updated 08/25/2015 AT 8:16 PM ET
•originally published 12/07/2013 AT 3:25 PM ET
Of all the many tributes to Paul Walker over the past week, the one from his Fast & Furious crewmates resonated most with readers.
And of all the glad tidings of the season, the Grinch-iest seemed reserved for a certain reality-show family.
Here are the five stories that sparked the strongest reactions from PEOPLE.com readers this week, from happy, sad, laugh out loud, and angry – to wow.
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The Paul Walker video tribute created by his Fast & Furious teammates, set to “Coming Home” by P.Diddy, delivered some comfort after the loss.
The tale of Harrison Odjegba Okene, who survived for 60 hours at the ocean’s bottom after his boat capsized in the Atlantic, was the most enthralling story this week.
Folks may love to pick on the Kardashians, but they sure can’t look away – and the reveal of the family’s annual Christmas card attracted a lot of eyeballs.
The initial shock and sadness of the young and handsome Paul Walker’s death in a car crash is still being strongly felt.
The biggest songs of 2013 got hilariously parodied in a holiday-themed medley by Carrie Underwood, Rashida Jones and Jimmy Fallon. Readers got into the spirit.
And check back again next week for another must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here.