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31 Good Things that Happened in December

I have good news and good news. I have only good news!

As mentioned in this blog post, at the end of every month I’m going to highlight all the good things that happened in that 30-day (or so) span, to give ourselves a break from the well known bad.

You can find last month’s here.

Happy December to you!

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1) This guy met a friend he made online

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2) After a family lost both of their dogs in the same weekend, this dog food company paid tribute

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3) These besties hung out

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4) This guy got accepted into Harvard

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5) This boy collected over 1000 toys for kids in Puerto Rico

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6) This doctor went the extra mile

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7) This girl hilariously interviewed her cat

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8) This man continued his pursuit to become the first one handed professional football player

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9) This woman helped a fellow runner finish a marathon

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10) This man made working on the Tarmac a little more exciting

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11) This dog met the Internet

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13) This police officer adopted a homeless mother’s opioid addicted baby

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14) This family was reunited with their dog

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15) When this little boy saw someone wrestling with his sister, he came to the rescue!

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16) This Grandma learned to use Google Home

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17) This little guy read 100 books

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18) These girls asked Santa for their dad to come home and he delivered

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19) This man left a generous tip at a restaurant

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20) This couple came full circle

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21) This boy got rewarded for his giving heart

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22) This dog got a new pair of wheels

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23) Texas Rangers’ pitcher, Cole Hamels, and his wife donated a $20,000 mansion to charity

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24) These puppies were saved from freezing to death

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25) In honor of the release of the new Star Wars film, these people gave their best Chewbacca impressions

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26) This guy took to Twitter to highlight some good things from 2017

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27) This woman got an amazing surprise on Christmas morning

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28) This Dad’s carpet Instagram went viral

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29) This dad shaved his head

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30) These flight attendants made a flight delay festive

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31) And finally, the holidays! Whichever one you celebrate, I hope it was wonderful and filled with love, family, food and everything in between.

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Can you believe 2017 is already over?! When I first posted 31 Good Things that Happened in January, I wasn’t sure if it would work out quite like I pictured, but it’s been so much more than that. Every month I was so genuinely excited to put the “All the Good Things” posts together and I’m happy that you guys have been loving the result as much as I have.

I will definitely be continuing this series going into 2018 and I can only hope that the vast number of good things happening in our world will continue to surprise and inspire us all.

Happy New Year, everyone! I can’t wait to see what 2018 brings.

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