It's not every day you see the whole year becoming a meme for how disastrous it’s going. Just take a look at people trying to laugh through it all in our previous posts here and here, and check out the "2020 described in one word" challenge right here.

Essentially, at this point, most of us are severely deprived of feel-good emotions. You need no doctor to say that the worldwide chaos has been taking its toll on us. But thankfully, there’s an antidote that’s said to soothe your soul and give you a much-needed fix of wholesomeness.

Sit back, relax, and get ready for the Bored Panda compilation of wholesome posts that will bring back hope in humanity and our future, because as long as we have these nice people, we are all going to be alright.

#1

Be More Like Abdul

Be More Like Abdul

Back to work today, forgot my pass so locked bike outside Cannon Street station. Left work at 6 pm to find just the cut lock and no bike, resigned to never seeing my trusty stead again asked the station if they have cameras. A guy appeared waving at me, asked me to put the code into my cut lock. He replied ‘I have your bike’ with a smile I will never forget!! His name is Abdul Muneeb and he works for South Eastern Railways, he was on a break and saw a guy bolt cut the lock and challenged him to give it back, he then took it inside and waited 4 hours after his shift finished to personally make sure I got my bike back. The world needs more Abdul’s, he is a legend of a man and a credit to his employer.

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

Aww that's so sweet!

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#2

Child, Who Hit My Father's Car, Had An Old Bike With Broken Brakes, So My Father Bought Him A New Bike. I Am So Proud Of My Father

Child, Who Hit My Father's Car, Had An Old Bike With Broken Brakes, So My Father Bought Him A New Bike. I Am So Proud Of My Father

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

We need more people like this who won't get mad

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#3

10 Years Of Work But It Was Worth It! I’m A Provider At The Same Place I Used To Clean

10 Years Of Work But It Was Worth It! I’m A Provider At The Same Place I Used To Clean

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Maiun
Community Member
2 months ago

Fantastic, congratulation. Don't forget though that although they go unrecognised and underpaid cleaners are extremely important to our health care systems and without them hospitals would not be able to function.

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The recent COVID Response Tracking Study conducted in May showed that Americans are the unhappiest they've been in 50 years. 31% of respondents said they were happy in 2018, but this year, only 14% could say the same thing.

Keeping your spirits high in these challenging times may often feel like mission impossible, but however hard it may be, there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel. We just need to learn to see it. Experts suggest starting from physical exercise, good sleep, and meditation because a healthy body carries a healthy soul.

Gretchen Rubin, author of the book “The Happiness Project,believes that connecting with people, even if it’s not face-to-face communication, is also key.

“Ancient philosophers and contemporary scientists agree that connecting with people is truly important. We’re fortunate that we have so much technology we can use to connect with people who aren’t nearby.” She also suggests taking care of your loved ones and those who’re close to you, because empathy breeds feel-good emotions, and together we feel way stronger.

#4

I'm So Happy For Her

I'm So Happy For Her

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chrissy
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2 months ago

good on you

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#5

The Wooden Mast Had To Be Replaced By A Concrete Mast, But The Professionals Preserved The Tucano's House

The Wooden Mast Had To Be Replaced By A Concrete Mast, But The Professionals Preserved The Tucano's House

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bored_angel
Community Member
2 months ago

this is just so much but it was worth it

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#6

What A Legend

What A Legend

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Brett
Community Member
2 months ago

He just changed those peoples lives

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Rubin also says that decluttering the space around you is a way to boost inner happiness. “Decluttering can be difficult now, with more people home and a heavier load on your household, but whatever you can do can help give you a sense of control over your life.”

This sense of control is essential to whoever feels overwhelmed by the chaos which has been happening in the world lately. In the end, all things, good or bad, pass with time. Soon the challenges will become history, and some may even remember all this free time we have on our hands with yearning. So why not use it to the benefit of our well-being, both inner and outer?

#7

It Has Been A Very Long Journey, But We Finally Got Forever

It Has Been A Very Long Journey, But We Finally Got Forever

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izzy.kitsune
Community Member
2 months ago

yayayyyyy! so proud of you!

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#8

Never Too Late To Start Again

Never Too Late To Start Again

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Liz Karsa
Community Member
2 months ago

Assuming you did time for a crime (s) you paid your dues and deserve a chance to be and do better! Good luck to you! Hope you are still kicking ass!

