A picture speaks a thousand words. Here are some breathtaking photographs that will leave your eyes moist.
"After two double lung transplants and years of battling cystic fibrosis, my good friend passed away last Saturday. This was one of the last pictures taken with his mother"
Greg cook hugs his dog, Coco, after finding her inside his destroyed home in Alabama following the tornado in March, 2013
Robert Pereza pauses at his sons name on the 9/11 monument memorial durong the tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the world trade centre
Alcoholic father with his son
A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in 2009.
A homeless man sobbimg at an animal shelter, after being jailed briefly and his dog Buzz Lightyear impounded. He couldn't afford the $400 to get his pet back.
A Russian war veteran kneels beside the tank he spent the war in, now a monument.
A kid just found out his brother was shot and killed
The day my sister got back from the hospital after a suicidal attempt. I didn't let go for about an hour"