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Man With Late-Stage Alzheimer's Lost His Ability To Speak… Until THIS Happened!

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A man with Alzhiemer's lost the ability to speak, but when the family dog came around? Something amazing happened!

Alzheimer's is a disease that's seriously hard to cope with.

It doesn't just affect the sick person, it affects everyone around them. It's an awful disease that steals a person's soul.

When Lisa Abeyta's father's Alzheimer's progressed far enough, he lost the ability to speak.

That must've been so hard. Not being able to hear your father say he loves you, let alone recognize who you are.

She discovered something amazing though. When around the family dog… he could speak!!

She caught this incredible moment on video.

Check out the video (below) but maybe have a box of tissues handy, just in case.

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7 comments to “Man With Late-Stage Alzheimer's Lost His Ability To Speak… Until THIS Happened!”

  1. HalfPint576 says – reply to this


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    This is why service animals are so important in so many ways!

  2. wanker says – reply to this


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    this disease is one of the worst out there. its impossible to put into words the affect Alzheimer's has on a person and their family. I f*****g love dogs. I love this video so much.



  3. 3

    my god this video made me cry. so touching..

  4. jessica says – reply to this


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    this makes me so happy. i have known the lady that made this video (and her dad) my whole life.

  5. teeter totter says – reply to this


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    What a great, touching story, thank you so much Perez.

  6. Aina says – reply to this


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    I was trying not to cry but I couldn't help it. I remembered my grandma…my relatives who lived with her kept saying she doesn't make sense anymore when she talks and hardly do talk…when I went back to our country and visited her, I spoke to her the way I used to and she started talking and reminiscing…she was repeating some stuff but you can talk to her normally…my relatives just didn't want to give her time…I miss her so much but I know she's in a better place now.



  7. 7

    okay this was really beautiful. made me tear up.