Imitation is really inspiration.
When we were children, we all had someone we looked up to. We wanted to celebrate them in our own, individualistic way.
Mine was Debbie Gibson and to celebrate her impact on me, I wore a hat like the one she wore in the "Electric Youth" video. I also wore the perfume "Electric Youth".
If someone believes in you and if you had a positive impact on them, they want to pay it forward. I think it is a honor and privilege to pass positivity, kindness, and knowledge along. If you inspire one person, you have done your job. They go on to inspire others. With these simple acts, we can all make the world a better place!