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Heartwarming Gestures

A dose of heartwarming gestures by good samaritans in their communities.

Birthday Girl Celebrating Quinceañera Crowns All Younger Girls in Family in New Tradition, Showing...

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.

Boy With Spina Bifida Scores Touchdown in Championship Game With Help From Both Teams

An eight-year-old with spina bifida sent fans wild in a recent championship football game, as he entered the field, charged through the line, and scored a touchdown.
The blanket made from Summer's t-shirts

Family Makes Blanket From Late Mother’s T-Shirts to Comfort Grieving Father

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.

Second-Graders Learn Sign Language to Greet Their Teacher Who is Deaf

Kim Peyton, a deaf teacher in New Jersey, is greeted by her second-graders in sign language every morning. The students, who are a mixture of regular and special education students, have learned sign language so that they can communicate with their teacher. The heartwarming video of the students greeting their teacher has gone viral, and Peyton says she hopes it will inspire other schools to introduce sign language to their students.
Ella's dad reacts to the new house.

Daughter Surprises Parents With House After Years of Sacrifice

Ella Standring, 36, from Sydney, Australia, bought her parents a house after years of sacrifice and hard work. She surprised them with the keys during a visit to the new home, and their emotional reaction was captured on video and went viral.

Vacationers Help Elderly Man With Dementia Catch a Wave on Final Beach Trip

A group of vacationers helped an elderly man with dementia catch a wave on what could be his final beach trip. The man's daughter said her family was grateful for the strangers' kindness and that the experience would be something they would never forget.

Family Surprises Dad With Dream Corvette After 50 Years of Dreaming

Lynn Raynor, 74, from Hampstead, North Carolina, had always dreamed of owning a 1966 Corvette Stingray. His family surprised him with the car after he had been dreaming of it for 50 years. Lynn was so happy that he cried tears of joy.

Family Surprises Wheelchair-Bound Mom With New Van for Birthday

Annette Rivers, 63, had been in need of a new van for some time, as her old one was no longer able to accommodate her wheelchair. Her family surprised her with a new one on her birthday, leaving Annette speechless.
Family rescues trapped chipmunk stuck under boulder.

Chipmunk Freed From Boulder After Family Hears Its Cries for Help

A family on a camping trip in Pine Valley, Utah, rescued a chipmunk trapped under a boulder after hearing its cries for help. Movie producer Dan Fowlks and his family used an RV jack to pry the rock up enough so the chipmunk could escape. The video of the act of kindness has since gone viral, with people all over the world praising the family for their compassion.

Grandparents Surprised With 50th Anniversary Wedding After Never Having a Ceremony

Scottie and Kay Kratchen, from Chesapeake, Virginia, were surprised with a dream wedding 50 years after they got married in a small courthouse ceremony. The couple's family and friends gathered at a church to celebrate their 50th anniversary, and the moment was captured on video. The video has since gone viral, with people from all over the world praising the family for their gesture.