Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

These 24 Inspirational Stories Of 2017 Will Brighten Your Day.

Hurricane Harvey may have brought destruction, but it also brought out the best in people too.

Miguel Juarez and his neighbors from the Texas Rio Grande Valley set up make-shift aid stations, where people could pick up supplies like cereal and hygiene products. Juarez even filled the back of his truck with water and started distributing it to people free of charge.

Hurricane Harvey may have brought destruction, but it also brought out the best in people too.

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A Philadelphia barber who was giving homeless people free haircuts got the surprise of his life.

29-year-old Brennon Jones from Philadelphia started the "Haircuts 4 Homeless" charity in January, which offered free haircuts to the homeless. But boy was he surprised when Sean Johnson, the owner of Taper's Barber Shop, gifted him a fully-furnished barbershop so Jones could continue his great work.

When Duchess was hit by a car, she was practically a goner, but then rescuers gave her a second chance.

Duchess "the Miracle Kitty," overcame a car accident thanks to Dr. Meyer and Dr. Gearheart of Adobe Animal Hospital in El Paso, Texas, who removed most of her teeth, wired her jaw shut and had her on a feeding tube for a month until she recovered. Then Crystal Tate, a clinic employee decided to adopt her.

You don't need wings to be an angel, as this Major League Baseball pitcher proved with his generosity.

Cole Hamels, a Texas Rangers pitcher, and his wife, Hedi, donated 100 acres of land in southwest Missouri, and their $9 million 32,000-square-foot mansion to a charity that will turn the property into camps for kids with chronic illnesses and special needs.

You don't need wings to be an angel, as this Major League Baseball pitcher proved with his generosity.

Cole Hamels / Credit: Getty Images

A man spotted a dog from the shore and went to check on him, but it wasn't breathing.

He pressed on the puppy's belly, and tried holding him upside, but the puppy wasn't breathing. So, he continued giving him CPR. Finally, the dog came back to life, but was having a tough time breathing, so he grabbed a bottle and started blowing on it to fill the puppy's lungs with air, and it worked!

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