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12 acts of everyday heroism that will instantly put a smile on your face

No matter how bad your Monday.

IT’S ‘BLUE MONDAY’. So maybe you need reminding that people can be really, really great.

1. The woman who left this note for a couple with a new baby

Source: Imgur

2. The man who paid for this older lady’s shopping

Source: Imgur

3. The Tesco employee who made this happen for a cancer patient

Source: Facebook

4. This man, who spends his lunch breaks reading to someone who can’t

Source: Imgur

5. This Belfast bus driver’s gesture to a homeless man

Source: Facebook

6. The guy who left this tip, after talking to a waitress

Source: Imgur

7. The little girl who wanted to help real animals

Source: Imgur

8. The motorist who saw another act of kindness, and decided to pay it forward

Source: Imgur

9. This supermarket cashier’s gesture to a toddler

Source: Facebook

10. The person who left this note for a new mother, after her stay in hospital

Source: Canberra Mums

11. The elderly couple who stopped to help a young man tie his tie

Source: Facebook

12. And, of course, Spar Guy. The biggest hero of all.

Source: Facebook

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