This is a 6-minute tribute to some moments, people and stories that 'brought us together' this year, from tragic to triumphant, challenging or inspiring. Here's to 2013.
The dog was in a really poor condition but got rescued and even helped later to take care of another rescued dog.
An Australian soldier narrates footage he filmed with a helmet cam when he was on duty in the middle east, it's quite different from what you may be used to see.
Remember though that it's only one man's point of view and that it can differ a lot from what other soldiers may have experienced during their own time in the middle east.
20 cancer patients were invited to a studio where they received a complete makeover, they only had to shut their eyes during the whole process.
A photographer then immortalized the moment they opened their eyes and discovered how ridiculous and silly they looked, allowing them to forget their illness, if only for a second.
it was no simple task, they had to build a box strong enough to protect the camera.
"This Boxer puppy was born with severely deformed rear legs and pelvis. The bones in his legs were completely fused by the time he was 8 weeks and there was no way to correct or save them so his owners decided to amputate his rear legs to give him a better chance at life.
He does physical therapy (including hydrotherapy) everyday and has a custom wheelchair to give him a second option of mobility."
At the end, it says: "A typical work day doesn't look like this. And a typical school day?"
Bobcats being primarily nocturnal animals and having home range as large as 20 square miles, encounters with humans are thus relatively rare.
From Belgium to Australia, Matthew Vandeputte travelled all around the world taking a ton of pictures and then spent weeks editing this truly beautiful video.