Restored Faith in Humanity of the Day: Kids Find a Lost iPhone & Instagram Themselves to Inform the Owner

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After losing a friend's cell phone while out on a weekend ride in the countryside, designer Kimchi Ho thought that was the end of that. But upon returning home, Kim was pleasantly surprised by a video message that had been uploaded via her Instagram account, which showed several skater kids letting the owner know they found his phone. Thanks to them, Kim was able to retrieve the missing cell from a local skate park, with no damage done and only a few silly pictures taken by the good Samaritans.

Restored Faith in Humanity of the Day: Couriers in China Form a Human Safety Net to Save a Toddler

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A security camera in an alleyway of Ninghai in China's Zhejiang province captured this heart-stopping footage of mail couriers catching a two-year-old toddler after she fell from the fifth floor of a building. According to BBC and other news reports, the delivery men took notice of a little girl dangling from a window above after hearing her cries and promptly responded by cushioning her fall with outstretched arms. Two of the men suffered injuries from the impact, but the little girl managed to escape with just a minor wound on her face.

Restored Faith in Humanity of the Day: A Kindergartner Read 875 Books in One School Year

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People say kids don't read enough books these days, but one young pupil at T.S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School in Lake Charles, Los Angeles, would beg to differ. Over the course of the past school year, five-year-old Sophia Moss read through nearly the entire kindergarten and first-grade sections of her school's library. According to the local news report, her father Carl helped her check out five books a week this fall, which eventually grew to more than 20 books per week. In addition to her passion for reading, Sophia has already begun writing her first book, a story about a superhero turtle titled "Sophia's Pet."

Restored Faith in Humanity of the Day: Reddit Restores WWII Veteran's Damaged Navy Photo

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Restored Faith in Humanity of the Day: Reddit Restores WWII Veteran's Damaged Navy Photo
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Back in April, at the request of his 87-year-old grandfather, Redditor stevieboy1984 turned to the /r/PicRequests subreddit to see if anyone could clean up a scanned JPEG image file of his grandfather's World War II-era photo taken during his service in the Navy as a submarine sonar/radar operator. After a number of people offered their photoshop wizardries to help its restoration, stevieboy1984 showed his grandfather six variations before handing him a framed version of top commenter unhi's submission. Here's a video of the big reveal. Grab a box a tissues, manly tears are coming.

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We Must Dig Deeper of the Day: In Search of Sunil Tripathi

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We Must Dig Deeper of the Day: In Search of Sunil Tripathi
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Despite the partial sense of closure that was brought to the Boston Marathon bombing case this past weekend, the missing Brown University student who was wrongly accused of being a suspect is still nowhere to be found. Do you want to help? Join Facebook and Reddit in the ongoing search of Sunil Tripathi.

Restored Faith in Humanity of the Day: New Zealand Legislators Serenade Gay Marriage Amendment

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Today, New Zealand became the thirteenth country to legalize gay marriage after the Parliament voted 77 to 44 on an amendment to their 1955 marriage laws. Upon the formal announcement, many people in the crowd as well as a few lawmakers spontaneously burst into singing the traditional Māori love song "Pokarekare Ana."

Tara is Best Human of the Day

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Cutest-kid-ever Greyson Arroyo-Smiley is battling brain cancer. He also happens to be a huge My Little Pony fan, which is why this visit from voice actor/executive producer Tara Strong is a dream come true.

After helping read off some raffle winners, Greyson got a pretty big surprise. That was a class act, Bronies.

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