Countryfile viewers in TEARS over heartbreaking segment ‘Something in my eye’

The BBC’s hit agricultural series Countryfile is currently in the middle of judging a competition for the country’s best farming heroes.

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Following weeks of various emotional stories, tonight’s segment rounded off the list with Scottish sisters Kirsty and Amy.

The teenagers were on-track for completely different life choices a couple of years ago when their beloved father suddenly died in a tragic twist of fate.

Forced to step up and handle their family’s farm, which had been lovingly taken care of by their father and grandfather before him, it was a difficult feat.

Yet the young women easily achieved it, and presenter Adam Henson was clearly in awe of what the sisters faced on a daily basis.

The emotional segment left viewers in tears almost from the outset, as they praised the girls for fighting on to continue their father’s legacy.

Taking to twitter, viewers shared their thoughts on Twitter.

One person wrote: “What marvellous and inspiring young ladies, they certainly are heroes, amazing how they manage to fit everything in each day, so very dedicated to their farm and the memory of their dad #countryfile.”

“#countryfile Omg…. #Shetlandgirls #Amazeballs #Kirsty #Amy #Mum #Dad xxxxx,” another emotional fan posted.

A third tweeted: “Lovely but sad family story there. #Countryfile.”

While a fourth admitted: “Wow. What a family. I may have something in my eye. #countryfile.”

“Amazing young women. Your dad would be proud of you both, mum clearly is. #countryfile,” another viewer added, followed by: “#Countryfile Great the two daughters are working together to keeping the farm going in their Fathers memory.”

“Fabulous girls. Bet their dad would be truly truly proud! #Countryfile,” another added.

Unable to hold back tears, the girls’ mother shared her emotions about their achievements with the Countryfile host.

“They’re absolutely amazing, I couldn’t have done it. I couldn’t have done what they’ve done over the past three and a half years.

“Amy and Kirsty have accepted everything life’s thrown at them. It’s a lot, a lot for them to take in.”

She later added: “In the absolute depths of tragedy they’ve stepped up. They’ve done it for their dad.”

Amid the difficulties of working with her sister, Amy joked: “I think we’ve got quite a good relationship, we don’t fall out too often and we support each other at the same time.

“We have this thing where we’ll let the other one fail and then say, ‘Right I told you so now let’s do it my way’.

“I think that’s better than sitting arguing for ages,” the farmer joked.

But will the girls win the show’s prize? Or will another “hero” take the moment?

As he said goodbye to Kirsty and Amy, host Adam later revealed the award’s results will be shared next month.

Countryfile continues Sundays at 7pm on BBC One.

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