Usually strong feelings are difficult to put into words. The heroes of this photo compilation have experienced a wide spectrum of positive emotions — from quiet happiness after returning home from a complex operation to feeling simple joy over a funny gift or their first slice of pizza. The expressions on these people’s faces can tell us more about their experiences than any words could. Hopefully they manage to lift your spirits!
Wonder Idea has collected 23 photographs where emotions are overflowing. And at the end of the article, you will find an incredibly touching bonus — prepare your handkerchiefs!
“My daughter just tried pizza for the first time.”
“Got my gram a new apron for her 90th birthday.”
She said, “yes”!
“My grandmother just got out of the hospital. She was greeted at home with flowers and my puppy who didn’t leave her side even for a second.”
This girl cannot hide her feelings about Titanic -Leonardo DiCaprio in particular.
“Just donated my kidney to my dad.”
A winning manager showing his father the trophy his county received for winning the All-Ireland for the first time in 29 years.
“Got our granny a spinner for her 85th anniversary.”
“Always wanted my own pet and I finally did it. Finally became the proud owner of this beautiful little guy yesterday. One of the happiest days of my life so far.”
Sometimes happiness is simply enjoying some harmful-but very tasty- fast food.
“My dog was featured on the local news yesterday and was very excited about it.”
After a woman’s mom died, her heart was donated to someone. The man who received her mom’s heart walked the daughter down the isle.
“The bar I was in last night had a goat in the outside area. Never have you seen so much joy shared between two bearded men.”
“My daughter loves swinging.”
“After beating cancer and having back surgery, my mom is finally able to go on roller coasters again pain-free. She was even able to talk my dad into going with her — that’s him sitting to her left.”
“I just submitted my last final paper for my Master’s degree! ”
“After years of working my way up the career ladder as a taxi driver, parachute jump pilot, flight instructor, and business jet pilot, I achieved my long-term goal and became an airline pilot on Airbus A320!”
“It seems that my girlfriend likes shooting a lot.”
“Heard cheering from the men’s washroom at the bar, walked in and stumbled upon this moment of pure joy. Men never grow old.”
“I went to a paint night with my mom the other night. We had such a good time, and it was the happiest I’d been in a long time.”
“Our daughter was visited by a therapy dog that helps patients to fight stress before her surgery … The surgery was successful.”
A little girl looking at the portrait of Michelle Obama.
“My grandma lost contact with her best friend 40 years ago when she moved to another city. And after years of searching, we finally found her and they reunited.”