88-Year-Old Sings 'Happy Birthday' to Herself Amid Lockdown and Sends Video to Family | 22 Words

Many people are being forced to self-isolate alone right now. But one grandma hasn't let being alone damp her spirits, even on her birthday.

Keep scrolling for the heartwarming clip...

This is the worst pandemic our world has seen in decades.

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The deadly virus has completely taken over the world and it has been spreading at an alarming rate.

World leaders have been left with no choice but to bring their countries to a total stand-still...

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And many have now banned large and crowded events, including any travel to and from infected countries.

It didn't take long for the virus to reach us here in the States.

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Our first case was confirmed in Washington in late January after a citizen returned from a trip to China.

And, since then, the numbers have been rising at a frightening pace.

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Since the first case in Washington, there have been over 600,000 more confirmed cases across the country.

Yep, things are deadly serious...

And many people have been descending into mass hysteria over the risks the virus brings with it.

The importance of self-isolation has been stressed globally...

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And it has been proven that locking down public areas and avoiding social situations has helped reduce the chances of spreading the already out of control virus.

Millions are now living in quarantine...

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But it really isn't as easy as it seems.

Freedom has been stripped from us...

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And no longer can we go out and do whatever we please.

It turns out that staying indoors and watching TV for weeks on end really isn't as fun as it sounds...

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And many people are finding they are missing a lot of luxuries that they once took for granted.

Things such as taking the dog for a walk or visiting friends have well and truly been taken for granted...

And the majority of us are struggling to be kept away from our families.

Some people are forced to self-isolate alone...

Including many of the elderly.

Although, one determined grandma did not let the virus stand in the way of celebrating her birthday.

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Norma Gregorio turned eighty-eight on March 25, but sadly, she had to spend her birthday alone due to the pandemic.

Of course, her family tried their best to still make the day special.

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... despite not being able to visit Norma.

Norma's granddaughter Jessica Kerrigan, decided to have a cake delivered to commemorate her grandma's special day...

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β€œSince we could not physically celebrate her birthday or bring her a cake because of the virus, I decided to order her a cake made out of flowers online, she loves flowers," Jessica told People.

It looked truly spectacular.

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Our mouth is drooling just looking at that cake!

But, Norma's family didn't expect this...

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Looks like the family got a gift of their own in return.

Norma recorded the sweetest video of herself singing "happy birthday" while blowing out her candles...

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And, despite being on her own, she looked to be having a great time. Keep scrolling to watch...

She then sent the clip to her family...

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And her granddaughter made the decision to upload it to TikTok. β€œWhen she got the flower cake, she decided to record herself and send it to us," Jessica explained. β€œI thought it was so cute so I uploaded it to my TikTok not thinking it would anything of it. Next thing I know, millions of people are watching, commenting and sharing it."

The video quickly went viral, amassing a staggering 8 million views.

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β€œI told my grandma that I was getting messages from all over the world wishing her a happy birthday, and she didn’t believe me, she thought I was kidding."

Watch the heartwarming clip below:

Happy belated birthday, Norma!