The parking official who cut this couple a break for the day.
This kindhearted college student who became a “human chair” for an elderly lady while they were stuck in an elevator for hours.
This girl in Egypt spends her time teaching a street vendor child how to read and write after exiting the subway every day.
This person who knows what it means to be a good neighbor.
This man reads every day at lunch to a coworker who cannot.
This well timed good deed on Valentine’s day.
This man who stopped running to catch his train so that he could help this older woman with her bags.
This dog lover who used her loss to be generous, and to remind people to cherish each moment with their pets.
This elderly gentleman grabbed the nearest table umbrella to escort three ladies to their car in the pouring rain.
This loving man teaching his girlfriend the alphabet again since she lost her memory after a stroke.
“I saw this woman buy two meals at a street vendor and give this man one of the meals. She introduced herself and talked to him about his life. She was his equal and just wanted to express inclusion to a fellow human being.”
This mailman adds joy to his daily routine by making others smile.
These small acts of kindness that went a long way for a stranger:
This police officer buying food for 20 people after a power outage shut down the town’s Day Center.
The firefighter who risked his life to save a woman’s frightened cat.
The cleaners who offer to help unemployed job seekers for free:
This Spanish runner who saw his opponent slow down near because he thought he had crossed the finish line…
…instead of running past him to win, he guided him across the actual finish. “Since he doesn’t speak Spanish, he didn’t realize everyone was telling him to keep going.”
This man helping a turtle make it across the road safely.
This brave police officer who handcuffed himself to a suicidal woman and threw away the key to let her know she wouldn’t be going alone. The brave act convinced her to change her mind.
This 82 years old barber who brings his chair and clippers to a local park every Wednesday.
His fee? One hug per haircut.
Cameron Lyle was a college track star…
…but he gave up his chance to compete in the finals he trained 8 years for…
…when he learned he was the bone marrow match for a 28 year old man who was suffering from leukemia.
The crowd that came together to help a boy crowdsurf in his wheelchair at Melbourne’s Laneway Festival.
Rugby player Brian O’Driscoll visited his number one fan in the hospital with the biggest trophy she’d ever seen. She was recovering from a kidney transplant, and is now completely healthy again.
This man who bravely marched into the ocean when he spotted a beached baby dolphin…
…and helped carry her back out to sea.
Cathal Pendred, professional MMA fighter.
This store owner sharing his resources after Hurricane Sandy in New York City.
This generous Samaritan helping out a pregnant couple after their home was nearly destroyed by the same storm.
This police officer proving no job is ever too small.
The world class marathon runner who slowed for several miles to help a disabled man drink. She sacrifice the $10,000 prize for finishing first.
The boy who just won a massive scavenger hunt contest that took an entire summer’s work…
…and donated the big prize to his neighbor, who was battling Leukemia. “How much chemo would $1,000 buy?” he asked his mom.
These Japanese commuters coming together to rescue a woman who fell under the train.
Not only did they save her life, the train was only 8 minutes late to the next stop.
This motorcycle driver pulling over to help an elderly man cross the road.
This panhandler who had a diamond engagement ring accidentally dropped in his cup…
…and waited for her to come back to return it. The couple then launched a campaign that raised enough money for him to get back on his feet.
These softball players carrying an injured opponent across the bases so she could score.
These Turkish protesters stopping to relieve a stray dog who was accidentally tear gassed.
This marine who found four abandoned baby rabbits, took them in, and took care of them until they were ready to live in the wild.
This police officer who bought shoes for a homeless man.
Jennifer Foster, the tourist who snapped the photo:
“The officer said, ‘I have these size 12 boots for you, they are all-weather. Let’s put them on and take care of you.’ The officer expected NOTHING in return and did not know I was watching. The reminder this officer gave in his presentation of human kindness has not been lost on myself or any of the Arizona law enforcement officials with whom this story has been shared.”
This stranger who blocked a Redditor’s driveway, but went out of way to make up for the inconvenience.
The coworker who repaired for his mistake in the nicest way possible.
Honest Mike Downer found this woman’s $5,000 life savings in her discarded refrigerator…and returned the entire amount money in person.
The generous sacrifice by a completely random stranger:
“I saw a man sitting on the bus without shoes when a Muslim man got on and sat next to him. The Muslim man took off his shoes and socks and gave it to him, saying ‘I don’t need them and I live nearby.’ He got off the bus before the man could say thanks.” The second shot shows the donor walking away, barefoot.
Rahm Emmanuel, Mayor of Chicago, interrupted this woman’s phone interview to put in a good word.
The Ohio runner who helped an injured competitor cross the finish line during a race.
She carried her the last 30 meters, then pushed her over the finish line before crossing it – finishing in last.
During a protest in Brazil, one officer said, “Do not fight, not on my birthday.” Shortly thereafter, a group of protesters surprised him…
After work, this man takes uneaten bagels and distributes them to hungry people on the streets.
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