‘Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others .’ These are the words of the former president of the united states, John F. Kennedy. Since the recent elections, the majority of Citizens in the U.S feel that racial relations within the superpower nation have worsened. These statistics coincide with a rise in political hostility, which unfortunately inclines towards the popular phrase, ‘The U.S is now a divided nation.
Well, all negative vibes can take a toll on you. so why not take a break from the political propaganda on your newsfeed, the hate speeches and the negative vibe being scattered left right and center. We present you with some pictures that will remind us how to be human. The small things that we can do in our communities to foster tolerance to fellow citizens. Hopefully, our faith in humanity will be restored.
These pictures will certainly put a smile on your face, and perhaps they’ll make you cry a little. But they’ll be tears of joy.
#1 Helping an elderly lady scared of slipping on the ice, walking her home every day
#2 Anthony Borges, 15 Used His Body To Hold A Classroom Door Shut, Protecting 20 Other Students Inside As The Gunman Fired Through The Door, Hitting Him Five Times. He’s a hero
#3. Officer Talks Man Out Of Committing Suicide. Eight Years Later, The Officer receives Award At The American Foundation Of Suicide from the now father of two
#4 A Local Group Cuts Lawns For The Elderly, Disabled, And Single Parent Mothers For Free
#5 A Stranger Helping Out Another Stranger Struggling With His Tie
#6 Kids Doing what they do best, loving. These Two Strangers Just Hugged In A Fast Food Restaurant
#7 A Nurse Bends Down And Gets Ready To Hug Her Former Patient, Who Was Paralyzed From The Waist Down, sweet surprise?
#8 She took him in 15 years ago and now they are inseparable. ‘I Love My Grandma So Much’
I grew up in an orphanage after losing my parents. She was my key worker there as well as my carer. When I was too old to live there and had to move out. She was retiring at the time after 40 years as a carer and said that she couldn’t stand to lose me, which kinda works out great because I love her and I couldn’t stand losing her too
#9 7-Year-Old Boy Donates $20 From Piggy Bank To Help Vandalized Mosque. Wanted Apple iPad. So He Got One as a gift
#10 Uber driver sent from heaven. Beni accompanied his passenger to the hospital and stayed the whole time since his family was out of state.
#11 Waiter Helping To Feed Disabled Lady So Her Husband Can Finish His Meal.
#12 Math help; Man In Red Needed Help With Son’s Math Homework And Got It From A Stranger On The Subway
#13 Pararescueman Sgt. Mike Maroney Reunited With A Girl He Saved 10 Years Ago During Hurricane Katrina
#14 This Is What Makes America Great,and United
#15 12-Year Old Boy, Hugging A Police Officer At A Ferguson Protest In Portland
#16 School boys help out a homeless man who lays everyday on their way to school
#17 Christmas surprise for the homeless from the elves
#18 Cool proffesor, babysits for his student who had a baby in an exam
#19 Dons the don
#20 Louisville Police Officer Helps Encourage Lady Who Has Lost 200 Pounds And Did Her First 10k
#21 A 22-Year-Old Guy From Harlem Befriended An 81-Year-Old woman who is imprisoned. He Recently met her In Person For The First Time
#22 Fast Food Restaurant Employee Helping Out A Customer With Disability
#23 ‘100 Suits’ Nonprofit Gives New Suit And Fresh Start To Men released from prison
#24 The Man Needed A Kidney, And A Class Mate From 50 Years Ago Who He Barely rememberd helped out
#25 Charlotte Officer Talks To A Potentially Suicidal Teen With Autism
#26 Kid Was Desperately Trying to tie a tie and failing. Fellow Passenger took up the challenge
#27 Faith In Humanity Restored