35 Heartwarming Photos That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

A man giving his shoes to a homeless girl in Rio de Janeiro
A man giving his shoes to a homeless girl in Rio de Janeiro

Japanese senior citizens volunteered to tackle the nuclear crisis at Fukushima power station so that young people wouldn’t have to subject themselves to radiation.
Japanese senior citizens volunteered to tackle the nuclear crisis at Fukushima power station so that young people wouldn't have to subject themselves to radiation.

A friendly neighbor on the East Coast offered power to those who need it after Superstorm Sandy hit.
A friendly neighbor on the East Coast offered power to those who need it after Superstorm Sandy hit.

A boy who knows better than many adults
A boy who knows better than many adults

On graduation day, this entire class shaved their heads.
On graduation day, this entire class shaved their heads.

A young passerby rescuing stranger’s Shih Tzu who was hurled into the rough water by strong wind
A young passerby rescuing stranger's Shih Tzu who was hurled into the rough water by strong wind

Amazing parents build the best Halloween costume for their kid
Amazing parents build the best Halloween costume for their kid

A general’s birthday surprise
A general's birthday surprise

Married for 64 years, James Burke spent his final moments of life laying out a future for his wife, who has Alzheimer’s.
Married for 64 years, James Burke spent his final moments of life laying out a future for his wife, who has Alzheimer's.

John Unger cradles his 19-year-old dog Schoep to sleep every night in Lake Superior so the buoyancy of the water can sooth his arthritic pain.
John Unger cradles his 19-year-old dog Schoep to sleep every night in Lake Superior so the buoyancy of the water can sooth his arthritic pain.

The magic kindom of kindness
The magic kindom of kindness

BPD officer delivers milk to a family with young children during the lockdown
BPD officer delivers milk to a family with young children during the lockdown

Plaza Cleaners in Portland, OR, helped over 2,000 unemployed workers who couldn’t afford dry cleaning.
Plaza Cleaners in Portland, OR, helped over 2,000 unemployed workers who couldn't afford dry cleaning.

Timeless love
Timeless love

Chicago Christians showed up at a gay pride parade to apologize for homophobia in the Church.
Chicago Christians showed up at a gay pride parade to apologize for homophobia in the Church.

A tourist captured picture of an NYPD officer offering a homeless man a pair of all-weather boots and thermal socks on a frigid night.
A tourist captured picture of an NYPD officer offering a homeless man a pair of all-weather boots and thermal socks on a frigid night.

Money isn’t the only thing this bus driver returned
Money isn't the only thing this bus driver returned

A boy’s act of kindness
A boy's act of kindness

Crowd raising man in wheel chair to see band perform
Crowd raising man in wheel chair to see band perform

An Afghan man offers tea to thirsty fighting American soldiers
An Afghan man offers tea to thirsty fighting American soldiers

If you are needy, take for free
If you are needy, take for free

A father’s love and devotion
A father's love and devotion

A heroic rescue
A heroic rescue

Pet adoptions
Pet adoptions

Clearing the road
Clearing the road

Sweet and thoughtful parents handed these out to everyone on their flight
Sweet and thoughtful parents handed these out to everyone on their flight

A resident in Little Ferry, New Jersey saved neighbours from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy with his own jet ski.
A resident in Little Ferry, New Jersey saved neighbours from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy with his own jet ski.

Free meal for the homeless
Free meal for the homeless

If you need or want to read, help yourself
If you need or want to read, help yourself

Cyclists giving water to a thirsty kaola in Australia
Cyclists giving water to a thirsty kaola in Australia

17-year-old Meghan Vogel helping her competitor to cross the finish line
17-year-old Meghan Vogel helping her competitor to cross the finish line

12-year-old Jose Rubio-Pavon with an inoperable brain tumor was sworn in as his city’s youngest police officer.
12-year-old Jose Rubio-Pavon with an inoperable brain tumor was sworn in as his city's youngest police officer.

Two children collaborating to rescue a dog who had fallen into a ravine.
Two children collaborating to rescue a dog who had fallen into a ravine.

A firefighter administering oxygen to a cat rescued from a house fire
A firefighter administering oxygen to a cat rescued from a house fire