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#9

This Athlete, Marios Giannakou, Carried A Disabled Biology Student Named Eleftheria To The Top Of Mount Olympus, Her Dream

This Athlete, Marios Giannakou, Carried A Disabled Biology Student Named Eleftheria To The Top Of Mount Olympus, Her Dream

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Laana
Community Member
2 months ago

This is just... everything.

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#10

Sometimes You Need Some Bro You Don't Know To Love You

Sometimes You Need Some Bro You Don't Know To Love You

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Eagle Girl
Community Member
2 months ago

Exactly

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#11

You Are Beautiful, Melissa

You Are Beautiful, Melissa

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Brandi
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful

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#12

This Legend Carries, Pulls And Pushes His Disabled Twin Around Ironmans And Marathons So They Can Compete Together

This Legend Carries, Pulls And Pushes His Disabled Twin Around Ironmans And Marathons So They Can Compete Together

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Brett
Community Member
2 months ago

That’s awesome! And he has a little doggy almost as awesome

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#13

Perfect Gift

Perfect Gift

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The Cute Cat
Community Member
2 months ago

Awww.. too sweet..

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#14

This Dad Of The Year

This Dad Of The Year

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Brett
Community Member
2 months ago

Wholesome father

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#15

Ten Years Ago I Signed Up To Mentor An At-Risk Young Boy. Yesterday I Dropped Him Off At College

Ten Years Ago I Signed Up To Mentor An At-Risk Young Boy. Yesterday I Dropped Him Off At College

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rgr8
Community Member
2 months ago

Congratulations to the both of you!

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#16

Now That's Wholesome

Now That's Wholesome

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Brett
Community Member
2 months ago

Dang I only made it to the 7th grade (I’m in 7th grade right now)

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#17

14-Year-Old Ridan Al-Mashouly From Sana’a, Yemen Regularly Feeds And Provides Food For A Homeless Special Needs Elderly Man From His Paycheck

14-Year-Old Ridan Al-Mashouly From Sana’a, Yemen Regularly Feeds And Provides Food For A Homeless Special Needs Elderly Man From His Paycheck

Ridan works in a restaurant and hopes that he can make enough money to go back to school after temporarily dropping out.

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Lucka Rakowska
Community Member
2 months ago

this kid should be a leader

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#18

So Many Cats

So Many Cats

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Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes, cats are perfect, aren't they?

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#19

Hopefully The Need Of These Kind Gestures Reduces To None

Hopefully The Need Of These Kind Gestures Reduces To None

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

Aw soo nice!

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#20

Dorothy Anonymously Bakes Treats And Leaves Them For Our Apartment Community. She Was Recently Caught

Dorothy Anonymously Bakes Treats And Leaves Them For Our Apartment Community. She Was Recently Caught

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

She looks so nice!

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#21

Rachel Has Been A Nanny For Curtis For Over A Year. When He Realized Her Senior Prom Was Cancelled, He Wanted To Throw One For Her

Rachel Has Been A Nanny For Curtis For Over A Year. When He Realized Her Senior Prom Was Cancelled, He Wanted To Throw One For Her

Complete with her favorite foods, flowers, and dancing, Curtis (and his mom) pulled off the best socially distant prom ever. Thanks, Curtis & Elissa for making my girl smile

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

That kid is adorable 🥰

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#22

So Incredibly Wholesome

So Incredibly Wholesome

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Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

Your son rocks! ;)

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#23

My Dog Gets Really Anxious In The Car, So My Grandma Asked To Sit In The Back With Him. The Whole Car Ride All I Heard Was "It’s Okay, We’re Almost There Brave Boy"

My Dog Gets Really Anxious In The Car, So My Grandma Asked To Sit In The Back With Him. The Whole Car Ride All I Heard Was "It’s Okay, We’re Almost There Brave Boy"

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

Poor doggy❤️

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#24

Be The Change You Want To See In The World

Be The Change You Want To See In The World

A group of young kids caught me on my way into the store. Asked me if I wanted to make a bet. I replied “I’m a gambling man”. Older kid said he could ride a wheelie on his bike stop sign to stop sign. I said no way... and how much? He said 10 bucks. I said why 10? He said they wanted a large pizza at Dominos... I said deal. He came very close but couldn’t hold it his wheelie that long... While they were figuring out how to come up with 10 bucks, I had already ordered their pizza plus a 2 liter of Sprite. Made my night. Love seeing kids be kids.

