10 Videos That Inspired Us in 2012

Eric Larson

1. Arthur Boorman's Transformation

Arthur Boorman was a disabled, overweight Gulf War veteran for 15 years. Over and over, doctors told him he'd never walk without the support of crutches again. On a bit of a whim, he joined a local yoga program, and ended up achieving what almost everyone had told him was impossible. Watch his story for yourself.

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Some might make you think twice about an overlooked topic; others might make you cry (or, in the event your coworkers are watching, contract a "sudden allergy" in both eyes.) A few may even make you want to get off the couch, chase after your dreams and tell everyone who's ever supported you how much you love them.

In any case, they've all got one warm and tingly thing in common.

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Above, we've compiled some of the most inspirational and touching videos from 2012. Take a look through the gallery to see our top 10.

These are only our top picks. Any heart warmers that we missed? Let us know what videos inspired you this year.

This story originally published on Mashable here.