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Relive PEOPLE's Top Five Inspirational Stories of 2012 | Karen Klein

Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein, News Anchor Jennifer Livingston & More of 2012's Inspiring People

Originally posted 12/27/2012 10:00AM

Every week PEOPLE spotlights the Heroes Among Us, those who are making a difference in their community and in the lives of others.

From high school students taking a stand against bullying to the generosity of a police officer, these five inspiring stories warmed our hearts in 2012.

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