A Baby's Infectious Joy: 5 Most Uplifting Stories An infant sees her parents clearly for the first time By Newser Editors, Newser Staff Posted Jul 19, 2015 1:51 AM CDT 1 comment Comments Piper is very, very pleased with her new glasses. (Family video) (Newser) – A special pair of glasses and an extra-special bottle of beer highlight the week's most uplifting stories: Baby's Amazement at New Glasses Goes Viral: Piper Verdusco can finally see clearly, and a "melt-your-heart" video that captures the first moments of the baby experiencing clear vision has itself been seen more than 30 million times. Is that you, Mom and Dad? Sweet Gestures for Fallen Vet: A woman orders a beer at a Buffalo Hot Wings, not to drink but as a tribute to her brother, a vet killed in Iraq. The bartender doesn't charge her, and the kind gesture prompts her to leave a moving thank-you note. The best part of the story, though, is where that beer ends up. Good Samaritans Save Shark: When beachgoers in Chatham, Mass., came across a beached great white, they didn't just gawk and let the shark die. They splashed water on it to keep it alive—long enough for the harbormaster to arrive for a most unusual tow. Mystery Donor Gives Oakland a Boost: What to do with a spare $34 million? You could buy a private jet, a good-sized Caribbean island—or you could help countless people in one of California's most troubled cities. An anonymous donor went for the latter option. Vet Pays Silent Tribute to Tennessee Victims: Plenty of words of praise have been offered for the Marines shot to death in Chattanooga, but it's a veteran's silent tribute that was resonating online. Ben Kinsey stood on a South Carolina bridge with an American flag—for a very specific period of time. Click to read more acts of good, including a teacher who will use her lottery winnings to buy her students shoes.