Scrolling through social media pages it's easy to see a lot of negativity. Whether it's bad news, people arguing or people complaining. Well here at Bored Panda, we like to focus on the bright side of things and spread positivity with stories like the ones on this list.

Below you will find short heartwarming stories that highlight the best parts of humanity. From helping animals to random acts of kindness for strangers, the people from these tales deserve humanitarian prizes. Scroll down below to read something that is sure to brighten you day and perhaps even inspire you to give a little more to your fellow people. Don't forget to upvote your favs!

#1 If I Didn't Get Him, Nobody Else Would

If I Didn't Get Him, Nobody Else Would

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troufaki13 3 months ago

Oh my gosh!! Look at this face! ♥

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#2 Only Got One Dollar In My Pocket

Only Got One Dollar In My Pocket

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alwright 3 months ago

oh my gosh that's so sweet <3

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#3 I Hear You Like Seeing Paraplegics Defy The Odds

I Hear You Like Seeing Paraplegics Defy The Odds

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Hope Floats 3 months ago

This should be number one.... Imagine thinking you could never have a family and then seeing this... Congratulations to you both... Wow!!!

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#4 This Is The Last Note My Grandfather Left My Grandma Before He Died. He Attached It To His Will Because He Knew That'd The Only Time She Would Find It

This Is The Last Note My Grandfather Left My Grandma Before He Died. He Attached It To His Will Because He Knew That'd The Only Time She Would Find It

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Aaron Kara 3 months ago

This kind of stuff always gets me. Long lasting love is such a wholesome thing to behold, gives people hope.

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#5 My 90-Year-Old Neighbor Hasn’t Walked Her Dog In Years So I Volunteered To Do It For Her. So Proud Of Buddy’s Weight Loss

My 90-Year-Old Neighbor Hasn’t Walked Her Dog In Years So I Volunteered To Do It For Her. So Proud Of Buddy’s Weight Loss

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CatShatBrix 3 months ago

He looks so proud of u too

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#6 Homosexuality Has Been Decriminalised In India!

Homosexuality Has Been Decriminalised In India!

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Susan 3 months ago

Good on India!

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#7 Found In R/Askreddit.. Wholesome Level 10/10

Found In R/Askreddit.. Wholesome Level 10/10

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BusLady 3 months ago

You are blessed to have such a Mother. 😇

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#8 The First Time I Visited My Girlfiend (Now Wife) In College I Bought A Peach Tree From A Local Nursery And Told Her, "Someday We Will Eat Peaches From It Years From Now, Because We Will Still Be Together." Well It Worked Better Than I Planned. Here Is Our Son Eating A Peach From That Very Tree

The First Time I Visited My Girlfiend (Now Wife) In College I Bought A Peach Tree From A Local Nursery And Told Her, "Someday We Will Eat Peaches From It Years From Now, Because We Will Still Be Together." Well It Worked Better Than I Planned. Here Is Our Son Eating A Peach From That Very Tree

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Lady Perkele 3 months ago

This should be a new trend. Let's all buy peach trees

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#9 Kindhearted Walmart Cashier Paints A Wheelchair-Bound Woman's Nails After Salon Turned Her Away Because Her Hands 'Move Too Much' Due To Her Cerebral Palsy

Kindhearted Walmart Cashier Paints A Wheelchair-Bound Woman's Nails After Salon Turned Her Away Because Her Hands 'Move Too Much' Due To Her Cerebral Palsy

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BusLady 3 months ago

The young lady looks so happy! ❤ Kudos to the employee for this kind act. 👍

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#10 Go Willie!

Go Willie!

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troufaki13 3 months ago

So touching! God bless you Willie! :)

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#11 A Police Officer Breastfeeds A Baby Neglected By Busy Hospital Staff

A Police Officer Breastfeeds A Baby Neglected By Busy Hospital Staff

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Aaron Kara 3 months ago

She stepped up no problem. Shame about the hospital staff

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#12 Happiness

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Hope Floats 3 months ago

Such a sweetheart.. Bless her, she must have gone through so much... X

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#13 A Tree That Owns Itself

A Tree That Owns Itself

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BusLady 3 months ago

Amazing story.

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#14 Nike Surprises Justin Gallegos With A Contract. Justin Is Their First Professional Athlete With Cerebral Palsy

Nike Surprises Justin Gallegos With A Contract. Justin Is Their First Professional Athlete With Cerebral Palsy

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BusLady 3 months ago

Brave young man.

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#15 Police Officer In London Proposing To His Boyfriend Who Is Also An Officer At Pride Parade

Police Officer In London Proposing To His Boyfriend Who Is Also An Officer At Pride Parade

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Elina Kuusisto 3 months ago

My HEART!!

