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IN Lifestyle ON 17 Mar, 2015
"Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches."
What comes to your mind when I talk about happiness?
Imagine a newborn enjoying a bath for the first time or a blind person getting his sight back after a surgery. Even the greatest of the writers fall less of words to express these emotions. Let us look at some of the incredible and inspiring, happy facts that I recently came across.
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Former Rugby star, Brian O'Driscoll visited a young girl at the hospital with the Heineken Cup. Her expressions truly define the enthusiasm kids can have for sports.
The Apollo 17 astronaut, Gene Cernan kept his promise to his daughter. After parking the Lunar Rover on the moon, he used an excavator and wrote TDC(his daughter's initials). They are still engraved there and will probably last for the next fifty thousand years.
This picture just made my day! It was taken at the Ping An A Fu stray animal rescue in China where animal lovers paid 8,000 dollars to buy all the dogs who were in a truck to the slaughter house.
The six-year-old Austrian boy Werfel expressing the feeling of sheer bliss after receiving a new pair of shoes at the Am Himmel orphanage.
At the age of just eight months, Rupee was adopted by Joanne. She had found him in a bad condition, starving and struggling to survive.
Rupee was apparently born in Himalayas that further confirmed his adaptiveness to the high altitude.
Maxi, the elephant rejoicing with her daughter Chandra.
Miles Scott is the cutest little boy who loves superheroes. He wished for San Francisco to be transformed into Gotham city for a day. To everyone's surprise, Make-a-Wish did exactly what this kid wished for. He has been popularly tagged as the Batkid.
Nick Vujicic has found his own way to find pleasure in life. Being born with disabilities, they never came in his way. He continued to do whatever he loved, and all activities which required healthy limbs were even more fun for him.
He swims, surfs and plays like any other person. The world is lucky to have an influential human being like him.
Beating the odds, currently 114 super rich people have taken a pledge to give away at least half of their wealth. The American business magnate, Warren Buffet was the first one to sign up for this, followed by Bill and Melinda Gates. The list obviously is long and includes Facebook inventor Mark Zuckerberg and the American movie director George Lucas.
The childhood of a French girl Tippi was spent hanging around with her best friends that included cubs, baby zebras, giraffes and crocodiles.
Tippi's inspiring life mostly sounds like a newer version of Mowgli.
These results suggest that the skills and the knowledge possessed by the generation today has the power to change the world. The people of the 21st century own much more than the people in the past and have the capability to relieve billions of people of the stress they are going through.
Apparently, Menlo Park headquarters of the technological giant Facebook has been officially certified as the official wildlife habitat.