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The greatest ever, most inspiring acts of kindness to give you a boost

In the iconic Hollywood film It's a Wonderful Life an angel comes to show an exceptionally compassionate businessman, George Bailey, what life would be like if he didn't exist. What we learn is it's not a very nice world.

Today, unexpected acts of kindness are so rare they easily go viral on the internet and make headlines. But these stories of people being selfless are a timeless reminder that reaching a helping hand to a stranger in trouble is one of the most heartwarming and fulfilling things a person can do.

From the strangers who rallied round when no-one turned up to a six-year-old's birthday party to the couple who gave a $100 tip in a restaurant and the London Underground sign that cheers up commuters, here are just some of the most moving acts of kindness.



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