Is your faith in humanity in peril? If so, I get it. If people aren't cutting you off in traffic, they're grabbing the last slice of pizza when you're tired and hungry. It might not be criminal behavior, but it sure doesn't make you feel good.

Well, the good news is that goodness and kindness haven't gone all the way out of style. Just check out all these folks and see if they don't raise your spirits and make your day.

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1. "My granddad had to move to a nursing home due to his Alzheimer’s getting worse," wrote Reddit user JosephKerr-. "Whenever I visit with my daughter he lights up and acts like his old self for a while. Warms my heart."

1. "My granddad had to move to a nursing home due to his Alzheimer’s getting worse," wrote Reddit user JosephKerr-. "Whenever I visit with my daughter he lights up and acts like his old self for a while. Warms my heart."
Reddit |  JosephKerr-

And warms many other hearts as well, I'm sure.

2. This guy isn't just competing in an Ironman triathlon — he's bringing a friend with ALS along for the ride. 

2. This guy isn't just competing in an Ironman triathlon — he's bringing a friend with ALS along for the ride.
Reddit |  Milanius93

Talk about determination! Can you even imagine how much this must have meant to his friend?

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3. With Queensland, Australia caught in the grip of a devastating drought, farmers found themselves having trouble feeding their livestock due to soaring hay prices.

3. With Queensland, Australia caught in the grip of a devastating drought, farmers found themselves having trouble feeding their livestock due to soaring hay prices.
Reddit |  BostboweL

So charities have been sending hay from around the country to help out, like with this 125-truck convoy that delivered 5,000 bales of hay.

4. This construction worker saved a kitten that had gotten itself trapped between the treads in a trackhoe. 

4. This construction worker saved a kitten that had gotten itself trapped between the treads in a trackhoe.
Reddit |  eggymaniac

And yes, the kitty's hero is keeping him, so he got a new forever home out of the deal, too.

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5. When a family was out celebrating at a fancy restaurant, the child lost hold of their balloons.

5. When a family was out celebrating at a fancy restaurant, the child lost hold of their balloons.
Reddit |  wrldruler21

But a kind employee did their best to retrieve the wandering balloons from a ridiculously high ceiling, making the kid's night.

6. This guy isn't selling anything — he just wants to spread kindness, so he holds a sign and waves at passing cars.

6. This guy isn't selling anything — he just wants to spread kindness, so he holds a sign and waves at passing cars.
Reddit |  Buckeyes4TheWin

He's on a mission he calls One Million Acts of Kindness, with an aim of ending bullying and saving kids' lives.

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7. This guy dresses up as Captain America and drives across the country on a pretty faithful motorcycle, visiting as many children's hospitals in full costume as he can.

7. This guy dresses up as Captain America and drives across the country on a pretty faithful motorcycle, visiting as many children's hospitals in full costume as he can.
Reddit |  RandyRandleman10

He works 60+ hours a week, working 2-3 jobs in hospitality so he can afford to take time away on his mission.

8. When a nail salon refused to do this woman's nails because her cerebral palsy made her "move too much," a Walmart cashier stepped up to do her nails instead.

8. When a nail salon refused to do this woman's nails because her cerebral palsy made her "move too much," a Walmart cashier stepped up to do her nails instead.
Facebook |  Tasia Smith

They sat at a table at a restaurant adjoining the store and made sure she left happy.

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9. While visiting Las Vegas, this person managed to lose their iPhone X, but not for long.

It turned out they had left it in a cab, and the taxi driver not only drove it back, but also charged it on the way.

10. "I'm a nurse and one of my patients with Parkinson's draws on paper all day, I didn't want to see their art end up in just the bin so I turned it into flowers for their bedside," wrote Reddit user Zarabeth.

10. "I'm a nurse and one of my patients with Parkinson's draws on paper all day, I didn't want to see their art end up in just the bin so I turned it into flowers for their bedside," wrote Reddit user Zarabeth.
Reddit |  Zarabeth

What a wonderful gesture!

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11. This bat picked an inconvenient place to knock off for a nap — right above a business's door — but rather than disturbing its slumber, the owners directed customers to use a different door.

11. This bat picked an inconvenient place to knock off for a nap — right above a business's door — but rather than disturbing its slumber, the owners directed customers to use a different door.
Reddit |  M_Night_Samalam

I wouldn't want my peaceful slumber interrupted either! 

12. "Due to the heat waves in Belgium hedgehogs have trouble finding food so they wander into gardens," wrote Reddit user Nonunsenses. "The internet told me to put out cat food for them."

