BoredPanda has compiled a list of instances that restored faith in humanity in 2016.
In 12 months, the world has witnessed unprecedented shifts in global leadership and economy. Adding to that, the terror attacks in the world over has dealt a blow on what humanity used to be.
Whether it was inevitable or not, I choose to believe it when Barack Obama says that the shocking global refugee crisis now is nothing but a reflection of faulty leadership by world leaders.
So many have been displaced and killed this year.
It seems as though 2016 is not the happy happy year we hoped it would be, but nevertheless there is always something to be thankful for. They go from the simplest acts of kindness to the lofty ones.
“For millions of people, 2016 will go down in history as the year they finally lost their faith in humanity.”
“But even though the papers are always full of bad news, there’s actually a whole lot of good going on in the world.”
As we hope for a better world, here are some instances contained in BoredPanda‘s humanitarian list that “restored faith in humanity for 2016”.
10. Asian boxing champ and Filipino senator, Dapidran Pacquiao built 1000 homes for the poor
9. The visually impaired man who adopted a one-eyed puppy that no one wants.
8. The Heart of Children
12-year old boy learns how to sew and uses the skill to sew up to 800 stuffed animals for sick children.
7. Texas dad and son rescued 30 dogs during the Brazoria flood.
6. Drew Broderick turned his old truck into a mobile shower for homeless people.
Broderick once ran a construction business, but he lost his business and became homeless. Being familiar with the pain of being homeless and not being able to shower, he decided to make it easier for other homeless people by constructing the mobile shower.
5. Stray Dog Finds New Home
A stray dog would not stop following a flight attendant. It waited for it outside the hotel all the time. And what does she do? She finally adopts the dog.
4. Some Other Dogs Weren’t So Lucky
While one dog was being adopted, others were brutally killed for meat.
Marc Ching gets beaten but still saves 1000 dogs from being killed for the Yulin Festival, China.
3. Sick Tiger Gets Rescued
Courtesy of Vicky Keahey, founder of Texas’ In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center Asha, a tiger cub that was sick was rescued from circus abuse.
2. Anja Loven Rescues Hope
The inspiring story of Danish Anja Loven’s immeasurable love for the dejected and malnourished Nigerian 2-year old boy, Hope.
1. Man Stays Back in Aleppo To Care For Abandoned Cats
As many fled for their lives in Aleppo, Syria, this nature romantic stayed back to take care of the abandoned cats.