Often, it seems like the media we consume is hell bent on depressing us. While most news might be bad news, there are plenty of good things going on in the world, too. And, if you're looking for a story that will warm your heart and make you smile, look no further.
Below are 21 stories about kindness, patience, humor, and love. You won't be able to make it through this list without at least cracking a grin, and some of these moments may very well bring a tear to your eye. #18 is one of the most amazing acts of kindness we've ever heard.