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A Christmas ad with a difference: Grandfather 'dies' to get his family to visit him

Grab some tissues.

CHRISTMAS ADS ARE known for pulling at our heartstrings, but a German supermarket chain has attempted to do this in a slightly different way.

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After telling their father and grandfather they can’t visit him for Christmas, a family finds out that he has passed away.

Devastated, they return home for the funeral.

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Let’s just say, they get quite a surprise when they arrive at his house.

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You can watch the ad, for supermarket chain Edeka, below. You might need to have tissues nearby.

Source: EDEKA/YouTube

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