A lot has happened over the past 12 months.

In this new interconnected world, natural disasters touch everyone with an Internet connection. Scandals and political unrest are heard around the globe. But human triumph always prevails.

Jean-Louis Nguyen made this six minute year in review to cover all the events, viral videos, and stories that brought the world together in 2013.  Everything from human interest, to brand stories to natural disaster – it’s all there.