I was going to write the traditional year-end post of Top "whatever" and found this post from last December. Technically, it would not have made the 2009 list, but this story was all over the news last week, so I thought I'd post an update instead.
This is a much more heartwarming way to end the year and begin a new decade.
The BringSeanHome Foundation was created solely to support the efforts of David Goldman whose son, Sean, had been abducted and taken to Brazil by his then wife. On December 26, 2009, father, son and grandparents were reunited.