Category Archives: Touching

Dying Missouri man gets father daughter dance

Dad is 42-year-old Charlie Kwentus. Charlie was diagnosed with Oligodendroglioma, a brain tumor. After years of surgeries, scans, and sickness, he recently stopped all treatment. To that end, the entire family packed up the car and went on a three-week … Continue reading

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102 y/o Dancer Sees Herself on Film for the First Time

Alice Barker was a chorus line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance of the the 1930s and 40s. She danced at clubs such as The Apollo, Cotton Club, and Zanzibar Club, with legends including Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, and Bill “Bojangles” … Continue reading

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He Does It For His Mom

With his mom being legally blind, @JRGraham013 wears stirrups so she can tell him apart on the field. #MNTwins pic.twitter.com/GYi7WggIFZ — Dustin Morse (@Twins_morsecode) April 13, 2015

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Woman Wrote Her Own Obituary Before Dying Of Cancer

You can read the whole thing here, but this piece really stood out to me: I remember cutting small rosebuds still wet with dew to wear to school on spring mornings, and I remember the smell of newly mowed grass. … Continue reading

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Doctor saves premature baby, baby grows up to be a fireman and saves the doctor 30 years later

The rescue actually happened back in 2011 but they recently reunited for a fundraiser which is why the story is now trending.  Personally, I like the last sentence in the story. Trokey was just 3.2 pounds at birth, and doctors … Continue reading

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Colorblind People See In Full Color For The First Time

Nearly 300 million people experience the world without color every day. ‘Color For the Colorblind’ is a short documentary about what happened when we partnered with EnChroma to help people experience color for the first time. We believe in #ColorforAll.

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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s version of ‘Shake It Off’

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Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) Delivers a Real Bionic Arm to a Kid

Robert Downey Jr. and Albert Manero, a #CollectiveProject student who founded Limbitless, surprised a very special child with a new bionic 3D printed arm at no cost to the family.  

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A ten-year-old boy has been hailed as a hero after clinging onto a moving SUV to rescue his sister from a convicted sex offender.

In Ireland . . . The criminal, who was on bail for robbery, attempted to abduct the girl (12) on the side of a country road near the village of Cullahill in Laois. She was playing with her two brothers … Continue reading

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Saying “I love you” for the first time with the help of “This American Life”

Maia and her boyfriend have been dating for eight years, but they’ve never said “I love you.” For Valentine’s Day, This American Life helped Maia make a video to finally say those words. If you need help with something you … Continue reading

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Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp

At first I felt the use of a drone was cheapening the significance of Auschwitz, but I found this footage very touching. Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today – 70 years after it was liberated … Continue reading

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Six-year-old asks Neil deGrasse Tyson, “What’s the meaning of life?”

Though many will disagree with his answer, I was impressed with how graceful he was and how quickly he was able to answer it.  I thought it was quite touching when you see him get down to the kid’s level … Continue reading

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