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Family Gives Great-Grandma A Puppy For Her 96th Birthday—And Her Reaction Is Everything 😍

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Twitter users enjoyed the touching moment a 96-year-old received a new puppy for her birthday.

The moment came months after her previous service dog had died.


Twitter user Ian Kellems shared footage of his great-grandmother’s first meeting with her new Maltipoo pup.

Her reaction is sure to brighten anyone’s day.


The video has been widely shared on the social media site and on YouTube.


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People loved Nadine's reaction to her new Maltipoo puppy.



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Ian says the affection his great-grandma showed hasn’t stopped since.

He told the Press Association:

“She absolutely loves the puppy."


WWII veteran Nadine holds her new puppyIan Kellums/Twitter

Ian clarified:

“She is very old however so her two daughters take care of the dog full time, she just holds it and cuddles it while she is awake.”

Ian’s great grandma, Nadine, owned a service dog for 12 years until it passed away recently. She was devastated after her previous seeing eye dog Abby passed away on August 1.

She has been asking for a new one since.

So, for her birthday her two daughters and grandchildren surprised her with a Maltipoo puppy. Nadine lives in West Valley, Utah, with her two daughters.

"My great grandma clearly cannot fully care for a puppy, and that is why she lives with her two daughters who will be the primary caregivers and owners of the puppy."

Ian added:

“My great grandma is a WWII vet and the sweetest woman alive and I just hope this video spreads some joy."

A version of this article originally appeared on Press Association.

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When asked what they bought him, u/GeekyKirby replied:

I pre-ordered him a game [Kingdom Hearts III], and bought him a shirt and a book he wanted :) ...I also filled up his living room floor with balloons...

It seems minor mischief is a common theme in their relationship:

Thank you. :) At this point, I can't really surprise my boyfriend anymore. And I try lol. Like the time I secretly put googly eyes on everything in his fridge...

Oh, and they made him this Pikachu cake. You know, nbd.

Users were impressed by u/GeekyKirby's piping skills. Also, the hate for fondant icing is real!

Nicely done and without fondant! r/FondantHate - Patiod
Today was a bad day on reddit if you genuinely want fondant to not be a thing. Just kidding. But fuck fondant, for real. - mimomusic
We over at r/fondanthate love your buttercream meme! - cherrylpk
This is one of the best things I've ever seen on Reddit! - backfromthedead
You're a very thoughtful and creative girlfriend! <3 - mediaclone
I'd have a hard time eating this, very cute. - FrontierFrance210
A meme!?!?!? On a cake!?!??!?!?!?!Now i've seen everything! - Indetermination

A few were also a bit envious.

This cake looks AWESOME, great job!
Side note: Here's hoping that 2019 will bless me with some manflesh to do nice things like this for too 🤞🏽- black_heart85
Hehe this gave me a good chuckle this morning. Now wish I had a boyfriend so I could do this to them. - MidnightMadness21

Making something for someone is a great way to show them you love them.

The best birthday present I ever got was from a girl who baked me a cake secretly. So thanks for doing that for him, I know I'd feel great about it. - Levitr0n

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Sculpture:

Latte Art:

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The fact that Surprised Pikachu is still around in 2019 really speaks to its universal appeal and ease of use. People will surely keep coming up with inventive ways to use the meme.

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