Sick of bad 2016 news? Here are 7 stories that will make you smile

It’s safe to say that 2016 will go down as one of the worst years in recent history. From the rising tensions around the world to the shocking deaths of iconic stars such as David Bowie and Prince, this is one year that many would like to forget existed. While the negative parts of the year have been too much to take for some, you can’t forget about the joyful things that have occurred during these past 12 months. We take a look at some stories that you might have missed that are full of happiness, celebration, and hope.