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Hastings native’s random act of kindness event goes international


It started about 16 years ago. Rindy Gahnz was living in Chicago at the time and was on a 30-mile drive from the office where she worked to her sales territory. It was a day that wasn’t going very well.

“I was having a bad day,” she recalled.

She had to go through a toll along her way, and as she paid her own toll, she decided on a whim to pay the toll for the car behind her. And then everything changed.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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