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Lady Gaga surprised teens living at Harlem's Ali Forney Center, a shelter for homeless LGBT youth, by dropping by unannounced to distribute armfuls of gifts and lots of hugs. Gaga, a longtime LGBT advocate and bisexual woman herself, invited Today along for the surprise to raise awareness for the #ShareKindness campaign, which hopes to inspire one million random acts of kindness by the end of the year.

Lady Gaga passed out everything from hats and socks to makeup and lotion to the disadvantaged teens before grabbing her guitar and playing a few tunes. As an additional act of kindness, the superstar hand wrote a note to each teen living in the shelter.

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"I am no better than any of those kids, and I'm no worse than any of them. We are equal," said Gaga. "We both walk our two feet on the same earth. And we're in this together."

According to the Ali Forney Center, 80% of the youth there are kicked out of their homes because of their sexuality. The additional 20% left home due to neglect, abuse, rejection, or a combination of those.