The Grenfell Tower fire is one of the biggest tragedies to hit Britain in recent times. The fire, which engulfed the entire building within 15 minutes of beginning, is confirmed to have killed at least 79 people, with many more expected to be found now that the gutting of the building has begun.
As to be expected in times like this, we often turn to good news to pull us through. Whether it is the acts of those on the ground giving aid to the victims, or the incredible stories of bravery in the face of tragedy, from the residents who were in the building. These are the stories people share online and they help restore your faith in humanity.
It’s the same with all forms of tragedy, we need to hear some good news. When the terror attack happened in London a few weeks ago, the most iconic image was the man running away with his pint in his hand – it was seen as the perfect example of the Great British spirit.
When the horrific attack in Manchester happened, one of the most shared stories was of the homeless man who ran into the chaos to help those children who needed it. There are hundreds of these incredible examples of survival and kindness, but as with anything that is shared online, there are also trolls waiting to spread lies.
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