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Iconic Tampa water tower aims to uplift I-275 commuters with 'Be Kind, Do Good' mural makeover

Tampa Foundation spreads good vibes
Be Kind mural on watertower
Posted at 2:41 AM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-20 11:49:01-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Be kind. Do good.

It’s a simple message, borrowed from a poem by none other than Mother Teresa.

Now it's in big letters high above I-275.

“If we can be just a little message of hope, it’s going to do a lot of good,” says Tim Moore, the man responsible for the uplifting words.

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Moore’s Tampa Foundation is a nonprofit offshoot of Diamond View Studios, a video production company. These are the creative minds responsible lots of positive murals popping up across Tampa Bay.

“Be Kind, Do Good” is painted on the iconic water tower atop the historic Berriman & Morgan Cigar Factory building on Howard Avenue. The mural is sponsored by PAR, Inc.

You can’t miss it. And that’s the point.

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“I think there’s so much room for positivity in the community,” says Moore. “One way we’re doing that is putting positive messages anywhere we can put them.”