This is the twelfth year the Society has released the Years Happiest Events and Moments.
|5.||Hostages released and found: Laura Ling and Euna Lee were released from North Korea; Jaycee Dugard was found and reunited with her family after 18 years.|
|4.||Captain Sullenberger became an unexpected, but much needed hero with the Miracle on the Hudson.|
|3.||Twitter became a household name and united millions when brave Iranians tweeted out their version of elections gone bad; and millions of others connected with their 140 character tweets.|
|2.||Susan Boyle reminded everyone it�s not too late to follow their dreams when she competed in Britain�s Got Talent and has sold 2.98 million records.|
|1.||A decade of unhappiness that includes wars, unprecedented natural disasters, recessions, almost financial collapse, increased terrorism, and political unrest finally ends with the hopes of a happier decade beginning in 2010.|
Happiest Moment of the Decade: The Science of Happiness Turns 10