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World's Best Son Pays Off Parents' Mortgage

Son pays off parent's mortgage for Christmas

We're not sure what you opened from your kids on December 25 this year, but we're willing to bet it paled in comparison to what Mom and Pop Riquelme unwrapped over the holidays.

The hardworking parents are mom and dad to Joe Riquelme, an app developer based in New York, who has grown up to be quite successful in the tech world. So successful has he become that he decided to completely pay off the mortgage on his parents' house this year, and let them know about it with one simple, yet adorably touching letter.

And if you're wondering just what the looks on their faces were like as they opened the best Christmas gift ever, you can wonder no more. On Christmas Day, Joe had someone film his mom opening the envelope that contained the letter, and the resulting video has since gone viral, earning well over 6 million YouTube views.

Crying yet? Us, too!

Photo via YouTube

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