Anyone who has ever had a favorite stuffed toy as a child which somehow mysteriously disappeared can attest to how traumatic an event it can be for the entire family. The child is devastated that he is lost one of his best friends. The family is devastated for the child. Everyone desperately searches for where the stuffed toy may have been left in the hopes of getting the child back one of their best friends.
When all the searching fails to find a stuffed animal, most people give up and move on with their lives. That, however, is not always the case. Sometimes even when all hope is lost, someone continues to search. This is what happens when the lost toy reappears 3 years later:
Operation Smile works to help those with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities. When this little girl sees her face after an operation to correct a cleft lip, you can see the wonderment and pure joy in her eyes. They will also leave yours a bit wetter:
What would you do if you were out on a boat and a whale swam up close entangled in a fishing net? This is an encounter that Michael Fishbach had with a humpback whale in just such a situation and the surprising display the whale put on when he was freed. It will bring warmth to your heart and a tear to your eyes:
This story is absolutely amazing. There is a ton I want to say about it, but it would still fall far short of what you are about to hear. This is the story of what happened one day to Ross Capicchioni. Just watch it, be amazed and have some tissues nearby:
It’s great when kids step up and show true sportsmanship that even adults can learn from. The Myrtle Beach Seahawks were far ahead of their opponents in the first round of the class 3A high school football playoffs. So when it came to the final play of the game, the Seahawks decided that it was a good idea to let Hilton Head’s Chip Mullen, a senior with Down Syndrome, score a 75 yard touchdown run. It was the final play of the game and the final play of Mullen’s high school career. When the touchdown had been scored, the Myrtle Beach players joined the Hilton Head players in the end zone to celebrate Mullen’s score. It will bring tears to your eyes:
It isn’t just when returning service members see their children that the tears can flow. Here a US Air Force Captain returns from Afghanistan to see her 8 and a half year old pup, Molly, at the airport. The video shows how much Molly missed her and will have you reaching for the tissues.
This was a situation that Pro Infirmis put together for a man named Fabian. Although the vast majority of people have empathy with disabled people, the public bus seat next to Fabian often remained empty. This video was created to remind everyone that handicapped people are a regular part of our society. It may also make you reach for the tissue box:
So remember, don’t be afraid to get closer.
I think this is one of the best series of TV commercials ever. The commercials were created for a Thai life insurance company (If you haven’t seen them yet, you’ll want to see Silence of Love, My Girl and I want More Time) and are sure to bring tears to your eyes. You probably will want to grab that tissue box.