All you need is love … love and kindness. Not one person on this planet could say the opposite. Love helps us fight against the worst diseases and kindness helps us overcome the most difficult life situations. When the heart is filled with joy and happiness, there is always a reason to live.
No act of kindness is too small or insignificant. Every good selfless action gives us a chance to improve the world.
Here are 11 moving stories that took place in 2016 that restore faith in humanity:
A cat lover shared her home with 1,100 rescued cats.
Lynea Lattanzi, a woman with a big heart and a generous soul, began to welcome cats in 1992. So she is a veterinary technician herself, she takes care of her cats and tries to find new families for them. Lynea founded her “no-cage, no kill sanctuary for feral and abandoned cats” and managed for years without any financial assistance.
Now the sanctuary has its sponsors, veterinary service technicians and cats loving volunteers to make the project live. Lynea currently shares her home with more than 1,000 cats, and each of them is healthy, well fed and much loved.
A cleaning company offers free cleaning services for women with cancer.
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Debbie Sardone, the founder of the company, had this idea when one of her clients called to tell her that she now had to cancel the cleaning services, because she had to save money for her treatment against the cancer. Debbie then made the decision to offer free cleaning services to women who are battling cancer.
She believes that in this way women will be able to focus on their treatment process without worrying about keeping the house clean. Since 2006, the company has cleaned more than 19,000 women’s homes, which cost it about $ 5.5 million.
A 12-year-old girl, suffering from early aging, became very friendly with a weightlifter.
Lindsay suffers from progeria, a rare genetic disorder that ages the body 8 to 10 times faster than normal. David is an ex-navy with athletic strength dubbed “The Beast”. How did the paths of these people cross? Well, they met at Relentless, an event sponsored by the athletic force for the benefit of children with rare diseases. Now they are simply inseparable. “Lindsay has become my little sister since day one,” says Douglas. “There are no words to describe how I feel about her. She pulled me out of my difficult times just thinking of her. It is an invaluable gift. “
A woman welcomed a wandering bitch. The life of these two beings has been transformed.
In April 2015 Valia Orfanidou spotted a wandering dog in the suburbs of Athens, Greece. The dog was in a very bad condition, but the young woman did not hesitate to approach her and do her best to help her. It was not easy, because Petra was suffering from many diseases and obviously had problems of trust with people. However, Valia refused to give up on her and a few months later, the dog was completely transformed! Loving, friendly and especially grateful. The power of love can do a lot of things …
Every week, this man bought a cup of coffee from a homeless man, who then “paid him back”
After breakfast at his favorite coffee shop, Joe Wilson used to stop to talk to a homeless man, Daniel, who was selling magazines around the corner nearby. When it was cold, Joe bought a hot cup of coffee for Daniel. One Saturday morning, Joe came to the same cafe for breakfast, as usual.
However, he was very surprised because he was about to pay the bill, but the waitress told him that his breakfast had already been paid. It turned out that Daniel had recently won 20 pounds in a scratch game and decided to thank Joe that way for his support.
This zoologist welcomed an orphaned elephant in her home
This baby elephant almost drowned while trying to cross a flooded river with his flock. He was discovered by the rangers and brought to Roxy. They called the elephant baby Moyo.
Moyo is not very different from a puppy – he is equally playful, curious about everything around him, and most of all, he is now very much loved in his new home.
An Argentine football player realized the dream of this little Afghan boy
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A photo of five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi caused a sensation on the Internet. The picture shows the boy in the Lionel Messi t-shirt handmade from a plastic bag. Murtaza’s story became viral on social media and was seen by Messi. Messi then decided to give his young fan an authentic T-shirt with his own autograph, which was delivered quickly by UNICEF.
A firefighter rescued a Husky who crossed the ice in Boston Harbor
A Boston firefighter, Sean Coyle, had the courage to approach Sylvie, a 13-year-old Husky using a sled on a thin ice. Thus, thanks to this hero, the dog and its owner could be reunited.
A student helped a man overcome a panic attack
Godfrey Coutto, a student in Ontario, Canada, was in a bus when suddenly a young man named Robert approached him, took Godfrey ‘s hand and sat right next to him. The young man panicked at first, but he soon realized that Robert just needed help. In the end, Robert is deaf and has cerebral palsy. The crowded bus scares Robert off and that’s why he needs someone’s help to help him overcome such a stressful situation.
A biker saved an abandoned dog
While visiting his father, Brandon spotted a truck driver abandoning a small white burrow on the side of the road. He immediately approached the poor dog, picked him up and wrapped him in his own jacket. Brandon has named his new friend Mr. David Davidson and their friendship has grown stronger.
This woman offers a new home to abandoned children
Even though Cori Salchert has overcome a serious illness, she can no longer work as a nurse. Nevertheless, this brave woman with a big heart had a comforting idea to take care of the terminally ill children who had been abandoned by their parents. Since then, she and her husband have dedicated their lives to helping terminally ill children.