Have You Seen This? Man reunites with mother after 10 years

Posted August 11, 2016

THE HEART — This video is a solid case of “absence makes the heart grows fonder.”

According to the video description, a man named Jeffrey hasn’t seen his mom in 10 years. She lives in Libreville, Gabon, and he lives in the United States. The mother and son have kept close and in touch with phone calls and video chats, but as this video proves, it’s not exactly the same thing as seeing a loved one in person.

The video starts with a surprise visit from a brother Jeffrey hasn’t seen in four years, which is sweet in and of itself, but it’s only a warm-up. At the 56-second mark, the camera pans over to mom hiding around the corner, and then the anticipation and fun really begin.

You may immediately burst into tears when the 6-foot-7-inch tall Jeffrey first exclaims, “Mama!” Or your waterworks may start flowing when Jeffrey sits on the floor and weeps. Or you may think about someone you love and miss while you watch and lose your composure.

OK, maybe you won’t cry like a baby as I did, but there is a good chance watching the 2-minute video will make your day in one way or another.

Martha Ostergar is the former Video Productions Manager of She has moved on to write elsewhere, but she can't seem to break her habit of cruising the internet for amazing videos and writing about them. Follow her on Twitter at @monstergar.


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