It’s hard to feel optimistic for the human race when all you see on T.V. are images of war raging on in the world. Although the future for all of us may often seem bleak, there are a few rays of hope shining through the cloudy skies. We found some stories — big and small — that just might restore your faith in humanity.
1. A man trapped in between the platform and a train was rescued when hundreds of commuters banded together:
2. Students spending a late-night at the library studying for their dreaded finals are surprised with free pizza — courtesy of a random young man and his friends:
4. A man got out of his car to help an old Russian woman cross the street safely:
5. Two bear cubs were reunited with their mother after these strangers lent a helping ladder:
7. Eric lived on the streets for years. Imagine his surprise when he found out that people on the internet paid one year’s worth of rent for him: