Grandfather and Granddaughter Start Daily Dance-offs While Keeping Their Distance Amid Quarantine

Rebelander Basilan
Apr 05, 2020
10:00 P.M.

Marvin Neely and his granddaughter Kira began having dance-offs to cope with missing each other in the midst of coronavirus fears.


In the clip posted by Kira's mom Sherrie Neely to Facebook recently, Marvin and Kira are seen dancing to the Jackson Five song "ABC."

The adorable video shows the pair taking turns breaking out dance moves. They observe each other's performance from over the road.


"Kira loves her 'Papa' so much and they've now started daily 'dance offs' since the virus is keeping them separated," Sherrie captioned the video.


Sherrie added that she's never seen her father, who's turning 81 years old in May, dance. However, the older man is truly putting forth incredible energy and has some exceptional moves.

As of this writing, the video has already been viewed more than 634,000 times. It also amassed over 20,000 likes and 18,000 shares.


"With all the horrible events happening every day these are the memories this little one will have her whole life," one person commented. Another user said thanks to Marvin and Kira for putting a smile on her face.


Someone else commented that their video is the sweetest ever. Meanwhile, another person said that she admires the beautiful connection they have.

Marvin and Kira kick a soccer ball across the street to one another in addition to their dance-offs


As reported by Today, when Kira was a baby, her grandparents moved into the house across the street in her Nashville, Tennessee, neighborhood.


The 6-year-old has consistently been close to her "Papa" and "Grandmama," according to Sherrie. So it has been hard for Kira to stay socially distant from them due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Earlier this month, Kira had begun staying away from her grandparents. The kindergartner has been off of school since March 12.

In an interview with E! News, Sherrie said that having to social distance herself and her daughter from her parents has made her appreciative to have her parents near to them. The doting mother is likewise thankful to be able to "continue to have fun and make memories."


As reported by Today, Marvin and Kira kick a soccer ball across the street to one another in addition to their dance-offs. The latter additionally makes chalk drawings in her driveway for her grandparents to view from a distance.

Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy

We at news.AmoMama.com do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing. We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDС, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated.Take care!

Related posts

Frank Caprio Reveals He Has Cancer – He Spends Time with His Big Family & Wife of More than 5 Decades ‘As Much as Possible’

December 13, 2023

Man Born with Life Expectancy of 2 Years Is Now Father to Cute Twins Who ‘Look like Daddy’

December 01, 2023

Groom Tells Unsuspecting Bride They Have Just Become a Family-Of-3

November 23, 2023

David Sanov Is Alison Sweeney's Husband of More Than 2 Decades

January 22, 2024

Husband Charges Own Wife, a Mom of 3, $900 after He Spent Six Hours Deep Cleaning Their House

February 01, 2024

I Accidentally Discovered a Huge Family Secret upon Finding a Photo of Myself as a Baby

February 21, 2024

David Bromstad’s Siblings Stay Close despite Their Different Life Paths

January 23, 2024

Woman Loses Her Husband, Mother, and 8-Year-Old Son in One Tragic Moment – 'It's Unbearable'

February 05, 2024

Ozzy Osbourne’s 15-Month-Old Granddaughter Is ‘Scared’ of Him ‘In Real Life’

November 07, 2023

4-Month-Old Baby Sucked Up in Tornado Was Found Lying in a Tree amid Pouring Rain

December 19, 2023

This GIrl Left Her Family at 14 to Pursue Music in Another Country — Now She’s World-Famous with Guinness Records

December 01, 2023

Grandpa, 94, Grows a Garden of Special Flowers for His Granddaughter's Wedding for around 40 Years – People Are Amazed

January 21, 2024

Texas Newlyweds Killed on Way Home Leaving Their Kids Orphaned – Their 'Beginning' Turned Into Tragedy

December 07, 2023

4 Little Kids and Dad Found Dead Early in the Morning: 'Just Heartbreaking'

January 10, 2024