Widower Finds Out His Only Child is Making Him a First-Time Grandpa

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Apr 25, 2014   |   3:53PM   |   Washington, DC

A touching video has revealed the emotional moment a widower learned that his only child was expecting her first baby — making him a grandpa for the first time.

grandpaThe video is going viral today on the Internet and is drawing smiles and tears of joy from all who have seen it.

Jessica Hickey posted the video to popular social media web site Reddit, explaining how her mother had passed away 20 years ago and saying her father “has been asking us for grandchildren since our wedding night.”

The footage shows the grandfather-to-be sitting in a restaurant where he opens a box and pulls out a pacifier, which makes him laugh and then cry with happiness. Jessica tells her father she’s ten weeks along.

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