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#16 In 1982, A Little Boy Was Hit In The Head With A Screaming Foul Ball, And Rather Than Wait Many Minutes For EMTS To Arrive, Jim Rice Scooped Him Up And Brought Him To The Dugout Where He Got Immediate Medical Attention And Was Quickly Hospitalized. He Is Credited With Saving The Boy's Life

In 1982, A Little Boy Was Hit In The Head With A Screaming Foul Ball, And Rather Than Wait Many Minutes For EMTS To Arrive, Jim Rice Scooped Him Up And Brought Him To The Dugout Where He Got Immediate Medical Attention And Was Quickly Hospitalized. He Is Credited With Saving The Boy's Life

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L319H 3 months ago

AMAZING .. what a great soul he has ♥

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#17 A Doctor Made A "Special Prescription" For An Illiterate Patient

A Doctor Made A "Special Prescription" For An Illiterate Patient

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troufaki13 3 months ago

Finally, a doctor's handwriting anyone can read!

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#18 This Past Weekend I Visited 5 Friends I Never Met Before Despite Knowing Them For 5+ Years, Including Joe Who Is Terminally Ill With Ewings Sarcoma. We All Met Through Online Gaming, Nobody Had Met Each Other In Person Until A Day Before This

This Past Weekend I Visited 5 Friends I Never Met Before Despite Knowing Them For 5+ Years, Including Joe Who Is Terminally Ill With Ewings Sarcoma. We All Met Through Online Gaming, Nobody Had Met Each Other In Person Until A Day Before This

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TC 3 months ago

Well done guys...!

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#19 If You Could Add The Number 0 To The End Of Any Total In Your Life

If You Could Add The Number 0 To The End Of Any Total In Your Life

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Ladies and Gentlemen 3 months ago

Please GOD add one extra 0 to each and every doggo life in this world.

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#20 Our Old Boy Is Getting Put Down Today. Somehow Our Other 2 Seem To Know, And They've Been Saying Goodbye All Morning

Our Old Boy Is Getting Put Down Today. Somehow Our Other 2 Seem To Know, And They've Been Saying Goodbye All Morning

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Ola Polowczyk 3 months ago

OH MY GOD!!!!! :(((((((((((((((

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#21 I Was Playing My Ukulele On My Back Patio And Later I Found This On My Door

I Was Playing My Ukulele On My Back Patio And Later I Found This On My Door

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ADHORTATOR 3 months ago

that' s positive feedback!

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#22 My Son Struggles So Much With His Autism, Everything Is A Mountain. Mowing Our Lawn Gives Him Confidence And Self Worth. His Smile Is This Huge Until He Finishes

My Son Struggles So Much With His Autism, Everything Is A Mountain. Mowing Our Lawn Gives Him Confidence And Self Worth. His Smile Is This Huge Until He Finishes

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BusLady 3 months ago

I'm glad there's more awareness about Autism today.

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#23 Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change

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BusLady 3 months ago

In the first pic, the child could never imagine becoming the woman she is today.

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#24 Depression. One Step At A Time! Feeling Pretty Good About Myself Right Now

Depression. One Step At A Time! Feeling Pretty Good About Myself Right Now

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brider surris 3 months ago

Amazing work! I know how much effort this can take..

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#25 First Photo Of Us, Six Years Later

First Photo Of Us, Six Years Later

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Night Owl 3 months ago

I know that's not the point, but I'm glad the man changed his hairstyle :D

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#26 A Group Of More Than 200 Japanese Pensioners Led By Yasuteru Yamada Are Volunteering To Tackle The Nuclear Crisis At The Fukushima Power Station. "Even If I Were Exposed To Radiation, Cancer Could Take 20 Or 30 Years Or Longer To Develop. I Probably Have 13 To 15 Years Left To Live"

A Group Of More Than 200 Japanese Pensioners Led By Yasuteru Yamada Are Volunteering To Tackle The Nuclear Crisis At The Fukushima Power Station. "Even If I Were Exposed To Radiation, Cancer Could Take 20 Or 30 Years Or Longer To Develop. I Probably Have 13 To 15 Years Left To Live"

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H.m. Murdoc 3 months ago

That's just amazing.

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#27 After Being Divorced For 25+ Years, My Parents Reconnected, Moved To Texas And Bought A Farm. Today They Are Getting Married Again. This Is Their Wedding Portrait

After Being Divorced For 25+ Years, My Parents Reconnected, Moved To Texas And Bought A Farm. Today They Are Getting Married Again. This Is Their Wedding Portrait

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#28 32 Years Ago I Came To The US, A Muslim Arab, No English, I Assimilated, Obtained Citizenship In 95, Married The Most Beautiful Girl In America, Have Two Wonderful Kids, Live On Ranch In Texas, Own A Successful Business And I Have A Commercial Pilot License. I Love This Country With All My Heart

32 Years Ago I Came To The US, A Muslim Arab, No English, I Assimilated, Obtained Citizenship In 95, Married The Most Beautiful Girl In America, Have Two Wonderful Kids, Live On Ranch In Texas, Own A Successful Business And I Have A Commercial Pilot License. I Love This Country With All My Heart

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H.m. Murdoc 3 months ago

That's what made the US so great in the first place. Don't let hate and fear destroy all that's good about immigration.

