Hope might be a four-letter word but it has the power to get us going through some really tough times. Especially now more than ever.
In times of hatred and bigotry, the only thing which keeps us going is hope in the form of such good news.
1. When even a newborn baby wanted to live in a world free of masks.
2. When the internet rallied to help Baba Ka Dhaba and then many others whose lives were affected because of the pandemic.
3. When a team of people reunited lost pets with their owners after the massive Beirut explosion.
4. When a baby boy was safely born on an Indigo flight. Might even get a free ticket for life. Who knows?
5. When power couple who helped decriminalize Section 377 also gave us hope that soon same-sex marriages will be legal too.
6. When a family member welcomed a recovered COVID patient by dancing on street.
8. When Gurudwara Bangla Sahib decided to turn into the cheapest medical centre for people in need.
Setting up the state-of-the-art advanced MRI, X-ray and ultrasound machine at Gurudwara Sri Bangla Sahib to provide services to people at just ₹50— Manjinder Singh Sirsa (@mssirsa) October 3, 2020
Facility to be operational from December. pic.twitter.com/zlTBfnYJQI
9. When Telangana Home Guard risked his life to rescue a stranded dog.
10. When Hyundai showroom adopted a stray dog and also made him the 'goodest' salesperson in the showroom.
11. When we got the great news that Koovi, the dog who helped find the body of her 2-year-old owner is soon to get a new forever home.
12. When the Indian Army resuscitated the damaged grave of a Pakistani officer in J&K.
In keeping with the traditions & ethos of the #IndianArmy, #ChinarCorps resuscitated a damaged grave of Major Mohd Shabir Khan, Sitara-e-Jurrat, Pakistan Army, who was Killed in Action (KIA) at a forward location along LC in Naugam Sector on 05 May 1972.#Kashmir@adgpi pic.twitter.com/EjbFQSn9Iq— Chinar Corps🍁 - Indian Army (@ChinarcorpsIA) October 15, 2020
13. When a tiger hugging a tree is just the kind of positivity we are looking for.
14. When a Muslim man adopted Hindu sisters and even got them married at his expense.
Muslim man Bababhai Pathan, from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, has adopted two orphan sisters & wedded them from his own expenses according to the Hindu rituals. He has been widely praised for his humanitarian work across the country. pic.twitter.com/zLIQP76JnS— Aarif Shah (@aarifshaah) August 23, 2020
15. When Kaziranga was flooded, a tired Rhino rested on the roadside while being guarded by officials.
16. When Kanta Murty stood in the rain for 7 hours to guide people from falling into a pit during rough Mumbai rains.
She is Kanta Murti, a pavement dweller in Matunga, Mumbai who sells flowers for a living. She stood near the open manhole for 7+ hours on Aug 4th to warn vehicles. She lost her tent and savings in the rain and deluge. pic.twitter.com/jkku9P8ofW— Ravi Chander (@LinuxFeller) August 10, 2020
17. When a man drove 25 Kms daily in lockdown to feed doggo and her babies.
#Chennai man takes a daily trip from Mylapore to Avadi (approx 20km) to see 𝗖𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗲, a female dog & her pups he trans-located, to shower them with love, care & affection!— Nausheen Khan (@DrNausheenKhan) August 7, 2020
The kind of content I'm here on Twitter for!💕@Iyervval @AartiTikoo @ParveenKaswan @IshitaYadav pic.twitter.com/8Cm9m8zJbX
18. When a boy put a mask on a dog before himself.
ICYMI: A video of a boy in Ecuador putting a face mask on his dog and himself as they prepare for a bike ride is viral pic.twitter.com/HbZz8F1Sr6— Reuters (@Reuters) August 2, 2020
19. When a doctor took his 87-year-old patient suffering from COVID-19 to watch the sunset together.
Wuhan Uni hospital. A twenty-something doctor from Shanghai was taking a 87yo patient who'd been hospitalised for a month to take a CT scan.— Chenchen Zhang🤦🏻♀️ (@chenchenzh) March 5, 2020
He asked if he wanted to stop to watch the sunset.
He said yes. They enjoyed the moment together. pic.twitter.com/4nzqLZLLGE
20. When a man in Mumbai climbed a building to save a cat dangling while stuck in wires.
When all others stood & watched, this 18-year-old Kherwadi resident (Masbazz Shaikh) rushed to rescue the stray cat which was entangled in a rope and dangling from a house above Pehelvi restaurant at Bazar road in Bandra.— Bandra Buzz newspaper (@bandrabuzz) July 23, 2020
Our 📷 Irfan Shaikh pic.twitter.com/mg2xSPtSyf