Rio Olympics Advert Pays Tribute to Moms in Emotional Video

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Source: Facebook/The Telegraph

Source: Facebook/The Telegraph

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics are nearly upon us, as well as another important day – Mother’s Day. This Sunday moms everywhere will be appreciated for all they do, and the Rio Olympics doesn’t want you to forget that.

In an emotional video titled “Strong” shared on Facebook, four moms with their future Olympians show the strength it takes to be strong in moments of uncertainty.

“Watching this video reminded me of my own mother,” gold medalist swimmer Dana Vollmer told Olympic.org. “I had no idea how much physical and emotional strength is required as a mom until I encountered my first sleepless nights with a new baby.”

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As the video says, “It takes someone strong to raise someone strong.”

The video has over 2 million views and has successfully drawn a few tears from yours truly. Watch the video below and try not to cry.

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