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12/19/2013 12:54 pm ET Updated Feb 24, 2014

The Events That Mattered Most In 2013 Remind Us What's Important (VIDEO)

The runners that kept running after they finished the Boston Marathon. Malala Yousafzai's defiant speech at the United Nations. Marriage equality in England and Wales. BatKid's adorable heroism. Incredible rescues, beautiful fireworks, and lions that wanted hugs. Every proposal, every time.

"2013: What Brought Us Together" reviews the moments that made 2013 matter. The news stories that brought us together, as countries and as a world. The videos that made us feel a little less separate, and a little more whole.

It'll be a couple more weeks till we sing "Auld Lang Syne," but until then, let's take a moment to raise a glass to an amazing 2013.

Watch the video above.

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