2017’s Already better than las

2017’s Already better than last year, and we’re just getting started [photos]

More of this please!

2017’s Already better than las

For most of us 2016 will go down as a pretty shitty year, but it’s not to say things won’t improve. What you don’t know is that there are quite a few people ready to restore our faith in humanity every day.

Bored Panda compiled a list featuring people who are worth looking up to. Check it out:

  1. This guy stayed behind to take care of cats in Aleppo while other people fled because of the war.
People Are Fleeing War-Torn Aleppo But This Man Is Staying To Care For Abandoned Cats
Il gattaro D’aleppo

2. This guy saved thousands of dogs from being eaten during the Yulin Dog Meat festival in China and other places.

This Man Saved 1000 Dogs From Yulin Meat Festival Despite Being Beaten For This
The Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation

3. “Thousands of children are being accused of being witches and we’ve both seen torture of children, dead children and frightened children.” These are the words of Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven, who rescued this abandoned, starving two-year-old Nigerian boy.

Danish Woman Rescues 2-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Was Abandoned And Left To Die Because His Parents Thought He Was A Witch

4. Some pets choose you! This flight attendant adopted this stray dog who waited for her outside of her hotel.

Flight Attendant Adopts Stray Dog Who Wouldn’t Stop Waiting For Her Outside Hotel
Olivia Sievers

5. This sick tiger cub was rescued from a circus and (thankfully) fully recovered.

Sick Tiger Cub Weighting Only 1/4 Of Normal Weight, Gets Rescued From Circus, Makes Incredible Recovery
In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center

6. This guy turned an old truck into a mobile shower for homeless people.

Man Turns Old Truck Into Mobile Shower For Homeless People To Wash Up And Restore Their Dignity

7. This 12-year-old boy learned to sew in order to make stuffed animals for sick children.

12-Year-Old Boy Learns To Sew To Make Over 800 Stuffed Animals For Sick Children

8. Boxer and World Champion, Manny Pacquiao built 1000 homes for poor Filipinos.

World Champion Boxer Manny Pacquiao Builds 1,000 Homes For Poor Filipinos

9. This kid grew out his hair for two years and then donated it to make wigs for children with cancer.

This 8-Year-Old Boy Spent 2 Years Growing His Hair To Make Wigs For Kids With Cancer

10. Albanian police surprised hospitalized children while they were dressed as superheroes. How cool!

Albanian Police Surprises Hospitalized Children By Dressing As Superheroes
Ministria e Punëve të Brendshme