This Emotional Windex Ad Is Making People Wipe Away Tears

Grace Vanderwaal's "Beautiful Thing" is the perfect background music for this tear-jerker.


We've seen some heart-wrenching ads for things like eyeglasses, airlines, and infant car seats, but it's hard to imagine getting emotional over something like glass cleaner. But Windex's latest ad, which downplays their product and focuses on powerful storytelling, may just have you reaching for the tissues. In their new video titled "The Story of Lucy," we get a three-minute short film about a father watching his daughter grow up. 

The video takes us through the father's experience of meeting his daughter for the first time in the hospital, seeing her take her first steps, attending birthdays, graduation, and then watching her enter adulthood. As if that weren't enough of an emotional rollercoaster, 13-year-old America's Got Talent winner Grace Vanderwaal's original song "Beautiful Thing" plays in the background. It was a genius music choice, tbh. 

And we're not the only ones who think so. It's been viewed over 2.5 million times on Facebook and nearly 500,000 times on YouTube

"This is just PERFECT!!! What an incredible ad! I watched it three times and can't help but think of my three growing girls. So special .... thanks for making it," one commenter wrote on Facebook

"Best ad and song choice ever! I fell in love with this on Hulu and searched high and low for it. I am glad I found it again," another wrote


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