12. "Due to the heat waves in Belgium hedgehogs have trouble finding food so they wander into gardens," wrote Reddit user Nonunsenses. "The internet told me to put out cat food for them."
Reddit |  Nonunsenses

"Eddy the hedgehog has been visiting every evening at 10 for the last few days."

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13. These two grandparents are hardcore Pokémon GO players, and if that's not relationship goals, I don't know what is.

13. These two grandparents are hardcore Pokémon GO players, and if that's not relationship goals, I don't know what is.
Reddit |  DarthBane92

Keeping active, spending time together, and sharing a common interest? We're catching 'em all from this picture, if we're talking about feelings.

14. Sometimes, it's when we're in total crisis and we see the people still standing behind us that we realize who truly matters in our lives.

14. Sometimes, it's when we're in total crisis and we see the people still standing behind us that we realize who truly matters in our lives.
Twitter |  @camiconleche

I'm sure she doesn't know how to express her gratitude, and I'm just about as sure that he already knows.

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15. UFC fighter Demetrious Johnson recently lost at UFC 227, ending all sorts of record-setting streaks, but as we can see from the greeting he got from his family, he'll always be a champion to them.

15. UFC fighter Demetrious Johnson recently lost at UFC 227, ending all sorts of record-setting streaks, but as we can see from the greeting he got from his family, he'll always be a champion to them.
Reddit |  samuraipickle

16. This was wholesome even before the advice thrown in at the end.

16. This was wholesome even before the advice thrown in at the end.
Reddit |  Stat-Lord

I kind of like the idea of this Redditor's brother's scam turning into a way to make other people happier.

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17. This is definitely a terrific gift to get from your father years after his passing, but I'm also wondering where this guy was walking that he kept running into rubber ducks.

17. This is definitely a terrific gift to get from your father years after his passing, but I'm also wondering where this guy was walking that he kept running into rubber ducks.
Twitter |  @ConnorJ_W

18. A young punk is happy to show off his jacket.

18. A young punk is happy to show off his jacket.
Reddit |  DesHis

"This meeting happened at a Gay Pride event in Brussels, Belgium in 2009. The child is the son of a gay couple attending the event and he got curious about this punk’s spiked jacket. So he went over and asked whether he could touch the spikes as he wanted to check whether they’re sharp or not. To give him better access, the punker knelt down and talked to him, amused by the kid’s reactions. When the two dads called their son back to them, the boy gave the punk a little kiss before returning to his fathers" — cypherreddit on Reddit

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19. If you doubt for one second that I would dress in drag to get donuts, you would be dead wrong.

19. If you doubt for one second that I would dress in drag to get donuts, you would be dead wrong.
Reddit |  starfirenite

But seriously, this is a very thoughtful thing for this mom to do to come through for her son.

20. In case it isn't clear, someone wrote over top of this add to change it to say, "You have kissable lips," and they added, "You deserve kisses regardless of wether [sic] you have fillers or not."

20. In case it isn't clear, someone wrote over top of this add to change it to say, "You havekissable lips," and theyadded, "You deserve kisses regardless of wether [sic] you have fillers or not."
Reddit |  colormecryptic

We're not saying that you can't get work done to feel better about how you look, but we're also saying that you can sell this sort of thing without making people feel bad.

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21. This boy braved a rising river to save a fawn in danger of drowning.

21. This boy braved a rising river to save a fawn in danger of drowning.
Reddit |  godspeedone

That's an incredible thing for someone so young to do for a little animal in trouble.

22. After finding a tired bee, this person gave it some sugar water out of a bottle cap to get it back into flying shape.

22. After finding a tired bee, this person gave it some sugar water out of a bottle cap to get it back into flying shape.
Reddit |  HellotoHorse

Bees take care of us, so it's great to see humans taking care of them, too.

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23. Laundromat etiquette can be a touchy thing, so when somebody in an emergency situation cut the line, they left a note and some cash to make up for it.

23. Laundromat etiquette can be a touchy thing, so when somebody in an emergency situation cut the line, they left a note and some cash to make up for it.
Reddit |  youknowmeasvinnie

Definitely beats the nothing you usually get, amirite?

24. People who look out for strangers are the best kind of people — like the person who made sure nobody would sit down on this public toilet before realizing it was out of toilet paper.

24. People who look out for strangers are the best kind of people — like the person who made sure nobody would sit down on this public toilet before realizing it was out of toilet paper.
Reddit |  ananomouse504

That's a real friendly move.

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