To say that 2016 has been a rough year would be an understatement.
to President-elect Donald Trump
, yet more tragic shootings
to celebrity deaths
, the last 12 months have been a raging dumpster fire for many.
But hard as it may be to believe, hidden among the ashes, some flame-retardant gems have survived to give us a glimmer of hope for humanity.
Here are 16 actually good things that happened in 2016.