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Christmas and the holiday season is a special time of year filled with laughs, loved ones and some of the best memories!

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During the holidays, many of us are spending time with family and friends, although, there are times when it just isn't possible. Some have prior commitments, travel issues and some just make excuses, let's be honest. In a now viral video German supermarket company Edeka released their 2015 holiday ad and it has a bigger plot twist than most big budget films.



The ad begins with an older man finding out his family won't be spending the holiday's with him, after he has slaved over a hot dinner! In an extremely depressing turn of events, the family members find out the man dies and they must come together to mourn at his funeral.

After gathering together and uniting for his funeral, plot twist, the man is actually alive, he just used his 'death' to bring his family together.

Needless to say, people took to social media to express their thoughts on the commercial.



If nothing else, make sure you are with your loved ones this Christmas!

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This Christmas commercial is going viral and messing with everyone's emotions
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 30: Virgin Money Street of Lights launches with a specially designed architectural installation of 26 arches of 60,000 lights stretching along the Royal Mile, from City Chambers to the Tron Kirk, on November 30, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The new event is part of the Edinburgh's Christmas and the show will take part on the Old Town twice a day until December 24. (Photo by Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOVEMBER 30: People visit the illuminated Old Town Square with the Christmas tree at the Christmas market on November 30, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. Christmas markets, traditionally selling mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, hot mead, and Christmas tree decorations amongst other products opened across the Czech Republic during the first Advent weekend. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOVEMBER 30: A general view of the illuminated Old Town Square with the Christmas tree at the Christmas market on November 30, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. Christmas markets, traditionally selling mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, hot mead, and Christmas tree decorations amongst other products opened across the Czech Republic during the first Advent weekend. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 29: Christmas lighting illuminates crowds visiting the Christmas market in Mayor square on November 29, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. LED lighting is switched on in the city center during the Spanish Christmas season which stretches from November 27 until the Christian Epiphany festival on January 5 known as ''Reyes Magos''. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 28 - People skate and take pictures at the Nathan Phillips Square ice rink during the Cavalcade of Lights event on November 28, 2015. (Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 28 - The city of Toronto's official Christmas Tree was lit at Nathan Phillips Square during the Cavalcade of Lights event on November 28, 2015. (Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
People gather around the Luminarie light sculpture during the Christmas light-up festival at Garden by the Bay in Singapore on November 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 27: The unveiling and lighting of the Lego Christmas tree at Federation Square on November 27, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. Over half a million Lego bricks were used to create the Christmas tree, while the Christmas star consists of 13,195 pieces. (Photo by Chris Hopkins/Getty Images)
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