These stories feature messages of appreciation, generosity and giving thanks.
Eric McKay, a 15-year-old in Virginia, accepted a challenge by Lidl grocery store and shared his prize with people affected by the shutdown.
The man behind the supersize gratuity, YouTube star MrBeast, is known for videos featuring extreme acts of generosity.
"I got this," Ludacris tells a woman struggling to pay for her groceries.
“If only everyone in the world was like Bill Murray!”
“It’s almost like these areas of the brain behave according to a neural Golden Rule."
This could be why some people learn empathy more quickly than others.