Worried about where humanity is headed after disheartening news of war and crime? Anxious about what your life has in store for you? Well it’s time to take a break from all the unsettlement in life and take a minute to just enjoy whatever’s good in the world. While one may argue that there’s hardly any good left, we are here to prove you wrong with these images of pure virtue and humanity. Here are just a few examples of humanity in its purest form and are sure to restore your faith in the good of the world.
These window cleaners came to a children’s hospital in Lawrenceville dressed as there favorite superheroes. Although they were dressed as fictional characters, these men sure proved to be real-life heroes for these kids.
Although their homes were destroyed, this Palestinian family still knows how to make the most of the small joys of life.
A Christin and a Muslim holding hands in solidarity during the Cairo protests.
After facing social evils like domestic abuse, sexual assault, and other such horrors, and receiving nothing but apathy from the authorities, these Indian women took matters into their own hands. They formed the ‘Gulabi Gang’ or pink gang — a group of nearly 400000 women who fight to free women from the shackles of patriarchy in various forms.
Famously known as the ‘Tank Man’, this spirited rebel bravely stood against bullying and injustice after the Tiananmen massacre.
This Chinese girl who cannot wait to shatter your pre-conceived notions by functioning just fine despite losing both her legs in an accident. At age 11, she had to withdraw from school as she could afford to — both physically and financially. But that didn’t stop her from becoming a champion swimmer who has already won gold for the Chinese Paralympic team.
This little girl giving the metaphorical finger to cultural and gender norms. By not conforming to any pop culture stereotype with her macho biker yet girly spirit.
In Romania, a little girl gave a heart-shaped balloon to a riot officer, which definitely melted his heart as he proudly accepted and flaunted his kind gift.
In 1979, 16-year-old village boy, Jadav Payeng had an epiphany. After watching dead snakes wash up onto the shores of a barren wasteland in Assam, India, he took it upon himself to transform the desolate land into a thriving rainforest. He singlehandedly turned the wasteland into a 1360 acre forest that houses even the rarest wildlife such as Bengal Tigers, elephants, Indian Rhinos, vultures and so on.
Muslims protecting Christians by symbolically forming a human chain around a church in Pakistan.
This biker gang — BACA or Bikers against child abuse — helps children recover from child abuse and in their own badass macho way restores power to those who’ve been stripped of their own.
All images sourced from here.