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Americans are the Most Generous, Global Poll Finds

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kindness foundersAmericans give more to help others than the residents of 152 other countries, according to a new global survey.

The poll, conducted last year with about 1,000 residents in each of 153 countries, tried to find out how many people donated money to a charity, volunteered their time, or helped a stranger in the previous month.

Following closely behind the United States (with a score of 60) was Ireland, with a score of 59, Australia (58), New Zealand (57), and the United Kingdom (57).

(READ the story in CS Monitor)

Related Story: Americans Spent 8 Billion Hours Volunteering in 2010

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