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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.

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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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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."

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In Time Magazine's article on selecting President Barack Obama as "Person of the Year," a picture was included by White House photographer Pete Souza showing the president pretending to be caught in a web when he is greeted by a Spider-Man costume wearing child.

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A tourist's snapshot of a New York City cop helping out a homeless man has gone viral, making the 25 year old NYPD officer Lawrence DePrimo an Internet hero. The photo, which shows DePrimo handing over a pair of boots to a barefoot man, was taken by Jennifer Foster, a visitor from Arizona who happened to be walking by the scene and noticed the random act of kindness, and posted to the Facebook page of NYPD on late Tuesday. In the past 72 hours, the image has gained more than 525,000 likes and 40,000 comments. For the interview footage with both DePrimo and Foster, head over to NBC Today.

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Redditor nquattro found this pleasant surprise on his car after leaving the passenger side window open overnight.