Here's an example of not. Dan Fogelberg's song "Same Auld Lang Syne", which I heard way too much on XM Holly Channel and cringed every time I heard it.
Here's how you do it. From "It's a Wonderful Life" the last few scenes, which should bring tears to anyone's eyes.
Finally here's the secret "missing ending" to "It's a Wonderful Life", courtesy Saturday Night Live (with William Shatner introducing!). You always knew Jimmy Stewart had it in him.
Happy New Year everyone!