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Amy Schumer gave her family the best gift for the holidays

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Even we got the feels when we saw Amy Schumer's holiday present to her family

There are a lot of things Amy Schumer could have given her father, Gordon, for the holidays. But this year, she wanted to gift him with something that would really mean a lot to him: their family farm.

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When Schumer was a child, her father was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and her family went bankrupt, People magazine reports. They lost everything, including their family farm, and they were forced to relocate; but on Monday, Dec. 19, Schumer was able to do something remarkable — she bought back the farm.

And she was excited to share the news, not just with her father, but also her fans. Taking to Instagram, Schumer shared a photo of herself FaceTiming her father. She captioned it with, "Today I bought my father's farm back."

Today I bought my father's farm back.

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She then followed up with a second post, which shows footage of her as a child walking through cornfields. She captioned the post with, "Video from the farm when I was running away in the cornfield and my dad was taunting me because I wanted him to come with me. We lost the farm when we lost everything else. But today I got to buy it back for him."

What Schumer was able to do no doubt means a lot to both her and her family, but it's also touched the hearts of a lot of other people — many of whom took to Twitter to praise Schumer for being an inspiration.

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With all the negative reports in the media, it's always comforting to hear a great story, and this is certainly that.

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Even we got the feels when we saw Amy Schumer's holiday present to her family

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