Daughter Surprises Biological Dad After More Than 20 Years Apart

A daughter shared the uplifting moment she surprised her biological father after more than 20 years apart. In the wholesome clip, posted to social media in 2022, Larry Riddle is seen covering his eyes before daughter Jessica Kosobucki enters the room. When Larry suddenly realizes what is happening, he heads over to his daughter – who he had not seen since she was a child – for a loving embrace. The moment at Larry's home in Man, West Virginia, brought Jessica to floods of happy tears as according to Jessica, who lives in Wisconsin, she hadn’t seen her father since 1997. Due to family drama, Jessica said, Larry wasn't able to get in contact with her, and there were other times over the next two decades when the timing simply wasn't right. But ahead of Christmas 2020, Jessica said she messaged Larry's wife to say she felt the time was right and that she wanted to surprise him. Jessica met Larry's wife in a gas station near their home before following her back to the house. Recording on Jessica's phone, Larry's wife then asked her husband to cover his eyes so she could bring in a surprise she had planned for him.
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Location: Man, West Virginia, USA
  • Date Acquired05-25-2022
  • Date Filmed12-10-2020
  • OrientationVertical
  • Footage TypeCell Phone
  • Rights TV & Digital, Commercial, Publishing

Daughter Surprises Biological Dad After More Than 20 Years Apart

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