Why this video of a woman visiting her grandfather has the internet in tears.

Usually, scrolling Twitter is a soul-crushing experience that will leave you feeling bitter and angry at the world.

But sometimes when you least expect it, you’ll come across something so pure it’ll bring a tear to your eye.

Enter Jen Barclay and her extremely sweet grandad, Robert.

Scottish student Jen shared her love for her grandfather in an adorable Twitter post, complete with a video compiling his pure joy of greeting her at his front door.

The video shows Robert answering his door 17 times, always smiling, looking dapper and offering a funny one-liner.

Seriously. Look at his smile.

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We. Cannot. Deal.
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In another tweet, Jen said no matter how many times she watches it, the video of her "number one guy" always brings a tear to her eye.

And she's not alone.

In two days, her tweet has gone very, very viral with almost eight million views and 590,000 likes.

Twitter users have responded with love for Robert and stories of their own grandparents.




Yeah... we're all crying. It's okay.

Overwhelmed by the response, Jen joked that her Grandad "broke the internet" and decided to give the people what they wanted: More Robert.

She set up an Instagram page so that we can all follow his adventures.

She has only posted one photo so far, but the account already has 2000 followers.

We, and the rest of the internet, can't wait for more of our new favourite person.

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