Stories that made us smile this week

STORY: Stories that made us smile this week

The European Space Agency named the first ever ‘parastronaut’

in a major step towards letting people with physical disabilities to travel to space

(John McFall, British Paralympic sprinter)

"I was incredibly excited and I'm proud of myself that I got through the selection process. It's been quite a whirlwind experience, given that as an amputee, I'd never thought that being an astronaut was a possibility, so excitement was was a huge emotion, and I look forward to what the future holds."

This Neymar lookalike is delighting soccer fans in Qatar

as he shows his support for Brazil in the World Cup

Location: Doha, Qatar

(Eigon Oliver, Neymar lookalike)

“Here I'm going to be more of a festive Neymar, having fun, posing, I'm going to be with the Brazilian fans celebrating. I think it will be more like this.”

Meet Kiburi, London Zoo's new silverback gorilla

who was transferred from Spain as part of an international breeding program

Location: London, England

President Biden pardoned two turkeys in the annual Thanksgiving tradition

Chocolate and Chip will live out their retirement at North Carolina State University