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20 Warm Moments of 2012


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Another year has come and almost gone. It’s been a hard year for us all.
It’s time to review the ups and downs of the year 2012. And to restore our hope, our beliefs.
Merry X’mas and Happy New Year!
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20 Warm Moments of 2012

  2. 2. Another year has come and gone.And it’s been a HARD year for US all!
  3. 3. The cruise ship Costa Concordia lies stricken off the shore of theJAN Italian island of Giglio. The ship struck a rock and turned on its13 side on January 13, killing 32 people from eight countries.
  4. 4. Anders Behring Breivik arrives for his court hearing in Oslo, Norway. HeFEB was sentenced to 21 years in prison on August 24 for killing 77 people in06 two terror attacks in Norway in 2011. Eight people died in a bombing in Oslo, while 69 young people were shot to death on nearby Utoya island.
  5. 5. Buddhist monks offer prayers for victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake andMAR tsunami at Kitaizumi beach in Minamisoma, Fukushima prefecture, some 25 km11 (15 miles) from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant March 10, 2012, a day before the disasters one-year anniversary.
  6. 6. A Sudan Armed Forces soldier lies dead in a pool of oil next to a leaking oilAPR facility. He had engaged in heavy fighting with Sudan Peoples Liberation Army17 troops from South Sudan.
  7. 7. A young girl looks over the Doro refugee camp in South Sudan in May. MoreMAY than 500,000 people have fled from Sudan into South Sudan as a result of the7 ongoing conflict between the two states.
  8. 8. Protesters run for cover as police arrive to disperse a rally demanding humanJUN rights reforms in the village of Buri, south of Bahrains capital, Manama. A court27 in Bahrain sentenced prominent activist Nabeel Rajab to three years in prison in August "for participating in illegal rallies and gatherings."
  9. 9. Visitors gather and pray around a cross erected at a memorial set up across theJUL street from the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. James Holmes is28 suspected of killing 12 people and injuring 58 others during a shooting rampage on July 20 at a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises."
  10. 10. Seriously. This guy came out from nowhere, and made history. And DISASTER, too.AUG
  11. 11. A rescue worker carries a child in Yiliang County, China. At least 80 people wereSEP killed and more than 800 others were injured after two earthquakes jolted9 southwest China.
  12. 12. Taxis sit in a flooded lot in Hoboken, New Jersey, after Superstorm SandyOCT devastated the region. The storm slammed ashore near Atlantic City, New30 Jersey, after forming in the Caribbean and sweeping northward, killing 182 people from Haiti to Canada.
  13. 13. Men on motorcycles drag the body of a man through the streets of Gaza City.NOV The men dragging the body claimed it was the body of a collaborator and an20 Israeli spy. Hamas and Israel agreed to a cease-fire on November 21 after eight days of round-the-clock warfare.
  14. 14. State police personnel lead children away from Sandy Hook Elementary SchoolDEC in Newtown, Connecticut. A gunman killed 18 children and six adults at the14 school before he died; two more children died later at a hospital.
  15. 15. DEC21 End of the World!
  16. 16. DEC21 Just kidding. It’s a movie!
  17. 17. Really! It’s that bad!?
  18. 18. It’s time to restoreyour faith in humanity!
  19. 19. #1The parents who made their sons wheelchair intothe best halloween costume ever
  20. 20. #2 The terminally ill man who loves receiving mail... and got more than he ever expected Scott Widak has Down syndrome and suffers from liver disease, and he loves receiving mail. His nephew Sean posted his P.O. Box on Reddit and the sites users responded with hundreds of letters, packages, and gifts. via Mashable
  21. 21. #3 A kind stranger who stopped a day from being ruined via imgur
  22. 22. #4 The doctor who offered free medical care after Hurricane Sandy via shortformblog
  23. 23. #5 And the people that helped out any way that they could. via facebook
  24. 24. via reddit
  25. 25. via twitter
  26. 26. Hospital employees make a human chain passingcontainers of fuel up 13 flights of stairs to the backupgenerator at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. via facebook
  27. 27. #6 The police officer who bought shoes for a barefoot homeless man “Right when I was about to approach, one of your officers came up behind him. The officer said, ‘I have these size 12 boots for you, they are all-weather. Let’s put them on and take care of you.’ The officer squatted down on the ground and proceeded to put socks and the new boots on this man. The officer expected NOTHING in return and did not know I was watching. via facebook
  28. 28. #7 The amazing couple who stuck together through unbelievable odds via timdoddphotography
  29. 29. #8 These candidates for parents of the year via dailymail
  30. 30. #9 The man who comforts the old dog that saved his life When John Unger had suicidal thoughts after a breakup, it was his dog Schoep who brought him back from the brink. This photograph shows Unger cradling his friend in lake Superior to soothe the dogs arthritis. via johnschoep
  31. 31. #10 The football star who gives children in need a shopping spree each year This is a receipt for $19,000 in toys.
  32. 32. #11 The famous rugby player who visited his biggest fan in the hospital via imgur
  33. 33. #12 The bros who worked together to save a cat
  34. 34. #13 The young girl who loves her dog unconditionally via twentytwowords
  35. 35. #14 The woman who kept a homeless man dry during a downpour via blogspot
  36. 36. #15 The Disney security guard who is amazing at his job “This would be a man that loves going to work and does not dread it the night before. Upon entering the Magic Kingdom, one of the security guards said to the girl “Excuse me Princess, can I have your autograph.” I could see that the book was filled with children’s’s scribbles as the guard asked the same question of many little Princesses. The little girl could not get over the fact that the guard thought she was a real princess.” via reddit
  37. 37. #16 The parents who tattooed insulin pumps on their bellies so their diabetic son wouldnt feel “different” via blogspot
  38. 38. #17 The quick-thinking little girl who saved her moms life by slapping her with a piece of pizza
  39. 39. #18 The community that came together to make Caines dream a reality via vimeo
  40. 40. #19 And the police officers who made blind 13-year-old Gage Hancock-Stevens dream of being a cop come true via millcreekmultimedia
  41. 41. #20 And every single time anything like this happened.
  42. 42. BELIEVE!And Merry X’mas!
  43. 43. Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state ofmind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to beplenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit ofChristmas. -- Charles Dickens
  44. 44. THANK YOU! http://slidesigner.tumblr.com @coyotevn
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