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15 Of The Sweetest Gifts People Have Ever Received

people crying over the best gifts they ever received

Giving a gift that will be cherished forever can feel even better than receiving a gift yourself. Don’t believe us? Take a look at the stories below!

Each of these people received a gift so special that they were overcome by emotion. The best gifts are often personal in nature, and these hit the mark so well, we can’t help but feel like we need to up our own gift-giving game.

1. Mom breaks down in tears when husband surprises her with upgraded engagement ring and tells her, “You deserve it.”

2. Girl who can’t walk due to rare genetic condition feels wind in her hair at skate park, thanks to her caring friends and family.

3. Bride weeps happy tears when she finds out her groom refurbished her late father’s classic car just for her.


I married the most incredible human on the planet. #surprise #weddingtiktok #weddingday

♬ Glimpse of Us – Joji

4. Check out this dad’s exuberant reaction when his daughter gives him a pair of light-up shoes.

5. All this little girl wanted for Christmas was a visit from her big brother, a U.S. Marine.

6. “Does it have a big backyard?” We can feel the emotion from this little boy who just found out they’re getting a beautiful new home.

7. This 7th-grader couldn’t stand by and watch his friend get bullied over beat-up shoes, so he took matters into his own hands.

8. Grandkids surprised their baseball-loving grandfather with his first trip to the Yankee Stadium, and his reaction is priceless!


@ESPN @Yankees we’ve never seen him cry before! 😭 he loves the Yankees!! #firstgame #viral #fyp #dominicanrepublic #yankeesfan #birthdaygift #yankeestadium

♬ original sound – Esmy

9. Wife shocks husband by paying off every last cent of his student loans. “I want you walking around debt-free.”


Replying to @anthoniabami Yesss that’s me! A year without Sallie Mae calling has been so great😂 #debtfree #sahm #surprisegift #debtcleared #studentloans #christmasgift

♬ som original – gab

10. Her sister-in-law surprised her with a special photo that included her best friend, who passed away before her baby was born.


My best friend passed away just 9 months before my son was brought into this world, My sister in law made this beautiful gift for me. #paintyourlife #bestfriend #dancinginthesky @jentreeo

♬ Dancing in the Sky – Beverly Ann

11. A friend found a way to commemorate his late dog in the sweetest way.

12. His dad never got to meet his grandchildren, but now he’s got a photograph of them together to cherish.

13. “Thank you so much, this is the best present ever!” Little girl squeals in glee when she meets her new puppy.

14. Friends take up collection to buy Christmas gifts for children of single dad who fell on hard times.

15. After losing her beloved dog, her friends from work sent her a care package that hits right in the feels.


My small business dog mom friends, most of whom I’ve never met in real life, healed a really difficult night of grief for my soul dog last night. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for such an amazing surprise. #souldo #petloss #petlossgrief #smallbusiness #smallbusinessfriends #doglossgrief #healinggrief #dogmoms #doglossgift

♬ Married Life (From “Up”) – Sergy el Som

Remember, it is better to give than to receive. Have you ever given a gift that left the recipient in tears? If so, you’re definitely doing something right!

Don’t forget to share this list to inspire others to give.

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