We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us something good that happened to them this week. Here are the delightful results.
1."After 30 years, I found out I have a brother! I did an AncestryDNA test a few years ago, and he completed one earlier this year. Then, he and his wife searched for me (and my sister) on social media and contacted us. He lives about three hours away from me, and we're planning to get together once it’s safe to do so. I can’t wait!"
2."My 18-year-old pug Lola underwent a full mouth extraction procedure due to her periodontal disease. She made it out without any complications, and she remains disease-free! I was recently laid off, and she's what's keeping me going right now."
5."My boyfriend and I rescued an abused and neglected turtle that was swimming in a small, dirty tank for five years."
6."I’m a nurse and student midwife. After a tiring shift, I went to the grocery store only to discover that it had been cleared out. I went home, ate a cup of soup for dinner, and cried. Two days later, a family friend showed up at my door with three bags of fresh fruit, vegetables, and pantry items. This time, I cried happy tears."
8."My grandmother turned 100 this past September, and her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren have been video chatting on Zoom with her every other day. I’m currently alone in my apartment in New York City, and the delighted look on her face at seeing each member of her family gives me something to look forward to."
9."My dog Ellie let me put a bow on her! I managed to take a picture before she shook it off. She is a gift and a very good girl!"
10."My youngest brother and I have been quarantined for two weeks, and we've kept our meals pretty basic to save money. So yesterday, I decided to buy pizza and ice cream for dinner, and he was so happy, which filled my heart with joy. It was a really great thing to happen this week."
14."My boyfriend and I got engaged last weekend! Even though he couldn’t ask me the way he had planned, he set it up so we were on Zoom with my family, and now we have a goofy recording of our proposal and my family’s reaction to it."
19."I had to self-quarantine after having possible contact with someone with the coronavirus. Since my mom had a liver transplant a year ago (and takes immunosuppressants), I couldn't be near her for two weeks. Yesterday was the first day I could hug her again."