It’s Christmas week! And you know what that means, a glut of feel good stories that will make you bawl your eyes out. Why? Why do the news outlets do this to us? It’s supposed to be a happy time, and yeah, they’re happy tears, but maybe give us a break.
At any rate, I’d hate to miss out on this time honored tradition, so here are a few holiday news stories to make you cry. You’re welcome.
At a Celtics game the team honored a Special Olympics athlete. LeBron made sure to go over and congratulation the young man, and give him the shoes LeBron wore during the game. I think that sounds gross, but I guess it’s a nice thing for a fan. Read the full story.
NBC News followed The Scientist, of Humans of New York fame, to his new home in Michigan. Please listen to his words and read his story. He’s suffered so much loss, is currently fighting cancer, and still only wants to help others. Read the full story.
Taylor Swift made a detour on her way home for Christmas to spend some time with a young cancer patient, because that’s just the kind of person Tswift is. P.S. You don’t have to be famous to volunteer your time and talents to helping sick kids – check with your local children’s hospital to see what you can do. Read the full story.
Okay, this one isn’t a story, but it still makes me weepy every time I see it. Then I have to go find Teddy and wake him up to hug him and he’s all confused. But it’s so sweet! The dog is buying gifts for the family! I don’t know why, but it gets me every time.