At the weekend, Kelly Gunderson shared this heartwarming moment of her talking with her mother who has Alzheimer's. In the video, her mother remembers who Kelly is for a brief moment, despite her condition.
She accompanied the video with this description: "My 87-year-old mother with Alzheimer's knew who I was, even if just for a moment."
Gunderson, from Georgia, initially shared the video of her 87 year old mother on her Facebook page. This sweet GIF made from the video then went viral on Imgur.
People with Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common form of dementia, can experience memory loss and difficulties with thinking, language and problem solving. Sadly, the disease has no known cure.
BuzzFeed has contacted Kelly to hear more about her story.
Rossalyn Warren is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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