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Sweet Video: Grandma With Alzheimer’s Gets Surprised With A Rescue Dog After ‘Begging Her Husband For Years’

Date July 25, 2018 13:35

Alzheimer’s disease is a slow killer. With time, it gets worse and takes away the memory of those who have been diagnosed with it. With the declining of the condition, people lose their bodily functions. The progression of the disease can vary; however, those who suffer from Alzheimer’s are expected to live from three to nine years.

Molly McManimie of Las Vegas, Nevada, knows this terrifying statistics all too well. Her grandma, Betty, is one of a few family members who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Even though Betty is facing a gradual loss of memory, there is something she will surely never forget - her love for dogs.

Avid dog lover

Dogs have a magic power to brighten up even the darkest of days. Molly’s family is full of four-legged friends, and she believes they have therapeutic abilities. Betty has been dreaming about getting one for years. She has been constantly asking her husband if they can get a dog but he always said “no.”

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The family decided to help Betty make her dream come true. They were able to convince grandpa and went on a hunt for the perfect furry companion.

Meet Fenton

When the family first saw Fenton, they knew he will come home with them. The little rescue pooch was finally adopted, and it was decided he should be a surprise gift.

When Fenton was introduced to Betty, she couldn’t hold her tears. A video shows the woman full of emotions saying:

I wanted this for so long, it just breaks my heart.

What the sweet moment below.

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Another heartwarming case

If you thought that that video is not cute enough, watch this man with Alzheimer’s who gets a special visitor – his beloved dog.

Isn’t it adorable?

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