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Jose Fernandez's Surprise Reunion With His Grandmother Is Heartwarming

At the risk of sounding like a sentimental sap, this is definitely the coolest thing you will see today. Marlins superstar pitcher Jose Fernandez hasn't seen his grandmother since he defected from Cuba at the age of 15. So the Marlins decided to sit him down for an interview, ask him to talk about how much he loves his grandma, and then surprise him by bringing her into the room.

The whole thing plays out perfectly. "Everything I do is for her," Fernandez says when the interviewer asks him what he would say to his grandmother if he could send a message to her. Then she asks him what he thinks his grandmother would say to him if she were here. "I don't think she would be here."


And then the door opens. Boom, there's grandma. Have fun crying at your desk.


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