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Random acts of kindness in memory of Neala Frye


LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – Monday marks one year since the death of Neala Frye, a 23-year-old UW-L student who died from hypothermia and alcohol intoxication on Feb. 17.

In her memory and as part of Random Acts of Kindness week, Frye's friends performed kind acts all weekend.

Some included scraping snow and ice off cars, paying parking tickets, leaving quarters near the candy machines at the mall, and getting hot chocolate for girl scouts selling cookies outside.

Frye's friends throughout the U.S. are also taking part.

"Every day (Frye) lived for other people. She was one of the one people you could turn to if your day wasn't doing good, and she could talk you out of it. And all it took were the little things she was doing. And that's all we're doing out here. The little things that make a difference to people," said Tyler Zibrowski, Frye's friend/roommate.

After Saturday night's snowfall, Zibrowski and some friends went around Holmen shoveling people's driveways.

With each good deed, they leave a card that explains Frye's compassion toward others.

They'll continue their random acts through the end of the day Monday.

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