AWWW! Marine’s adorable little brother steps in as girlfriends prom date

A young woman’s prom photos are going viral on social media for the most beautiful reason.

Skylar Fontaine, from New Orleans, was upset when she realised her on-duty Marine boyfriend wouldn’t be able to make it to her senior prom.

However, with the help of her partner’s precious little brother, she got her prom date after all.

“My boyfriend Gage Moak is a Marine and couldn’t be here to take me to my senior prom!” Skylar wrote on Facebook.

“So his little brother stepped in and took his place! Thank you Clay for being the best date! Your brother would be proud! Even 1,000 miles away and a Moak is still making my night great.”

She also posted a number of images of herself and her adorable date who was dressed in a mini Marine uniform just like his big brothers, for the heartwarming prom photos.

They’ve since racked up millions of views from people all over the world.

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PHOTO: Supplied

PHOTO: Supplied

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A red alert is snow joke, except in Ireland

The Irish are in a state of limbo today, with a lot of the lucky country enjoying a ‘Snow Day’.

The entire east woke up to blankets of snow this morning, with the worst still on the way.

The unusual snowfall has been dubbed “The Beast of the East”, and it’s resulted in severe ice warnings and in some areas, a red alert.

Schools and businesses have been closed since yesterday, and public transport has stopped.

Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar has even requested people be back in their homes by 4pm, before Storm Emma is due to hit.

Though the country is cooling down, social media is blowing up with locals going wild on their ‘Snow Day’!

People are preparing for the worst, with grocery stores now drastically under stocked. A popular morning show, Ireland AM, even ran a segment today about how to bake your own bread!

Trucks haven’t been able to keep up with the unusual demand, struggling to even get deliveries in the door.

Here’s one arriving, or trying to arrive, to a grocery store.

Christmas FM is broadcasting for one day only, in celebration of SNOW!

 

No skis? No worries – one man’s used a canoe to enjoy the slopes.

A Deliveroo driver has taken a long break!

The Irish Winter Olympics have launched…

For more hilarious viral videos, check out the trending hashtag #BeastFromTheEast

Video of elderly man protecting his dog from the rain will melt your heart

If anything is going to make you smile today, it will be this.

An elderly man in the Philippines is melting hearts across the globe after he was filmed protecting his beloved dog from the rain.

The precious moment was captured by Alilee Shalom Galilee at a market in Davao City.

In the video, which has racked up more than 2.9 million views, the man can be seen wrapping a light blue poncho around his pup before placing an adorable little hat on his furry best friend’s head to ensure the rain stays off his face.

My heart could not be more full right now.

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WATCH: Man’s emotional reaction to birthday gift from his adopted daughter

“What do you get the man that never wants?”

That was the question pondered by 11-year-old Haleigh and her mum ahead of her stepdad’s birthday.

She was adopted by David Trevino as a little girl and wanted to do something special for the man she ‘worships’.

So Haleigh went about to legally change her name and her mum filmed his emotional reaction when he found out what they had done (see it below).

In a letter Haleigh wrote: “I can sit and ponder all day (about what gift to get you), but in the end I know nothing would make you happier than what I’m about to say.”

“Today will be the day we will cherish forever as we grow old.

“Haleigh Danielle Aliba is now Haleigh Danielle Trevino.

“You stole her heart from day one, but today she stole your last name forever.”

With tears rolling down his cheeks, David embraces his daughter in a bear hug and says “I love you”.

“Everyone says that she worships the ground I walk on, but I’ll worship the ground she walks on.”

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The reason this little girl gave her ice cream money to her teacher will warm your heart

A LITTLE girl is receiving praise from people all over the world after her teacher shared a heartwarming story about her kind gesture.

Price Lawrence, a teacher in Huntsville, Alabama, took to Facebook last week to explain why a child’s 75 cent ice-cream money almost brought him to tears.

“This morning, during first period, my kids could tell that I was a little off,” Mr Lawrence wrote in the post.

“When they asked why I wasn’t acting normal I explained to them that my wife’s father had passed away this weekend and that I was worried about her.

“They all said they were sorry and then we got started on our work.

“While standing at my door giving hugs and high fives at dismissal to 2nd period one little girl put something in my hand.”

Mr Lawrence explained that the little girl had handed him a note that read: “Ms Lawrence, I’m sorry” with a sad face, as well as 75 cents.

“She told me ‘This is for your wife. I know it was real expensive when my daddy died and I don’t really want ice cream today anyways.'”

Mr Lawrence finishing the touching post by explaining “I wish the world would pay more attention to children. We could learn a lot from them.”

The story has since gone viral on social media with more than 277,000 shares and thousands of comments.