Dad tells toddler to ‘take [these flowers] to Mama’ before walking through cemetery to her grave: ‘Life is so fragile’

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A father and son filmed the emotional moment they visited the grave of their beloved wife and mother, and the touching footage is tugging heartstrings around the world.

Posted to the TikTok account @overtime and credited to the now-closed IG account for @awc_fishing, the impactful video gained millions of views and hundreds of thousands of comments.

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According to the GoFundMe information posted by @awc_fishing, professional angler Andrew Cotton lost the love of his life, Miryea “Mimie” Bridges, in 2018 to stage 4 breast cancer.

Their son Fisher was still an infant when Mimie and Andrew received the difficult diagnosis on Mar. 26, 2018. Seven short months later, on Oct. 19, Mimie passed away. 

Since then, Andrew and Fisher have kept Mimie’s memory alive by bringing her flowers and spreading breast cancer awareness.

Now the family’s touching story is going viral, and people around the world are showing an outpouring of love to the widower and his little boy.

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Nearly 200,000 comments poured in, offering love and support to Andrew and little Fisher.

“This little man is going to grow up with respect for others because of his father. God bless you Dad,” one comment read.

“So hard to watch. I can’t help thinking life is so fragile and can be taken from you at any time. You must enjoy it,” another user wrote.

“I lost my mom on May 14, 2012, to cancer. I was only 7, but I’m still so grateful for the time I had with her. Enjoy what you have before you lose it. Please,” one user shared.

“Don’t ever worry little man. Momma is always watching over you!” another comment read.

“RIP mom. Your baby is in good hands. God bless you sir,” wrote another viewer.

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