been rude. We enjoyed our meal and dessert. When it came time for the bill, the waitress let us know that the bill had been taken care of by the table next to us and handed us the card with the instructions to pay it forward. We appreciate the gesture and will be sure to pass it along. Thank you!

  4. Liam D. grade 3/ says:

    When Mr. Specht visited my school I helped him with his science presentation. I filled up the water bucket with three inches of water and I talked to him about him teaching school. I wanted him to feel happy that he came.

  5. Liz R says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, I had Mr Specht as a science teacher in middle school many many years ago, one of my favorite teachers I ever had. I saw a toy drive at my local library with the Reespecht name on it and had a feeling Mr Specht was behind it. What an amazing way to honor your sons memory.

    • Rich says:

      Oh my goodness it’s so nice to “hear” from you!!! I hope all is well with you. Thank you so much for your kind words ❤️😇🚜
      -Mr. Specht

    • Simone says:

      I had Mr. Specht come to my school today, and I was really touched by his story. I know he probably doesn’t like hearing the “I’m sorry” bit, but I really am sorry for your loss. I have a brother who is 2 years older than your son was, and I’d be devastated if I lost him. Richard, really like the way you did the presentation, you were very funny considering, especially with that one bit with the star dying 😂

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