This Young Man Makes His Nana’s Day With One Simple RequestThe Alzheimer's Site
The power of love is evident in this video of a young man asking his great-grandmother, who has Alzheimer’s disease, to dance with him. Jarryd Stoneman, who is the woman’s caretaker as well as her great-grandson, made the video to share with his family, not knowing that it would strike a chord with strangers the world over. For another heartwarming story, watch as this young lady honors her great-grandmother with a competitive dance.
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