2015 is almost over, and while many in the media have focused on the negative, readers of Bored Panda know that there were many good things that happened this year. Yes, politicians continue to start new wars, but it's up to us, regular, everyday people to make the world a better place, and we believe that the stories below prove this to be true.

So take a look back at some of the touching stories that we covered in 2015. Which one was your favorite? Vote below, or if you think we've missed a story, upload a photo and brief description below!

#1 Man Buys Turtles From Food Market And Releases Them Back To The Sea

Man Buys Turtles From Food Market And Releases Them Back To The Sea

Arron Culling Report

Debs 11 months ago

Proves that despite all that's wrong in the world,goodness and kindness exists...

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#2 Entire Neighbourhood Secretly Learns Sign Language To Surprise Deaf Neighbor

Entire Neighbourhood Secretly Learns Sign Language To Surprise Deaf Neighbor

samsungduyaneller.com Report

Debs 11 months ago

Oh my God!!!!.......What wonderful, wonderful people!!!

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#3 The Young Guy Sitting Down Was Struggling With His Tie When The Older Gentleman Moved Without Hesitation And Gave Him A Step-By-Step Tutorial

The Young Guy Sitting Down Was Struggling With His Tie When The Older Gentleman Moved Without Hesitation And Gave Him A Step-By-Step Tutorial

LyssaP Report

JillSettera 11 months ago

I love this so much... On so many levels. Speaks volumes about humanity.

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#4 McDonald's Employee Helped Elderly Disabled Man With His Food

McDonald's Employee Helped Elderly Disabled Man With His Food

Destiny Carreno Report

PriyankaJatan 11 months ago

Awwww, that is just really kind

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#5 Donkey Smiles From Ear To Ear After Being Rescued From Flood In Ireland

Donkey Smiles From Ear To Ear After Being Rescued From Flood In Ireland

savinglives.ahar.ie Report

Debs 11 months ago

I love this!!!!.....Makes me smile too!!!

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#6 Heart Surgeon Calms Weeping 2-Year-Old Girl Before Heart Operation

Heart Surgeon Calms Weeping 2-Year-Old Girl Before Heart Operation

weibo Report

PriyankaJatan 11 months ago

That's pretty nice of him

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#7 This Guy Has This Dog, And She Can't Walk Anymore. So He Takes Her Out For A Walk Every Day In A Wheelchair

This Guy Has This Dog, And She Can't Walk Anymore. So He Takes Her Out For A Walk Every Day In A Wheelchair

BaldwinBasketball Report

ValentinaPeteva 11 months ago

Ahhhh....people with big hearts!It makes you want to be good to everyone and di only good deeds!:)

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#8 Turkish Bride & Groom Spend Their Wedding Day Feeding 4,000 Refugees

Turkish Bride & Groom Spend Their Wedding Day Feeding 4,000 Refugees

Kimse Yok Mu Report

SuzeShonNg 11 months ago

Now THIS is admirable!

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#9 This Coffee Shop Lets Stray Dogs Sleep Inside Every Night When The Customers Leave

This Coffee Shop Lets Stray Dogs Sleep Inside Every Night When The Customers Leave

Eustratios Papanis Report

CrystalCarter 11 months ago

Awe!!

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#10 When A Student’s Baby Started Crying In Class, This Professor Had The Best Response Ever

When A Student’s Baby Started Crying In Class, This Professor Had The Best Response Ever

Sarit Fishbaine Report

BrydenMcCurdy 11 months ago

I'd cry in statistics too!

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#11 Mom Adopts All 4 Of Her Best Friend’s Daughters After She Died Of Brain Cancer

Mom Adopts All 4 Of Her Best Friend’s Daughters After She Died Of Brain Cancer

Elizabeth Diamond Report

Debs 11 months ago

Diamond of a woman...*****

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#12 Man Has Heart Attack While Mowing Lawn; Firefighters Finish Mowing Lawn After Saving Him

Man Has Heart Attack While Mowing Lawn; Firefighters Finish Mowing Lawn After Saving Him

abcactionnews.com Report

DebraMyers 11 months ago

Don't know what to say, except this made me smile.

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#13 These Kids In Canada Tied Coats To Street Poles To Help Homeless Prepare For Winter

These Kids In Canada Tied Coats To Street Poles To Help Homeless Prepare For Winter

Halifolks / Tara Smith-Atkins Report

ValentinaPeteva 11 months ago

Wonderful children!!!:)

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#14 Baby Deer Refuses To Leave The Human Who Saved Her Life

Baby Deer Refuses To Leave The Human Who Saved Her Life

Darius Sasnauskas Report

Debs 11 months ago

Wonderful man and gorgeous deer!!!!

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#15 Anonymous Spiderman Feeds Homeless At Night, Shows Everyone Can Be A Hero

Anonymous Spiderman Feeds Homeless At Night, Shows Everyone Can Be A Hero

BrumSpiderman Report

DanielSan 11 months ago

:)

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#16 Hungarians Bring Their Shoes To The Budapest Train Station For Arriving Migrants

Hungarians Bring Their Shoes To The Budapest Train Station For Arriving Migrants

Eleanor Beardsley Report

CsengeVarga 11 months ago

as a fellow hungarian, i prove this, that many people tried to help refugees. Cooked food, brought water and clothes. Our goverment did those mistakes.

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#17 Soaked Dad Protecting His Schoolboy From Rain Shows What Parenting Is

Soaked Dad Protecting His Schoolboy From Rain Shows What Parenting Is

unknown Report

AmyZiants 11 months ago

So sweet...

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#18 9-Year-Old Girl Builds Shelters For The Homeless And Grows Food For Them, Too

9-Year-Old Girl Builds Shelters For The Homeless And Grows Food For Them, Too

Hailey's Harvest Report

RoswaldWalton 11 months ago

She's going to go far, bravo to her parents for supporting her

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#19 92-Year-Old Meets Her 2-Day-Old Great-Granddaughter For The First Time

92-Year-Old Meets Her 2-Day-Old Great-Granddaughter For The First Time

Fishtails Report

AmyZiants 11 months ago

Beautiful.

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#20 80-Year-Old Man Builds A Dog Train To Take Rescued Stray Dogs On Adventures

80-Year-Old Man Builds A Dog Train To Take Rescued Stray Dogs On Adventures

Tiffany Johnson Report

JillSettera 11 months ago

Love!!

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