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Two men standing in a restaurant and a photo of a restaurant owner looking out the window.
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Man Posts Sad Photo of Struggling Hot Dog Seller - Little Did He Know It'd Change His Life

The restaurant business is a hard one, full of long hours, complex challenges and a high turnover rate. Running a successful eatery requires a lot of skill, dedication, and luck, and even then, there’s no guarantee the restaurant will succeed. So when someone goes above and beyond to help your establishment thrive, it’s a pretty big thing.

Man looking out of a window and an elderly woman sitting in a lawn chair outside a house.
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Man "Confronts" 2 Elderly Strangers Resting in His Garden - They Return With a Note

It’s not every day that you look out your window and see strangers hanging out in your garden and on your lawn furniture. But when one man in Toronto peered out behind his curtains and was greeted with the surprising sight of two elderly women sitting down for a chat, he reacted in the most unexpected way.

Man and woman with two young boys and a dad standing behind a high school graduate.
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Teen Is Asked a Question at His Graduation - Turns Around to an Epic Surprise

Graduation is a big deal. It’s the moment when a young person is recognized for their dedication and hard work and a time to celebrate the beginning of an adult life. It’s a big deal for kids to have their support system cheering them on at graduation, which is why this story of a father flying across the world to see his son at grad is so heartwarming.

89-year-old crossing guard and an elderly crossing guard hugging a little kid.
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Elderly​ Crossing Guard Retires After 47 Years - So Students Plan a Surprise

Most of us remember the fixtures at our schools growing up. Sometimes it’s a teacher. Other times, it’s a janitor or cook. And in the case of this elementary school in Abington, Pennsylvania, it’s an 89-year-old crossing guard.

Teen with Down Syndrome hugging two women.
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Mom Moves Away and Leaves Teen With Down Syndrome Behind - So His Best Friend Adopts Him

When a teen with Down syndrome was faced without a home, his best friend stepped in with an unexpected but beautiful offer.

Young woman hugging her 97-year-old great-grandma and an elderly woman smiling.
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Great-Grandma Says She Doesn't "Feel Pretty Anymore" - One Woman Has the Best Response

Aging can be a tough process, especially when we no longer feel as vibrant, pretty or mobile as we used to. But aging is also a mindset, and one woman helped her great-grandmother see that one day with an epic shopping trip.

Group of people posing for a photo in a restaurant and a woman wearing glasses.
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Staff Shocked to See a Familiar Face Dining at the Restaurant - Slips Her a Note

Imagine you’re a server going about a routine day at a restaurant with an all-day breakfast menu and an array of juicy burgers. When suddenly, you look up and realize you’re serving none other than Canadian legend Shania Twain.

Little kid wearing graduation robes walking down the aisle of a flight and a little kid with two pilots.
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5-Year-Old Misses Kindergarten Graduation - So An Entire Flight Celebrates Him

Graduations are a big deal because they celebrate your achievements, dedication, and hard work. That’s true whether you’re talking about a high school graduation, a college graduation, or even a kindergarten graduation. Having to miss one can be devastating, especially if you are looking forward to it.

Woman holding her newborn baby and a couple looking at their baby.
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Pregnant Woman Delivers Her Own Baby In Her Car - Then, Hears a Knock on the Window

Giving birth can be a scary experience, especially when things don’t go as planned. Usually though, moms-to-be know they’re in the hands of a professional, which can make the process more reassuring. That was not the case for this mother when she went into emergency labor, but fortunately, someone unexpectedly stepped in to help.