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19 Kids Who Restored Your Faith In Humanity In 2014

Onion-cutting ninjas ahead.

1. Emily, the Rapunzel-loving 3-year-old who cut her hair and donated it to kids with cancer.

Nonprofits like Locks of Love provide hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children who are suffering from medically induced hair loss.

Emily's uncle, Mathew, first cut her Rapunzel doll's hair, then Emily's.

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"I don't want any kid to be sad that they have no hair," Emily said in the video above.

2. This 4-year-old boy, who sweetly comforted his desk mate when she became upset on her first day of kindergarten.

Of course, when she asked for a hug, he informed her that he's too young.

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3. This little boy, who sang the sweetest song to his newborn baby brother the first time he held him.

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“I like your eyes. I like your nose. I like your mouth, your ears, your hands, your toes.”

4. A little girl named Willow, who absolutely won Halloween with her costume game.

5. Ana Luz, a 9-year-old who sent a letter of encouragement to heartbroken defender David Luiz after Brazil lost in the World Cup.

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Her letter:

Translated to English:

Hi David Luiz,

My name is Ana Luz.

I saw all of the Brazil games in the World Cup and I liked it a lot watching you play.

I think that you don't need to be sad because you played well and did the best you could. You were a great captain.

Life is like this, sometimes people lose and sometimes people win but people only need to be happy.

David Luiz, you are my champion.

Ana Luz Penna Reale

6. Xander, the blind service dog who goes to hospitals and helps in the therapy of victims of child abuse.

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7. The 9-year-old boy with autism who, after his grandmother passed away, received a very special message from Doctor Who himself.

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The boy's father said the video from actor Peter Capaldi helped his son "deal with his grief in a profound way."

8. Little Lachlan, who received hearing aids at seven weeks and was able to hear for the first time.

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His reaction was perfect.

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9. Grace Lee, the 9-year-old who sang "Lean On Me" to thank the Liverpool, England, hospital that saved her life.

Grace had undergone numerous operations on her heart at the hospital, and was joined in song by a choir made up of the hospital's staff.

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10. Ryland, a transgender boy whose family made an inspirational video to help others understand his journey.

You can see the video here.

11. The students, both young and old, who surprised their first-grade teacher, Mrs. Flexer, with a retirement party after 41 years in the classroom.

At the party Mrs. Flexer's many students shared how she'd made an impact on their lives.

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"I was a timid little blonde girl, and your love for me gave me the confidence to grow into the woman I am today."

12. Batkid, the cancer survivor whose Make-A-Wish to be a superhero was memorably made possible by the entire city of San Francisco in 2013, threw out the first pitch on the San Francisco Giants' opening day.

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The Giants went on to win the 2014 World Series. Coincidence? No way.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation also released this amazing video detailing Batkid's story.

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13. This boy who was standing all by his lonesome with his football when a police officer stopped to play catch.

The Rosenberg, Texas, police department says the officer's impromptu game of catch was part of their attempt to reach the youth in their community.

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14. Lucy, an adorable 1-year-old whose dad made an amazing time lapse video of her learning to walk.

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Lest we forget, being a baby is hard.

15. This hospitalized newborn, whose dad custom-made him an Iron Man costume for his first Halloween.

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His dad said he made the costume to help him feel brave.

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16. This adorable toddler, who cried upon watching her parents' wedding video.

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17. The high school senior whose father was able to attend his graduation thanks to the generosity of Reddit users.

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The dad, whose finances had been stretched thin by excessive medical bills, put a message on the social media site asking for help and received it in a big way.

18. Iris Grace, a 4-year-old girl with autism, who has a beautiful friendship with a therapy cat named Thula.

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Since meeting Thula, Iris has become more verbal and open.

19. And Addy, a 5-year-old girl who celebrated beating cancer by starring in her own music video of Katy Perry's "Roar."

"I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire / ‘Cause I am a champion and you’re gonna hear me roar."

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Keep roaring, Addy.

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