Boy Band Star Helps Elderly Widower Complete Bucket List

Boy Band Star Helps Elderly Widower Complete Bucket List

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson helps an 83-year-old widower complete his bucket list.


In December 2016, this former boy band member lost his mother to leukemia. The two were incredibly close. As part of his grieving process, Louis penned a song in honor of his mother’s memory titled ‘Two Of Us.’

“Even when I'm on my own, I know I won't be alone
Tattooed on my heart are the words of your favourite song
I know you'll be looking down, swear I'm gonna make you proud
I'll be living one life for the two of us”

Around the same time that Louis lost his mother, Richard Green lost his wife to Alzheimer’s. The elderly man was left a widower and spent most of his time alone.

When Louis heard that Richard had a bucket list of things he’d like to accomplish before he died, this pop star knew he wanted to help. Throughout the video, we see this unlikely duo take on some incredible feats. From roller coasters to driving a racecar, Louis and Richard were able to bond in an amazing way.

The very last item on Richard’s list was to sing in front of an arena crowd. So, Louis brought this 83-year-old on stage at one of his concerts and handed Richard the microphone.

He had no idea what to expect but everyone was blown away when this elderly man belted out a hauntingly beautiful opera tune. All of these events are set the Louis’ heartfelt song ‘Two Of Us.’

I think Richard and Louis just formed a friendship that neither one will ever forget.

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