BOSTON (CBS) – They say kindness counts. A new study shows that some states are kinder than others, and Massachusetts has some work to do.
According to a study by Verizon, Kentucky is the kindest state in America.READ MORE: 7-Month-Old With Rare Genetic Condition Sent Home From Hospital For The First Time Since Being Born
The Bluegrass State topped the list thanks to its southern charm. New Mexico came in second and Oklahoma rounded out the top three.READ MORE: Market Basket Worker Hoping To Spread Kindness Helps Veteran Pay For Groceries
Massachusetts, meanwhile, landed at No. 45 on the list.MORE NEWS: Keller @ Large: Some Republicans Ramp Up Appeals To Get Vaccinated, But Not So Much In Massachusetts
Top acts of kindness included being an organ donor, pulling a stranger from a burning car, and adopting and raising a relative.