A boy with autism who enjoys sensory stimulation excitedly tries on a pair of light-up gloves sent from one of his social media followers on the other side of the world.
A boy with a rare genetic condition impacting less than 10 people worldwide entered and won his first ever track meet thanks to rival runners - crossing the finish line to raucous cheers.
A newly vaccinated man crossed the country to surprise various family members after 14 months apart - recording their reactions. Steven Hurn paid his mother, twin sister and stepfather a surprise visit on April 1. The family had been kept apart during the pandemic, but as soon as he received his jab, Steven headed to the airport to reunite with his family.
A son couldn’t believe his eyes as he peered over the back seat of his family’s SUV looking for a surprise to discover his military dad had returned home after a year in the Middle East. When Joseph Frey, 29, left for active duty, the global pandemic was just beginning to take hold.
pre-school reunion
A pair of pre-schoolers have warmed hearts online, after a video of their wholesome morning greetings went viral. In the adorable footage, Grace McInerey, 3, can be seen running across the playground into the arms of her best friend, Harper, before sharing a long hug. The two girls then trotted into Indian Ridge Elementary School, Centennial, Colorado, with three-year-old Grace turning around to wave good-bye to her mom along the way.
A joyous girlfriend fell to her knees in shock when, having blown out the candles on a birthday cake she really wanted, she turned around to discover her boyfriend had surprised her with her dream car.
Sock puppets surprise
An artist who creates quirky sock puppets on the side was surprised by friends and family with a zoom call using sock puppets to sing him Happy Birthday. The birthday was Cody’s second in isolation because of the coronavirus, and so his sister, Jillian, 33, wanted to do something different to surprise him.
Brothers reunited after covid separation
Two brothers in their 90s - the last of nine siblings - emotionally reunite after being separated for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A grandpa-to-be burst into happy tears when his daughter revealed her pregnancy news on a personalized hat of his favorite football team.
A five-year-old boy has is following in his firefighter father's footsteps by running a series of fire drills in and around their yard.