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Granddaughter Shares Story Of How Her Grandpa Called In Tears, Asking Her If She’d Like To Have A Sleepover

We all get lonely sometimes. But it’s understandable that as we age, our children move away, and perhaps our spouse passes away, you reach new levels of loneliness.

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And loneliness can be dangerous, psychologically. According to Psychology Today, loneliness can have mortality risks similar to obesity, smoking, alcoholism, and physical inactivity.

This is a story about loneliness, but a super wholesome one, we promise.

In a now-viral video, TikTokker Megan Elizabeth shares how after the loss of his wife a few years ago, her 92-year-old grandfather had been experiencing a deep sense of loneliness. 

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Megan posted texts between her and her grandpa on TikTok and Instagram , explaining that he’d been feeling lonely and crying over the phone

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He asked her if she’d like to come over for a sleepover, and she agreed, because, obviously, awww.

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Grandpa then finished the chat, saying “thank you. You are my favorite granddaughter”, adding in a little request for ice cream, because why not right?

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Not long after, Megan showed up with the goods: KFC, applesauce, and ice cream.

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They sat and enjoyed the treats while watching a murder mystery show.

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After the show finished, grandpa tucked Megan in, just like when she was a kid.

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Grandpa also gave Megan a flashlight, just in case she needed it.

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Megan had to leave early in the morning for work, but grandpa made sure to get up early so he could wave her goodbye.

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Megan then shared the video with some family backstory to Instagram.

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Unfortunately, Megan’s grandmother passed away a few years ago from Alzheimer’s, leaving her Grandpa alone.

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Megan shared some other cute stories, about how her grandma loved Christmas, so she and grandpa planted a pine tree in her honor — which Megan later replicated as a tattoo.

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Megan’s Instagram features other sweet videos of her grandpa as well… 

 

Full video here:

https://www.tiktok.com/@meganelizabeth1016/video/7090384103580749099

Now, people obviously loved this story, just like we did.

So, perhaps the big lesson here: If you have time today, and they’re still alive, call or visit your grandparents.

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