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“Giving is the best form of communication” (Thai tearjerking commercial)

I dare you to watch this and to not cry 10 seconds in.

I am totally blaming these waterworks on the baby by the way.

Thanks to AFย for the link.

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Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

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14 Comments

  1. eemusings

    OMG I finally watched this after keeping this unread for weeks. HOLY COW.

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  2. Christiane

    Damn, I watched it in my office… thank God nobody’s here ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    1. saverspender @ save. spend. splurge.

      Definitely not office-appropriate! I was bawling.

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  3. Ati Aziz

    I heard about this on the radio on the way to work today, interestingly! I haven’t watched the video but listening the guy talk about it already brought tears to my eyes. We definitely need more kindness to go around in the world!

    ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. saverspender @ save. spend. splurge.

      Watch it in the privacy of your own home. YOU WILL BAWL like a baby.

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  4. Gen Y

    I’ve actually heard a similar story! But it was food and a glass of milk instead of painkillers and veggie soup. But yeah… excellent commercial

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  5. Well Heeled Blog

    Just saw that yesterday. Great commercial. Have you seen Dream Rangers? Now THAT’s a tearjerker. I was bawlin’ by the end of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vksdBSVAM6g

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    1. saverspender @ save. spend. splurge.

      I’ll save that one for tomorrow because I cried enough today.

      Reply
  6. Alicia @ Financial Diffraction

    I saw this on Facebook yesterday, and I found it so beautiful! I wish I had pregnancy hormones to blame the teariness on.

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    1. saverspender @ save. spend. splurge.

      Here, you can share some of mine… ๐Ÿ˜›

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