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24 Pictures That Prove That Not Everything Was Terrible In 2014

Through the seemingly endless amount of garbage, there is some good.

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Not everything was absolutely atrocious in 2014. Just look at these pictures of...

1. The people who put others above themselves:

2. The people who went out of their way for those in need:

3. The people who surprised others in unlikely places:

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4. The people who helped others in their time of need:

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5. The people who showed others they're not so different:

Arrived in beautiful Adelaide to meet this little superstar. #adelaide #australia #treachercollins #lovinglife

Jono Lancaster@Jono_LancasterFollow

Arrived in beautiful Adelaide to meet this little superstar. #adelaide #australia #treachercollins #lovinglife

7:32 AM - 17 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. The people who helped others to better themselves:

7. The people who put on whatever uniform was asked of them:

Kristoff, Anna, Sven, Hans, Olaf & Elsa ready to visit the kids @BostonChildrens !

Boston Bruins@NHLBruinsFollow

Kristoff, Anna, Sven, Hans, Olaf & Elsa ready to visit the kids @BostonChildrens !

3:55 PM - 27 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. The people who stood up for their friends when they needed them:

9. The people who took the time to learn to love again:

10. The people who donated and gave to others they don't even know:

Watsi / Via watsi.org

11. People who gave everything they had for nothing in return:

The Better India / Via thebetterindia.com
Adethya / Creative Commons (CC BY-SA http://3.0) / Via commons.wikimedia.org

12. People who offered their time to help someone in need:

Infinity House Magazine / Via infinityhousemagazine.com

This note is at Foyles on the South Bank. Please do RT it

Dec Munro@DecMunroFollow

This note is at Foyles on the South Bank. Please do RT it

12:42 PM - 11 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. People who gave money to help keep our most important buildings open:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch / Via stltoday.com

It's #Fribrary ! Post something awesome from/at/with your library this week! A storytime during ad-hoc school on Tue.

Ferguson Library@fergusonlibraryFollow

It's #Fribrary ! Post something awesome from/at/with your library this week! A storytime during ad-hoc school on Tue.

6:20 PM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. The people who put their lives on the line for those they cared about:

CNN / Via cnn.com

This #Ebola fighter is coming to the U.S. to get her nursing degree and she needs your help: http://t.co/LI8lhbz4VV

CNN@CNNFollow

This #Ebola fighter is coming to the U.S. to get her nursing degree and she needs your help: http://t.co/LI8lhbz4VV

10:30 AM - 11 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. People, however young, who tried to make the world a better place:

Treehugger / Via treehugger.com
NBC / NBCU Photo Bank NBC

16. The people who participated in the Joe DiMaggio of coffee streaks:

The Huffington Post / Via huffingtonpost.com

More than 330 customers 'pay it forward' today at a St. Petersburg #Starbucks. http://t.co/nWmyhPU2BQ

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More than 330 customers 'pay it forward' today at a St. Petersburg #Starbucks.

http://t.co/nWmyhPU2BQ

5:51 PM - 20 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. The people who worked to keep us healthy:

New York Daily News / Via nydailynews.com

My favorite story of the year on @thatkevenguy @UWMadison http://t.co/Q818WSBM1d

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My favorite story of the year on @thatkevenguy @UWMadison http://t.co/Q818WSBM1d

9:20 AM - 27 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. The people who gave these animals a new home:

19. The people who did everything they could to help save others:

Reuters Photographer

20. The people who got to live their dream:

Via mlive.com
Mallory Chrisman / Mallory Chrisman Photography / Via Facebook: Mallory-Chrisman-Photography

21. The people who helped each other achieve their goals, whatever they might be:

Via cbc.ca
Via VIDEO: Brazilian kids learn to speak English by talking to lonely Chicago senior citizens t.co Twitter: @pic.twitter.com/qGJekMqx7

22. The people who cared for those in need who most of us don't even think about:

Jurgen Freund / Caters News / Via catersnews.clipservers.com

23. The people who put aside money for well-being:

PETER ANDREW BOSCH MIAMI HERALD STAFF / Via miamiherald.com

24. And the people who used their money and fame for good:

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