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

Thats so nice🥰

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#25

My Mom Is A Nurse Practitioner And She Has Been On The Front Lines Of A Covid Unit Since March. She Just Got This Shirt. I Haven't Seen Her Light Up Like That In Months

My Mom Is A Nurse Practitioner And She Has Been On The Front Lines Of A Covid Unit Since March. She Just Got This Shirt. I Haven't Seen Her Light Up Like That In Months

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

She probably loves the shirt! Her smile is so sweet!

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#26

Made Me Smile

Made Me Smile

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I'manoob!
Community Member
2 months ago

*sobs* they make it look so easy :')

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#27

In Japan, These Grandparents Didn't Want Kids To Feel Lonely While Waiting For The Bus. So They Made A Life-Size Version Of Totoro, A Famous Cartoon Character, At The Bus Stop

In Japan, These Grandparents Didn't Want Kids To Feel Lonely While Waiting For The Bus. So They Made A Life-Size Version Of Totoro, A Famous Cartoon Character, At The Bus Stop

Now, the kids have a friend waiting there with them everyday.

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

Ah nice! I loved the movie, and it makes it better because he waited at a bus stop!

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#28

After 6 Months Homeless And Jobless, I Now Have A New Apartment, Car And A Job In A Call Center. And I Did It On My Own. So Proud Of Myself

After 6 Months Homeless And Jobless, I Now Have A New Apartment, Car And A Job In A Call Center. And I Did It On My Own. So Proud Of Myself

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Kisses4Katie
Community Member
2 months ago

I hope you continue to find happiness and meaning. Congratulations!

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#29

After Years Of Darkness Today Marks 12 Months Without Drinking. I Never Thought I Could, And I'm Proud Of Myself

After Years Of Darkness Today Marks 12 Months Without Drinking. I Never Thought I Could, And I'm Proud Of Myself

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Liz Karsa
Community Member
2 months ago

What a huge accomplishment!

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#30

A Simple Good Morning

A Simple Good Morning

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

YAYYYYY GOOD FOR HER!

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#31

Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate, Two Week Surgery

Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate, Two Week Surgery

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I'manoob!
Community Member
2 months ago

wow, that's awesome! ^^

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#32

Homeless Man Leaves A Donation For Oregon Historical Society After They Got Vandalized During Riots

Homeless Man Leaves A Donation For Oregon Historical Society After They Got Vandalized During Riots

"Since last night, we have seen new memberships and donations made online to support our work and the clean-up effort — but none have affected me as much as a gift from our neighbor, Oscar. In a note that accompanied a $1 donation, Oscar wrote: “Hello, I’m homeless so I don’t have much to give you, just some of my bottle collecting money. But I saw your windows got broken and wanted to help. You once gave me a free tour before the pandemic, so this is a thank you.” In my time as Executive Director, I have seen OHS receive truly incredible gifts — but this one has touched my heart tremendously."

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I'manoob!
Community Member
2 months ago

How generous :)

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#33

The Kind Of Boss Everyone Wants

The Kind Of Boss Everyone Wants

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Eagle Girl
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh I'm hunting these down now!

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#34

Let It Stay This Way

Let It Stay This Way

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The Cute Cat
Community Member
2 months ago

Yep.. That is correct..

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#35

He's A Keeper

He's A Keeper

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

Imagine an Earthquake though..

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#36

I Just Had A Ruptured Brain Aneurysm And A Brain Bleed And Had Surgery And Actually Survived

I Just Had A Ruptured Brain Aneurysm And A Brain Bleed And Had Surgery And Actually Survived

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bored_angel
Community Member
2 months ago

oml so glad ur ok

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#37

It’s Never Too Late To Start

It’s Never Too Late To Start

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 months ago

I' ll retire in 14 years and then it's my turn to do that! :-)

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#38

At 16 My Guidance Counselor Told Me I Wasn’t Good Enough At Math To Go Into The Space Field. In 2 Weeks I Start Working On My Masters In Space Sciences And Engineering

At 16 My Guidance Counselor Told Me I Wasn’t Good Enough At Math To Go Into The Space Field. In 2 Weeks I Start Working On My Masters In Space Sciences And Engineering

Follow your gut and do the thing!

