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Grey's Anatomy wouldn't be Grey's Anatomy if it didn't break our hearts once every few episodes, and it looks like the first episode of 2013, Season 9, Episode 10: "Things We Said Today" (January 10), will be a real tearjerker.

In this sneak peek of the episode, Richard (James Pickens Jr.) laments someone should have been keeping a closer watch on Adele, who is now close to death because her Alsizerher's prevented her from getting the medical attention she needed.

These days, everything involving Adele makes us sob, so we're already arming ourselves with about five boxes of tissues. Check it out for yourself below!

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Catch the next new episode of Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday, January 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.