Sometimes, when the daily demands of life get overwhelming or an incident leads to a bad day, it’s hard to remember that there is good in the world. But seeing evidence of small acts of kindness can help brighten a person’s day, potentially even restoring their faith in humanity after going through a challenging experience.
One man, after seeing some baby ducks on a ledge that were jumping in order to follow their mother, stood below the ducklings and caught each one, ensuring a safe landing.
— Mindfulness Wellness (@HealingMB) May 3, 2018
When someone spotted a cat sleeping in the rain, they gave up their umbrella, giving the feline a dry place to rest.
After losing their wallet during a concert and giving up the hunt, the person came home to discover that an anonymous person had brought it to their address.
While a wildfire was raging in Ventura County, California, one man spotted a rabbit dangerously close to the blaze. He pulled over and raced out to rescue the rabbit. While it took a bit of coaxing, he managed to catch it and carry it to safety.
Faith in humanity restored! pic.twitter.com/X4sadBWA9R
— Nicegirl (@tenwordstory2) April 24, 2018
A Starbucks barista began learning American Sign Language (ASL), ensuring that her deaf customer could “have the same experience as everyone else.”
When a member of the California Highway Patrol in San Francisco saw some geese walking along a bridge with traffic rushing by, they provided the birds with an escort, ensuring they completed their journey safely.
— AMHQ (@AMHQ) April 23, 2018
After a man spotted a prairie dog that was drowning in his pool, he performed chest compressions until the prairie dog started breathing again. Then, he gave it a place to rest and kept coaxing it along until it regained consciousness and got its bearings.
This guy found a prairie dog drowning in his pool, brought him back to life and kept saying the sweetest things to him until he was feeling better 💙 pic.twitter.com/Qb4Ohbgqmr
— The Dodo (@dodo) April 21, 2018
When a group of motorcycle riders noticed an elderly woman having trouble making her way across a busy street, they didn’t just keep driving. Instead, some circled around, and they worked together to block traffic, allowing her to safely make her way across the road.
FAITH IN HUMANITY RESTORED: An elderly woman was stuck in the middle of an intersection in Arizona — too scared to cross the road with traffic on either side of her. These motorists turned around to escort her across the road. (Video: Patrick Patterson) pic.twitter.com/N7fvBXIlyp
— Meilin Tompkins (@MeilinTompkins) April 24, 2018