I can’t resist including Doug Collins in these reasons for hope. He stepped onstage at the Comedy Barn in Tennessee in 2003, as a volunteer laugher. The bus driver tickled so many funny bones he’s still considered to have the most contagious laugh in the world. Now there’s even an iPhone app with his laugh, thanks to his proud son.
Over 22 million YouTube fans have watched the video below. Or maybe not quite that many since a lot of us have watched it more than once.
I can’t watch this video without laughing. If you’re ever feeling down, give it a try. Collins doesn’t just laugh from the belly. He laughs from the heart, and millions of people are laughing with him.