It has been a tough few days around the world, but don’t lose faith just yet. There are plenty of things out there that will make you smile and restore you faith in humanity.
Here are a few:
1.The NSW Police made this young boy’s dreams come true.Domenic Pace, who has cystic fibrosis, always wanted to be a superhero. With the helpMake-A-Wish Australia and the police hecarried out a vital rescue mission and saved the city of Sydney from dangerous villains.
2.The #IllRideWithYou hashtag to support Muslim commuters feel safe after the Sydney siege. Itwas startedby Tessa Kum, a TV content editor and writer who lives in Sydney.
Maybe start a hashtag? What’s in #illridewithyou?
— Sir Tessa (@sirtessa) December 15, 2014
3.The FREE HUGS campaign.Juan Mann started the campaign after returning to his hometown of Sydney. Hissole mission was to reach out and hug a stranger to brighten up their lives.
4.Councils and communities all over Australia are making changes so the state’s most beautiful places can be enjoyed by people with disabilities. Check out thiswheelchair-accessible matting at Williamstown Beach.
BEACH DAY: Brook Quinn tests the wheelchair-accessible matting. Photo: Supplied
5.These unlikely friends will definitely put a smile on your face.Dave Watson from NSWwas driving through a storm when he saw a baby magpie sitting abandonedon the side of the road. He took the little animal home to care for it and the two have been inseparable since. The magpie, named Chook, is even a local celebrity in the town on Dungog.
Dave Watson and Chook the magpie.
..oh and Chook’s best animal friend is a bunny calledBugalugs.
Chook, the magpie, at play with his best mate Bugalugs the rabbit.
6.A New Zealand tattoo artist, Jason Ward, appliesa stick-on tattoo to a woman with Down Syndrome, Suzie, every week.
Picture: Muscle and Ink facebook
7.Remember when dozens of passengers worked together to rock a train carriage back and forth to free a man caught in the gap at a Perth station?! Talk about team work.
8.Sam the koala, and this photograph,became a symbol of hope and resilience amidst the loss and trauma of Australia’s worst bushfires on record -Black Saturday.
This photographSam receiving water from the drink bottle of Country Fire Authority (CFA) firefighter, David Tree was a small piece of hope amidst the flames.
Photo: Russell Vickery
9.The general joy Pokemon GO has brought to a generation of people in Australia is fantastic…not to mention the hilarious photos.
Are you involved in Pokemon GO?
10.This is one from the wide worldof the internet. We don’t know who she is, or where she lives, but who does not love a free rainbow?!