Amy is a reporter at Happily. After taking a creative writing degree, she has written for various entertainment publications in both the UK and USA. She loves unearthing and sharing good news stories from communities across the country, shining a light on the positive actions of everyday people. When not working, she loves nothing more than taking in a Broadway show or relaxing with her adorable Chihuahua, Jasper.
Birthday Girl Celebrating Quinceañera Crowns All Younger Girls in Family in New Tradition, Showing There Is Always Someone Looking Out for Them
A quinceañera girl has captured hearts online thanks to a new tradition she started at her quinceañera celebration: crowning all of the younger girls in her family. During the event, the girl's mom told friends and family in attendance how she passed the torch onto her daughter, who is now passing the torch to the fourth generation of girls in the family.
Waylon Holmes, a five-year-old boy from Dayton, Ohio, sent his stuffed dinosaur, Dino, to his dad, Taylor, who was deployed to Iraq. David obliged, sending Waylon photos of Dino on many adventures, and the heartwarming story has since gone viral.
Nevaeh, a nine-year-old girl from Barrie, Ontario, Canada, was surprised by her biological brother, Taigen, 12, whom she had never met. The pair share the same biological father, but Taigen grew up 1,700 miles away with no contact with him. When he found out about his younger sister, Nevaeh's mom, Mel, 41, and Taigen's mom Alana, 32, set to work setting up a surprise meeting.
Military dad Zach Grundy, from West Lafayette, Indiana, surprised his kids with a photobomb reunion after a year deployed overseas.
Santiago Gonzalez's wife, Summer, passed away unexpectedly from COVID-19. On his first birthday since her passing, his children surprised him with a blanket made from her t-shirts. Santiago was overcome with emotion and the heartwarming moment was captured on video and went viral.
Paw Oasis Pet Resort in The Colony, Texas, welcomed their dogs back on August 17 for their ‘Bark to School Bash’ which included their annual picture day for the special event. The staff used treats and squeaky toys to get their attention before taking the cute snaps against a colorful backdrop of books, bones, and each pooch’s name.
Timothy and Deborah Paree were surprised with a visit from their son, Josh, and his wife, Ximena, who brought their premature grandson, Shai, along. The grandparents were overjoyed to finally meet their grandson, and their tearful reaction was captured on video and went viral.
Pedro Cueto, 8, from Arvada, Colorado, was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare kind of cancer, in September 2021. He underwent nine months of treatment, including chemotherapy, blood transfusions, and surgery, which resulted in the amputation of his lower leg. Despite the challenges he faced, Pedro never gave up on his dream of becoming a racing driver and only in only his 2nd race after cancer he topped the podium.