Lately, you turn on the news and it feels as though the US has become a nation divided over politics and race relations. But it’s important to focus on the positive side of things, even when it feels like the nation is going through its darkest period. To that end, here are some amazing photos that will completely restore your faith in your fellow Americans. The folks in these photos have performed some of the most heartwarming acts of kindness towards people who aren’t even their relatives. It’s truly inspiring and sheds a little light on an otherwise dark situation.
In this photo, Carl Manley was approached by an elderly woman, who needed help being walked home because she was afraid she was going to slip and fall on the ice. Now, Manley does this practically all the time and the two have become close friends.
Then, California Highway Patrol officer Kevin Briggs spent an hour convincing the father of two that he had everything to live for. Later on, Briggs and Berthia were reunited at an awards ceremony that honored Briggs and other members of the CHP.
The organization Smith founded was dedicated to helping residents who can’t mow their lawns because of physical issues, age, or due to time constraints because they are single parents. And here they helping one grandmother out.
“So my Dad’s tire blew up on the freeway and this dude, with a confederate flag tattoo, wearing a confederate flag t-shirt, with confederate flag car stickers, stopped and changed our tire. My mind is blown, don’t judge a book by its cover y’all.”
The woman in the red coat noticed he was having issues, so she asked her husband to give the young man a hand and he did. This random act of kindness allowed the young man to look dapper and ready for wherever it was he needed to go.
Children are full of love, and if they have any issues, they settle it over a Coca-Cola drink and a big hug at a fast food restaurant. If these two can embrace each other’s differences, then maybe there’s hope for the future.
The young woman in the wheelchair rolled over to the nurse, who was already happy to see her. But then, the woman paralyzed the nurse with joy when she stood up and walked towards her. Overwhelmed with happiness, the nurse hugged the young woman.
The lady took him in 15 years earlier. Before that, he had been living in an orphanage after he lost his parents. She was in the process of retiring after working at the orphanage for 40 years. He was out the door too because he was too old to live there. But she couldn’t part with him and took him in.
He used his body to keep the door to his classroom shut, even as another student fired through the door. This selfless act kept 20 other students safe, but Borges was hit five times. Fortunately, he’s on his way to recovering.
According to Arsalan Iftikhar from TheMuslimGuy.com, Jack donated his money to a mosque in Texas, which had been vandalized. The American Muslim Community was so overwhelmed by his kind generosity, that they bought him the Apple iPad he wanted.
The Uber driver was named Beni, and most people would have expected him to collect his money and go, but he knew that the young man’s family was not living in the same state. So instead, Beni decided to stick around to make sure the young man was okay.
Her husband, who was sitting across from her would have had to feed her, but his food would get cold. Fortunately, the waiter, Joe Thomas, decided to help feed the woman so that everyone could enjoy their meal together.
The man was sitting on the subway when the guy next to him asked him what he was studying. The man in red explained that his son had failed his math test because he couldn’t understand fractions. The other guy told him he used to be a math teacher and decided to help clear any confusion up.
Years later, when Brown was 14, she invited Sargeant Mike Maroney to a high school dance. Ironically, he had kept the original photo he had taken of Brown with him while deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan in order to deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
When they see a beautiful baby like that little girl did, they’re fascinated by them. So, while adults are busy forming tribes of their own, children remain busy by playing together without judging one another.
Sadly, the boy, who’s name was Devonte Hart, was one of eight people believed to have passed away in an SUV that drove off a California cliff, but Devonte will remain immortalized in this photo because he proved that love conquers all.
They started out by buying the homeless man some food. After the man was finished enjoying his meal, they decided to take him shopping for some new duds, and afterwards he looked like a million bucks.
They decided to leave a homeless man, who was sleeping on a bench, some gifts, as well as warm coffee and some breakfast. When the man woke up, he was beyond grateful to the strangers who showed him kindness.
After all, it was the holidays, and he expected them to come pay him a visit, but when he realized that this wouldn’t happen, he broke down. Fortunately, he had Nikki, who is a real angel and decided to cheer him up.
At one point, she started to struggle badly, but it wasn’t over. A Louisville police officer going by the name of Mr. Gregory took her hand and helped her to finish the race. Along the way, he offered her words of encouragement, which allowed her to get to the finish line.