9 Happy Little Things To Make You Smile This Week

The loveliest of news stories and animal videos.

A few fairly upsetting things have happened recently.

So here’s a bunch of lovely things that have happened lately to prove it’s not all bad.

Who knows, maybe they’ll even make you smile.

1. This little girl who just really loves her sister.

2. This story about Joe Biden breaking down in tears after being surprised with a Medal Of Freedom.

Associated Press

3. This gif.

This golden retriever GIF is a straight up daymaker

— Baby Animals (@BabyAnimalPics)

4. This story about a baby elephant being rehabilitated.

5. This cutie.

Blonde guys wearing snapbacks will always make my heart melt. This guy is a 10/10 no doubt.

— Baby Animals (@BBAnimals)

6. This story about a ballet school in Africa’s largest slum.

7. This incredibly patient dog.

The best mannequin challenge has been saved until last

— Cutest Animals Ever (@CUTEST_ANlMALS)

8. This family who all play musical instruments together.

How many talented people can you get in one family?!

9. These best buddies.

we found love in a hopeless place

— Cutest Animals Ever (@CUTEST_ANlMALS)

This is a weekly series. Have something happy that you think should be in next week’s post? Let me know in the comments or tweet me!

Want more happy things? Here’s last week’s post!

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Emma Cooke is a lifestyle writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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