Barbara Carolan, 94-year-old woman, travels 2,700 miles to see sister, Tiktok video goes viral

New Hampshire – Barbara Carolan, a 94-year-old resident of Seabrook, New Hampshire, embarked on a heartwarming journey to reunite with her 90-year-old sister, Shirley, in Nevada, fully aware that this might be their final meeting. Separated since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barbara was determined to make the 2,700-mile journey to see her sister once more. Accompanied by her granddaughter, Stephanie Shively, Barbara’s six-day trip to Nevada began on September 4, 2023.

During their reunion, the sisters spent their days reminiscing about old times and enjoying sleepovers, relishing the precious moments they had together. However, it was a video captured by Stephanie Shively that touched the hearts of millions on the internet, as it captured the sisters’ poignant conversation one night before bed.

@stephanieatkinson

#sistersforever #notgoodbye #sisterlylove

♬ I’m Blessed – Charlie Wilson

In the 31-second video, Shirley, with a comforting voice, assured Barbara, “We’re going to see each other again.” Barbara, overcome with emotion, responded through tears, “You betcha, you betcha.” Shirley continued, “If we don’t see each other on this Earth, we’ll see you in heaven.” Barbara firmly stated, “You betcha – you betcha,” expressing her unwavering love. Shirley urged her not to say goodbye, to which Barbara responded, “I’m not going to. There’s no way I’m going to say goodbye to you.” The video concludes with Shirley saying, “Until we meet again. That’s it.”

@stephanieatkinson

#goodbye #sistersforever #notgoodbye I took my 94 year okd geandma to see her 90 year okd sister across country. This will be their last visit.

♬ original sound – Stephanie Atkinson Shively

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This heartwarming video, initially intended for family viewing, quickly went viral on TikTok, capturing the collective heart of the internet. As of the writing of this article, it has been viewed more than 13 million times. The sisters’ conversation serves as a poignant reminder of the uncertainties faced by loved ones separated by great distances, especially when the opportunity to spend time together is limited.

@stephanieatkinson

#sistersforever #notgoodbye #sisterlylove

♬ original sound – Stephanie Atkinson Shively

Barbara’s decision to make this journey to see her sister one last time resonated deeply with viewers, inspiring many to reach out to their loved ones. Stephanie Shively, who recorded the video, expressed her gratitude for being able to share this heartwarming moment with the world, especially in a time when the news can often be disheartening. She emphasized the importance of cherishing the time we have with our loved ones, as life is finite, and opportunities to express our feelings may be fleeting.

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