Daughter Reads 'Thank You' Letter To Her Single Mom. Now We're All Crying.

“Thank you for shouldering not only your burdens, but ours as well.”

With Mother's Day around the corner, moms — who are more like superheroes than the characters we see in comic books — are on all of our minds. 

In a touching video for The Scene, a daughter sits face-to-face with her mother to read a letter expressing her gratitude for all that her single mom has done for her. The daughter, Gina, wants her mother, Joanne, to understand the impact all her sacrifices have had on her. 

"You made so many sacrifices over the years, so that we could be comfortable and you never once complained," Gina says. "Your love has made me a more compassionate person. I always put others before myself because that's what you taught me to do. I will be forever grateful." 

Gina's parents divorced when she was just 8 years old. Two years later, her father passed away, leaving Joanne to raise Gina and her brother, Michael, all by herself. As Gina reads her letter, tears well up.

"Thank you for shouldering not only your burdens, but ours as well," Gina continues. "It definitely wasn't easy, especially since Michael and I were difficult growing up. With me fighting you tooth and nail about everything and Michael's developmental issues, I don't know how you did it."  

"I did it out of love," Joanne replies.  

You can hear the rest of the letter in the video below. But be warned, this one's a tear-jerker. 



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