By Alexandra Whittaker
Updated Oct 03, 2017 @ 3:45 pm
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Earlier this week, the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history took place in Las Vegas. In the aftermath of such a devastating event, it can be difficult to fend off pessimism.

That much-repeated Mr. Roger's quote, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping," comes to mind, but sometimes we need a little help in restoring your hope and knowing how to take action. You can directly help the victims of the Las Vegas attack by donating money or giving blood if you're in the area:

Another way you can contribute? Join the conversation and use the hashtags #prayforvegas and #stopthehate on social media in a show of united solidarity.

Scroll down to view images and quotes you can retweet and share to spread love rather than hate.