THE LIVING ROOM — We all get good news in our lives.
But sometimes you have to get the worst news first in order to find the exuberant joy of the best news.
In this featured video, we get to see the long battle of bad news turn into the best news for a cop and his family.
If you watch Jimmy Falon on "The Tonight Show," you'll know about a game he plays with some of his guests that involves loud noises and mouthing words. They take turns where one wears headphones with really loud music and the other mouths words to the headphone wearer to see if they can guess the phrase.
This cop's daughter decides to play that game to tell him she's cancer free.
After one test to see if he can hear, she turns up the music louder then says to him, "I'm cancer free."
Once he guesses the phrase, there's a little pause, a little smirk, and a little side eye as the cop processes this news with a final and visible click in his brain. "You got another PET scan?" he asks with anticipation.
Then comes the yahoo.
The cop jumps all over the room yelling with what is obviously one of the purest forms of joy in the world.
Some would cry with the news, and maybe that came later for the man, but no one could begrudge any person's type of reaction to the best news of their life.