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How Luke Bryan had everyone in tears over incredibly thoughtful gesture for two young fans

The American Idol judge is so kind hearted

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Hanna Fillingham
Hanna FillinghamUS Managing Editor
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Luke Bryan has suffered many losses over the years and knows only too well how devastating it is.

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And the award-winning country star was more than sympathetic towards some young fans who came along to his concert last week - who had recently lost their father.

The star was playing on stage at Hartford's Xfinity Theatre at the beginning of August, and invited up two brothers to sing Drink a Beer with him to help honor their late father, Robert LaFranchise, who passed away earlier in the year from a heart attack.

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The two boys had been holding up a T-shirt saying 'Our Dad died. Can we sing Drink a Beer together?' which resulted in the singer to bring them up to the stage and put on the T-shirt.

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The incredibly touching moment was shared by many concert-goers on social media, with one fan writing on Twitter: "Not a dry eye in sight! 23k people in Hartford, CT supporting these boys who lost their Dad. @lukebryan is an excellent human," alongside a photo of Luke and the boys on stage together.

Another photo saw Luke with his arms around the boys while wiping away one of their tears during the performance.

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Luke Bryan had everyone in tears following a kind gesture at his concert 

Many fans reacted to the kind gesture with comments online such as: "We were sobbing while watching this," and: "Aww what a sweetheart Luke is."

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Luke has faced a lot of heartache of his own, with his beloved sister Kelly Bryan passing away in 2007.

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The country star is a doting family man

Her husband Ben died from a heart attack seven years later, resulting in Luke and his wife Caroline to adopt their children - Jordan, Kris and Til. Sadly, the singer's brother, Chris, also passed away suddenly and Luke opened up about their tragic deaths to Billboard magazine.

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"I'm a pretty happy person," he said. "The loss we've dealt with has given me an appreciation of how precious and fragile life is. And yes, I carry that mentality into my performances, and even into how I deal with people every day. when I meet people, I want them to leave going, 'That guy doesn't have a bad day.'"

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