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#29 Clear The Shelters Day Was A Success Here In Tampa

Clear The Shelters Day Was A Success Here In Tampa

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BusLady 3 months ago

Jailbreak!

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#30 Meet Chester

Meet Chester

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Amanda Ford 3 months ago

I do hope this goes viral and the child gets found!

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#31 My Grandma Turned 90 Today. Every Morning She Goes To The Macdonalds For Coffee And They Had A Party For Her

My Grandma Turned 90 Today. Every Morning She Goes To The Macdonalds For Coffee And They Had A Party For Her

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Piku 3 months ago

90 and fabulous indeed

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#32 Wanted To Give A Shout-Out To This Girl. No Idea Who She Is, But We Are In Wrigleyville On The Rooftop Of Old Crow Smokehouse. There Was A Blind Cubs Fan Trying To Hail A Cab For Several Minutes Until The Lady Came Up And Asked Him If He Needed Help Hailing A Cab. She Stood There With Him Until One Pulled Up. Awesome To See Such Kindness In A World That The Media Portrays So Much Hate In. Share Freely In Hopes That Her Kindness Spreads

Wanted To Give A Shout-Out To This Girl. No Idea Who She Is, But We Are In Wrigleyville On The Rooftop Of Old Crow Smokehouse. There Was A Blind Cubs Fan Trying To Hail A Cab For Several Minutes Until The Lady Came Up And Asked Him If He Needed Help Hailing A Cab. She Stood There With Him Until One Pulled Up. Awesome To See Such Kindness In A World That The Media Portrays So Much Hate In. Share Freely In Hopes That Her Kindness Spreads

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Jean van der Merwe 3 months ago

Yes, this is truly inspiring.

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#33 Older Gentleman Teaching Young Man Origami With A Dollar

Older Gentleman Teaching Young Man Origami With A Dollar

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Amanda Ford 3 months ago

Proof that age and race are no barriers here!

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#34 My Grandad A Couple Weeks Ago On His 95th Birthday. He Said, "At Least Now I Can Stop Worrying About Dying Young."

My Grandad A Couple Weeks Ago On His 95th Birthday. He Said, "At Least Now I Can Stop Worrying About Dying Young."

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nanashi 3 months ago

I'd be borrowing that joke as well if I live to 95

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#35 This Man Volunteers Every Day At A Local Shelter For Special Needs Kitties, And Each One Of Them Gets In Their Turn For A Cuddly Cat Nap

This Man Volunteers Every Day At A Local Shelter For Special Needs Kitties, And Each One Of Them Gets In Their Turn For A Cuddly Cat Nap

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Aaron Kara 3 months ago

This guys a legend among cats

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#36 My 4-Year-Old Has Just Started Chemo, So We Got Matching Haircuts! I Think He Is Rocking It

My 4-Year-Old Has Just Started Chemo, So We Got Matching Haircuts! I Think He Is Rocking It

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alwright 3 months ago

GO MOM!

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#37 In Norway When They Have Too Many Apples They Make It So Others Can Enjoy It

In Norway When They Have Too Many Apples They Make It So Others Can Enjoy It

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BusLady 3 months ago

Wow.Share the bounty. One year, my son had such a large crop of tomatoes, that he was giving them away to our neighbors.

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#38 I Found This At My Local Dog Beach Today

I Found This At My Local Dog Beach Today

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BusLady 3 months ago

When you lose a pet, you lose a member of your family.

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#39 We Need More People Like Richard

We Need More People Like Richard

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BusLady 3 months ago

I can still remember the little bags we would put up in grade school. I had a teacher one year, who I saw putting a valentine in my bag. I was new at the school, and didn't know anyone yet, so I had no cards in my bag, and was upset about it. That was a kind act, and I never forgot it. ❤

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#40 Russians Queuing Up In The Snow To Donate Blood After A Shopping Centre Fire Kills 64, Including 11 Children

Russians Queuing Up In The Snow To Donate Blood After A Shopping Centre Fire Kills 64, Including 11 Children

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Frida Ohlson 3 months ago

Goosebumps all over my body

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#41 Almost Demolished This Gazebo, Then Read The Plaque And Decided To Restore It. Victoria Sold Us The Ranch After Jack Died In 2016

Almost Demolished This Gazebo, Then Read The Plaque And Decided To Restore It. Victoria Sold Us The Ranch After Jack Died In 2016

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Aaron Kara 3 months ago

That is stunning

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#42 Saw This While Driving To Work! Good Way To Start The Day

Saw This While Driving To Work! Good Way To Start The Day

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BusLady 3 months ago

Wow, that is such a positive message. Go, Emily!