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rgr8
Community Member
2 months ago

That sounds like an awful guidance counselor.

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#39

Cheers For Judy

Cheers For Judy

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

So happy for her!

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#40

I Lost My Dad To Covid This Past July And Came Across These Old Pics Of Him Fixing My Bow-Tie For Prom. So I Had To Make Sure He Was Looking Snazzy Too

I Lost My Dad To Covid This Past July And Came Across These Old Pics Of Him Fixing My Bow-Tie For Prom. So I Had To Make Sure He Was Looking Snazzy Too

I miss him but am grateful for memories like this

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Carole Reid
Community Member
2 months ago

He looks so proud of you. Sorry for your loss.

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#41

Made Me Smile And Cry At The Same Time

Made Me Smile And Cry At The Same Time

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Eagle Girl
Community Member
2 months ago

Aww, he's helping her get thru Chemo. The things that have changed this year. And yet, the things that haven't...

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#42

An IKEA In Germany Gave Hundreds Of People From The Local Muslim Community Permission To Use Its Car Park For Socially Distanced Prayers

An IKEA In Germany Gave Hundreds Of People From The Local Muslim Community Permission To Use Its Car Park For Socially Distanced Prayers

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Eagle Girl
Community Member
2 months ago

This Is Truly Fabulous

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#43

Every Voice Helps

Every Voice Helps

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 months ago

Keep on the good work young man

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#44

We Need More Playgrounds Like This

We Need More Playgrounds Like This

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rgr8
Community Member
2 months ago

These are becoming more and more common on newer playgrounds. There are a couple in my city that have this!

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#45

Epic Dad Is Epic

Epic Dad Is Epic

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Brett
Community Member
2 months ago

Haha

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#46

And Then Everyone Clapped

And Then Everyone Clapped

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Brett
Community Member
2 months ago

:)

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#47

This Story Is So Adorable

This Story Is So Adorable

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

I love that the fiancé is celebrating too, even though it might be awkward between some couples to think about past divorces or dead SO’s

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#48

A Young Culinary Mastermind

A Young Culinary Mastermind

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Lucka Rakowska
Community Member
2 months ago

wow! yummy!

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#49

My Daughter Found Out That Our Mailman Used To Be A Pro Soccer Player And Started Asking Him For Tips. Yesterday He Helped Her Run Some Drills. He Did The Same Today

My Daughter Found Out That Our Mailman Used To Be A Pro Soccer Player And Started Asking Him For Tips. Yesterday He Helped Her Run Some Drills. He Did The Same Today

It was unbelievably sweet

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Brett
Community Member
2 months ago

Mailman during the day soccer player at night but..... 24/7 he’s an awesome guy

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#50

This Nervous Kid

This Nervous Kid

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

TINY HANDSSS

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#51

I Married My Best Friend This Weekend

I Married My Best Friend This Weekend

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Madders
Community Member
2 months ago

Aw I love these guys

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#52

Timothy Madders Holding A Thank You Letter From The Queen. He Made Her A Homemade Wordsearch To Keep Her Occupied During Lockdown

Timothy Madders Holding A Thank You Letter From The Queen. He Made Her A Homemade Wordsearch To Keep Her Occupied During Lockdown

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
2 months ago

WOAH AND I THOUGHT I WAS AWESOME WHEN I GOT TO SEE MY GIGGLE AND HOOT DRAWING ON TV!

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#53

If Only All Lies Were Like This

If Only All Lies Were Like This

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

That's a great lie

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#54

35-Years-Old And I Accomplished A Dream. Today Was My First Day Teaching

35-Years-Old And I Accomplished A Dream. Today Was My First Day Teaching

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Brett
Community Member
2 months ago

Congrats!

