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25 heartwarming reminders that the world isn't a hopeless dumpster fire

Since we all badly need some cheering up these days, here are a few of the countless instances when life wasn't so bad.

25 heartwarming reminders that the world isn't a hopeless dumpster fire
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Despite our hopes and prayers for 2020, this year is proving to be quite merciless in the soul-crushing department. With every day bringing us a seemingly inexhaustible supply of depressing news, it's easy to feel as though the world is literally going up in flames. Especially since the times are such that there isn't much we can do to change things for the better, morales are running low and we could all use a quick reminder that there is still some good left in this grim world of ours. A refresher, if you will, of a few of the countless instances when life wasn't so bad.

Here are 25 of our favorite "maybe life's not that bad after all" moments from over the years:

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2. "I told my grandma I was bisexual a few weeks ago and today she gave me this. My grandma made me a rainbow sweater."

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8. "Little girl thought my wife was the Princess from her favorite book."

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9. Firefighters take former Forest Ranger for one last stroll through the woods



 

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13. "This man is recycling old picnic coolers into shelters for stray cats for winter."

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14. Groom jumps into river in the middle of his wedding photoshoot to save a drowning child



 

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16. Moms and Dads give out free hugs at pride parade to LGBTQIAP+ youth rejected by their parents



 

17. Priest brings stray dogs to church to help them get adopted



 

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19. "Ever since my niece saw Toy Story, she shouts 'I'm leaving!' and then peeks at her room like this."

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20. "Woman holds and comforts a homeless man experiencing medical and emotional distress on the subway platform until EMS arrives."

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21. "A year ago my little sister left this world. This weekend her heart recipient met my mom and shared her heartbeat."

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23. "This amazing gentleman every Valentine's Day will bring all the widows from the nursing/retirement home and treat them to lunch and gifts and a rose for each. Done this for the last 5 years at our restaurant. He is simply an amazing guy."

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