With the internet bringing all the happenings around the world at our fingertips, we have known that the world has no scarcity of sad, heart-breaking and infuriating incidents taking place. But once in a while comes in a story or viral video that restores your belief in humanity, love and empathy. Positivity and hope are stronger than hate and malice, so even the smallest act of kindness you find while scrolling social media makes your day. You know the feeling that you get when you see a viral video that makes you believe in the power of love, empathy and empowerment. Pets are Lifesavers! 5 Times Videos of Cats and Dogs Saving Human Lives Went Viral.
Whether it is a dog saving a little girl from drowning to people going out of their way to free struggling animals, kindness still exists and is probably the coolest thing around. 2019 is about to end and as we look back, we do see important people we lost, natural disasters that took away lives, failure of missions that meant a lot to many and scams happening that deprived commoners of their basic rights. But sure as hell, there were events that made us rethink want to live on and see the beautiful side of life.
Disabled Man Risks His Own Life to Rescue Kitten Fallen in Drain
Seriously, if a disabled man can do it all of us definitely can! A Malaysian man had posed as a great example of going the extra mile for animals, when he risked his own life to save a kitten from the drain.
Lebanese Protesters Sing 'Baby Shark' To Comfort Toddler
Amid anti-government protests in Lebanon, one of the protesters paused to sing "Baby Shark," the popular song beloved by children across the world.
Baabda District, just south of Beirut, Lebanon
A Lebanese mother driving through a crowd of protesters blocking the road told them that her baby was scared so the protesters sang baby shark to entertain him and calm him down 😭❤
— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) October 22, 2019
Viral Video of Woman Touching Feet of Soldiers Who Came to Rescue
Closer home, Maharashtra was going through one of its worst flood situations this year that have affected lakhs of people. Amidst all the rescue operations, a viral video of a saree-clad woman touching the feet soldiers around her who helped rescue her along with others is melting hearts online.
— Neeraj Rajput (@neeraj_rajput) August 10, 2019
Zeego the Golden Retriever Lab Helps Wheelchair-Bound Owner
Like, we can't even! This golden retriever can do many things, such as switching the lights on and off, open and close doors, pick up what's fallen, etc. He is at the service of his owner, Matthew Lafleur, from Opelousas, Louisiana.
Wheelchair-Bound 4-Year-Old Jumping on a Trampoline
Kudos to the man! The video of a little boy on wheelchair jumping on a trampoline is exactly what will make you believe in love. It will fill you with all the power you need. Heart-winning video of a North Dakota 4-year-old boy in wheelchair bouncing on a trampoline inspired the internet and HOW!
Dog Saves A Little Girl From Drowning
Dogs are seriously the best thing that could happen to humankind. At the beginning of the year, a heart-warming video of a dog saving a little girl from falling into a river and drowning made the internet cry. Whoever doesn't believe that dogs are better than people definitely hasn't seen the video yet.
One word this video... pic.twitter.com/D1jpArOdco
— Physics-astronomy.org (@OrgPhysics) June 16, 2019
Little Brother Encouraging Her Sister To to Play Basketball
Just earlier this year, a video going viral on social media showed a little girl playing basketball while his older brother stood next to her. The little one tried to toss the ball in the net, but in vail. Disappointed, the girl begins crying only to be consoled by her older brother who says in an encouraging tone showing his fist and tells her, "It's OK, you're strong!"
Boy Invites Entire Kindergarten Class to His Adoption Hearing
A 5-year-old Michigan boy invited his entire kindergarten class to be a part of his special day—adoption hearing. As his forever family officially adopted him, his entire friends showed up in support and celebrated with him. Video Is truly heart-warming!
— James Starks (@_JamesStarks) December 5, 2019
New York City Toddler 'Besties' Hugging Each Other
Who can forget the toddlers who hugged each other in one of the streets of NY and made us all fall in love with them? While casually spotting each other, the toddler "besties" immediately rush towards each other to hug.
Father "Breastfeeds" Baby in Absence of Mother
While most fathers are blamed for being ignorant towards their duties as a parent, this father won hearts by "breastfeeding" their kid in the absence of the mother.
"Her mama gone and she wouldn’t take the bottle, so I had to trick her" 😂😂😂
This is so funny, i'm crying 😂.
DAD of the YEAR ❤ pic.twitter.com/HVK7f8LbV6
— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) November 17, 2019
Little Boy Fills an Empty Candy Bowl at Stranger's House During Halloween
Looks like us adults have a lot to learn from the kids! While children usually try to stock up as many candies as they can get, a child actually gave up some. Ellen DeGeneres shared the clip on Twitter with a sweet caption that read: "This is sweeter than any peanut butter cup you could ever want."
Leslie Hodges shares this Nest Cam video of a kid who discovers an empty candy bowl on Halloween. What happens next will warm your heart. pic.twitter.com/VLbIcjCvFY
— Jessica Ramirez (@DetJessRamirez) November 1, 2019
Cat Saves Baby’s Life in the Most Dramatic Way
Cats are usually considered to be really cold animals but this cat video that is going viral, proves otherwise. Animals are surely kinder than us. The viral shows how a cat saved a child's life who was about to fall off the stairs.
Australian Cops Rescue Kangaroo Drowning in Seawater
Humanity isn't dead, after all. A video that went viral on social media captured two policemen jumping into seawater to save a kangaroo in Australia. Inceredible!
If you have not seen Google's 2019 round-up video, well you must see it right away. The video compiles all the good things that brought out the humanity in all the people. Here, with a hope for a happier, more positive, more empathetic and humane 2020, we at Latestly.com wish you a very happy new year!
(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Dec 11, 2019 06:45 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).