12 heart-warming acts of kindness that changed the world for the better

In our day and age, wars, conflict and political strife is all too common. Because of this, sometimes it is hard to feel goodwill and offer help to those who need it. However, even the smallest acts of kindness can make us feel more positive emotions than anything else in the world.

In this article, Bright Side compiled some of the most touching acts of kindness we heard about this year. These are the stories that have won the hearts of millions of people around the world — and they can make your today a little bit better.

The life-saving rescue

Seventeen years ago, firefighter Mike Hughes rescued nine-month-old Danielle Davison from a fire that engulfed her house.


When the girl was graduating from high school, she asked her saviour to come to the ceremony. In a moving speech, she said: “The fact that Mike is here today, at this ceremony, is very important for me. I don’t know really how to describe it, these are happy tears in my eyes which come from realising how things could have gone wrong. I would not be here if not for you.”

The birthday gift

A six-year-old autistic boy, Glenn Buratti, wanted to celebrate his birthday, but not a single person showed up to the party.

12 heart-warming acts of kindness that changed the world for the better

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