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Stories That Will Restore Your Humanity

Updated on October 27, 2017
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Gaurav Verma is a creative an Automobile Engineer also a creative Technical writer.

10 Stories That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

People can make truly inspiring and incredible gestures that will make you have faith in humanity again. These things happen every day, the problem is oftentimes they pass by unnoticed but in this article, we'll give you a little glimpse of hope.
Today we're going to show you ten true stories that will truly impress you.


10: Travis School Surprise

When Travis Alinka a ten-year-old boy from Carlsbad California lost his hair after weeks of radiation to treat his brain cancer in 2013, he was very apprehensive about returning to school without hair. However, his classmates at the El Camino Creek elementary school decided to stand by this sign by shaving their head in a show of support. Obviously, Travis was blown away by their beautiful gestures.

9: Unity In Diversity

Christian's protecting Muslims shortly after 23 Egyptian Christians were killed in a suicidal bombing by radical Islamists in Cairo in December 2010. A group of random Egyptian Christians joined hands and formed a protective circle surrounding hundreds of Muslims who were vulnerable as they knelt in prayer in order to protect them from potential retributive attacks.

8: Homeless Billy

A homeless man had a huge heart. When homeless man Billy Ray Harris returned to $4,000 diamond engagement ring to Sarah darling who had accidentally dropped it into his change Cup. He could not know this incident would turn his life upside down. His extraordinary act of kindness touched many people and they donated one hundred eighty thousand dollars to Billy. The honest Finder bought a house and a car with the donated money and even found the job.

7: Happy Retirement

69-year-old school bus monitor Karen Klein had been bullied and harassed by students to the point of tears. When the bullying students posted a 10-minute video verbally abusing the older woman that went viral. A kind-hearted stranger created an IndieGoGo campaign with the goal to raise five thousand dollars and give Klein a much-needed vacation. The campaign took off and reached 700,000 dollars in donations allowing the woman to comfortably retire and escape their harassers and also launched our own anti-bullying foundation.

6: Generous Officer

Surprise catchers for homeless men on a cold New York City night. Police Officer Larry de primo noticed that homeless man barefoot and freezing on the sidewalk in Times Square. The officer went into a sketchier store nearby and bought the elderly man a pair of winter boots and socks. Although he never got his name de primo described the man as the most polite gentleman.

5: A uber driver with cancer

What he thought would be a simple humor trip eventually led to a $100,000 GoFundMe campaign. On his way to meet his friends 22-year-old Roland gainer learned that his uber driver Kenneth Brosky suffered from head, throat and tongue cancer and had only weeks left to live. Discovering that Brosky was driving for uber to save money for his daughter and grandchildren fearing that they would lose their house after he passed. Gaynor was inspired to help the older man setting up a GoFundMe account. Gaynor raised more than $100,000 in five days for Brosky more than enough to pay his mortgage and leave some extra money for his family.

4:Showers and bathrooms for the homeless.

The nonprofit group turns a bus into a bathroom for the homeless. The former public transit bus has been outfitted with two full private bathrooms and offers hot showers clean toilets, shampoo, soap and towels free of charge. The founder of the nonprofit 'la the main mobile shower bus' said she wanted to return a sense of dignity to those living on the streets.

3: 911 Helpline

An elderly cancer patient who called 911 because he was hungry and had no food is receiving donations from hundreds of people across America who were moved by his story. Clarence Blackmun was discharged from a private hospital in Fayetteville in North Carolina on Tuesday. After spending months there for cancer treatment an hour and a half later Marilyn Hinson the operator who answered that call arrived at his front door with police carrying bags full of food and made him some ham sandwiches.

2: A New Car

James Robertson was unable to afford a new car after his last one broke down nine years ago was recently awarded more than three hundred ten thousand dollars in donations by kind strangers who learned of his daily difficulties. Even though the money raised was meant for a new vehicle a car dealership decided to give him the new one. Worth around thirty-seven thousand dollars around twenty-four thousand pounds for free in his preferred color red.

1: Adoption Hearing

When five-year-old Danielle Coning arrived for her adoption hearing, she was met with a magical sight. Courtrooms are rarely fun places or so I imagined. But for five-year-old Danielle coning the courtroom just became the most awesome a place ever. Because when she arrived for her adoption hearing, she didn't find a room full of stuffy people wearing stale suits and stern expressions. She found the room full of Disney Princesses to make her final court hearing special. Her foster care worker came up with the idea to dress everybody as characters from Disney movies. Danielle couldn't believe her eyes, in just like a Disney movie they all lived happily ever after..

Humanity Is Good

When we pay attention to what is going on around us we easily notice many small acts of kindness occurring every day. From spotting a simple smile shared between strangers through to learning about more substantive acts of maternal kindness. We Earthlings and the watching aliens can be certain of one thing -humanity is awesome.

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      Tamara Yancosky 

      22 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      This is a beautiful and hopeful article. It is wonderful to see such enlightening stories to help restore our faith!



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