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23 Photos Showing That This World Is Better Than It Seems

Sometimes, everything in the world looks dull and unfriendly and people seem harsh and cynical. But this is nothing more than a misconception because the reality is that you can find kindness, love, and fun absolutely everywhere. It's just that sometimes it takes a little more effort to notice the good things that are happening around you.

Today, we at Bright Side are excited to share 23 photographs that show just how great the world really is.

"The best thing I've seen today."

Monarch butterfly wing transplant

This butterfly was born with a damaged wing. Fortunately, the owner knew what to do. The surgery went well and after a short rest, the monarch flew away.

Sharp Dressed Man gives suits to men who are getting back on their feet for job interviews.

A 22-year-old guy from Harlem befriended an 81-year-old woman whom he met playing Words with Friends over the past year. Last week, he traveled to Florida and met her in person for the first time.

"Recently, my father has been placing bird food in the yard for my mother to wake up to this view every morning."

"This is me in December 1995. This is me in December 2017. I overcame addiction, homelessness, and a history of incarceration. Been sober 20 years next month."

"After 3 years of being homeless, this is everything I own. And I'm proud to get this far."

A stylist from Azerbaijan makes women young again.

"We have an office pup named Jack. Dogs at work are the absolute best!"

"This dog got lost in my city. The police helped him find his family!"

"While on my commute home, this fellow needed a rest. Nowhere better than my shoulder. You're welcome, pal."

"My dad saved this little dude after it got caught in a spider web. I think this means he's a Disney princess now, right?"

"Good-guy new neighbor saw me shoveling my driveway and used his “new toy” to help me out."

"He is a failed guide dog – failed for being too friendly. But now he is a disability support dog and my newest best friend. Every day he enjoys a carrot because he is a very "good boy."

"Our house after 65 in of snow in 3 days...There has to be some sort of silver lining, right?!"

Pizza Hut employee helping an elderly women place an order online so that she gets a better deal than if she orders in the store.

Brazilian model Paola Antonini doesn't complain about her lot. She lives a full life and supports other people who lost a limb.

A middle school started a “Breakfast with Dads” program but many dads couldn’t make it because several students didn't have father figures. The school posted a Facebook request for 50 volunteer fathers...600 fathers from all backgrounds showed up.

"Tonight this guy barked at me for 30 minutes to take him out despite just going out himself. Turned out we had a gas leak in our apartment and he just wanted us to get out."

"Left a sign on my car saying I was out all day and people could block me in. This note was attached when I got back."

Dog rescuing a cat from a flood in Bosnia

This bus conductor from Brazil had to work on New Year's Eve, so his family decided to spend it with him.

Imgur users made this dog's dreams come true.

Rosy is a therapy dog who supports her owner in her fight against a disease. The girl tries to give the dog the best, but she doesn't have enough money for that. Internet users from all over the world offered her help, so now Rosy has enough toys and treats for the entire year.

Which of these photos did you find to be the most touching? Do you often witness acts of kindness? Share your stories with us in the comments!

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