"I messed up and accidentally sold my girlfriend's cat," a Portland, Ore., man named Roy Dufek posted on Reddit earlier this month. "While she was at work I helped her out by selling the two beds she had in her apartment because we were going to use my better beds that I had at my house. Little did I know when the cat is scared it hides inside the box spring."
At 7 weeks old, baby Lachlan had never heard the sound of his parents' voices before. But thanks to his new hearing aids, we get to see this moment of shock that quickly turned to delight. And that's just mom and dad's reaction. The baby was pretty happy, too.
When he was 8, a boy from Kentucky promised his dad that he would buy him a '57 Chevy Bel-Air for his 57th birthday. His father had grown up as one of seven children in a poor family. Although he talked about his dream car often, he never expected to own one. Watch what happened when he realized that his son, now an adult, had followed through on that long-ago promise.
Even the sourest among us can probably muster some happy tears for this older man who just found out his life is about to change in the nicest way possible.
No matter where you run on the Internet today, this video of a sweet little girl dramatically conducting a church choir in Kyrgyzstan is going to catch you and hold you down until your heart is sufficiently warm.
The first viral public proposal of the new year is officially here — and it's spectacular.
Jeremi Lorenti and his buddy were driving down the street when they suddenly came upon a skunk wandering in circles with a cup stuck on its head. Sure, they could have driven on, but compassion compelled them to stop and save the poor creature from becoming just another roadkill statistic.
With so many people getting into college (be it ivy or community) each and every year, it's easy to forget that many Americans with intellectual disabilities get left out of this most American of life experiences.
They say laughter is the best medicine.