Stories that spread joy on the Internet until 2021


The good news in 2021 was hard to come by, so we made the most of what happened. Amid the lockdowns of Covid-19, the easing of standards, the emergence of new variants and the taking of this world in hand, humanity has found something to celebrate. Several positive news around the world kept our hopes and spirits high throughout the year.

Tom Holland and Zendaya greet the boy who saved his sister as a superhero

With his siblings, the little boy had fun on the set of Spider-Man No Way Home

Bridger Walker, a 6 year old boy became an internet sensation in July for saving his little sister from a dog attack. Even Marvel superheroes celebrated it, but it was Spider-Man actor Tom Holland who gave him something really special: spending time with the entire cast on the set of Spider-Man. Man: No Way Home. Like Spider-Man: No Path Home hit the screens, Holland, not just met the boy, he also asked if he was ready to replace Zendaya for a training stunt.

Bengal woman distributes leftover food to needy

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A woman handing out leftover food from a wedding reception to underprivileged hearts captured online. Dressed in all her finery, the woman was seen sitting on a station platform in West Bengal with metal buckets and large containers filled with food from the reception feast.

British girl joins university next to hospital where she beat cancer

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For a British father, it was very special when his her daughter arrived in her dormitory a few blocks from the hospital where she once beat cancer. When the emotional dad shared the image online, it not only went viral, but also reunited the family with the nurse who once looked after the girl as a child.

Mahindra promises vocational training for Manipur boy

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Prem Ningombam from Heirok, Manipur, took onslaught social networks earlier this year with his impressive ability to turn junk items into spectacular creations. Anand Mahindra said his business will not only help the boy pursue his dreams, but their foundation will also fund the education of the boy and his siblings. In November of this year, the business mogul shared the online update he has kept his promise.

U.S. Paralympic Gold Medalist Receives Touching Letter

Sam Grewe, Tokyo Paralympic Games, Grewe receives letter, Paralympic Games, viral on social media, Indian express Sam Grewe of the United States won gold in the men’s high jump – T63 Final in Tokyo, where he received the letter

American Sam Grewe captured gold in the men’s T63 high jump category at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Before setting out to do his best on the track, a Games organizer gave him a letter. The letter was written by Masaki Kando, father of a 13-year-old boy, Haruki, who suffered from osteosarcoma in his right knee at the age of 10 and underwent “rotary plastic surgery” as well as a 23-year-old American athlete.

Mirabai Chanu congratulates the truck drivers who helped during the training days

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Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu who won silver at the Tokyo Olympics got emotional as she congratulated those who helped her – the truck drivers. The young athlete from Manipur had to take many lifts from truck drivers for her daily trips between her home in a small village and her training academy in Imphal, about 30 km away. So, to express her gratitude, she organized an event for them and honored them for their contribution to its achievement.

The Good Samaritans save elderly couple from burning car

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A group of Good Samaritans have been hailed as a hero on social media after rescued a couple from a burning vehicle in East San Diego County. In one video, the group of men were seen pulling the elderly couple out of the burning vehicle.

Gurdwara at UP launches ‘oxygen langar’ for Covid relief

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The Shri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara in the Indirapuram of Ghaziabad with an NGO, Khalsa Help International, opened this single langar who provided oxygen on its premises to Covid-19 patients until they found a hospital bed or isolated patients at home whose saturation levels have significantly decreased. The seva began as the second wave of Covid-19 raged in India.

Woman unaware she was pregnant gives birth on the plane

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Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga boarded the plane from Salt Lake City to Honolulu, Hawaii, delighted about her vacation. The woman, who was unaware that she was pregnant, gave birth on the plane and disembarked with her healthy baby boy Raymond, thanks to medical workers traveling on the same plane.

Mother-son distributes free food during Covid

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A mother-son duo in Mumbai won hearts by feeding the needy for free amid the second wave of Covid, reaffirming people’s faith in humanity. Together they have “Distributed over 22,000 meals, 55,000 rotis and 6,000 homemade sweets “during Covid-19, they told Humans of Bombay in May this year.

Elderly artist scribbled every day for a full pandemic year

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An 88-year-old artist looking to occupy his time during the pandemic has completed an entire year of elaborate daily doodles. Seaman has been drawing since he was a child and, at age 60, left a career in real estate to devote himself professionally to his hobby. But it took the coronavirus pandemic for it to return to his passion.