GREENSBORO, N.C. — Check out this list of the top 10 heartwarming stories that left a special place in our viewers' hearts.
Our topmost heartwarming story isn't a local one but begins in a town in Indiana. A grandmother received an overwhelming amount of help from the community. This story was viewed nearly half a million times since the latter part of the year.
One mom's visit to the zoo brought in over 20,000 views and the rest was history. Check out this story about how a bond was formed between these two different walks of life.
Coming in third place, a local story about a middle school girl topped the charts. Sarah Quintana was featured as the #10 play of the day on SportsCenter.
After losing her father to a tragic car accident, Vin Diesel steps in to walk Paul Walker's daughter down the aisle. Diesel was a longtime friend and castmate of the late Paul Walker, the two starring in multiple movies of the Fast and Furious franchise together.
Landing in the top five is a story about a Winston-Salem native and her love of baking. Racking up over 7,000 views, this 25-year-old baked her way into the viewer's hearts. "It’s always nice to add to that special moment in people’s lives,” Deseree Tuttle said.
Our 6th top heartwarming comes from a woman who dropped everything at her old job to start a new venture. Monica Moyer purchased her business two weeks before the pandemic hit in 2020. “God is not going to take you somewhere and leave you there. He gave me the inspiration to leave my job of 15 years, open a bakery,” Moyer said
This heartwarming story shares how a young woman got accepted into eight different colleges and received a full-ride from three ivy league schools including Harvard University. Katherine Esponda is on a STEM track fueled for success. “I want to become an internal medicine doctor and serve underserved communities,” Esponda said.
Holding down the #8 spot is a story about a grandmother who made several attempts to return a gaming system to Target. Target employees Trent and Allison arrived at the 68-year old's home planning to pick up the six Nintendo Switches but much to Deborah's surprise, they had something else in store.
Cedric Thomas captured the hearts of more than 4,000 viewers in the triad. Thomas was diagnosed with a rare heart condition where he had to fight for his life on more than one occasion.
Last but not least, this couple jumped the broom as the groom carried someone special down the aisle. For 25 years this bride and her sister have been inseparable. “It was just important for him to know that she will forever be in our lives,” Morgan said.