If you didn’t catch the brief coverage on CNN (here’s the original article , and you’re not particularly active on social media, then you may have missed a particularly heartwarming example of Americans doing the charitable thing. In the wake of the Paris attack last week, even though airports remained open, there were many cancelled flights. It turns out that from coast to coast, the hashtag #strandedinUS was used by caring Americans to open their homes to stranded French families. It’s always nice to see that we can still open our hearts to strangers, once in a while.