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This Guy Paid Off His Parents' Mortgage For Christmas

Joe Riquelme's mum and dad burst into tears when they discover what he has done.

Joe Riquelme, an app developer from New York, surprised his parents with a special gift on Christmas Day: he paid off their mortgage.

In a video he uploaded to YouTube, Joe is sitting at home with his parents and their dog, when he presents them with an envelope.

Inside, a simple letter reads:

When his parents realise what Joe has done, they are moved to tears.

While Joe's dad weeps, his mother cries, "Oh thank you. I love you".

The touching video Joe uploaded to YouTube on December 26th has since had almost 2 million views.

View this video on YouTube

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