May 21st, 2014
10:35 AM ET

Letter Inspires San Diego Community Impacted by Wildfires

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff,"  an anonymous letter inspires a California community impacted by the recent wildfires. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

People returning to the Carlsbad, California, area found unimaginable devastation; they also found an inspirational 189-word letter taped to a shovel.

It begins: “We cannot escape the tragedies that arise in our lives. We can search for a reason and ask – why? Maybe we could hold others at fault or imagine what life would be had this not happened, but perhaps what defines our character is not our struggles but how well we meet them and rise up after getting knocked down."

Nobody knows who put the letter there, it was only signed "GB."

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