5 stories that made us happy cry in 2019

ATLANTA — Sometimes a feel-good story is all it takes to make your day that much better.

Here are 5 stories that made us grab a tissue and cry tears of joy in 2019.

Northside nurses bring Backstreet Boys concert to patient

Amanda Coley had been waiting to go to the Backstreet Boys concert ever since she got tickets last Christmas. But she wasn’t at the concert in August when the band came to Atlanta.

Due to “some unfortunate situations,” Coley was at Northside Cancer Center getting treatment for leukemia she was diagnosed with two weeks prior to the concert.

But that didn’t stop the music.

Coley’s sister, Maggie Kingston, posted video of Northside’s nurses singing along to the boy band’s hit.

Northside nurses bring Backstreet Boys concert to patient

Amanda Coley had been waiting since Christmas to go to the Backstreet Boys concert in Atlanta. But just 2 weeks ago, she was diagnosed with cancer and couldn't attend. So yesterday, the nurses at Northside Cancer Center brought the concert to her! https://2wsb.tv/2Zmqdve ❤️

Posted by WSB-TV on Thursday, August 22, 2019

Coley’s cousin told Channel 2 Action News that the mother of 4 is strong and a fighter. She wanted to share the video to show just how much they appreciate the nurses at Northside Cancer Center.

12-year-old colorblind boy sees color for first time

This story tugged on our heartstrings. Seventh-grader Jonathan Jones from Minnesota is described as “extremely” colorblind -- that is -- until he tried on a pair of special glasses from his science teacher.

He could finally see color for the first time in his life.

12-year-old color blind boy sees color for first time

Grab your tissues. 😢 This 12-year-old, described as "extremely" color blind, is given a pair of special glasses to try on by his principal, allowing him to see color for the first time. 2wsb.tv/35BwAi1

Posted by WSB-TV on Monday, November 25, 2019

Tears of joy immediately fell down Jones’ face, and the emotional moment was caught on camera and quickly went viral.

Final Wish: Man in hospice asks to be baptized

A South Carolina man dying of cancer had a final wish. He wanted to be baptized.

Jenis Grindstaff said he had always had a connection with Jesus but never was baptized. But the Navy veteran and air traffic controller was granted his request with some help with the staff of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

He said he had always had a connection with Jesus but never was baptized. Needless to say, his request was granted.

Posted by WSB-TV on Friday, December 20, 2019

They used a 60-gallon tub at the hospice home to help Grindstaff receive his blessing, hospice officials said.

Woman stops to help pregnant homeless teen -- but her generosity didn’t end there.

There’s still some good left in the world. A metro Atlanta woman came to the aid of a teen who was in need after she spotted the 19-year-old crying on the side of the road.

Anna Szabo stopped to talk with Jami Curtis, a pregnant and homeless teen who she noticed was all alone.

“I saw a woman crying. She was very, very young. She looked at me and said ‘I’m completely hopeless. I have nowhere to go,” Szabo said.

The woman quickly went into action, asking for help through social media to get Curtis back on her feet -- and let’s just say an outpouring of support flooded in.

Curtis now has a roof over her head and a safe place to bring her newborn into the world.

Boy invites his entire kindergarten class to adoption hearing

There’s no place like home!

OK, remember that box of tissues we mentioned earlier in the article? Time to grab it again.

Young Michael, a kindergartner from Michigan, was so excited about being adopted that he invited his entire 36-student class to attend his adoption hearing.

Michael’s classmates held paper hearts and offered the boy messages of support on his special day.

As an ABC News-affiliate was speaking to Michael’s adopted father, Michael chimed in and said, “I love my daddy so much!” and we just can’t stop crying.

Boy invites his entire kindergarten class to adoption hearing

NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Grab your tissues, immediately. 😢 Young Michael was so excited about being adopted that he invited his entire 36-student class to attend his adoption hearing. 2wsb.tv/363BPqO

Posted by WSB-TV on Friday, December 6, 2019

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this article.