20 Pictures That Prove 2015 Wasn’t A Completely Terrible Year

The world can be a bleak place, in which people’s sympathy for their fellow humans is in so little evidence as to be invisible. But occasionally, there are moments of relief from the drear that surrounds us, in which people express sympathy for one another and behave selflessly. These photos were all taken this year, and prove that human dignity is still alive and well.

 

1. This potentially paraplegic old man who needed help

A man in a wheelchair approached the counter of a busy McDonald’s to ask for help. It took a few tries for the cashier to understand exactly what it was he needed help with, but when he grasped the situation, he left his post to sit down with the man and help him cut up and eat his meal.