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US election: the most uplifting messages of hope on social media

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The unthinkable has happened and Donald Trump has beaten Hillary Clinton in the race for US presidency.

But, for those who are still in shock, social media may offer a small shred of comfort, as people take to Twitter to rally together in the face of the news.

You can read some of the more positive reactions below:

Some focused on the good results to come out of last night’s election


While others reminded us of the challenges we have already overcome


People vowed to stand together and unite with love


Others shared simple and uplifting messages of hope


People rallied together to insist they would continue to fight the good fight


The tributes to Hillary Clinton rolled in


And, of course, there was humour...

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