Ellen Degeneres celebrated her 2000th episode, and in addition to surprise A-list guests, she took a look back on some of the most heartfelt moments from her show.

We saw Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Aniston (Ellen's first guest when she started the show back in 2003) and even one of the head honchos at Warner Bros. who presented Ellen with an award that brought her to tears.

The video (above) may bring you to tears as it features Ellen and her numerous acts of kindness—giving out everything from cars to hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years.

Some of these moments will make you laugh, while others will make you reach for a tissue.

One thing is for sure—Ellen has positively changed lives in a major way, and hopefully she'll continue to do that for the rest of her career.

Here's to the next 2000 shows, and beyond!

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