Grab some tissues, y'all.
Nashville's hero James Shaw Jr. -- who bravely disarmed the shooter that terrorized a local Waffle House -- just appeared on The Ellen Show, and got to meet his own hero, Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade.
"I know you don't want to be called a hero, but I look at you as an American hero," the NBA player told Shaw. "When I sit down with my kids and I sit down and talk to them about role models and who I want them to look up to, I tell them to go look up James Shaw Jr."
Check it out below!