The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting the world in ways we’ve never experienced. But even though the pandemic has limited our physical contact, it can’t stop us from showing each other love.
Ralph Pisani of Mississauga, Canada, is among the many individuals who have spent their birthdays in quarantine this year. His friends and family members were disappointed they couldn’t be there to celebrate with him, but the 70-year-old felt their presence thanks to his wife’s beautiful surprise!
On his special day, Ralph opened his curtains — then quickly broke down. There, on the window, were the smiling faces of his loved ones. His wife had secretly put them up, along with sweet messages of love and congratulations.
In a video of the heartwarming moment, we see Ralph step back and stare at everyone for a moment as the emotions well up inside him. “I love you guys,” he chokes out as he begins wiping away tears.
Knowing his family was with him in spirit clearly meant the world to him! This might just be the best gift he’s ever received. Happy birthday, Ralph!
While we can’t physically be near our loved ones, Ralph is proof that we can still be there for them! Let’s make sure we reach out to the people who matter most and show them how much we care, especially in these uncertain times.
Watch the emotional surprise in the video below, and share his birthday gift to spread the love. For more stories of joy and hope, check out the Coronavirus Good News Dashboard.
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