1. When an 8-year-old boy wrote a letter asking Santa to stop his sister's bullying. Via thinkstockphotos.com Ryan had originally wanted a remote-controlled car and helicopter for Christmas, but changed his wish list to stopping the bullies from being mean to his sister. 2. When Nina Davuluri was crowned the first-ever Indian-American Miss America. Michael Loccisano / Getty Images Watch the moment Nina's dream came true. 3. When this 7-year-old boy with a rare medical condition finally made a best friend. View this video on YouTube Via youtube.com His best friend just so happens to be a three-legged pup. 4. When this abandoned dog was spotted on Google Maps and was rescued. View this video on YouTube Via youtube.com She finally found a home. *Tears.* 5. When an April Fools' Day prank made many of this kind-hearted waitress' dreams come true. View this video on YouTube Via youtube.com And helped her help other people — the best kind of dream come true! 6. When a WestJet flight made all of its passengers' Christmas dreams come true. View this video on YouTube Via youtube.com Christmas miracles are real! 7. When this father had the best reaction ever to his son finally passing math. View this video on YouTube Via youtube.com Aria Shahrokhshahi of Nottingham, England had been having a really hard time passing math — which was keeping him from getting into college. So each night his father helped him with his lessons. They paid off when Aria finally passed! Knowing how happy his father would be, he secretly filmed his reaction. 8. When Ricochet the surfing dog made a terminally ill teen's dream come true by surfing with him. Dale Porter / killerimage.com / Via facebook.com After Caleb Acosta was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer, he decided a surf trip with a canine pal, Ricochet, was what he needed to feel like a carefree kid again. 9. When this 50-year-old woman could finally hear for the first time. View this video on YouTube Via youtube.com Joanne Milne can finally hear — now you can help a child smile. 10. When Army Capt. Jane Renee "JR" Lund came home from being overseas to surprise her daughter. View this video on YouTube Via youtube.com And 8,000 people looked on with melting hearts.