There are moments in life that have the power to change your future forever. Thankfully, these 15 people were able to capture some of those moments in photos. Their lives have never been the same since.

1. “The best day of my life after months of waiting to see him again!”

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2. “On New Year’s Day my best friend received the kidney he’d been waiting to get for 18 years. Today he came home.”

3. The day she brought home her best friend.

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4. “My daughter was born 3 months earlier due to infected placenta but she managed to cope with all the challenges and became a healthy baby.”

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5. This blind man’s first time holding a cat.

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6. “As of today, I’m 4 years clean from drugs. I have a career, a house, a dog, and a fiancé.”

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7. “Just finished my last round of chemo! From diagnosis of stage IV breast cancer to remission in 4 months.”

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8. “From the first day of kindergarten to the first day at college. Thank you, Dad.”

9. “I met these ladies on a flight. We shared music and some hilarious stories. The best flight I’ve ever had.”

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10. “Finally found the strength to go out after weeks of not being able to do anything due to my various mental disorders.”

11. “My mom and her first sold sculpture”

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12. “We met 5 years ago online and we finally got the chance to meet today! I’ve been dying of joy all day.”

13. “Yesterday I noticed a house on fire. The firefighters showed up about 5 minutes later. The next thing I knew I was in the action. The best day ever.”

14. “I just rode with the highest rated Uber driver in NYC! He speaks 4 languages, studies computer programming at night at community college, has driven over 10,000 people, and has a rating of 4.96.”

15. “My 98-year-old grandfather used a computer for the first time today.”

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