GOOD NEWS Here Are Our 15 Favorite Feel-Good Stories of 2015
For all the bad news out there, it's important to remember that - although they may not get as much attention - there are far more feel-good stories that make us laugh, smile and cheer each day.
Here are some of our favorites that Fox News brought to you in 2015.
While waiting for a flight at Washington, D.C.'s Ronald Reagan National Airport, two World War II veterans proved they can still boogie.
More than 10 MILLION watched this amazing moment between a husband and wife in Virginia.
Dana Griffin-Graves used some buns and an oven to surprise her husband, Arkell, with the news that she was expecting.
It turns out that the couple, married nearly two decades, had long ago stopped trying to start a family after a stillbirth and four miscarriages.
WATCH as the University of Wisconsin Badger Marching Band accompanies this woman out of her last chemotherapy session. http://fxn.ws/1fn7loY
Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A video of a cancer patient being escorted out of her last chemotherapy treatment by a college marching band went viral.
After playing “When you say Wisconsin, you said it all,” a member of the band congratulated an emotional Ann Trachtenberg.
A 12-year-old Utah boy who couldn't afford books no longer has to read junk mail for fun.
Last week, letter carrier Ron Lynch asked his Facebook friends to send books to 12-year-old Mathew Flores, whom he encountered while delivering mail to the boy’s apartment complex.
“He told me his wish is to have books to read,” Lynch wrote. “I told him the library had many, but he said they don't have a car, and couldn't afford the bus.”
Not a dry eye in the house...Heather Duquette says her father is a leukemia survivor who wanted to give his daughter the wedding of her dreams. She had no idea he was going to walk her down the aisle. Such a beautiful moment.STORY: bit.ly/1GG9NP0
Posted by WGME CBS 13 News, Portland on Tuesday, October 13, 2015
This clip was truly a tear-jerker in the best possible way.
On his daughter's wedding day in Maine, Ralph Duquette, a leukemia survivor who is losing sight in one eye, surprised his daughter by getting out of his wheelchair to walk her down the aisle.
So AWESOME to watch Tim Tebow surprise our new friend Nathaniel at Wolfson Children's Hospital! What an incredible young man!
Posted by Tim Tebow Foundation on Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow surprised a young boy suffering from cancer.
Nathaniel Nelson, 13, was so overwhelmed seeing his gridiron hero, he burst into tears in his hospital bed.
Despite her devastating defeat just weeks prior, UFC superstar Ronda Rousey kept her promise and accompanied U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jarrod Haschert to his Marine Corps Ball in South Carolina.
Haschert sent Rousey a message in September asking if she would be his date, which quickly went viral, and Rousey agreed.
There was some question as to whether Rousey would make it following her shocking knockout loss to Holly Holm.
What happens when two NPD officers walk down Main Street with signs that say “Free Hugs”? #HugACopFilmed and edited by: Tia Hill NPD Officers: Cpl. James Spadola and Ofc. Aaron Olicker
Posted by Newark Delaware Police Department on Thursday, May 14, 2015
What happens when two police officers walk down the street with signs that say "Free Hugs"?
The Newark Delaware Police Department released a heartwarming video on their Facebook page that answers that question.
"I just wanted to come up with a positive time between the police and the citizens," Officer James Spadola said.
A high school quarterback fulfilled his childhood promise to a friend with Down syndrome.
Back in the fourth grade, Ben Moser promised his friend Mary Lapkowicz, who has Down syndrome, that he would one day take her to prom.
Seven years later, he kept his word, even though the two friends now attend different schools. Ben even surprised Mary with a “promposal.”
A pastor defied a deputy's orders, wading out to retrieve a casket floating away in historically high floodwaters in Ridgeville, South Carolina.
Tired of waiting for anyone else to do something — and with the family of the deceased grieving along with him — Reeves donned wading boots, walked out into the brown, waist-deep water and began pushing the casket back to dry land.
If you're a parent and you love to fish, you probably dream of sharing a moment like this with your child.
A Minnesota dad beamed, while recording a now-viral video, as his daughter made a huge catch.
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) November 1, 2015
A wounded U.S. Marine's 1,000-mile journey through Britain ended with an embrace from none other than Royal Prince Harry.
A man shielded a coworker as a final act before he died in the terror attack in San Bernardino.
27-year-old Denise Peraza said Shannon Johnson, 45, wrapped his arm around her, said "I got you," and saved her life.
Peraza shared the story of her survival and paid tribute to Johnson, whom she called an "amazing" and "selfless" man.
A 9-year-old boy donated his birthday money to the St. Paul police K-9 unit to buy a bulletproof vest for one of the dogs.
In lieu of gifts, Ethan Flint decided to ask his friends and family to donate to his GoFundMe page.
“I heard that some dogs had vests and some dogs didn’t, and I didn’t think it was fair,” he explained.
Had the absolute privilege of presenting a brand spanking new 3D-printed bionic Iron Man arm to Alex, the most dapper 7-year-old I’ve ever met. Special thanks to Albert Manero, OneNote, and #CollectiveProject for their work making artificial limbs like this more affordable for families with kids who want to show the playground how badass they are. Check out http://www.facebook.com/LimbitlessSolutions to learn more about this incredible project. #goodcause
Posted by Robert Downey Jr on Thursday, March 12, 2015
To a very special young fan, actor Robert Downey Jr. is a real-life superhero.
Downey delivered a special surprise to 7-year-old Alex Pring in Georgia. The little boy, who loves superheroes, was born with a partially developed right arm.
In the viral video, Alex walks into a room to find Downey Jr., as his “Iron Man” alter ego.
We're sure there are countless other feel-good stories that stuck with you in 2015. Share them with us in the comments below and share the good news with your friends!