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    Healthcare Workers Are Sharing What It's Like To Work With Dementia Patients, And You'll Need Tissues

    "A lady thought she was getting picked up for her son's funeral every day. He died in a car accident and she keeps reliving that."

    When popular TikToker and healthcare worker Dre (@dremcka) shared a story about one of his patients who has dementia, it quickly struck a cord with the rest of the internet, many of whom have had a family member who suffered from the same.

    @dremcka

    Breaks my heart 💔 #fyp #viral #foryoupage #cna

    ♬ оригинальный звук - nlaims

    In the video, Dre shares a story about how his patient experiencing dementia was looking out the window while awaiting her husband who she believes "must be running late." Dre tries to be nice, and assures her that he probably got stuck in traffic, but knows that her husband actually passed away two years prior.

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    The clip quickly surpassed 5.3 million views and over 27,500 comments, most of which reference viewers' own stories about seeing loved ones or patients experience dementia, and the responses are heartbreaking. Here are a few of the most hearted replies:

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    You can watch @dremcka's full video below:

    @dremcka

    Breaks my heart 💔 #fyp #viral #foryoupage #cna

    ♬ оригинальный звук - nlaims

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