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#43 Boyfriend Takes Her Little Sister To Daddy Daughter Dance

Boyfriend Takes Her Little Sister To Daddy Daughter Dance

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Kirsten Kerkhof 3 months ago

And that's how a Lady ought to be greeted. Thank you, Sir!

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#44 My Moms Rescue Dog Rico Is Best Friends With My Baby. I Interrupted Them Watching Peppa Pig

My Moms Rescue Dog Rico Is Best Friends With My Baby. I Interrupted Them Watching Peppa Pig

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OOF 3 months ago

NEVER EVER INTERRUPT PEPPA PIG, EVER!!!

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#45 Police Officer Pulls Over Driver With Broken Brake Lights And Proceeds To Fix Them

Police Officer Pulls Over Driver With Broken Brake Lights And Proceeds To Fix Them

So this happened just now. I'm on my way to go to my interview this morning when I get pulled. Both brake lights decided to go out this time. As he walked to the car and I was pulling out my stuff, he quickly said, "Don't worry about pulling anything out. I just want you to know that your brake lights are out." So I'm immediately upset, because I just... Read More

So this happened just now. I'm on my way to go to my interview this morning when I get pulled. Both brake lights decided to go out this time. As he walked to the car and I was pulling out my stuff, he quickly said, "Don't worry about pulling anything out. I just want you to know that your brake lights are out." So I'm immediately upset, because I just got them replaced like last month. So I explained to him how Firestone wants to charge me $600 just to run a test on the wiring of the car. He looked at me like 😨 and told me to pop the trunk. He checked the lights in the trunk and tapped them, but they didn't come on. So he told me to pop the hood to check the relay box then asked me to get out to check the other one. He could've easily given me a ticket, but Officer Jenkins stepped out of officer role and into mechanic role to make sure I was straight.

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Night Owl 3 months ago

The officer deserves a medal or a raise or at least some kind of acknowledgement, also as a signal for others (other officers but also other people in general) because many of them are not that kind

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#46 These Kids From Daycare Saying Their Last Goodbyes Before Going To Separate Elementary Schools

These Kids From Daycare Saying Their Last Goodbyes Before Going To Separate Elementary Schools

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Clare McDuff 3 months ago

😭😭😭 no, YOU’RE crying

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#47 First Responders From Richburg Fire-Rescue In South Carolina Happened Upon A Tiny Hummingbird Lying Lifeless On The Ground In The Station’s Engine Bay. They Mixed Up A Little Sugar Water And Put It In A Small Cap For It To Drink Out Of. After A While The Bird Got His Strenght Back And Was Able To Fly Away

First Responders From Richburg Fire-Rescue In South Carolina Happened Upon A Tiny Hummingbird Lying Lifeless On The Ground In The Station’s Engine Bay. They Mixed Up A Little Sugar Water And Put It In A Small Cap For It To Drink Out Of. After A While The Bird Got His Strenght Back And Was Able To Fly Away

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BusLady 3 months ago

Hummingbirds are the best.

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#48 Told One Of My Xbox Friends I Wouldn’t Be Online Much Because My Controller Wasn’t Working Very Well And I Couldn’t Afford A New One Right Now. He Asked For My Address And This Just Arrived Today

Told One Of My Xbox Friends I Wouldn’t Be Online Much Because My Controller Wasn’t Working Very Well And I Couldn’t Afford A New One Right Now. He Asked For My Address And This Just Arrived Today

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George Erickson 3 months ago

I like to imagine that these two people have never seen each other in real life. and that i am going to use this story every time someone says that online friends are not real friends, because they are real and in some cases better than the friends you see at work or school.

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#49 My Mom And I Went To Safeway To Get Some Groceries And We Ran Into My Dad Buying Flowers For Her

My Mom And I Went To Safeway To Get Some Groceries And We Ran Into My Dad Buying Flowers For Her

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Ola Polowczyk 3 months ago

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww <3

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#50 My Boyfriend And I Got A Puppy Two Weeks Ago. Today I Left Him For The First Time To Start College Classes, And My Boyfriend Sent Me This

My Boyfriend And I Got A Puppy Two Weeks Ago. Today I Left Him For The First Time To Start College Classes, And My Boyfriend Sent Me This

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Mother Mary Helen 3 months ago

Sorry, it's time to put off college. Go back home.

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