Category Archives: Tears of Joy

Stuff Toy Reunion

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 … Continue reading

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Operation Smile

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:

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Whale Thank You

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:

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Welcome Home

Another wonderful surprise homecoming video (like this and this) that will make you reach for those tissues:

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Surviving A Nightmare

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:

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True Sportsmanship

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 … Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Mom

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.

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Hoop Dreams

If this was a movie, you would never believe it. This is how you wish all stories in life would end and when one actually does, it leaves a big smile on your face with some drops of water running down those cheeks. This is just beautiful to watch whether you’re a basketball fan or not.

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Spelling Sergeant

When someone has been away for a long time, it’s always emotional when the two get to meet again. This is especially true of a father and daughter when the reunion is unexpected. Watch, smile and grab some tissues:

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Disneyland Surprise

If you ever wanted something so bad when you were a kid that you thought it would be impossible to get, you’re going to love this video. It’s Lily’s 6th birthday and her mom has a little surprise for her. Her reaction is absolutely priceless and will undoubtedly have you reaching for those tissues:

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