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#55

I'm A Lone Dad That's Shaved My Head All My Life, I'm Learning How To Do Different Hairstyles For My Daughter With The Help Of Youtube Videos, I'm Proud Of This Plait

I'm A Lone Dad That's Shaved My Head All My Life, I'm Learning How To Do Different Hairstyles For My Daughter With The Help Of Youtube Videos, I'm Proud Of This Plait

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Liz Karsa
Community Member
2 months ago

I hope this Dad knows how much this "little" thing will end up being a "big" memory in her life! You go , Dad!

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#56

I Bought A House And I Was Informed My Neighbors Do It Big For Christmas. I Spent A Lot Of Money Already, So I Talked To My Neighbor And We Came Up With The Perfect Solution

I Bought A House And I Was Informed My Neighbors Do It Big For Christmas. I Spent A Lot Of Money Already, So I Talked To My Neighbor And We Came Up With The Perfect Solution

I promise I'm not really a Grinch!

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh, that's really good!

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#57

My Dad Retired 2 Years Ago At Age 70. He Was A Workaholic So We All Worried About How He'd Handle It. He Said He Wanted To Get Back Into Art, Which He Had Done As A Young Man

My Dad Retired 2 Years Ago At Age 70. He Was A Workaholic So We All Worried About How He'd Handle It. He Said He Wanted To Get Back Into Art, Which He Had Done As A Young Man

Today he gave me this. I'm so proud of him

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mulk
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow

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#58

Incredible Dude

Incredible Dude

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Sleazy Weaver
Community Member
2 months ago

For those who don't know, as-salamu alaykum means "peace be upon you."

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#59

So Strong

So Strong

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Liz Karsa
Community Member
2 months ago

Congrats! May you live a long, healthy and beautiful life!

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#60

This Pizza Delivery Hero

This Pizza Delivery Hero

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I'manoob!
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

I have no words so: 🙌❤️🍕

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#61

It Took Me 12 Years And 5 Miscarriages To Get Here. He'll Be 4 In March

It Took Me 12 Years And 5 Miscarriages To Get Here. He'll Be 4 In March

We went for a walk, and as always, took our shoes off at the door. I put him in his chair for lunch and turned to be caught off guard by the sight of our shoes together near the door.

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Dana
Community Member
2 months ago

This is really heartwarming, just a little thing like shoes can make you realize how far you have come. I wish you best of luck on your parenting journey

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#62

We Finalized Our Adoption Today. Here’s Our Handsome Little Dude. We Are Beyond Excited. Cheers

We Finalized Our Adoption Today. Here’s Our Handsome Little Dude. We Are Beyond Excited. Cheers

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Liz Karsa
Community Member
2 months ago

Congrats on the addition to the family! Hooray for love!

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#63

This Photo Of My Mom And My Daughter Sharing A Special Moment Making Cupcakes Together Melts My Heart. I Hope It Helps Bring A Smile To Your Face

This Photo Of My Mom And My Daughter Sharing A Special Moment Making Cupcakes Together Melts My Heart. I Hope It Helps Bring A Smile To Your Face

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Laana
Community Member
2 months ago

Pure love ♥️

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#64

Tough Hike Pushing A Wheelchair, But Got Our 93-Year-Old Mom To See Her Very First Waterfall

Tough Hike Pushing A Wheelchair, But Got Our 93-Year-Old Mom To See Her Very First Waterfall

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Jamziee
Community Member
2 months ago

Her smile can light up a room!

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#65

Thanks Daddy

Thanks Daddy

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Carole Reid
Community Member
2 months ago

It's raining on my face, too. Darn it.

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#66

I'm On A Wildfire In California And Had The Pleasure Of Working With This Awesome Crew That Came Up From Mexico To Help Out With Our Terrible Fire Season. International Bros

I'm On A Wildfire In California And Had The Pleasure Of Working With This Awesome Crew That Came Up From Mexico To Help Out With Our Terrible Fire Season. International Bros

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Carole Reid
Community Member
2 months ago

Wall, schmall.

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#67

This Wholesome Confession

This Wholesome Confession

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MrsPossum
Community Member
2 months ago

Aahaha, I LOVE this!! Totally gonna start doing this!!

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#68

3-Year-Old Motivational Speaker

3-Year-Old Motivational Speaker

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I'manoob!
Community Member
2 months ago

damn, where can I get that motivation to do simple homework?

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#69

This Show Is Awesome Too

This Show Is Awesome Too