1. This little guy seeing his dad for the first time:
2. And this soldier seeing his child for the first time:
3. Senait, the daughter of African immigrants, finding out that she’ll be the first person in her family to go to college:
4. Malcolm Subban’s face after he was drafted in the first round by the Bruins last year:
5. Wu Conghan and his wife Wu Songshi’s first wedding photo after 88 years of marriage:
They weren’t able to take one on the day of their actual wedding because, you know, it was 88 years ago.
6. This woman’s birthday wish immediately coming true:
7. Police officers making blind 13-year-old Gage Hancock-Stevens’ dream of being a cop a reality:
8. This little girl seeing her face for the first time after getting surgery to fix her cleft lip:
9. These two brothers fulfilling their lifelong career goals:
10. These grooms seeing their brides for the first time:
12. These two kids playing an N64 for the first time:
Though, to be fair, I’m guessing most of us reacted the same way.
14. A son reuniting with his mother after seeing her photo online:
Salmeron Hernandez, who had disappeared during his journey through Mexico to reach the U.S., was reunited with his mother after seeing her photo on the internet with a group of parents traveling through the area.
15. These NASA nerds landing their rovers on Mars:
And by nerds I mean heroes.
16. Arnulfo Castorena winning his first gold medal in swimming for Mexico in the Paralympics:
17. A Michigan soccer team giving their team manager with Down syndrome an opportunity to start:
18. This young lady finding her cat 16 days after a storm destroyed her town:
19. China’s first female astronaut Liu Yang making it back to Earth safe and sound:
20. Corianton and Keith embracing after becoming the first couple to get married in Seattle when same-sex couples were given the right to marry in the state:
21. This lovely couple getting married:
22. The exact moment a musician realizing he’s made it:
24. This guy making a half-court shot and getting a hug from his favorite player:
25. This Rugby star meeting his biggest fan:
26. This man getting the chance to fly for the first time:
27. This woman who had been deaf her whole life being able to hear for the first time after receiving cochlear implants:
- Dylann Roof wants to plead guilty to the charges against him in the Charleston church shooting, his attorney said, but a judge entered a not guilty plea for him on Friday.
- The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for two teenagers who went missing a week ago off the coast of Florida.
- Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter games.