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    This Couple Totally Shocked Her Father With This Adorable Pregnancy Announcement

    The couple used the "Whisper Challenge," and grandpa was definitely surprised.

    An excited grandpa-to-be is winning hearts all over the internet by his at first clueless, then totally ecstatic reaction to learning his daughter is pregnant.

    Alexa Goolsby shared the video online of her parents, Robert and Sharla Anderson, learning that they will soon be grandparents. It soon began to blow up with its crazy cuteness.

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    To tell her parents, the mom-to-be and her husband Drew decided to play the "Whisper Challenge" after seeing it on The Tonight Show.

    The challenge, which Jimmy Fallon often plays with his guests, consists of one person trying to guess what another person is saying while wearing noise-canceling headphones.

    Goolsby told BuzzFeed News that she knew her parents would be very surprised at the news, especially considering doctors had told her she would have a hard time conceiving.

    "We are a very close family and we have grown up our entire lives having family game days," the 27-year-old said. "We really wanted to tell them in a special way especially since this would be their first grandchild."

    So at the latest family game night, the Dallas couple told the Andersons to put headphones on for the "Whisper Challenge." They then said that they were pregnant.

    Of course, mom got it right away.

    Look at her face!

    But dad was a little confused...

    "My mom is amazing at reading lips but as you can see my dad does not find reading lips as easy," Goolsby said.

    They then told him to sound out, "I'm going to be a grandfather."

    It took a little bit, but then he got it.

    He was so excited!

    Goolsby, who is due in May, said the night was better than she could have imagined.

    "Both of my parents are very excited about having their first grandchild," she said. "I cannot wait to see them as grandparents because I know they will be amazing."

    She added that the fact that her video is going viral is crazy.

    "The results were better than we expected and it is definitely something we will remember for the rest of our lives," she said.