I love these stories of local kids doing great things for the community.

My heart melted when I read this story, thanks to app.com. Casey Etzkorn, a sophomore from Central Regional High School in Bayville, has made more than 100 wooden red hearts that say, " A Hero Lives Here" and "Not All Heroes Wear Capes, Thank You".

CLICK HERE to check out the hearts.

Casey's brothers Brady, 13, and Colby, 9, helped him. Casey created the hearts and then delivered the "thank you" hearts to first responders, doctors, nurses, police officers, and teachers in Pine Beach.

The hearts were hung on mailboxes or doorknobs, providing a pleasant surprise for recipients and a little smile during these strange quarantine days.

This is just plain awesome and I want to say "thank you" to Casey, Brady, and Colby. You made the world a little brighter during this COVID-19 pandemic.

For more good news stories, check out our official "Good News" page and hopefully you will find a few more reasons to smile today.

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