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29 Photos Of Grandparents Meeting Their Grandbabies That'll Totally Restore Your Faith In All Things Love

Overwhelming love at first sight.

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to show us a photo of their baby meeting their grandparents for the first time and the responses warmed our hearts:

1. This tender moment between mothers seasoned and new:

"After an emergency C-section two months early in which I almost died, my mom was there for us. I'll remember this emotional NICU moment forever."–Lynzie Kelly, Facebook
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"After an emergency C-section two months early in which I almost died, my mom was there for us. I'll remember this emotional NICU moment forever."

–Lynzie Kelly, Facebook

2. This touching photo in which a dream is realized:

"My dad had cancer but wanted to live long enough to meet his grandkids."–Emily Morgan, Facebook
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"My dad had cancer but wanted to live long enough to meet his grandkids."

–Emily Morgan, Facebook

3. This emotional moment when a family unit became complete:

–Roxanna Thomas Catlett, Facebook
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–Roxanna Thomas Catlett, Facebook

4. This sweet photo of love up close and personal:

–Amie McLain
Amie McLain

–Amie McLain

5. And this one where it knows no distance:

"My grandma lived across the country when her first great-grandchild was born. Even though it's not quite the same as holding a newborn, we are so grateful for technology."–Taryn Davis, Facebook
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"My grandma lived across the country when her first great-grandchild was born. Even though it's not quite the same as holding a newborn, we are so grateful for technology."

–Taryn Davis, Facebook

6. This gentle moment of family looking to the future:

—silvanam42e5a5355

7. This beautiful photo of two grandparents looking on in awe:

–Kelly Tielkens-Cornelissen, Facebook
Kelly Tielkens-Cornelissen / Via facebook.com

–Kelly Tielkens-Cornelissen, Facebook

8. This adorable photo of a tender moment of rest:

–Leslie Salicrup, Facebook
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–Leslie Salicrup, Facebook

9. And this one, where history repeats itself:

"On the left is when my grandma met me for the first time. On the right, she’s meeting my son – the same moment 24 years later."—jenniferar2
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"On the left is when my grandma met me for the first time. On the right, she’s meeting my son – the same moment 24 years later."

jenniferar2

10. This photo, in which a family legacy lives on:

"This was when my grandparents met my baby for the first time. Their daughter (my mother) had passed away years earlier, so this was a special, bittersweet moment for us all."–Morgan Priest, Facebook
Morgan Priest / Via facebook.com

"This was when my grandparents met my baby for the first time. Their daughter (my mother) had passed away years earlier, so this was a special, bittersweet moment for us all."

–Morgan Priest, Facebook

11. This photo, where a great-great-grandpa holds a baby tight:

—madelynt3

12. This moment of a proud new grandma looking over a proud new mother:

–Jennifer Lary Salome, Facebook
Jennifer Lary Salome / Via facebook.com

–Jennifer Lary Salome, Facebook

13. And this one, where a Grandpa just couldn't resist:

"After a long day of travel, he stood in the baggage claim for twenty minutes giving her a bottle." —amyc4d63b7726
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"After a long day of travel, he stood in the baggage claim for twenty minutes giving her a bottle." —amyc4d63b7726

14. This moment when the love in a Grandma's eyes is clear:

—a4ad198c6f

15. This precious photo of a great-grandpa holding the future in his arms:

—danit59

16. And this one, of a grandma who definitely has her hands full:

—mollyt492f3639b

17. This photo of a grandpa beaming with pride:

"We even bought our baby a pair of overalls so they could match." —emilyl4b91a2457
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"We even bought our baby a pair of overalls so they could match."

emilyl4b91a2457

18. This beautiful photo of love from both sides:

"The first time my mom and my mother-in-law met my son, my sister captured this magical moment between mothers."—trinalousie1991
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"The first time my mom and my mother-in-law met my son, my sister captured this magical moment between mothers."

trinalousie1991

19. This photo of a sweet embrace only a grandma can give:

—pallavid2

20. And this one, where a great-grandma passes on all of her dreams:

"She passed away a few months after this, and it means the world they were able to meet." —alyciaq
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"She passed away a few months after this, and it means the world they were able to meet."

alyciaq

21. This photo of a great-grandpa guiding his grandson's steps:

"He calls the baby "Hercules" because he can't believe how strong he is." —silvanam42e5a5355
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"He calls the baby "Hercules" because he can't believe how strong he is."

silvanam42e5a5355

22. This endearing moment when a grandma is overcome with joy:

–Erin Monroe, Facebook
Erin Monroe / Via facebook.com

–Erin Monroe, Facebook

23. This one, where a grandpa and grandson find a common ground:

—virginiam46a456377

24. And this one, of a great-grandpa and great-grandson just hanging out:

—leler46c087233

25. This photo of a grandma hearing a grandchild's cry:

—safyah2

26. This photo of a grandpa who thought nothing could choke him up:

—deganment

27. This adorable photo of a grandpa and grandson getting in some face time:

—kelsiedayneo

28. This sweet moment when a little hand gives a squeeze:

—rebeccacarveys

29. And this one, where two hands cradle their legacy:

—jaclynmicheleh

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Some responses have been edited for clarity and length.

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