Rafael Nadal Stops Tennis Match Until Lost Daughter Reunites with Her Mother

This will melt your heart: A child went missing during a tennis match in Mallorca, Spain on Wednesday, and the whole sportsplex, including player Rafael Nadal, stopped what they were doing until the mother and daughter reunited.

The Spanish tennis pro stopped the match, realizing that bringing the wailing relatives together was more important.

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Watch a video of the heartfelt moment above.

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Raquel is the Politics & Culture Editor atLatina.com and Latina magazine, writing on all things policy, social justice, cultura and health. Formerly at millennial news site Mic, Raquel's work can also be found at the New York TimesCosmo for Latinas, the Washington Post, the Independent and more. A proud NuyoFloRican chonga, when Raquel's not talking Latina feminism, racial justice, the "x" in Latinx or the prison industrial complex, she's going on and on about the Puerto Rican diaspora in Orlando, Fla. Follow her on TwitterInstagram and Snapchat at @RaquelReichard.


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