A grieving grandpa gets a puppy from his family

I really should stop cutting these onions.


Micah Singleton


Published Aug 9, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 7:25 pm CDT

Break out the tissues. In this video posted by YouTube user Davy Vanhaesendonck, he and his family give their grandfather a gift he will never forget.

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In the span of four months, the grandfather lost his wife of 63 years, and a few months later his dog. To help him with the grieving process, the family decided to get grandpa a puppy, which they named Snoopy. Vanhaesendonck says in the clip:

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As most of you already know we have lost someone very special last week – especially our grandfather. And because he is certainly not alone and surrounded by the best friends and family – we have planned a surprise for him on this sunny day, a surprise we are going to give him as one family.

H/T Reddit | Photo via lisaclarke/Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0)

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*First Published: Aug 9, 2014, 11:53 am CDT