Louis Tomlinson helps 83-year-old fulfill his dreams after losing wife to Alzheimer's

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Hats off to singer Louis Tomlinson. The former One Direction star, who has dealt with his own share of tragedy and loss, wrote on Instagram that he recently met "an amazing man," Richard, who had lost his wife.

Tomlinson said that the 83-year-old widower "had a few things he wanted to do, so I thought I'd help him out."

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What comes next is an adorable video for the ages. Grab the tissues, because it will make you cry tears of joy.

Richard starts by saying that "you might as well make the best of what you got," even through the pain of losing his beloved wife.

"Two years this Christmas she'll be gone," Richard says, as beautiful pictures of his family grace the screen. He and his wife Pat were married for decades.

You then find out that Pat died after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

At the time of Pat's death Tomlinson was also grieving the loss of his mother, the singer says in the video.

"It hit us hard," Tomlinson says of losing his mother to cancer. The singer also lost his sister Felicite last month.

In the video you see Tomlinson and Richard support each other while working to fulfill Richard's bucket list. The two of them fly a helicopter, race cars, and go on a roller-coaster together.

It all ends with Richard taking the stage and singing in front of thousands of Tomlinson's fans.

"This video feels particularly relevant and powerful to me," Tomlinson says. "Richard is a classic example of a fearless man who in light of tragedy still pushes himself to live with as much laughter and happiness as possible."

It's a beautiful bond and a video that everyone needs to watch today!

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